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MADAGASCAR National Oceanographic Data Centre - Corals
Citation
Dataset Creator: MADAGASCAR National Oceanographic Data Centre, Madagascar Dataset Title: Corals Dataset Release Place: Toliara, Madagascar Dataset Publisher: AfrOBIS, South Africa Online Resource: http://www.iobis.org/

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Description
The Madagascar National Oceanographic Data Centre is attached to the University of Toliara. This dataset has been collected in Toliara Bay, and includes hard corals, soft corals, and some algae. It currently consists of 1452 records of 17 families. more

The Madagascar National Oceanographic Data Centre is attached to the University of Toliara. Some of the research achievements of the Oceanographic Data Centre are: a project for the protection of coastal reefs in south-western Madagascar; a marine biodiversity assessment in the same coastal area; a socio-economic investigation of traditional fishing practices; and bio-ecological surveys to facilitate the development of a sustainable marine park in the Masoala area far away on Madagascar’s northeast coast. This dataset has been collected in Toliara Bay, and includes hard corals, soft corals, and some algae. It currently consists of 1452 records of 17 families.

Scope
Keywords:
Marine

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AfrOBIS: African Ocean Biogeographic Information System, more

Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Data collection
Metadatarecord created: 2012-12-11
Information last updated: 2012-12-11
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