Data from: Data gaps and opportunities for comparative and conservation biology
Date of Archiving2019
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Animal Ecology & Ecophysiology
Key wordspopulation dynamics, life history traits, demography, mortality, fertility, Demographic Species Knowledge Index, maximum lifespan, clutch size, age at first reproduction, life table, population matrix
This folder contains 1.) the metadatabase of 22 data sources with 115,356 standardised demographic records for 14,529 taxonomically standardised species of 10 standardised demographic variables that were used in the article, 2.) the Demographic species knowledge index (DSKI), which indicates the amount of knowledge on mortality and fertility for a total of 32,144 species, which was calculated based on the amount of information present in the “DemographicDatabase.csv” used in the article. Additionally it includes the IUCN Red List Status and if the species is present in a zoo or aquarium in ZIMS, and the species taxonomic id for Catalog of Life and GBIF.