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Appendix F. Example of a diagnostic plot suggested by Ver Hoef and Boveng (2007) to evaluate the use of a quasi-Poisson vs. negative-binomial model.

Fig. F1. Example of a diagnostic plot suggested by Ver Hoef and Boveng (2007) to evaluate the use of a quasi-Poisson vs. negative-binomial model. The full-model estimate of over-dispersion was 6.7 for the 1990s data.

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