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Individual differences in reproductive costs examined using multi-state methods

Moyes, Kelly, Morgan, Byron J. T., Morris, Alison, Morris, Sean J., Clutton-Brock, Tim H., Coulson, Tim (2011) Individual differences in reproductive costs examined using multi-state methods. Journal of Animal Ecology, 80 (2). pp. 456-465. ISSN 0021-8790. (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided) (KAR id:33012)

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Abstract

1. Trade-offs among life-history traits are common because individuals have to partition limited

reduced survival and fecundity in the following year. However, it is common to find positive rather

2. Here, we use a data set from the individual-based study of red deer on the Isle of Rum to exam-

ture methodology.

terms of survival in the following year and were more likely to reproduce in two consecutive years.

4. These results highlight the importance of considering heterogeneity and individual quality when

explore life-history strategies using multi-state mark–recapture models.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled keywords: individual quality, mark–recapture, red deer, survival, trade-off
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics (inc Computing science) > QA276 Mathematical statistics
Q Science > QH Natural history > QH541 Ecology
Divisions: Divisions > Division of Computing, Engineering and Mathematical Sciences > School of Mathematics, Statistics and Actuarial Science
Depositing User: Byron Morgan
Date Deposited: 17 Jan 2013 17:39 UTC
Last Modified: 16 Feb 2021 12:44 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/33012 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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