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Table 1 Parameters describing the post-release movement and home ranges of individual Chinese giant salamanders reintroduced to the Heihe (3 year old animals) and Donghe (5 year old animals) rivers in central China

From: Spatial distribution and seasonal movement patterns of reintroduced Chinese giant salamanders

Animal ID na Sedentariness Daily movement (m)b LHR (m)c MCP (m2)d Statuse
Heihe
 202 2 ¯ 17 (n = 1) 10 ¯ M*
 235 403 0.29 9 (n = 274) [4–107] 246 18,876 A
 251 47 0.29 12 (n = 29) [4–100] 194 5534 M
 273f 126 0.38 9 (n = 73) [4–262] 2364 302,433 U
 291 4 ¯ 6 (n = 3) [4–77] 80 210 M
 351 5 ¯ 10.5 (n = 2) [9–12] 16 78 M*
 392 12 0.09 10.5 (n = 10) [5–89] 176 2588 M*
 412 180 0.22 7 (n = 131) [4–70] 64 3571 U
 431f 121 0.25 10 (n = 84) [4–132] 1083 24,726,132 U
 472f 46 0.53 20 (n = 19) [4–85] 9524 959,773 U
 531 397 0.28 8 (n = 271) [4–298] 392 25,625 A
 571 51 0.30 11 (n = 30) [4–60] 91 4301 U
 610 46 0.40 6 (n = 24) [4–215] 401 17,182 U
 710 3 ¯ 7 (n = 2) [6–8] 12 1 M*
 730f 55 0.41 10.5 (n = 26) [4–113] 3865 574,909 U
Donghe
 101 385 0.29 6 (n = 267) [4–64] 389 11,149 A
 211 326 0.31 6 (n = 216) [4–77] 156 3868 A
 312 155 0.32 6 (n = 98) [4–44] 118 2630 M
 332 332 0.20 8 (n = 257) [4–32] 46 1156 A
 371 339 0.24 6 (n = 247) [4–49] 76 2086 A
 450 364 0.22 7 (n = 274) [4–34] 41 828 A
 490 f 327 0.27 6.5 (n = 225) [4–48] 722 44,955 A
 511 401 0.19 7 (n = 316) [4–37] 84 1733 A
 550 76 0.32 6 (n = 44) [4–93] 261 6099 M
 591f 262 0.18 9 (n = 207) [4–880] 1730 159,357 U
 630 f 332 0.29 6 (n = 217) [4–21] 762 52,728 U
 651 59 0.27 7 (n = 36) [4–30] 41 634 U
 671 335 0.21 8 (n = 254) [4–54] 151 3610 A
 751 345 0.22 7 (n = 254) [4–100] 560 20,390 A
 770 77 0.29 8 (n = 45) [4–18] 93 1227 M
 790 326 0.30 7 (n = 221) [4–79] 542 22,367 A
  1. aTotal number of observations collected
  2. bMedian of distances between sequential daily locations that were > 3 m. Numbers in parentheses indicate sample size and numbers within brackets represent the range of observed values (minimum cut-off of 4 m to represent a daily movement)
  3. cLinear Home Range: length of river section occupied by the salamander during the period it was monitored
  4. dMinimum convex polygons
  5. eSalamander status: A = Alive, U=Undetermined, M = Mortality, with superscripts explaining causes of mortality, where * = dehisced sutures, = flood, ■ = unknown
  6. fSalamanders moved downstream during floods