Successful population establishment from small introductions appears to be less common than believed.Reed, J. Michael.
Although small populations are at high risk of extinction, there are regular reports in the scientific literature of purported small, isolated, persistent populations. One source of evidence of the viability of small populations comes from the alleged successful introduction of species to areas outside their original range from introductions of few individuals. We reviewed the examples from introd... read more
- Conservation biology.
- Animal populations.
- Tufts University. Department of Biology.
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- Corbett King A, Reed JM. (2016) Successful population establishment from small introductions appears to be less common than believed. PeerJ 4:e2440 https://doi.org/10.7717/peerj.2440.