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Table 2 Trapping effort and relative population size of A. dimidiatus

From: Long-term spatiotemporal stability and dynamic changes in the haemoparasite community of spiny mice (Acomys dimidiatus) in four montane wadis in the St. Katherine Protectorate, Sinai, Egypt

   Trap Hours No. of A. dimidiatus Mice/100 tha Trap success (%)b
Arbaein 2000 2723 63 2.31 32.0
  2004 3265 43 1.32 16.8
  2008 3714 69 1.86 25.3
  2012 3918 67 1.71 23.4
  Combined 13620 242 1.78 23.9
Gebel 2000 1838 32 1.74 21.3
  2004 2112 43 2.04 27.4
  2008 3831 43 1.12 16.4
  2012 3675 47 1.28 17.2
  Combined 11456 165 1.44 19.6
Gharaba 2000 2136 28 1.31 16.5
  2004 2913 61 2.09 29.2
  2008 4314 54 1.25 16.1
  2012 3989 52 1.30 17.2
  Combined 13352 195 1.46 19.2
Tlah 2000 2199 46 2.09 27.7
  2004 2117 70 3.31 45.2
  2008 5344 80 1.50 20.1
  2012 3988 59 1.48 19.9
  Combined 13648 255 1.87 25.1
Combined 2000 8896 169 1.90 24.7
  2004 10407 217 2.09 27.9
  2008 17203 246 1.43 19.3
  2012 15570 225 1.45 19.4
  Grand total/average 52076 857 1.65 22.0
  1. aNo of animals caught per 100 trap hours (th)
  2. bTrap success = percentage of traps occupied by a mouse after overnight deployment of traps in the study sites