diversity of salmon species a necessary metric to understanding how bears feed
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Diversity of salmon species a necessary metric to understanding how bears feed

Christina Service, a Spirit Bear Research Foundation and Raincoast scientist and PhD candidate at the University of Victoria, led a team that used chemical techniques (stable isotope analysis) on hair samples from black bears to estimate their salmon consumption, a measure that strongly relates to population productivity and health. Managing salmon for wildlife typically focuses on providing…

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