Carey Island
Basic information
Sample name: Carey Island

Reference: M. T. Nursyazana, S. N. Mohdzain, and J. Jeffery. 2013. Biodiversity and macroparasitic distribution of the wild rat population of Carey Island, Klang. Tropical Biomedicine 30(2):199-210 [ER 950]
Country: Malaysia
State: Selangor

Coordinate: 2° 52' N, 101° 22' E
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: "on the south of Port Klang and north to Klang River in Kuala Langat District"
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical moist broadleaf forest
Altered habitat: plantation
Protection: unprotected
Substrate: ground surface
WMT: 28.6
CMT: 25.5
MAP: 2145.0
Habitat comments: "more than three quarters (11, 700 hectare) of the area is cultivated with oil palm"
CMT and WMT stated in the text; MAP is for the Langat River Basin and is from Haque et al. (2014, American-Eurasian J. Agric. & Environ. Sci)
Life forms: rodents
Sampling methods: no design, baited, cage traps
Sample size: 81
Years: 2010
Days: 6
Seasons: dry, wet or monsoon
Nets or traps: 50
Net or trap nights: 300
Sampling comments: "Wire traps (16.5" X 6" X 6") and oil palm fruits (as baits) were used for trapping the rats. A total of 50 traps were laid out overnight over a span of 4 days 3 nights on the island" (apparently three nights during each of two trapping sessions)
Sample: 1433
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2015-03-01 12:29:43
Modified: 2020-01-14 20:32:45
Abundance distribution
4 species
0 singletons
total count 81
standardised richness: 4.0
Fisher's α: 0.883
geometric series k: 0.6465
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.6792
Shannon's H: 1.2598
Good's u: 1.0000