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Diet composition of the fish community in Gazi Creek (May-June 1990)
Citable as data publication
Wakwabi E.O.; Ntiba J.M.; Okoth B.K.; Mwatha G.K.; Kimani E.N.; Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute (KMFRI): Kenya; (2016): Diet composition of the fish community in Gazi Creek (May-June 1990). http://dx.doi.org/10.14284/111
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Description
List, counts and length of observed fish species and their food and feeding habitat during the months of May and June 1990 sampled at Gazi Creek. The data were digitized by VLIZ from the original report: Wakwabi, E.O.; Ntiba, J.M.; Okoth, B.K.; Mwatha, G.K.; Kimani, E.N. (1991). The fish community in a mangrove ecosystem, in: Delbeke, K. (Ed.) (1991). Kenya - Belgium project in marine sciences "Higher Institute for Marine Sciences" VLIR - KMFRI Project and CEC Project "Dynamics and Assessment of Kenyan Mangrove Ecosystems" No. TS2-0240-C (GDF): Progress Report November 1990 -June 1991. pp. 62-66

Scope
Themes:
Biology > Fish
Keywords:
Marine, Diet composition, Feeding habits, Food habits, Stomach content, ISW, Kenya, Gazi Creek, Apogonidae, Belonidae, Bleniidae, Carangidae, Clupeidae, Ephippidae, Fistulariidae, Gerreidae, Gobiidae, Lethrinidae, Lutjanidae, Monacanthidae, Mugilidae, Mullidae, Pisces, Platycephalidae, Scaridae, Scorpaenidae, Siganidae, Sphyraenidae, Syngnathidae, Synodontidae, Terapontidae

Geographical coverage
ISW, Kenya, Gazi Creek

Temporal coverage
May 1990 - June 1990

Taxonomic coverage
Apogonidae Günther, 1859 [WoRMS]
Belonidae Bonaparte, 1835 [WoRMS]
Blenniidae Rafinesque, 1810 [WoRMS]
Carangidae Rafinesque, 1815 [WoRMS]
Clupeidae Cuvier, 1816 [WoRMS]
Ephippidae Bleeker, 1859 [WoRMS]
Fistulariidae Stark, 1828 [WoRMS]
Gerreidae Bleeker, 1859 [WoRMS]
Gobiidae Cuvier, 1816 [WoRMS]
Lethrinidae Bonaparte, 1831 [WoRMS]
Lutjanidae Gill, 1861 [WoRMS]
Monacanthidae Nardo, 1843 [WoRMS]
Mugilidae Jarocki, 1822 [WoRMS]
Mullidae Rafinesque, 1815 [WoRMS]
Pisces [WoRMS]
Platycephalidae Swainson, 1839 [WoRMS]
Scaridae Rafinesque, 1810 [WoRMS]
Scorpaenidae Risso, 1827 [WoRMS]
Siganidae Richardson, 1837 [WoRMS]
Sphyraenidae Rafinesque, 1815 [WoRMS]
Syngnathidae Bonaparte, 1831 [WoRMS]
Synodontidae Gill, 1861 [WoRMS]
Terapontidae Richardson, 1842 [WoRMS]

Parameters
Count of fish, Diet composition, Fish length, Stomach content

Contributors
Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute Mombasa Centre (KMFRI), moredata creator Vlaams Instituut voor de Zee (VLIZ), moredata manager

Publication
Based on this dataset:
Delbeke, K. (Ed.) (1991). Kenya - Belgium project in marine sciences "Higher Institute for Marine Sciences" VLIR - KMFRI Project and CEC Project "Dynamics and Assessment of Kenyan Mangrove Ecosystems" No. TS2-0240-C (GDF): Progress Report November 1990 -June 1991. Kenyan Belgian Cooperation in Marine Sciences: Brussel. 166 pp., more
Wakwabi, E.O. et al. (1991). The fish community in a mangrove ecosystem, in: Delbeke, K. (Ed.) (1991). Kenya - Belgium project in marine sciences "Higher Institute for Marine Sciences" VLIR - KMFRI Project and CEC Project "Dynamics and Assessment of Kenyan Mangrove Ecosystems" No. TS2-0240-C (GDF): Progress Report November 1990 -June 1991. pp. 62-66, more

Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Research: field survey
Metadatarecord created: 2013-11-29
Information last updated: 2016-04-19
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