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Knowing whether, and to what extent, populations are regulated by density-dependent factors is important both in its own right and when developing management strategies for wildlife species. However, available tests for density dependence are typically sensitive to sampling errors in the data. By...
Body condition can have important fitness consequences, but measuring body condition of live animals from wild populations has been the subject of much recent debate. Using the residuals from a regression of body mass on a linear measure of body size is one of the most common methods of measuring...