Namib-Naukluft National Park
Basic information
Sample name: Namib-Naukluft National Park
Sample aka: Swakop River

Reference: D. Williams, N. Pettorelli, J. Henschel, G. Cowlishaw, and C. M. S. Douglas. 2013. Impact of alien trees on mammal distributions along an ephemeral river in the Namib Desert. African Journal of Ecology 52(4):404-413 [ER 1740]
Country: Namibia

Coordinate: 22° 39' 30" S, 15° 2' 30" E
Basis of coordinate: stated in text as range
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical savanna
Protection: national/state park
Substrate: ground surface
Disturbance: invasive plants
MAT: 21.0
MAP: 68.0
Habitat comments: "riparian woodland" with "low levels of grass cover" and vegetation invaded by Prosopis
climate dat are for "the eastern part of the central Namib" (apparently meaning Gobabeb or northeast of Gobabeb) and are from GŁnster (1994, Vegetatio)
Life forms: carnivores, primates, rodents, ungulates, other large mammals, other small mammals
Sampling methods: line transect, automatic cameras
Sample size: 605
Years: 2010
Seasons: winter
Nets or traps: 13
Net or trap nights: 1269
Camera type: digital
Cameras paired: no
Trap spacing: 7.000
Sampling comments: "Thirteen Rapidfire RC55 camera traps (Reconyx Inc., Holmen, WI, U.S.A.) were placed in riparian woodlands at 7 km intervals along the dry riverbed... camera traps were operational during the dry austral winter of 2010 (from 23/07/10 until 8/11/10)"
Sample: 1939
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2016-01-17 18:16:04
Modified: 2016-12-15 16:36:01
Abundance distribution
22 species
6 singletons
total count 605
extrapolated richness: 30.5
Fisher's α: 4.477
geometric series k: 0.7783
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.8179
Shannon's H: 2.1123
Good's u: 0.9901
Each square represents a species. Square sizes are proportional to counts.
Raphicerus campestris1939.7 kg browser-grazer
Papio ursinus14120 kg
Oryx gazella68195 kg grazer-browser
Tragelaphus strepsiceros38189 kg browser-grazer
Canis mesomelas327.9 kg carnivore
Sylvicapra grimmia2713 kg browser-grazer
Lepus capensis25
Felis silvestris lybica214.5 kg carnivore
Oreotragus oreotragus16 browser-grazer
Antidorcas marsupialis1040 kg browser-grazer
Hystrix africaeaustralis915 kg browser
Equus zebra6287 kg grazer
Mellivora capensis57.7 kg carnivore-invertivore
Ictonyx striatus4753 g invertivore-carnivore
Caracal caracal212 kg carnivore
Civettictis civetta214 kg frugivore-insectivore
Cynictis penicillata1910 g insectivore-carnivore
Procavia capensis12.8 kg browser
"most likely" this species
Orycteropus afer140 kg insectivore
Panthera pardus133 kg carnivore
Phacochoerus africanus182 kg grazer-browser
Xerus inauris1