Dietary, temporal and habitat resource partitioning by fou gekkonid lizards (sauria : gekkonidae) at Unimas campus, Kota Samarahan, Sarawak

Syazwan Affandi, Bin Zulkipli (2013) Dietary, temporal and habitat resource partitioning by fou gekkonid lizards (sauria : gekkonidae) at Unimas campus, Kota Samarahan, Sarawak. [Final Year Project Report] (Unpublished)

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Abstract

A study of resource partitioning among four sympatric geckos species were conducted at UNIMAS campus over a period of three days. Four species were collected- Hemidactylus platyurus, Hemidactylus frenatus, Gehyra mutilata and Gekko monarchus. A total 46 specimens were collected to compare resource use in terms of diet, microhabitat and use of diel temporal resources. Berger-Parker Diversity Index, Diversity Index of Simpson (1949) and Mac Arthur and Levi’s (1967) were used to compute food dominance, niche breadth and niche overlap. Results show partitioning only for microhabitat and diel time, but not in dietary resources.

Item Type: Final Year Project Report
Additional Information: Project Report (B.Sc.) -- Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, 2013.
Uncontrolled Keywords: gecko, resource partitioning, diet, microhabitat,diel time, overlap, classification, unimas, university, universiti, Borneo, Malaysia, Sarawak, Kuching, Samarahan, ipta, education, undergraduate,research, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak
Subjects: Q Science > QL Zoology
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Resource Science and Technology
Depositing User: Karen Kornalius
Date Deposited: 26 Jun 2015 01:10
Last Modified: 21 Sep 2015 01:41
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/8059

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