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Sustainable management of the saiga antelope

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  24 April 2009

E. J. Milner-Gulland
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Ecosystems Analysis and Management Group, Department of Biological Sciences, Warwick University, Coventry CV4 7AL, UK.
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The saiga antelope is exploited principally for its horn. Two major factors will influence the manager's decision about the best sustainable hunting strategy for the saiga: the climatic unpredictability of the region in which it lives and the effects of highly selective hunting for males on the population dynamics of the species. This paper discusses these factors and assesses the prospects for sustainable management of the saiga.

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Oryx , Volume 28 , Issue 4 , October 1994 , pp. 257 - 262
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Copyright © Fauna and Flora International 1994

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