The tail wags the frog: harmonic radar transponders affect movement behavior in Litoria lesueri

Langkilde, Tracy, and Alford, Ross A. (2002) The tail wags the frog: harmonic radar transponders affect movement behavior in Litoria lesueri. Journal of Herpetology, 36 (4). pp. 711-715.

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Abstract

[Extract] Locating and following animals using tracking devices is a method commonly used on many taxa, from mammals (Chamberlain and Leopold, 2000; Daniels et al., 2001; Long, 2001) to insects (Roland et al., 1996; Carreck et al., 1999; Kutsch, 1999; Capaldi et al., 2000). Animals are tracked to study aspects of their home range (Li et al., 2000; Rodrigues and Monterio, 2000), movement patterns (Matthews and Pope, 1999; Rodrigues and Monterio, 2000), daily and seasonal activities (Lamoureux and Madison, 1999; Chamberlain and Leopold, 2000; Li et al., 2000), and population dynamics (Turchin, 1991; Roland et al., 1996). Until recently radio-tracking was the most commonly used method of remote tracking. Over time radio-tags have become smaller and more lightweight but they are still not suitable for very small animals.

Item ID: 13580
Item Type: Article (Refereed Research - C1)
Keywords: harmonic radar transponders; Litoria lesueri
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ISSN: 1937-2418
Date Deposited: 20 Dec 2010 05:46
FoR Codes: 06 BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES > 0608 Zoology > 060899 Zoology not elsewhere classified @ 100%
SEO Codes: 97 EXPANDING KNOWLEDGE > 970106 Expanding Knowledge in the Biological Sciences @ 100%
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