Life: The Science of Biology 11th Edition

Published by W. H. Freeman
ISBN 10: 1-31901-016-4
ISBN 13: 978-1-31901-016-4

Chapter 54 - Populations - 54.1 - Populations Show Dynamic Variation in Size over Space and Time - 54.1 Recap - Learning Outcomes - Page 1172: 1


Sessile organisms are often counted using quadrats or transects that estimate a population based on analyzing individual units. Mobile organisms are counted with a mark and recapture method that involves tagging individuals and releasing them into the wild before recapturing them again to estimate how wide the population range is.

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