Researches on Population Ecology

, Volume 12, Issue 2, pp 249–251 | Cite as

On fixed precision level sequential sampling

  • Roger H. Green


It is proposed that the sequential sampling design ofKuno (1969) for estimating populations with a fixed level of precision be modified by using σ2=am b for the variance-mean relationship for most field distributions of organisms. This function yields a straight line “stop line” rather than a curve. An example is calculated and used with field data.


Sequential Sampling Estimate Sample Size Bivalve Mollusc Negative Binomial Fixed Level 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Roger H. Green
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  1. 1.Department of ZoologyUniversity of ManitobaWinnipegCanada

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