Siberut Conservation Project

Activities are funded by various grants through the German Primate Centre (DPZ, Department of Reproductive Biology).

Participating department members:
Matthias Waltert, Susilo Hadi, Marcel Quinten, Andrea Höing


Hadi, S., Ziegler, T., Waltert, M., Mühlenberg, M. & Hodges. J.K. (2012) Habitat Use and Trophic Niche Overlap of Two Sympatric Colobines, Presbytis potenziani and Simias concolor, on Siberut Island, Indonesia. International Journal of Primatology 33: 218-232. doi:10.1007/s10764-011-9567-y

Höing, A., Indrawati, Y.M., Quinten, M., Cheyne, S.M. & Waltert, M. (2012) Line transect- and triangulation surveys provide reliable estimates of Kloss’ gibbon (Hylobates klossii) density in Siberut Island (Indonesia). International Journal of Primatology 34: 148-156. doi: 10.1007/s10764-012-9655-7

Luk, C.-L., Hadi, U.K., Ziegler, T. & Waltert, M. (2011) Vertical and horizontal habitats of fruit-feeding butterflies of Siberut, Mentawai islands, Indonesia. Ecotropica 17: 79-90.

Quinten, M., Waltert, M., Syamsuri, F. & Hodges, K. (2009): Peat swamp forest supports high primate densities on Siberut Island, Indonesia. Oryx 44: 147-151. doi: 10.1017/S0030605309990718

Hadi, S., Ziegler, T., Waltert, M. & Hodges, K. (2009): Tree diversity and forest structure in northern Siberut, Mentawai islands, Indonesia. Tropical Ecology 50: 315-327.

Waltert, M., Abegg, C., Ziegler, T., Hadi, S., Priata, D., Hodges, K (2008): Abundance and community structure of Mentawai primates in the Peleonan Forest, N Siberut. Oryx 42: 375-379.

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