Chott Boul (Sherman traps)
Basic information
Sample name: Chott Boul (Sherman traps)

Reference: L. Granjon, C. Bruderer, J. F. Cosson, A. T. Dia, and F. Colas. 2002. The small mammal community of a coastal site of south-west Mauritania. African Journal of Ecology 40(1):10-17 [ER 2892]
Geography
Country: Mauritania

Coordinate: 16° 36' 40" N, 16° 25' 40" W
Basis of coordinate: estimated from map
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical savanna
Protection: unprotected
Substrate: ground surface
Habitat comments: trapping was in "Four main habitats... The coastal dune system" with "bushy vegetation" and "'fossil' coastal system" with "steppe vegetation" and "Lagoon and prelagoon zones" and "Sebkhas and settling basins"
Methods
Life forms: rodents
Sampling methods: line transect, baited, Sherman traps
Sample size: 64
Years: 1994, 1995
Net or trap nights: 990
Sampling comments: "Trapping was performed on seven occasions, January, March, July, September, October and November 1994, and March 1995" using "folding wire mesh 'BTS' traps" that were "baited with dates, sometimes coered with peanut butter"
Metadata
Sample: 3098
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2018-09-14 19:59:38
Modified: 2018-09-14 19:59:38
Abundance distribution
7 species
3 singletons
total count 64
Fisher's α: 2.003
geometric series k: 0.5385
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.5412
Shannon's H: 1.1402
Good's u: 0.9536
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