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Demography, disease and the devil: life history changes in a disease-affected population of Tasmanian devils (Sarcophilus harrisii)

Lachish, Shelly; McCallum, Hamish; Jones, Menna E

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1. Examining the demographic responses of populations to disease epidemics and the nature of compensatory responses to perturbation from epidemics is critical to our understanding of the processes affecting population dynamics and our ability to conserve

dc.contributor.authorLachish, Shelly
dc.contributor.authorMcCallum, Hamish
dc.contributor.authorJones, Menna E
dc.date.accessioned2015-12-10T22:41:14Z
dc.identifier.issn0021-8790
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1885/57806
dc.description.abstract1. Examining the demographic responses of populations to disease epidemics and the nature of compensatory responses to perturbation from epidemics is critical to our understanding of the processes affecting population dynamics and our ability to conserve
dc.publisherBritish Ecological Society
dc.sourceJournal of Animal Ecology
dc.subjectKeywords: age structure; demography; endangered species; epidemic; infectious disease; life history trait; marsupial; sex ratio; sexual maturity; survival; tumor; age distribution; animal; animal disease; article; Australia; epidemic; female; male; marsupial; popul Age structure; Demographic compensation; Devil facial tumour disease; Sex ratio biases; Tasmanian devil
dc.titleDemography, disease and the devil: life history changes in a disease-affected population of Tasmanian devils (Sarcophilus harrisii)
dc.typeJournal article
local.description.notesImported from ARIES
local.identifier.citationvolume78
dc.date.issued2009
local.identifier.absfor060201 - Behavioural Ecology
local.identifier.ariespublicationu9511635xPUB415
local.type.statusPublished Version
local.contributor.affiliationLachish, Shelly, University of Queensland
local.contributor.affiliationMcCallum, Hamish, University of Tasmania
local.contributor.affiliationJones, Menna E, College of Medicine, Biology and Environment, ANU
local.description.embargo2037-12-31
local.bibliographicCitation.issue2
local.bibliographicCitation.startpage427
local.bibliographicCitation.lastpage436
local.identifier.doi10.1111/j.1365-2656.2008.01494.x
dc.date.updated2016-02-24T12:05:03Z
local.identifier.scopusID2-s2.0-59449097249
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