Browsing by Author "Álvarez, Alberto O."
Pérez-Buitrago, Néstor; Álvarez, Alberto O.; García, Miguel A.In the mid-1960s, Cuban Iguanas (Cyclura nubila nubila) were introduced to Isla Magueyes, a 7.2-ha islet in southwestern Puerto Rico (Rivero 1978). Anecdotal information affirms that this population originated from a ...Universidad Nacional de Colombia Sede Orinoquía.
Pérez-Buitrago, Néstor; Joglar, Rafael L.; Álvarez, Alberto O.; Aide, T. Mitchell; Barber, Diane; Burrowes, Patricia; García, Miguel A.; León-Cardona, Abimael; Longo, Ana V.; Puente, Alberto; Rios-López, Neftalí; Tolson, Peter J.With a total area of 8900 km2, Puerto Rico is the smallest of the Greater Antilles. It is divided in three physiographic regions or areas of relief: the mountainous interior, the karst region, and the coastal plains and ...Universidad Nacional de Colombia Sede Orinoquía.
Do headstart programs work? Survival and body condition in headstarted Mona Island iguanas Cyclura cornuta stejnegeri
Pérez-Buitrago, Néstor; García, Miguel A.; Sabat, Alberto; Delgado, Johanna; Álvarez, Alberto O.; McMillan, Owen; Funk, Stephan M.Headstarting refers to the raising of hatchlings in captivity and subsequently releasing them into the wild and it is a widely used tool to protect endangered species by increasing survivorship. Evaluating the success ...Universidad Nacional de Colombia Sede Orinoquía.
Survival, dispersal and reproduction of headstarted Mona Island iguanas, Cyclura cornuta stejnegeri
Pérez-Buitrago, Néstor; García, Miguel A.; Álvarez, Alberto O.; Tolson, Peter J.The endemic Mona Island Iguana, Cyclura cornuta stejnegeri, is considered endangered, and exhibits relatively low population numbers and reduced recruitment of juveniles to adults. A headstarting program was initiated ...Universidad Nacional de Colombia Sede Orinoquía.