Hotohama (2010 - 2011)
Basic information
Sample name: Hotohama (2010 - 2011)
Sample aka: Amami City

Reference: K. Shionosaki, S. Sasaki, F. Yamada, and S. Shibata. 2016. Changes in free-roaming cat activity following a regulation prohibiting feeding: A case study at a mountain forest near residential area in Amami City on Amami-Ohshima Island, Japan. Wildlife and Human Society 3(2):1-13 [ER 3321]
Country: Japan

Coordinate: 28° 39' N, 129° 50' E
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: "in the Hatohama mountain forest (2839'N, 12950'E) at Naze, in Amami City, on Amami-Ohshima Island... The highest point of the mountain in the study area is 236 m"
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical moist broadleaf forest
Altered habitat: fragment
Protection: unprotected
Substrate: ground surface
Disturbance: hunting
WMT: 27.7
CMT: 15.5
MAP: 2840.0
Habitat comments: "the climate is warm (mean temperatures: summer, 27.7C; winter, 15.5C) and wet (mean annual rainfall: 2, 840 mm). The vegetation at the study area is subtropical evergreen broad leaf forest... The study area (2 km2 in size) is adjacent to three residential areas... A paved, two-lane forest road runs through the center of the study area. The road is mainly used by local hunters during the winter season"
Life forms: carnivores, rodents, ungulates
Sampling methods: no design, baited, automatic cameras
Sample size: 2628
Years: 2010, 2011
Days: 192
Nets or traps: 178
Net or trap nights: 34176
Camera type: digital
Cameras paired: no
Trap spacing: 0.100
Sampling comments: "The first survey had a six-month duration, between November 2010 and April 2011, prior to the regulations' enforcement. The second survey commenced two weeks after the regulation was issued, and it was carried out for seven months, between October 2011 and April 2012. For the first survey, 178 Trophy Cams (Bushnell Outdoor Products, Kansas, USA) were set up, and 186 cameras for the second survey. The cameras were set at 100 m intervals... An attractant was set on the ground in front of each camera station... Each attractant included a small piece of dried squid and fish sausage"
Sample: 3691
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2020-10-28 19:55:31
Modified: 2020-10-28 19:55:31
Abundance distribution
5 species
0 singletons
total count 2628
standardised richness: 5.0
Fisher's α: 0.596
geometric series k: 0.4298
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.7047
Shannon's H: 1.3228
Good's u: 1.0000
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Felis catus505
"Felis silvestris catus"
Canis lupus familiaris23643 kg carnivore
Herpestes auropunctatus34527 g carnivore-insectivore