faunal region


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faunal region

any area characterized by a grouping of animals.
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Of the seven species recorded through key informant interviews (KII), four are endemic of which two are Philippine endemic and two Mindanao Faunal Region endemic.
Yet on the local scale of a single water mass or faunal region in the midwater, the species richness may be high; hundreds of kinds of fishes, crustaceans, and gelatinous animals can be caught in a single trawl.
The Visayan spotted deer is the largest endemic species of the Western Visayas faunal region," Justo said.
This is in accordance with Wallace's (1876) criteria that faunal regions should be similar in area, compact and easy to define.
MIBNP is in the central part of Mindoro, the smallest among the five major centers of endemicity or the so-called faunal regions in the country, the DENR said.