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What’s for dinner? Diet and trophic impact of an invasive anuran Hoplobatrachus tigerinus on the Andaman archipelago

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What’s for dinner? Diet and trophic impact of an invasive anuran Hoplobatrachus tigerinus on the Andaman archipelago https://t.co/XZ6rOy2OxG
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Supplemental Information

Raw dataset on diet of invasive Hoplobarachus tigerinus and three species of anurans on the Andaman archipelago

Body measurements of individual frogs (SVL - Snout vent length, HW - head width, LJL - Lower jaw length) and associated prey taxa, type, prey morphology.

DOI: 10.7287/peerj.preprints.26544v1/supp-1

Simpson’s index of diversity for terrestrialinvertebrate prey

Sampling carried out using pitfall traps in four habitat types, over two seasons.

DOI: 10.7287/peerj.preprints.26544v1/supp-2

Additional Information

Competing Interests

John Measey is an Academic Editor for PeerJ.

Author Contributions

Nitya Prakash Mohanty conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, prepared figures and/or tables, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

John Measey conceived and designed the experiments, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Animal Ethics

The following information was supplied relating to ethical approvals (i.e., approving body and any reference numbers):

Research Ethics Committee: Animal Care and Use, Stellenbosch University (#1260)

Field Study Permissions

The following information was supplied relating to field study approvals (i.e., approving body and any reference numbers):

Department of Environment and Forests, Andaman and Nicobar Islands

Funding

This study was supported by the DST-NRF Centre of Excellence for Invasion Biology (CIB). The Inlaks Shivdasani Foundation-Ravi Sankaran Fellowship Programme, the Rufford Small Grants (#20818-2), and the Department of Botany and Zoology, Stellenbosch University all contributed funding. The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.


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