Assessing uncertainty in sighting records: an example of the Barbary lion.

Reed, J. Michael.
Lee, Tamsin E.
Black, Simon A.
Fellous, Amina.
Yamaguchi, Nobuyuki.
Angelici, Francesco M.
Al Hikmani, Hadi.
Elphick, Chris.
Roberts, David L.
2015

As species become rare and approach extinction, purported sightings can be controversial, especially when scarce management resources are at stake. We consider the probability that each individual sighting of a series is valid. Obtaining these probabilities requires a strict framework to ensure that they are as accurately representative as possible. We used a process, which has proven to provide a... read more

Subjects
Endangered species.
Lion--Africa.
Tufts University. Department of Biology.
Permanent URL
http://hdl.handle.net/10427/009753
Original publication
Lee TE, Black SA, Fellous A, Yamaguchi N, Angelici FM, Al Hikmani H, Reed JM, Elphick CS, Roberts DL. (2015) Assessing uncertainty in sighting records: an example of the Barbary lion. PeerJ 3:e1224 https://doi.org/10.7717/peerj.1224
ID: tufts:18233
To Cite: DCA Citation Guide
Usage: Detailed Rights