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Species diversity, abundance and monthly occurrence of the fish species in Gazi creek sampled from March 1991 to April 1992
Citable as data publication
Ntiba M.J.; Wakwabi E.O.; Mwatha G.K.; Kimani E.; Department of Zoology, University of Nairobi; Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute: Kenya; (2016): Species diversity, abundance and monthly occurrence of the fish species in Gazi creek sampled from March 1991 to April 1992. https://doi.org/10.14284/165
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Description
Abundance and species richness of various fish families and monthly abundance data and length measurements of the identified fish species in Gazi Creek sampled from March 1991 to April 1992. 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 > Ecology - biodiversity, Biology > Fish
Keywords:
Marine, Fish community, Species composition, Species diversity, Species richness, ISW, Kenya, Gazi Creek, Acanthuridae Bonaparte, 1835, Acropomatidae Gill, 1893, Apogonidae Günther, 1859, Atherinidae Risso, 1827, Belonidae Bonaparte, 1835, Bothidae Smitt, 1892, Carangidae Rafinesque, 1815, Chaetodontidae Rafinesque, 1815, Chanidae Günther, 1868, Chirocentridae Bleeker, 1849, Clupeidae Cuvier, 1816, Dactylopteridae Gill, 1861, Diodontidae Bonaparte, 1835, Engraulidae Gill, 1861, Ephippidae Bleeker, 1859, Fistulariidae Stark, 1828, Gerreidae Bleeker, 1859, Gobiidae Cuvier, 1816, Haemulidae Gill, 1885, Hemiramphidae Gill, 1859, Kyphosidae Jordan, 1887, Labridae Cuvier, 1816, Leiognathidae Gill, 1893, Lethrinidae Bonaparte, 1831, Lobotidae Gill, 1861, Lutjanidae Gill, 1861, Monacanthidae Nardo, 1843, Monodactylidae Jordan & Evermann, 1898, Mugilidae Jarocki, 1822, Mullidae Rafinesque, 1815, Ostraciidae Rafinesque, 1810, Pisces, Platycephalidae Swainson, 1839, Plotosidae Bleeker, 1858, Pomacentridae Bonaparte, 1831, Scaridae Rafinesque, 1810, Scombridae Rafinesque, 1815, Scorpaenidae Risso, 1827, Siganidae Richardson, 1837, Sillaginidae Richardson, 1846, Soleidae Bonaparte, 1833, Sphyraenidae Rafinesque, 1815, Synodontidae Gill, 1861, Terapontidae Richardson, 1842, Triodontidae Bleeker, 1859

Geographical coverage
ISW, Kenya, Gazi Creek

Temporal coverage
March 1991 - April 1992
Monthly

Taxonomic coverage
Acanthuridae Bonaparte, 1835 [WoRMS]
Acropomatidae Gill, 1893 [WoRMS]
Apogonidae Günther, 1859 [WoRMS]
Atherinidae Risso, 1827 [WoRMS]
Belonidae Bonaparte, 1835 [WoRMS]
Bothidae Smitt, 1892 [WoRMS]
Carangidae Rafinesque, 1815 [WoRMS]
Chaetodontidae Rafinesque, 1815 [WoRMS]
Chanidae Günther, 1868 [WoRMS]
Chirocentridae Bleeker, 1849 [WoRMS]
Clupeidae Cuvier, 1816 [WoRMS]
Dactylopteridae Gill, 1861 [WoRMS]
Diodontidae Bonaparte, 1835 [WoRMS]
Engraulidae Gill, 1861 [WoRMS]
Ephippidae Bleeker, 1859 [WoRMS]
Fistulariidae Stark, 1828 [WoRMS]
Gerreidae Bleeker, 1859 [WoRMS]
Gobiidae Cuvier, 1816 [WoRMS]
Haemulidae Gill, 1885 [WoRMS]
Hemiramphidae Gill, 1859 [WoRMS]
Kyphosidae Jordan, 1887 [WoRMS]
Labridae Cuvier, 1816 [WoRMS]
Leiognathidae Gill, 1893 [WoRMS]
Lethrinidae Bonaparte, 1831 [WoRMS]
Lobotidae Gill, 1861 [WoRMS]
Lutjanidae Gill, 1861 [WoRMS]
Monacanthidae Nardo, 1843 [WoRMS]
Monodactylidae Jordan & Evermann, 1898 [WoRMS]
Mugilidae Jarocki, 1822 [WoRMS]
Mullidae Rafinesque, 1815 [WoRMS]
Ostraciidae Rafinesque, 1810 [WoRMS]
Pisces [WoRMS]
Platycephalidae Swainson, 1839 [WoRMS]
Plotosidae Bleeker, 1858 [WoRMS]
Pomacentridae Bonaparte, 1831 [WoRMS]
Scaridae Rafinesque, 1810 [WoRMS]
Scombridae Rafinesque, 1815 [WoRMS]
Scorpaenidae Risso, 1827 [WoRMS]
Siganidae Richardson, 1837 [WoRMS]
Sillaginidae Richardson, 1846 [WoRMS]
Soleidae Bonaparte, 1833 [WoRMS]
Sphyraenidae Rafinesque, 1815 [WoRMS]
Synodontidae Gill, 1861 [WoRMS]
Terapontidae Richardson, 1842 [WoRMS]
Triodontidae Bleeker, 1859 [WoRMS]

Parameters
Abundance, Total length

Contributors
Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute Mombasa Centre (KMFRI), moredata creator University of Nairobi; Dep. Of Zoology, 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: 2016-06-30
Information last updated: 2016-06-30
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