Using rapid assessment method to establish fauna distribution patterns of coastal zone biodiversity in Hsinchu, Chinese Taiwan

Wei Da Fang, Hong Nian Xie, Da Ren Zhu, Ke Qin Yan, Bai You Zheng

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Zhonghua University designated by the Construction and Planning Agency Ministry of the Interior commissioned by Hsinchu County, Chinese Taiwan, the distribution of marine fauna have been recorded according to protected area survey from "Coastal Zone Act" (draft) in Chinese Taiwan in 2009 . We detected main classes of animals, such as mammals, birds, fishes, reptiles, amphibians, and invertebrates, etc. The animal distribution used to calculated Shannon - Wiener diversity index values of the Kriging estimation obtained a total of 24 sets of outline plans, and compiled the outline of the animal diversity plans after the summer ' s and fall ' s demonstration , which Chu - peicoastal primary forest consists highest biological diversity, namely, 8 classes, 29 orders, 86 families, and 137 species of animals.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)305-311
Number of pages7
JournalWetland Science
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 2010 Dec 1
Externally publishedYes



  • Chinese taiwan
  • Kriging method
  • Rapid assessment method

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ecology
  • Aquatic Science
  • Soil Science

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