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Survey data on Chinese giant salamander usage in company-model salamander farms, China (2013-2016)

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posted on 04.01.2021, 14:58 by Samuel Turvey, Shu Chen, Benjamin Tapley, Zhiqiang Liang, Gang Wei, Jian Yang, Wang Jie, Minyao Wu, Jay Redbond, Thomas Brown, Andrew Cunningham
Interview data obtained from company members in 66 company-model giant salamander farms, in 62 counties across 12 provinces in China (2013-2016). Data include: history of the farm, salamander stock composition and origin, and wild vs captive salamander stocking preferences.

Project design was approved by the Zoological Society of London’s ethics committee (ref. WLE569), and by provincial-level Chinese government bodies in all provinces where fieldwork was conducted.

Funding

Darwin Initiative (Project No. 19-003)

National Natural Science Foundation of China (31360144, 31860600)

Ocean Park Conservation Foundation Hong Kong

ZSL’s EDGE of Existence programme

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