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Fishers' Reasons for Poaching Abalone (Haliotidae): a Study in the Baja California Peninsula, Mexico.
(North American Journal of Fisheries Management, 2009-01-01)
Although Mexico has a well-established legal framework regulating fisheries for the green abalone Haliotis fulgens and pink abalone H. corrugata, there is empirical evidence about a sizeable abalone black market and ...
Patterns and universals of mate poaching across 53 nations: the effects of sex, culture, and personality on romantically attracting another person's partner
(American Psychological AssociationEstados Unidos, 2004)
As part of the International Sexuality Description Project, 16,954 participants from 53 nations were administered an anonymous survey about experiences with romantic attraction. Mate poaching - romantically attracting ...
Wildlife forensic science in the investigation of poaching of vicuna
(Cambridge Univ Press, 2016)
Daily activity patterns and habitat use of the lowland tapir (Tapirus terrestris) in the Atlantic Forest
We studied the daily activity pattern and habitat use of the lowland tapir Tapirus terrestris and their relationship with environmental and anthropic variables. We used photographic records of tapirs obtained during five ...
Nesting ecology of the American crocodile in La Encrucijada Biosphere Reserve, Mexico
Protection affects the abundance and activity patterns of pumas in the atlantic forest
(Alliance Communications Group Division Allen Press, 2009-08)
Knowing the factors that affect the abundance and activity patterns of pumas (Puma concolor) in South American forests may help in their conservation. Using camera traps, we conducted 4 surveys in 3 areas with different ...
Local and continental correlates of the abundance of a neotropical cat, the ocelot (Leopardus pardalis)
(Cambridge University Press, 2008-03)
As top predators, wild cats play a key ecological role in tropical forests, but little is known about the factors that regulate their abundance. This study looked for correlates of ocelot (Leopardus pardalis) abundance at ...
Wildlife forensic DNA and lowland tapir (Tapirus terrestris) poaching
DNA molecular analyses were used in a forensic investigation involving illegal wildlife poaching in central Brazil. The Brazilian environmental agency (IBAMA) sent us two samples of confiscated meat from illegal poaching ...
Habitat suitability and anthropogenic correlates of Neotropical river otter (Lontra longicaudis) distribution
(Oxford University Press, 2014-08)
The Neotropical river otter Lontra longicaudis is a top predator in many South and Central American aquatic freshwater systems. Its current category in the International Union for Conservation of Nature is "data deficient," ...