Ecological effects of the invasive giant madagascar day gecko on endemic mauritian geckos: applications of binomial-mixture and species distribution models.

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Buckland, Steeves; Cole, Nik C.; Aguirre-Gutiérrez, Jesús; Gallagher, Laura E.; Henshaw, Sion M.; Besnard, Aurélien; Tucker, Rachel M.; Bachraz, Vishnu; Ruhomaun, Kevin; Harris, Stephen;
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science (PLoS)
  • Journal: PLoS ONE, volume 9, issue 4 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
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  • Identifiers: pmc: PMC4005729, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0088798
  • Subject: Trophic Interactions | Research Article | Biology and Life Sciences | Biodiversity | Community Ecology | Ecology and Environmental Sciences | Medicine | Ecological Metrics | Relative Abundance Distribution | Global Change Ecology | Q | Ecology | R | Community Structure | Science | Spatial and Landscape Ecology | Conservation Science | Niche Construction | Zoology | Terrestrial Ecology

The invasion of the giant Madagascar day gecko Phelsuma grandis has increased the threats to the four endemic Mauritian day geckos (Phelsuma spp.) that have survived on mainland Mauritius. We had two main aims: (i) to predict the spatial distribution and overlap of P. g... View more
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