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Species definitions shape policy

Overview of attention for article published in Science, September 2018
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About this Attention Score

  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (93rd percentile)
  • Above-average Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (55th percentile)

Mentioned by

twitter
71 tweeters

Readers on

mendeley
4 Mendeley
citeulike
1 CiteULike
Title
Species definitions shape policy
Published in
Science, September 2018
DOI 10.1126/science.aav3437
Pubmed ID
Authors

Euan G. Ritchie, Bradley P. Smith, Lily M. van Eeden, Dale G. Nimmo

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

The data shown below were compiled from readership statistics for 4 Mendeley readers of this research output. Click here to see the associated Mendeley record.

Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 4 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Other 2 50%
Professor 1 25%
Student > Ph. D. Student 1 25%
Researcher 1 25%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 2 50%
Unspecified 1 25%
Computer Science 1 25%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 1 25%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 38. 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 November 2018.
All research outputs
#368,217
of 12,292,436 outputs
Outputs from Science
#9,526
of 55,207 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#15,683
of 253,318 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Science
#513
of 1,152 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 12,292,436 research outputs across all sources so far. Compared to these this one has done particularly well and is in the 97th percentile: it's in the top 5% of all research outputs ever tracked by Altmetric.
So far Altmetric has tracked 55,207 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a lot more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 38.4. This one has done well, scoring higher than 82% of its peers.
Older research outputs will score higher simply because they've had more time to accumulate mentions. To account for age we can compare this Altmetric Attention Score to the 253,318 tracked outputs that were published within six weeks on either side of this one in any source. This one has done particularly well, scoring higher than 93% of its contemporaries.
We're also able to compare this research output to 1,152 others from the same source and published within six weeks on either side of this one. This one has gotten more attention than average, scoring higher than 55% of its contemporaries.