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Predator control should not be a shot in the dark

Overview of attention for article published in Frontiers in Ecology & the Environment, September 2016
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • One of the highest-scoring outputs from this source (#5 of 1,629)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (99th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (99th percentile)

Mentioned by

news
67 news outlets
blogs
8 blogs
twitter
101 tweeters
facebook
20 Facebook pages
wikipedia
1 Wikipedia page

Citations

dimensions_citation
148 Dimensions

Readers on

mendeley
467 Mendeley
Title
Predator control should not be a shot in the dark
Published in
Frontiers in Ecology & the Environment, September 2016
DOI 10.1002/fee.1312
Authors

Adrian Treves, Miha Krofel, Jeannine McManus

Twitter Demographics

The data shown below were collected from the profiles of 101 tweeters who shared this research output. Click here to find out more about how the information was compiled.

Mendeley readers

The data shown below were compiled from readership statistics for 467 Mendeley readers of this research output. Click here to see the associated Mendeley record.

Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Switzerland 2 <1%
Germany 2 <1%
United Kingdom 2 <1%
United States 2 <1%
Italy 2 <1%
Bulgaria 1 <1%
France 1 <1%
Portugal 1 <1%
Australia 1 <1%
Other 3 <1%
Unknown 450 96%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 96 21%
Student > Master 89 19%
Researcher 80 17%
Student > Bachelor 45 10%
Other 27 6%
Other 62 13%
Unknown 68 15%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 212 45%
Environmental Science 138 30%
Social Sciences 10 2%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 7 1%
Veterinary Science and Veterinary Medicine 5 1%
Other 17 4%
Unknown 78 17%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 661. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 13 January 2022.
All research outputs
#22,303
of 20,918,346 outputs
Outputs from Frontiers in Ecology & the Environment
#5
of 1,629 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#539
of 284,869 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Frontiers in Ecology & the Environment
#1
of 35 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 20,918,346 research outputs across all sources so far. Compared to these this one has done particularly well and is in the 99th percentile: it's in the top 5% of all research outputs ever tracked by Altmetric.
So far Altmetric has tracked 1,629 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a lot more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 32.7. This one has done particularly well, scoring higher than 99% of its peers.
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We're also able to compare this research output to 35 others from the same source and published within six weeks on either side of this one. This one has done particularly well, scoring higher than 99% of its contemporaries.