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Collection of Occurrence data on mammal species during wildlife census in W Biosphere Reserve in 2013 and 2015. Data mobilized in the framework of the BID-AF2015-0030-SMA project of Isidore Amahowe

Latest version published by GBIF Benin on Sep 7, 2016 GBIF Benin

These occurrence data were collected systematically during wildlife census within the W park and its huntings zones as well. All the animal observation geographical points were recorded using GPS by fauna guards. These data were directly registered on paper sheets on field and controlled by team leaders. A total number of 1581 records were made on mammal species in 2013 and 2015 (respectively 745 records in 2013 and 836 in 2015).

Data Records

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How to cite

Researchers should cite this work as follows:

AMAHOWE O. I, CHABI-YAOURE F., GADO K., SINADOUWIROU Th., MOUTOUAMA J., DOSSA GBO C. F.2016. Collection of Occurrence data on mammal species during wildlife census in W Biosphere Reserve in 2013 and 2015.

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The publisher and rights holder of this work is GBIF Benin. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (CC-BY) 4.0 License.

GBIF Registration

This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: fe903576-72e1-446a-b019-479f537adabe.  GBIF Benin publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by GBIF Benin.

Keywords

Occurrence; Animal species; Wildlife census; Biosphere Reserve of W; Observation; Animal species; Wildlife census; Biosphere Reserve of W

Contacts

Who created the resource:

Ogoudje Isidore AMAHOWE
Researcher
Direction Générale des Eaux, Forêts et Chasse du Bénin 229 Cotonou BJ 22994507890
Faï CHABI YAOURE
Research assistant
DPNW 229 Banikoara Alibori 22995793101
Kindo GADO
Researcher
DPNW 229 Banikoara BJ 22997186716
Theophile SINANDOUWIROU
Research Assistant
DPNW 229 Banikoara BJ 22994403435
Jacob K. MOUTOUAMA
Research Assistant
DGEFC Cotonou BJ 22997353186
Coffi Florent DOSSA GBO
Research Assistant
University of Abomey-Calavi. FSA/ Laboratory of forest sciences Cotonou BJ 22922997161059

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Ogoudje Isidore AMAHOWE
Researcher
Direction Générale des Eaux, Forêts et Chasse du Bénin 229 Cotonou BJ 22994507890

Who filled in the metadata:

Ogoudje Isidore AMAHOWE
Researcher
Direction Générale des Eaux, Forêts et Chasse du Bénin 229 Cotonou BJ 22994507890

Who else was associated with the resource:

User
Ogoudje Isidore AMAHOWE
Researcher
Direction Générale des Eaux, Forêts et Chasse du Bénin 229 Cotonou BJ 22994507890

Geographic Coverage

These occurrence data were collected systematically during wildlife census within the W park and its huntings zones as well. All the animal observation geographical points were recorded using GPS by fauna guards. These data were directly registered on paper sheets on field and controlled by team leaders.

Bounding Coordinates South West [6.5, 1], North East [12.5, 3.67]

Taxonomic Coverage

No Description available

Kingdom  Animals (Animals)

Temporal Coverage

Start Date / End Date 2013-04-22 / 2015-05-23

Bibliographic Citations

  1. Lamarque F.2004. Les grands mammifères du complexe WAP. Montpellier : CIRAD, 250 p. ISBN 2-87614-586-3 www.iucnredlist.org

Additional Metadata

Alternative Identifiers http://ipt-benin.gbif.fr/resource?r=mamals_w_biosphere