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Table 6 Study site and sample size details

From: Intraguild relationships between sympatric predators exposed to lethal control: predator manipulation experiments

Site Surveys Period Location Land system Combined size of treatment and nil-treatment areas Dingo control history (previous 10 yrs) Experimental design (rank of inference) Mean annual rainfall (mm) Plot-nights Number of predator tracks observed
  Baited areas Unbaited areas
          Baited Unbaited Dingo Fox Cat Goanna Dingo Fox Cat Goanna
Barcaldine 23 8/03 to 7/06 23.38′S, 145.37′E Dry wood/grassland 5000 km2 Treatments intact for over 10 years Quasi-experiment type l (5) 503 3015 3131 110 5 79 22 115 5 94 48
Blackall 23 8/03 to 7/06 24.23′S, 145.37′E Dry woodland 5000 km2 Treatments intact for over 10 years Quasi-experiment type l (5) 536 809 3271 28 1 18 18 145 18 52 16
Cordillo 7 7/08 to 11/10 26.21′S, 140.48′E Sandy/stony desert 5300 km2 Both treatments previously exposed to opportunistic shooting only Unreplicated experiment (3) 167 900 900 113 1 1 3 317 84 3 11
Lambina 6 6/09 to 12/10 26.54′S, 134.30′E Sandy/stony desert 3800 km2 Opportunistic shooting and periodic baiting in both treatments Classical experiment (1) 180 750 750 21 10 10 5 89 5 8 12
Mt Owen 19 5/94 to 7/98 25.51′S, 147.36′E Dry woodland 800 km2 Opportunistic shooting in both treatments, no baiting in previous three years Unreplicated experiment (3) 575 4389 4350 1240 16 425 217 2884 9 421 207
Quinyambie 14 4/08 to 8/11 30.33′S, 140.42′E Sandy desert 4500 km2 Both treatments previously exposed to opportunistic shooting only Unreplicated experiment (3) 160 1400 1400 447 47 3 2 297 103 8 0
Strathmore 9 7/95 to 9/98 17.37′S, 142.40′E Tropical savannah 9000 km2 Opportunistic shooting and periodic baiting in both treatments Unreplicated experiment (3) 772 2066 2186 291 0 250 110 509 0 291 152
Tambo 16 3/04 to 8/06 24.51′S, 146.36′E Dry woodland 5000 km2 Treatments intact for over 10 years Quasi-experiment type l (5) 532 1352 2130 357 0 63 52 464 3 123 23
Todmorden 11 8/08 to 11/10 27.80′S, 134.45′E Sandy/stony desert 7200 km2 Opportunistic shooting and periodic baiting in both treatments Classical experiment (1) 180 1300 1300 51 7 17 18 254 20 7 15
Total 128 31 9 5 45,600 km 2    160-772 15981 19418 2607 80 849 429 5450 222 1000 469
  1. Descriptions of experimental designs and rank of inference (1 = highest, 16 = lowest) are found in [35].