Enhancing sampling design in mist-net bat surveys by accounting for sample size optimization

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Leonardo Carreira Trevelin; Roberto Leonan Morim Novaes; Paul François Colas-Rosas; Thayse Cristhina Melo Benathar; Carlos A Peres;
(2017)
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science
  • Journal: PLoS ONE,volume 12,issue 3 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0174067, pmc: PMC5363843
  • Subject: Research Article | Mathematics | Ecology and Environmental Sciences | Foraging | Species Diversity | Evolutionary Processes | Bats | Ecology | Physical Sciences | Evolutionary Biology | Optimization | Numerical Analysis | Animals | Behavior | Species Delimitation | Biology and Life Sciences | Animal Behavior | Terrestrial Environments | Medicine | Ecological Metrics | Forests | Vertebrates | Speciation | Amniotes | Q | R | Extrapolation | Mammals | Science | Ecosystems | Organisms | Zoology

The advantages of mist-netting, the main technique used in Neotropical bat community studies to date, include logistical implementation, standardization and sampling representativeness. Nonetheless, study designs still have to deal with issues of detectability related t... View more
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