Herpetofauna community diversity and composition of a changing coastal wetland in Ghana

@article{Musah2019HerpetofaunaCD,
  title={Herpetofauna community diversity and composition of a changing coastal wetland in Ghana},
  author={Yahaya Musah and Benjamin Y Ofori and D. K. Attuquayefio},
  journal={West African Journal of Applied Ecology},
  year={2019},
  volume={27},
  pages={52-65}
}
Despite concern about the negative effects of tropical wetland loss and degradation on biodiversity, data on impacts on amphibians and reptiles, remain scarce. Here, we assessed the herpetofauna at the Muni-Pomadze ramsar site for the first time in 14 years and report on the changes in diversity and composition at the coastal wetland. The methodology involved pitfall trapping, refuge examination and acoustic searches in the forest and grassland/thickets habitats, as well as interviews of a… Expand
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