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open population

a population into which GENE FLOW is freely possible.
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By observing the still growing naive population studies based on indexes of abundance, we aimed to perform an assessment of these methods for open population design with capture-recapture methods of small mammal studies with field data from southern Brazil.
Nonetheless, Yukon Flats is an open population as opposed to the presumably closed nature of the Berners Bay and Kalgin Island populations.
In conclusion, the present work shows the extensive variability of the LDLR gene sequence in an open population. The prevalence of each LDLR sequence variation and the percentage each represents in the total gene pool supports the possibility that almost every FH family could exhibit a different variant of the LDLR gene.
Highly refined security procedures and appropriate programming within the supermax facility allow for safe and secure operations while providing even the most dangerous offenders with reasonable opportunities to demonstrate pro-social behavior and earn their way back into an open population institution.
Thus, there are clear problems and limitations in applying a closed population model to markrecapture data from an open population. However, for the data we collected in 1994 and 1995, some of the assumptions of the Lincoln-Peterson model were met.
Recurrent migration into an open population could conceivably either foster or hamper evolutionary rescue by selection.
It covers historical concepts and definitions of fish migration; what constrains individual movements of fishes, as well as digital age discoveries of bird and fish migration; mating systems and larval dispersal; how the life cycles of fishes are adapted to marine food webs; closed and open population structures; partial migration; and migration and population structure as systems of adaptation and resilience to fishing and environmental change.