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Table 3 Relative percentage frequency of occurrence of the venomous snake species studied in this paper in three distinct habitats of the Niger Delta, southern Nigeria

From: Correlation between annual activity patterns of venomous snakes and rural people in the Niger Delta, southern Nigeria

Species Mangroves (n = 160) Palm-oil plantation (n = 284) Swamp forest (n = 129)
Dendroaspis jamesoni 0.63% 9.51 5.4
Pseudohaje goldii 6.30% 3.17  
Naja melanoleuca 1.26% 7.04 1.6
Naja nigricollis 8.13% 8.1 6.2
Atheris squamiger   7.04 3.1
Bitis gabonica    2.3
Bitis nasicornis    7.0
% 16.31 34.86 25.6
  1. References: mangroves [25], palm-oil plantation [22], swamp forest [15].