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First report on the herpetofauna of Pulau Pangkor, Perak, Malaysia

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  • Volume
    17
  • Issue/Number/Part
    2
  • 2010
  • Pages
    139-146
  • Publisher
    Folium Publishing Company
  • Country
    Russian
  • Language
    English
  • ISSN
    10262296
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Abstract

Pulau Pangkor is an important island off the west coast of Perak, Peninsular Malaysia which contains three forest reserves and a permanent source of freshwater. Despite that, the herpetofauna of the island has never been studied before. This paper represents the first report on the herpetofauna of Pulau Pangkor with the documentation of 13 species of amphibians and 44 reptiles. These numbers are by no means exhaustive and future studies are expected to uncover new records.

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Chan, K.O., Van Rooijen, J., Lee Grismer, L., Belabut, D., Jamaludin, H., Gregory, R., Norhayati, A. & Mohd Abdul Muin, M.A. (2010). First report on the herpetofauna of Pulau Pangkor, Perak, Malaysia. Russian Journal of Herpetology 17 (2): pp. 139-146

Species   50 records

by Kingdom Species
  • Animals 48
  • Plants 2
  • Total 50
by IUCN Status Species
  • Endangered 1
  • Vulnerable 1
  • Near Threatened 1
  • Least Concern 27
  • Total 30
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