Anuran diversity pattern along distance to water source gradient in Mount Palay-Palay Mataas na Gulod protected landscape, Luzon Island, Philippines.

Chua, Janel Pauline G and Vasquez, Richard Christian E. (2014) Anuran diversity pattern along distance to water source gradient in Mount Palay-Palay Mataas na Gulod protected landscape, Luzon Island, Philippines. Undergraduate thesis, De La Salle University-Dasmariñas.

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Abstract

Anuran diversity patterns along distance to water source gradient were studied in the mountain of Palay-Palay. The study was conducted to ascertain anurans species that are reliant on water and that are not as reliant to a water source. Environmental factor comes into account to determine if these variables affect the anurans niche in its habitat. Nine (9) standardized 100 x 10m strip transects were sample from April-July of 2013 utilizing strip transect sampling, visual encounter survey (VES), and acoustic encounter survey (AES). Habitat recordings were also taken into consideration at each strip transect for a wider array of diversifying what species of anurans could be encountered. Out of nine (9) transects, a total number of 168 individuals of anurans was recorded, A total of 7 anuran species was recorded which included the Platymantis spp. that is believed to be possible Cavite endemics. The highest number of species was ten (10) meters away which is close to the river bank, among nine (9) transects, transect one (1) had the lowest value of species diversity and transect nine (9) had the highest. Canonical correspondence analysis (CCA) was utilized resulting to determining terrestrial anurans to aquatic anurans by means of aquatic anurans which tend to be in proximity along a water source and the terrestrial anurans can live far from a water source.

Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate)
Additional Information: BIO 1347 2014
Subjects: Q Science > Q Science (General)
Q Science > QH Natural history
Q Science > QH Natural history > QH301 Biology
Users: College of Science and Computer Studies > Biological Science
Depositing User: Ms. Mary Ann Estudillo
Date Deposited: 26 Sep 2019 01:54
Last Modified: 28 May 2020 07:33
URI: http://thesis.dlsud.edu.ph/id/eprint/6820

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