Zaraninge Forest (dry season)
Basic information
Sample name: Zaraninge Forest (dry season)

Reference: H. Y. D. Kiwia. 2006. Species richness and abundance estimates of small mammals in Zaraninge Coastal Forest in Tanzania. Tanzania Journal of Science 32(2):51-60 [ER 843]
Geography
Country: Tanzania

Coordinate: 6° 8' 30" S, 38° 38' 30" E
Basis of coordinate: stated in text as range
Geography comments: coordinate based on midpoint of ranges stated in text
elevation 0 to 300 m
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical dry broadleaf forest
Altered habitat: secondary forest
Substrate: ground surface
MAP: 1150.0
Habitat comments: "Zaraninge Dry Evergreen Coastal Forest" with "short rains... between October and December and long rains... between April and June"; MAP 900 to 1400
commercially logged "between 1950s and 1980s" but logging ended in 1985
Methods
Life forms: rodents, other small mammals
Sampling methods: line transect, Sherman traps, snap traps, Tomahawk traps
Sample size: 159
Years: 1994 - 1996
Days: 57
Seasons: dry
Nets or traps: 121
Net or trap nights: 6897
Sampling comments: ten "1 m line transects" each sampled with 62 snap traps, 40 Sherman traps, and 18 to 20 Tomahawk traps; stations were separated by 5 m and included one trap each, and trapping was done over 57 days
Metadata
Sample: 1194
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2015-02-13 16:34:43
Modified: 2015-02-13 20:06:47
Abundance distribution
7 species
2 singletons
total count 159
Fisher's α: 1.497
geometric series k: 0.4950
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.7298
Shannon's H: 1.5015
Good's u: 0.9874
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