 
Summary: Book Reviews
Ecology, 87(8), 2006, pp. 21332134
Ó 2006 by the Ecological Society of America
ANALYSIS OF CAPTURERECAPTURE DATA
Amstrup, Steven C., Trent L. McDonald, and Bryan F. J.
Manly, editors. 2005. Handbook of capturerecapture analysis.
Princeton University Press, Princeton, New Jersey. xviii þ 313
p. $99.50 (cloth), ISBN: 0691089671 (alk. paper); $49.50
(paper), ISBN: 069108968X (alk. paper).
Key words: capturerecapture; population size; recruitment
rate; statistical models; survival rate.
The aim of this book is to ``guide biologists toward a greater
appreciation of capturerecapture methods in theory and
practice.'' The editors rightly felt there was a need to bridge
the gap between statistician and biologist in the understanding
of modern methods of capturerecapture analysis. As the book
is primarily aimed at biologists, the editors have kept the
mathematical detail to a minimum, whilst also ensuring that
the interested reader is able to follow up on the derivations of
the methods from the extensive number of key references given
