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Seagrasses and macroalgae of the Eastern and Western creek of Gazi Bay (September-December 1991)
Citable as data publication
van Avesaath P.H.; van der Velde G.; Coppejans E.; Laboratory of Aquatic Ecology; Catholic University of Nijmegen: The Netherlands; Laboratory for Plant Morphology, Systematic and Ecology; University of Ghent: Belgium; (2016): Seagrasses and macroalgae of the Eastern and Western creek of Gazi Bay (September-December 1991). https://doi.org/10.14284/163
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Availability: Creative Commons License This dataset is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

Description
Species composition and biomass of the dominant seagrass and macroalgae communities of the Eastern and Western creek of Gazi Bay sampled between September until december 1991. The data were digitized by VLIZ from the original report: Polk, P.; Okemwa, E. N. (1993). Dynamics and assessment of Kenyan mangrove ecosystems n° TS2-0240-C (GDF): final report (April 1993). Vrije Universiteit Brussel: Brussel. 244 pp.

Scope
Themes:
Biology > Macroalgae, Biology > Plants, Biology > Productivity - biomass
Keywords:
Marine, Creek, Macroalgae, Seagrasses, Species composition, Vegetation types, ISW, Kenya, Gazi Bay, Acanthophora spicifera (M.Vahl) Børgesen, 1910, Avrainvillea Decaisne, 1842, Caulerpa J.V. Lamouroux, 1809, Chaetomorpha crassa (C.Agardh) Kützing, 1845, Cymodocea Leach, 1818, Cystoseira C.Agardh, 1820, Dictyota J.V.Lamouroux, 1809, Enhalus acoroides (Linnaeus f.) Royle, 1839, Gracilaria Greville, 1830, Halimeda J.V.Lamouroux, 1812, Halodule uninervis (Forsskål) Ascherson, 1882, Halophila ovalis (R.Brown) J.D.Hooker, 1858, Halophila stipulacea (Forsskål) Ascherson, 1867, Hypnea cornuta (Kützing) J.Agardh, 1851, Jania J.V.Lamouroux, 1812, Padina Adanson, 1763, Sargassum C.Agardh, 1820, Thalassia hemprichii (Ehrenberg) Ascherson, 1871, Thalassodendron ciliatum (Forsskål) den Hartog, 1970

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

Temporal coverage
September 1991 - December 1991

Taxonomic coverage
Acanthophora spicifera (M.Vahl) Børgesen, 1910 [WoRMS]
Avrainvillea Decaisne, 1842 [WoRMS]
Caulerpa J.V. Lamouroux, 1809 [WoRMS]
Chaetomorpha crassa (C.Agardh) Kützing, 1845 [WoRMS]
Cymodocea Leach, 1818 [WoRMS]
Cystoseira C.Agardh, 1820 [WoRMS]
Dictyota J.V.Lamouroux, 1809 [WoRMS]
Enhalus acoroides (Linnaeus f.) Royle, 1839 [WoRMS]
Gracilaria Greville, 1830 [WoRMS]
Halimeda J.V.Lamouroux, 1812 [WoRMS]
Halodule uninervis (Forsskål) Ascherson, 1882 [WoRMS]
Halophila ovalis (R.Brown) J.D.Hooker, 1858 [WoRMS]
Halophila stipulacea (Forsskål) Ascherson, 1867 [WoRMS]
Hypnea cornuta (Kützing) J.Agardh, 1851 [WoRMS]
Jania J.V.Lamouroux, 1812 [WoRMS]
Padina Adanson, 1763 [WoRMS]
Sargassum C.Agardh, 1820 [WoRMS]
Thalassia hemprichii (Ehrenberg) Ascherson, 1871 [WoRMS]
Thalassodendron ciliatum (Forsskål) den Hartog, 1970 [WoRMS]

Parameters
Dry weight biomass, Presence/absence of biota

Contributors
Katholieke Universiteit Nijmegen; Afdeling Aquatische Oecologie en Milieubiologie, moredata creator Universiteit Gent; Faculteit Wetenschappen; Vakgroep Biologie; Laboratorium Plantkunde, moredata creator Vlaams Instituut voor de Zee (VLIZ), moredata manager

Related datasets
Parent dataset:
Historic Kenyan-Belgian research datasets, more

Publication
Based on this dataset:
Polk, P.; Okemwa, E. N. (1993). Dynamics and assessment of Kenyan mangrove ecosystems n° TS2-0240-C (GDF): final report (April 1993). Vrije Universiteit Brussel: Brussel. 244 pp., more

Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Research: field survey
Metadatarecord created: 2016-06-23
Information last updated: 2016-06-23
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