Accurate estimates of the diets of predators are required in many areas of ecology, but for many species current methods are imprecise, limited to the last meal, and often biased. The diversity of fatty acids and their patterns in organisms, coupled with the narrow limitations on their biosynthesis, properties of digestion in monogastric animals, and the prevalence of large storage reservoirs of lipid in many predators, led us to propose the use of quantitative fatty acid signature analysis (QFASA) to study predator diets.

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Manual: QFASA.pdf
Vignette: Modeling Workflow

Maintainer: Justin Kamerman <justin.kamerman at unb.ca>

Author(s): Sara Iverson*, Chris Field*, Don Bowen*, Wade Blanchard*, Connie Stewart*, Shelley Lang*, Justin Kamerman*

Install package and any missing dependencies by running this line in your R console:

install.packages("QFASA")

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Version 1.0.2
Published 2016-10-29
License MIT + file LICENSE
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Package source QFASA_1.0.2.tar.gz