Effects of Habitat Structure on Distribution and Abundance of Lizards at Pukerua Bay , Wellington , New Zealand

@inproceedings{Elliott1996EffectsOH,
  title={Effects of Habitat Structure on Distribution and Abundance of Lizards at Pukerua Bay , Wellington , New Zealand},
  author={Graeme P. Elliott},
  year={1996}
}
The distribution and abundance of lizards relative to habitat structure were studied at Pukerua Bay, Wellington between December 1982 and March 1988 in order to identify options for management of the habitat of the five species of lizards present. One species, Whitaker’s skink (Cyclodina whitakeri), is a threatened species with only one known mainland population. Pitfall traps were set for 23 667 trap-days and yielded 2897 lizard captures. Highest capture rate was for common skinks (Oligosoma… CONTINUE READING

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