Exploring individual quality in a wild population of red deer.
1. A wide range of measures are used to quantify 'individual quality', with the term often used but not defined. 2. Here we use detailed data from a population of red deer (Cervus elaphus) to assess whether frequently used measures of individual quality are well correlated, and therefore likely to lead to comparable ecological and evolutionary insight in analyses. 3. Correlations between measures were usually small, indicating that individuals may be considered high quality for one trait, but...Expand abstract
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