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Corridors

  • Jere A. Boudell
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Abstract

Corridors are contiguous areas of land, which connect habitat patches together. These features can also exist as routes within bodies of water or in the case of rivers; the river itself is the corridor. Corridors facilitate movement between patches, and can be used by land managers to alleviate the effects of fragmentation by providing a dispersal and migration passageway.

Keywords

Connectivity Corridors Dispersal Migration Patch 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of BiologyClayton State UniversityMorrowUSA

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