Kouilou Département
Basic information
Sample name: Kouilou Département

Reference: B. Orban, G. Kabafouako, R. Morley, C. Vasicek Gaugris, H. Melville, and J. Gaugris. 2018. Common mammal species inventory utilizing camera trapping in the forests of Kouilou Département, Republic of Congo. African Journal of Ecology 56:750-754 [ER 3000]
Country: Republic of the Congo

Coordinate: 0° 52' S, 14° 49' E
Basis of coordinate: based on political unit
Geography comments: "205, 000 ha" in the department
coordinate based on Kouilou Département
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical dry broadleaf forest
Protection: unprotected
Substrate: ground surface
Habitat comments: "transitional between Western Congolian forest-savannah mosaics and Atlantic Equatorial coastal forests... a mosaic of hardwood forest, secondary forest, grasslands and savannah"
Life forms: carnivores, primates, rodents, ungulates, other large mammals
Sampling methods: no design, automatic cameras
Sample size: 125
Years: 2012
Days: 72
Nets or traps: 10
Net or trap nights: 595
Camera type: digital
Cameras paired: no
Sampling comments: "Twenty-five sites... were monitored over 72 days between May (wet-season end) and July 2012 (dry-season) by moving cameras regularly. Not all cameras were deployed at all times... Ten passive infrared cameras... were used... Cameras were placed on existing game trails... mounted 40-60 cm above ground on tree trunks... without lures... After 30 min" photographs of identical animals "were considered a new photographic event"
counts of indeterminate birds, insects, and rodents are omitted from the register
Sample: 3229
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2019-02-28 19:29:52
Modified: 2019-02-28 19:35:31
Abundance distribution
22 species
6 singletons
total count 125
extrapolated richness: 31.1
Fisher's α: 7.742
geometric series k: 0.8763
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.9212
Shannon's H: 2.7431
Good's u: 0.9523
Each square represents a species. Square sizes are proportional to counts.