Effect of hydrological conditions on reproduction rate and population structure of the European water vole, Arvicola amphibius

Effect of hydrological conditions on reproduction rate and population structure of the European... ISSN 1067-4136, Russian Journal of Ecology, 2017, Vol. 48, No. 3, pp. 290–293. © Pleiades Publishing, Ltd., 2017. Original Russian Text © V.I. Evsikov, V.Yu. Muzyka, G.G. Nazarova, O.F. Potapova, M.A. Potapov, 2017, published in Ekologiya, 2017, No. 3, pp. 226–229. SHORT COMMUNICATIONS Effect of Hydrological Conditions on Reproduction Rate and Population Structure of the European Water Vole, Arvicola amphibius V. I. Evsikov , V. Yu. Muzyka*, G. G. Nazarova, O. F. Potapova, and M. A. Potapov Institute of Systematics and Ecology of Animals, Siberian Branch, Russian Academy of Sciences, Novosibirsk, 630091 Russia *e-mail: muzyk@ngs.ru Received August 10, 2015 Keywords: European water vole, local settlement, demographic structure, moistening, breeding DOI: 10.1134/S1067413617030055 trenches along water edge at 10-m intervals at the peak of The maintenance of dynamically stable existence breeding season (about June 15–July 10). The amount of of a population under changing conditions, which work over the study period reached 1662 trap-days, and Shilov [1, 2] named population homeostasis, plays a the total catch was 277 water voles (22–37 ind. per key role in the life of animals. It is considered that the year) from 27 local settlements. Near each trap, the main mechanism for the maintenance of population http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Russian Journal of Ecology Springer Journals

Effect of hydrological conditions on reproduction rate and population structure of the European water vole, Arvicola amphibius

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