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Counts of epibenthic fish species sampled at Gazi Bay on 17 and 19 July 1996
Citable as data publication
Dethier K.; Mees J.; Sectie Mariene Biologie; Vakgroep Morfologie, Systematiek en Ecologie. Universiteit Gent: Belgium; (2016): Counts of epibenthic fish species sampled at Gazi Bay on 17 and 19 July 1996. http://dx.doi.org/10.14284/94
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Description
This dataset contains individual counts of fish species sampled in the seagrass beds and mangrove creeks of Gazi Bay (10 locations, 41 species) on 17 and 19 July 1996. Sampling was carried out using a beam trawl (fine mesh: 6mm width). The data were digitized by VLIZ from the original report: Dethier, K. (1997). Epibenthische visgemeenschappen en diversiteit in een tropische baai (Gazi Bay, Kenya)= Epibenthic fish communities and diversity in a tropical bay (Gazi Bay, Kenya). Thesis. Universiteit Gent: Gent. 16 pp.

Scope
Themes:
Biology > Benthos, Biology > Fish
Keywords:
Marine, Demersal fishes, Epibenthos, Mangroves, Seagrass beds, ISW, Kenya, Coast, Gazi Bay, Anguilliformes, Aulopiformes, Perciformes, Pisces, Pleuronectiformes, Scorpaeniformes, Syngnathiformes, Tetraodontiformes

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

Temporal coverage
17 July 1996 - 19 July 1996

Taxonomic coverage
Anguilliformes [WoRMS]
Aulopiformes [WoRMS]
Perciformes [WoRMS]
Pisces [WoRMS]
Pleuronectiformes [WoRMS]
Scorpaeniformes [WoRMS]
Syngnathiformes [WoRMS]
Tetraodontiformes [WoRMS]

Parameters
Count of fish, Presence/absence of biota

Contributors
Universiteit Gent; Faculteit Wetenschappen; Vakgroep Biologie; Onderzoeksgroep Mariene Biologie (MARBIOL), moredata creator Vlaams Instituut voor de Zee (VLIZ), moredata manager

Publication
Based on this dataset:
Dethier, K. (1997). Epibenthische visgemeenschappen en diversiteit in een tropische baai (Gazi Bay, Kenya)= Epibenthic fish communities and diversity in a tropical bay (Gazi Bay, Kenya). Thesis. Universiteit Gent: Gent. 16 pp., more

Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Research: field survey
Metadatarecord created: 2013-11-12
Information last updated: 2016-03-21
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