Southwest Dhofar Mountains
Basic information
Sample name: Southwest Dhofar Mountains

Reference: M. Mazzolli, T. Haag, B. G. Lippert, E. Eizirik, M. L. A. Hammer, and K. Al Hikmani. 2016. Multiple methods increase detection of large and medium-sized mammals: working with volunteers in south-eastern Oman. Oryx 50:1-8 [ER 2071]
Country: Oman

Coordinate: 17° 10' N, 53° 50' E
Basis of coordinate: estimated from map
Climate and habitat
Habitat: desert/xeric shrubland
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 21.0
MAP: 252.0
Habitat comments: "Vegetation coverage... consists of scattered bushes"
climate data are for "near the mountain crest" of the Dhofar Mountains and are from Hildebrandt and Eltahir (2006, Geophysical Research Letters)
Life forms: carnivores, rodents, ungulates, other large mammals
Sampling methods: automatic cameras
Sample size: 87
Years: 2011
Nets or traps: 20
Net or trap nights: 480
Camera type: digital
Cameras paired: no
Sampling comments: surveys were carrie out "during 6-18 February and 20 February-4 March 2011" (i.e., over 12 + 12 = 24 full 24 hour periods)
"Twenty passive infrared camera traps (Cuddeback, Green Bay, USA) were deployed pseudo-randomly in  cells, at locations such as waterholes and known animal trails, aiming for the widest coverage possible. Camera traps were active day and night, and set at  cm above ground"
Sample: 2012
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2016-05-23 13:11:36
Modified: 2016-12-17 12:31:23
Abundance distribution
10 species
2 singletons
total count 87
standardised richness: 6.3
Fisher's α: 2.917
geometric series k: 0.6737
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.7390
Shannon's H: 1.6439
Good's u: 0.9778
Caracal caracal212 kg carnivore
Hyaena hyaena2032 kg carnivore
Canis lupus244 kg carnivore
Vulpes cana21.2 kg invertivore-frugivore
Mellivora capensis37.7 kg carnivore-invertivore
Genetta genetta41.7 kg insectivore-frugivore
Ichneumia albicauda13.1 kg invertivore-carnivore
Capra nubiana1
Procavia capensis17 browser
Hystrix indica35