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Abundance and habitat of echinoderms collected during the Bangor-Watamu Expedition in 1969
Citable as data publication
Humphreys W.F.; Western Australia Museum: Australia; (2016): Abundance and habitat of echinoderms collected during the Bangor-Watamu Expedition in 1969. http://dx.doi.org/10.14284/97
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Availability: Creative Commons License This dataset is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

Description
This dataset contains presence-absence data, abundance and habitat descriptions for echinoderm species collected during the Bangor-Watamu Expedition in 1969. The data were digitized by VLIZ from the original report: Humphreys, W.F. (1981). The echinoderms of Kenya's marine parks and adjacent regions. Koninklijk Museum voor Midden-Afrika: zoologische documentatie = Musée Royal de l'Afrique Centrale: documentation zoologique, 19. Koninklijk Museum voor Midden-Afrika: Tervuren. 39 pp.

Scope
Themes:
Biology > Benthos, Biology > Ecology - biodiversity, Biology > Invertebrates
Keywords:
Marine, ISW, Kenya, Coast, Watamu, ISW, Kenya, Mida Creek, Kenya, Kilifi, Asteroidea, Crinoidea, Echinodermata, Echinoidea, Holothuroidea, Ophiuroidea

Geographical coverage
ISW, Kenya, Coast, Watamu
ISW, Kenya, Mida Creek [Marine Regions]
Kenya, Kilifi [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
1969

Taxonomic coverage
Asteroidea [WoRMS]
Crinoidea [WoRMS]
Echinodermata [WoRMS]
Echinoidea [WoRMS]
Holothuroidea [WoRMS]
Ophiuroidea [WoRMS]

Parameters
Abundance, Habitat type, Presence/absence of biota

Contributors
Vlaams Instituut voor de Zee (VLIZ), moredata manager
Western Australia Museum, moredata creator

Related datasets
Published in:
EurOBIS: European Ocean Biogeographic Information System, more

Publication
Based on this dataset:
Humphreys, W.F. (1981). The echinoderms of Kenya's marine parks and adjacent regions. Koninklijk Museum voor Midden-Afrika: zoologische documentatie = Musée Royal de l'Afrique Centrale: documentation zoologique, 19. Koninklijk Museum voor Midden-Afrika: Tervuren. 39 pp., more

Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Research: field survey
Metadatarecord created: 2013-11-04
Information last updated: 2016-04-11
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