Wildlife Management

David Saltz, Gary C. White

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Abstract

Wildlife management is the science of manipulating wild populations to achieve a specific goal. Goals include sustained yields while maintaining the integrity of the harvested populations, increasing survival probability of endangered populations, managing ecosystems, and controlling the overabundant and pest populations. Key advancements in the past decade were in the realm of population assessment, focusing on density, survival, and viability.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEncyclopedia of Biodiversity
Subtitle of host publicationSecond Edition
PublisherElsevier Inc.
Pages403-407
Number of pages5
ISBN (Electronic)9780123847195
ISBN (Print)9780123847201
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2013

Keywords

  • Declining population paradigm
  • Ecosystem integrity
  • Extinction
  • Harvest
  • Multimodel inference
  • Population viability
  • Small population paradigm
  • Survival estimation
  • Sustained yield

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