Project's information

Project's title Building animal samples (on the mainland) in Middle Center – Central Highlands, Vietnam
Project’s code BSTMV.15/2016-2021
Research hosting institution Tay Nguyen Institute of Scientific Research
Project leader’s name PhD. Le Thi Chau
Project duration 01/01/2016 - 31/12/2021
Project’s budget 6,000 million VND
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Goal and objectives of the project

A set of specimens representing about 30% of the total number of animal species distributed in Middle Center - Central Highlands has been built up for display and research, meeting the standards of the Vietnam Museum of Nature. Improve the research capacity of the unit and understanding of nature of the community.

Main results

\Specimen and sample collections: From 2016 to 2020, Project has collected 3,705 specimens including 1,124 for exhibition and 2,581 for scientific research of mammals, birds, amphibians, reptiles, fish and insects; in which the mammal group was 45 samples, the bird group was 88 samples, the amphibian group was 155 samples, the reptile group was 146 samples, the fish group was 990 samples and the insect group was 2,281 samples. All of these samples were compared with the description of the approved outline in terms of quantity and quality.
Applied results: There is a set of specimens for study, research and display.

Products of the project

- Collected samples/specimens for exhibition and scientific research in comparison with the plan approved in 2020
Animal group: 22 display samples and 23 scientific research samples.
Bird group: 46 display samples and 42 scientific research samples.
Amphibian group: 31 exhibits and 124 scientific research samples.
Reptile group: 40 display samples and 106 scientific research specimens.
Fish group: 185 display samples and 805 scientific research samples.
Insect group: 800 display samples and 1481 scientific research samples.
- Product details (concise description of each collection): 23 species of mammals, 28 species of birds and 198 species of insects are being kept at the Tay Nguyen Institute for Scientific Research and Vietnam National Museum of Nature. 20 species of amphibians, 40 species of reptiles and 55 species of fish are being kept at the Tay Nguyen Institute for Scientific Research
- Other products (if applicable): Trained 1 master and supported 1 Phd candidate.

Research area

Tay Nguyen Institute for Scientific Research.

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