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1

what is an indicator specie?

specific environmental condition
detect specific pollutant

2

why do you use banding?

metal bands around organism

3

why do you use tagging?

metal inserted into organism

4

what is an implantation?

microchip inserted into organism

5

what is painting

code painted onto surface

6

what is hair clipping?

distinctive area of fur trims

7

what is mark and recapture?

m- what you've captured and release
c-recapture
r if some individuals in second sample are recaptured then total population