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Cordio East Africa Reef Building Corals 2014
Citation
Obura D (2012) The Diversity and Biogeography of Western Indian Ocean Reef-Building Corals. Provided by CORDIO, East Africa. PLoS ONE 7(9): e45013. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0045013

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Description
CORDIO
 East
 Africa
 is
 a
 research
 organisation
 focused
 on
 marine
 and
 coastal
 ecosystems
 in
 the
 Western
Indian
 Ocean.
 We
 specialise
 in
 generating
 knowledge
 to
 find
 solutions
 that
 benefit
 both
 ecosystems 
and
 people. This dataset shows the diversity and biogeography of Western Indian Ocean reef-building corals.
Species diversity and distribution of reef-building corals. Twenty one locations were sampled between 2002 and 2011. Presence/absence of scleractinian corals was noted on SCUBA

Scope
Themes:
Biology > Invertebrates
Keywords:
Marine, ISW, West Indian Ocean, Cnidaria

Geographical coverage
ISW, West Indian Ocean [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
1 January 2001 - 1 January 2011

Taxonomic coverage
Cnidaria [WoRMS]

Parameter
Occurrence of biota

Contributors
Coastal Oceans Research and Development in the Indian Ocean; CORDIO East Africa, moredata creator

Related datasets
Published in:
AfrOBIS: African Ocean Biogeographic Information System, more

Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Research: field survey
Metadatarecord created: 2015-04-14
Information last updated: 2015-04-23
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