Saja/Umm Ar-Rimth Protected Area (cage traps)
Basic information
Sample name: Saja/Umm Ar-Rimth Protected Area (cage traps)

Reference: W. M. Strauss, M. Sher Shah, and M. Shobrak. 2008. Rodent trapping in the Saja Umm Ar-Rimth Protected Area of Saudi Arabia using two different trap types. Zoology in the Middle East 43:31-39 [ER 908]
Geography
Country: Saudi Arabia

Coordinate: 22° 30' N, 42° 30' E
Basis of coordinate: estimated from map
Geography comments: very roughly 100 km SSW of Afif; coordinate estimated using Google
Climate and habitat
Habitat: desert/xeric shrubland
Substrate: ground surface
Disturbance: grazing
WMT: 27.8
CMT: 21.1
MAP: 75.0
Habitat comments: "an open plain of sand and gravel... designated as a Multiple Use Management Area... and accessible to Bedouin and their livestock... The vegetation is degraded due to over-utilisation"
MAP 50 to 100 mm
Methods
Life forms: rodents
Sampling methods: no design, cage traps
Sample size: 102
Years: 2002, 2003
Sampling comments: cage traps that "were baited with a mixture of bread and peanut butter"
Metadata
Sample: 1357
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2015-02-23 21:09:38
Modified: 2015-02-23 21:10:45
Abundance distribution
5 species
1 singleton
total count 102
Fisher's α: 1.102
geometric series k: 0.3840
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.6725
Shannon's H: 1.2667
Good's u: 0.9902
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