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Distribution and abundance of corals along the Kenyan coast
Citable as data publication
Muthiga N.; Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute: Kenya; (2016): Distribution and abundance of corals along the Kenyan coast. http://dx.doi.org/10.14284/166
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Description
Tentative checklist of hermatypic coral species and distribution of coral genera along the Kenyan coast. The data were digitized by VLIZ from the original report: Polk, P. (Ed.) (1986). Kenya report. VUB: Brussel. 358 pp. more

The checklist includes corals identified in the field, and corals that are part of the KMFRI collection and the University of Nairobi, Zoology Department collection.

Scope
Themes:
Biology > Ecology - biodiversity, Biology > Invertebrates
Keywords:
Marine, Checklists, Coral reefs, Corals, ISW, Kenya, coast, Bamburi, ISW, Kenya, coast, Kanamai, ISW, Kenya, coast, Malindi, marine national park, ISW, Kenya, coast, shimoni, ISW, Kenya, Coast, Tiwi, ISW, Kenya, Coast, Diani, ISW, Kenya, Coast, Nyali, ISW, Kenya, Mida Creek, ISW, Kenyan Coast, Kenya, Kiunga Marine National Reserve, Acropora, Anthozoa, Favia, Millepora, Pocillopora, Porites, Scleractinia, Stylophora

Geographical coverage
ISW, Kenya, Coast, Diani
ISW, Kenya, Coast, Nyali [Marine Regions]
ISW, Kenya, Mida Creek [Marine Regions]
ISW, Kenyan Coast [Marine Regions]
Kenya, Kiunga Marine National Reserve

Taxonomic coverage
Acropora Oken, 1815 [WoRMS]
Anthozoa [WoRMS]
Favia Oken, 1815 [WoRMS]
[WoRMS]
Pocillopora Lamarck, 1816 [WoRMS]
Porites Link, 1807 [WoRMS]
Scleractinia [WoRMS]
Stylophora Schweigger, 1820 [WoRMS]

Parameter
Presence/absence of biota

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

Related datasets
Published in:
EurOBIS: European Ocean Biogeographic Information System, more

Publication
Based on this dataset:
Polk, P. (Ed.) (1986). Kenya report. VUB: Brussel. 358 pp., more

Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Research: field survey
Metadatarecord created: 2016-07-01
Information last updated: 2016-08-11
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