Using Releases and Resightings

  • George A. F. SeberEmail author
  • Matthew R. Schofield
Part of the Statistics for Biology and Health book series (SBH)


Instead of dead recoveries, we can obtain recapture information through simply resighting live tagged individuals using a time-specific model. This was described by Richard Cormack in 1964. Underlying assumptions are considered and tests are provided.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of StatisticsUniversity of AucklandAucklandNew Zealand
  2. 2.Department of Mathematics and StatisticsUniversity of OtagoDunedinNew Zealand

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