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Brown Treesnake mating and reproductive success on Guam, 2004-2018

May 18, 2021

The mating and reproductive ecology of the invasive Brown Treesnake (Boiga irregularis) were generated by reconstructing a multigenerational genomic pedigree based on 654 single nucleotide polymorphisms for a geographically-closed population established in 2004 on Guam (N=426). The pedigree allowed annual estimates of individual mating and reproductive success to be inferred for snakes in the study population over a 14-year period. These data are then merged with morphological data on each snake.