Elephant Database
African Elephant Specialist Group

Côte d'Ivoire, 2002

All Years for Côte d'Ivoire: 201620132007200219981995

2002 Summary Totals for Côte d'Ivoire

Data Category Definite Probable Possible Speculative
Aerial or Ground Total Counts11000
Informed Guesses52036025
Other Guesses000641
Total630360666

No changes between current and previous report.

Côte d'Ivoire : Elephant Estimates

Survey Details2 Number of Elephants Area Map Location
Input ZoneTypeReliab.YearEstimate95% C.L. SourcePFS3 (km²) Lon. Lat.
Abokoamekro Faunal ReserveGT1A200011Kobon, quest. reply, 20023135 5.1W 6.9N
Azagny National ParkAS3E198760Lauginie in Douglas-Hamilton et al., 19923190 4.9W 5.2N
Beki-Bossematie Classified ForestIG3D199335Theuerkauf et al., 20013389 3.5W 6.6N
Bolo ForestOG3E19895Merz and Hoppe-Dominik, 1991388 5.8W 5.2N
Comoé National ParkIG3D1998200Fischer pers. comm., 1998111,500 3.7W 9.1N
Davo ForestOG3E198920Merz and Hoppe-Dominik, 19913126 6.1W 5.8N
Djambamakrou ForestOG3E198930Merz and Hoppe-Dominik, 19913274 3.2W 6.4N
Duekoué ForestOG3E19976Kobon, quest. reply, 20022536 7.1W 6.7N
Fresco ForestIG3E1991150Alers in Douglas-Hamilton et al., 199222,229 5.8W 5.1N
Go-Bodienou ForestOG3E198920Merz and Hoppe-Dominik, 19912600 5.0W 5.4N
Goin-Cavally Classified ForestOG3E198970Merz and Hoppe-Dominik, 199121,890 7.8W 6.2N
Haut Bandama Fauna and Flora ReserveOG3E199620Bouché, 200221,300 5.7W 8.5N
Haut Sassandra Classified ForestIG3D199730Kobon, quest. reply, 200221,024 7.0W 7.2N
Keregbo ForestOG3E198930Merz and Hoppe-Dominik, 19913213 3.8W 7.5N
Marahoué National ParkIG3E199150Alers in Douglas-Hamilton et al., 199221,010 6.0W 7.1N
Mont Péko National ParkOG3E200040Kobon, quest. reply, 20023340 7.3W 7.0N
Mont Sangbé National ParkIG3D200147Lauginie et al. 20012950 7.3W 8.0N
Niegré Classified ForestOG3E198950Merz and Hoppe-Dominik, 199121,056 6.2W 5.4N
Okromodou ForestOG3E198950Merz and Hoppe-Dominik, 19912945 5.6W 5.3N
Scio Classified ForestOG3E198930Merz and Hoppe-Dominik, 199121,338 7.8W 6.8N
Songan-Tamin-Mabi-Yaya Classified ForestIG3D199320Theuerkauf et al., 200121,698 3.4W 5.9N
Taï EcosystemIG3D200175 25*Hoppe-Dominik pers. comm., 200316,410 7.1W 5.6N
Tené ForestIG3D19985Kobon, quest. reply, 200254 5.4W 6.5N
Tiapleu ForestOG3E198910Merz and Hoppe-Dominik, 19913380 8.3W 7.5N

* Range of informed guess

1Key to Causes of Change (only tracked since 2007): DA: Different Area; DD: Data Degraded; DT: Different Technique; NA: New Analysis; NG: New Guess; NP: New population; PL: Population Lost; RS: Repeat Survey (RS ́ denotes a repeat survey that is not statistically comparable for reasons such as different season); –––: No Change

2Key to Survey Types: AC: Aerial Count, not specified; AS: Aerial Sample Count; AT: Aerial Total Count; DC: Dung Count; EX: Extrapolation from GIS; GD: Genetic Dung Count; GS: Ground Sample Count; GT: Ground Total Count; IG: Informed Guess; IR: Individual Registration; OG: Other Guess. Survey Type is followed by an indicator of survey quality, ranked from 1 to 3 (best to worst). Survey Reliability is keyed A-E (best to worst) as outlined in this table.

3PFS: Priority for Future Surveys, ranked from 1 to 5 (highest to lowest). Based on the precision of estimates and the proportion of national range accounted for by the site in question, PFS is a measure of the importance and urgency for future population surveys. All areas of unassessed range have a priority of 1. See Introduction for details on how the PFS is derived.

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