Data from: Pedigree analysis reveals a generational decline in reproductive success of captive Tasmanian devil (Sarcophilus harrisii): implications for captive management of threatened species

Farquharson KA, Hogg CJ, Grueber CE

Date Published: March 27, 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5061/dryad.58ff4

 

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Title All females breeding success
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Description Year and site of breeding recommendation; dam age, origin (C = captive-born, W = wild-born), generation, inbreeding coefficient (F); management (I = intensive site, F = free-range site) and breeding success (1 = successfully produced offspring, 0 = did not produce offspring) for all females included in the analysis of breeding success.
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Title All females litter size
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Description Year and site of breeding recommendation; dam age, origin (C = captive-born, W = wild-born), generation, inbreeding coefficient (F); management (I = intensive site, F = free-range site); and litter size coded as a two-column matrix of successes (no. offspring produced) and failures (4 – successes, see Methods) for all females included in the analysis of litter size.
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Title Intensive pairs breeding success
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Description Year and site of breeding recommendation; age, origin (C = captive-born, W = wild-born), generation, and inbreeding coefficient (F) of the sire and dam; number of years since the site first held the species and number of holdings of devils at the site in the year of the breeding recommendation; breeding success (1 = successfully producing offspring, 0 = did not produce offspring) for pairs housed at intensive sites.
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Title Intensive pairs litter size
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Description Year and site of breeding recommendation; age, origin (C = captive-born, W = wild-born), generation, and inbreeding coefficient (F) of the sire and dam; number of years since the site first held the species and number of holdings of devils at the site in the year of the breeding recommendation; and litter size coded as a two-column matrix of successes (no. offspring produced) and failures (4 - successes, see Methods) for pairs housed at intensive sites.
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Farquharson KA, Hogg CJ, Grueber CE (2017) Pedigree analysis reveals a generational decline in reproductive success of captive Tasmanian devil (Sarcophilus harrisii): implications for captive management of threatened species. Journal of Heredity 108(5): 488-495. http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jhered/esx030

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Farquharson KA, Hogg CJ, Grueber CE (2017) Data from: Pedigree analysis reveals a generational decline in reproductive success of captive Tasmanian devil (Sarcophilus harrisii): implications for captive management of threatened species. Dryad Digital Repository. http://dx.doi.org/10.5061/dryad.58ff4
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