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Categories > methods > field methods > field sampling > capturing (animals)
PREFERRED TERM
capturing (animals)  
BROADER CONCEPT
ENTRY TERMS
  • trapping (animals)
SCOPE NOTE
  • Collecting individual animals in the field by various methods in order to obtain information about the species or population and its ecology. Capturing methods are adapted to the habits and habitats of the target species and include both live trapping and kill trapping methods.
URI
https://www2.usgs.gov/science/USGSThesaurus/capturing%20%28animals%29
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