Dataset 323

The Response of Anolis Lizards to Hurricane-Induced Habitat Changes in a Puerto Rican Rain Forest.

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Realm: Terrestrial
Climate: Tropical
Biome: Tropical and subtropical moist broadleaf forests
Central latitude: 18.317600
Central longitude: -65.782400
Duration: 4 years, from 1989 to 1992

54 records

4 distinct species

Across the time series Anolis evermanni is the most frequently occurring species


Transects are conducted by slowly walking up each tower and recording the following information fore each lizard observed: species. sex/age. perch height. perch substrate. perch diameter. and distance from centerline. Three replicate transects are conducted during each season; one survey at each of three times of day (morning. midday. and late afternoon). Three replicate transects are conducted during each season. three times a day Unit of abundance = IndCountInt, Unit of biomass = NA


Reagan, D.P. (1991) The response of Anolis lizards to hurricane-induced habitat changes in a Puerto Rican rain forest. Biotropica, 23, 468-474.