Managing interacting endangered species

In a paper just out in Conservation Biology on managing interacting threatened species,  we ask if current recovery targets for both sea otter and northern abalone can be achieved under best management. The short answer is ‘unlikely’. Check out the full story in the following paper

Chadès, I., Curtis, J. M. R. and Martin, T. G. (2012), Setting Realistic Recovery Targets for Two Interacting Endangered Species, Sea Otter and Northern Abalone. Conservation Biology. doi: 10.1111/j.1523-1739.2012.01951.x PDF

Sea otter eating abalone – one threatened species eating another

 

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