Persebaran dan tipe habitat bekantan (Nasalis larvatus) di Kabupaten Barito Kuala, Kalimantan Selatan

Soendjoto, Mochamad Arief and Akhdiyat, Muhammad and Haitami, Haitami and Kusumajaya, Indra (2001) Persebaran dan tipe habitat bekantan (Nasalis larvatus) di Kabupaten Barito Kuala, Kalimantan Selatan. Media Konservasi, 7 (2). pp. 55-61. ISSN 0251-1677

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Abstract

Although proboscis monkey (Nasalis larvatus) is one of protected animals and is stated as the identity fauna of South Kalimantan Province and its distribution in this province is poorly documented. The main objectives of the preliminary research were to understand distribution and habitat type of proboscis monkey inhabiting Barito Kuala District. The results show that l) population of proboscis monkeys is a minimum of 289 individuals and 22,14% of this population inhabits the protected areas, 2) habitat types are not only mangrove forest and riparian forest, but also galam (Melaleuca cajuputi) forest and plantations of fruit (Nephelium lappaceum) and rubber (Hevea brasiliensis) and 3) in each type habitat, there are factors affecting positively and negatively on conservation of proboscis monkey. Some negative factors are conversion of galam forest to be rice yield, negative attitude of people on proboscis monkey sustainable, lack of people knowledge on this animal status and opinion that this animal is a pest.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: proboscis monkey, protected animal, habitat types
Subjects: Q Science > QH Natural history > QH301 Biology
Divisions: Fakultas Kehutanan > Managemen Hutan
Depositing User: LPPM Universitas Lambung Mangkurat
Date Deposited: 19 Jul 2016 06:03
Last Modified: 27 Sep 2016 21:16
URI: http://eprints.unlam.ac.id/id/eprint/1054

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