Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Units Program: Arizona
Education, Research and Technical Assistance for Managing Our Natural Resources

Arizona Project

Using RAD-seq Genomic Methods to Estimate Social Structure and Reproductive Success of a Puma Population and Implications on Affects of Sport-Hunting

January 2016 - December 2020


Participating Agencies

  • Summerlee Foundation

Use RAD-seq data to describe relatedness, paternity, and reproductive success of adults in the Uncompahgre Plateau puma population, with and without hunting, and infer any effects of sport-hunting on relatedness, reproductive success and behavior.