Thongchai Thailand

Generally exclude accidental species in the count. Does not take into account abundance patterns among the various species. Species counts depend on the sample size or sample area (rarely do you get every one!) Equilibrium model of island biogeography (MacArthur & Wilson, 1967) # of species (species richness) on an island is determined by immigration and emigration of species. Larger islands and islands closer to mainland will have greater species richness.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s