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Difference in usage of natural, reforested and degraded mangroves by the icthyofauna in Gazi Bay, Kenya [Het verschil in gebruik van natuurlijke, heraangeplante en gedegradeerde mangroves door de ichtyofauna in Gazi Baai, Kenia]
Contact: Reubens, Jan

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Description
A field survey was conducted in Gazi bay (Kenya) to evaluate the importance of mangals as feeding grounds for fish and to examine the impact of deforestation and restoration on the icthyofauna. Results of this research can be found in this database.

Scope
Themes:
Biology, Biology > Ecology - biodiversity, Biology > Fish, Coastal studies (e.g. shores, estuaries)
Keywords:
Marine, Feeding behaviour, Fish, Mangrove restoration, Mangroves, ISW, Kenya, Gazi Bay, Pisces

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

Temporal coverage
September 2006

Taxonomic coverage
Pisces [WoRMS]

Parameters
Count of fish species, Dry weight fish, Fish density, Fish length, Wet weight fish

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

Publication
Based on this dataset:
Reubens, J. (2007). Het verschil in gebruik van natuurlijke, heraangeplante en gedegradeerde mangroves door de ichtyofauna in Gazi Baai, Kenia = The difference in use of natural, replanted and degraded mangroves by the ichthyofauna in Gazi Bay, Kenya. MSc Thesis. Universiteit Gent. Faculteit Wetenschappen: Ghent. 77 + 2 appendices pp., more

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