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- Wildlife reintroduction: considerations of habitat quality at the release site

Table 1
Main fruit tree density and numbers.
Family
Genus/species
Number of trees
Density (trees/ha)
Guttifferae
Garcinia bancana
303
3.03
Moraceae
Ficus benjamina
106
2.63
Anacardiaceae
Gluta renghas
125
2.56
Meliaceae
Aglaia simplicifolia
99
3.10
Rubiaceae
Ixora sp
96
4.97
Euphorbiaceae
Baccaurea spp
360
2.67
Guttifferae
Knema laurina
123
1.48
Myrtaceae
Eugenia spp
198
1.98
Moraceae
Ficus spp
76
1.06
Annonaceae
Polyalthia sp
233
2.33
Guttifferae
Callophyllum rhizophorum
111
4.66
Moraceae
Artocarpus sp
238
2.91
Myristicaceae
Gymnacranthera sp
53
2.98
Anacardiaceae
Mangifera foetida
228
2.80
Flaucourtiaceae
Flacourtia rukam
189
2.32
Polygalaceae
Xanthophyllum sp
241
2.41
Mimosaceae
Parkia sp
107
3.25
Dillenaceae
Dillenia reticulata
290
1.09


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Table 2
Productivity of 10 most important gibbon food trees (as identified by Mather,1992).
Family
Genus/species
TOTAL
Productivity index
Guttifferae
Garcinia bancana
303
3.03
Moraceae
Ficus benjamina
106
3.69
Euphorbiaceae
Baccaurea sp
360
2.67
Guttifferae
Callophyllum hosei
148
6.14
Myrtaceae
Eugenia sp
198
1.98
Annonaceae
Polyalthia sp
233
2.33
Moraceae
Artocarpus sp
238
2.91
Anacardiaceae
Mangifera foetida
228
2.80
Polygalaceae
Xanthophyllum sp
241
2.41
Dillenaceae
Dillenia reticulata
290
1.09
Table 3
Gibbon density and percentage of important food trees and dipterocarps.
Site
% of trees in important species list
Gibbons/km2
% Dipterocarps
Gibbons/km2
Sepilok1
9.4
5.5
NA
NA
Kuala Lompat2
10.3
6 (or 8.4)
1.0
6.0 (or 8.4)
Mintin Island
17.1
5–10 (estimated)
1.8
5.9–19.4 (estimated)
Pasoh3
12.1
8.4
NA
NA
Barito Ulu4
18.3
10.5
42.6
18.3
Data sources: 1 = Davis and Payne 1982, cited in Mather (1992); 2 and 3 = Marsh and Wilson cited in Mather (1992); 4 = Mather (1992).
Table 4
Density of gibbons based on fig tree density (adapted from Mather, 1992) with an estimated sustainable group size and number of groups that can be supported on Mintin Island.
Site
Figs/ha
Group Size
Groups/km2
Sepilok, Sabah
0
1.5
2.7
Tanjung Puting, Kalimantan
1.0
2.9
3.0
Siberut, Mentawi Islands
1.3
2.1
3.7
Sungai Sakam, West Malaysia
2.0
2.5
3.3
Danum, Sabah
2.3
2.1
3.5
Mintin Island, Kalimantan
3.0
1.5 – 3.5 (estimated)
2.5 – 4.5 (estimated)
Pasoh, West Malaysia
4.0
2.1
4.0
Barito Ulu, Kalimantan
6.0
3.6
2.8
Kutai, East Kalimantan
6.6
3.6
4.0
Kuala Lompat, West Malaysia
8.0
4.1
4.0
Ketambe, North Sumatera
27.0
4.3
4.5
Table 5
Summary of gibbon density based on 3 main vegetation characteristics.
Variable
Estimated Gibbons/km2
% of Dipterocarps
5.9–19.4
Density of fig trees
3.75–15.75
% of trees in 10 important gibbon food genera
5–10

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