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Study of the influence of food quality on meiofaunal recolonisation in a natural mangrove forest (Kenya) [Studie van de invloed van voedselkwaliteit op de meiofaunale rekolonisatie in een natuurlijk mangrovebos (Kenia)]
Citation
De Busschere, C. (2007). Study of the influence of food quality on meiofaunal recolonisation in a natural mangrove forest (Kenya). Ghent University.

Archived data
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Description
This dataset contains the results of an experiment in which the effect on the meiobenthic community of different species of primary producers at a different stage of degradation was tested in a R. mucronata mangrove stand.

Scope
Themes:
Biology, Biology > Benthos, Biology > Ecology - biodiversity, Biology > Invertebrates, Coastal studies (e.g. shores, estuaries)
Keywords:
Marine, Carbon isotopes, Degradation, Mangroves, Meiobenthos, Meiofauna, Recolonisation, ISW, Kenya, Coast, Gazi Bay, Diatomeae, Nematoda, Oligochaeta, Rhizophora mucronata

Geographical coverage
ISW, Kenya, Coast, Gazi Bay [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
September 2006

Taxonomic coverage
Bacillariophyceae [WoRMS]
Nematoda [WoRMS]
Oligochaeta [WoRMS]
Rhizophora mucronata Lamk. [WoRMS]

Parameters
C:N ratio plant material, Count of nematode genera, Delta 13C nematodes, Meiobenthos #/ Major taxa

Contributors
Universiteit Gent; Faculteit Wetenschappen; Vakgroep Biologie; Onderzoeksgroep Mariene Biologie (MARBIOL), moredata ownerdata creator

Publication
Based on this dataset:
De Busschere, C. (2007). Studie van de invloed van voedselkwaliteit op de meiofaunale rekolonisatie in een natuurlijk mangrovebos (Kenia). Study of the influence of food quality on the meiofaunal recolonisation in a natural mangrove forest (Kenya).. MSc Thesis. Universiteit Gent. Faculteit Wetenschappen: Ghent. 128 pp., more

Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Research: field experiment
Metadatarecord created: 2007-06-13
Information last updated: 2014-01-10
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