It's good to be rare, for some species. Rarity can be key to survival, not just extinction.
UC Davis professors Rick Grosberg and Geerat Vermeij have studied how some key traits enable some species to be rare and may also hold the ticket to their survival. Their perspective paper is published in the journal Ecology Letters and can help conservationists better manage both rare and common species.
UC Davis News wrote about the paper here.
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