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Length, width and weight of Echinotrix diadema and E. Calamaris species sampled in Mombasa Marine National Park (Kenya) from December 1994 to March 1995
Citable as data publication
Samyn Y.; Daro N.; Laboratorium voor Ecologie en Systematiek; Vakgroep Biologie; Faculteit Wetenschappen. Vrije Universiteit Brussel: Belgium; (2016): Length, width and weight of Echinotrix diadema and E. Calamaris species sampled in Mombasa Marine National Park (Kenya) from December 1994 to March 1995. http://dx.doi.org/10.14284/88
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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 length, width and weight measurements of Echinotrix diadema and E. Calamaris sampled in Mombasa Marine National Park (Kenya) from December 1994 to March 1995. Animals were collected collected at low tide in the reef lagoon and in the channel on the Northern side of Mombasa island, in front of the Kenya Marine Fishery and Research Institute (K.M.F.R.I.). Collection was done while snorkeling, no SCUBA was used. The data were digitized by VLIZ from the original report: Samyn, Y. (1995). Reproduction of two non-commercial sea urchins (Echinodermata: Echinoidea) in the Mombasa Marine National Park, Kenya. MSc Thesis. Vrije Universiteit Brussel: Brussel. 134 pp.

Scope
Themes:
Biology > Invertebrates
Keywords:
Marine, ISW, Kenya, coast, Mombasa, marine national park, Sea urchins, ISW, Kenya, Echinoidea, Echinothrix calamaris, Echinothrix diadema

Geographical coverage
ISW, Kenya Stations [Marine Regions]
Mombasa Marine National Park

Temporal coverage
30 December 1994 - 17 March 1995
Weekly

Taxonomic coverage
Echinoidea [WoRMS]
Echinothrix calamaris (Pallas, 1774) [WoRMS]
Echinothrix diadema (Linnaeus, 1758) [WoRMS]

Parameters
Fresh weight, Length, Width

Contributors
Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS), moredata creator Vlaams Instituut voor de Zee (VLIZ), moredata manager
Vrije Universiteit Brussel; Faculteit Wetenschappen; Vakgroep Biologie; Laboratorium voor Ecologie en Systematiek (ECOL), moredata creator

Publication
Based on this dataset:
Samyn, Y. (1995). Reproduction of two non-commercial sea urchins (Echinodermata: Echinoidea) in the Mombasa Marine National Park, Kenya. MSc Thesis. Vrije Universiteit Brussel: Brussel. 134 pp., more

Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Research: field survey
Metadatarecord created: 2013-12-09
Information last updated: 2016-03-23
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