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Shimba Hills reed frog (Hyperolius rubrovermiculatus)

Mohamed bin Zayed Species project number 14058341

POPULATION DYNAMICS AND ANTHROPOGENIC THREATS TO SHIMBA HILLS REED FROG ((Hyperolius rubrovermiculatus)

Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 14058341) - Shimba Hills reed frog - Awarded $2,500 on June 04, 2014Aims of the study

This study aims at carrying out the population dynamics of shimbahills reed frog and its population concerns due to their decline in numbers.

Specific objectives.

i. To document population dynamics – survival rates, abundance, temporal distribution, age structure and sex ratio of the frog species.

ii. To map the area of the species occurrence and spatial distribution.

iii. To identify the impacts of anthropogenic activities in the species population dynamics.

 

iv. To identify indicators of species presence and site preference.



Project 14058341 location - Kenya, Africa