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China's online parrot trade: Generation length and body mass determine sales volume via price

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The wildlife trade threatens global biodiversity and animal welfare, where parrots are among the taxa most frequently traded, supplying exotic pets and captive breeders worldwide. Using phylogenetic path analysis, we examine how biological factors interact with price to influence online protected parrot trade volumes in China, using transactions recorded for 46 species (n = 5862 individuals). Trade was greatest in smaller, faster breeding species that commanded a lower price. This price effec...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1016/j.gecco.2020.e01047

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
ContEd
Department:
Zoology
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-9284-6526
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
ContEd
Department:
Zoology
Oxford college:
Lady Margaret Hall
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-4207-5196
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Zoology
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0003-0607-9373
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Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Global Ecology and Conservation Journal website
Volume:
23
Issue:
September 2020
Article number:
e01047
Publication date:
2020-04-09
Acceptance date:
2020-04-01
DOI:
EISSN:
2351-9894
Pmid:
32292803
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1100677
Local pid:
pubs:1100677
Deposit date:
2020-05-13

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