A minimum viable population (MVP) is the population size below which the probability of extinction is unacceptably high, but above which the probability of extinction is reduced to an acceptable level, over a given period of time (Shaffer 1981, Samson 1983, Lehmkhul 1984, Gilpin and Soule 1986).
What does MVP stand for?
MVP stands for Minimum Viable Population
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What do real population dynamics tell us about minimum viable population sizes?
Its main population contains more than 14,000 plants, and the 2 transplant populations have reached or surpassed their minimum viable population size.
Park ecosystem boundaries have also been defined by the home ranges of a minimum viable population of the largest bodied carnivore, this being the concept of minimum viable areas (after Newmark, 1987).
Using the demographic models, we estimated minimum viable population size (MVP) with this extinction probability for Cirsium pitcheri to be approximately 500 plants for the Illinois Beach population south of the Dead River.
Although the data required for a comprehensive population viability assessment (PVA) are not currently available, there are some general rules concerning minimum viable population (MVP) size that may be applied for a preliminary assessment.