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Faunal species composition of brackish water crabs at Gazi, Kanamai, Bamburi and Mkomani (Kenya)
Citable as data publication
Ruwa R.K.; Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute: Kenya; (2016): Faunal species composition of brackish water crabs at Gazi, Kanamai, Bamburi and Mkomani (Kenya).

Availability: Creative Commons License This dataset is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

Occurrence (presence/absence) of the crabs at Kanamai Beach, Bamburi, Mkomani and the Gazi mangrove forest, and salinity measurements at various seepage points in Gazi, Nyali, Bamburi, Kanamai, Mkomani, Shelly and Tiwi measured during the months of June, July and August 1985. The data were digitized by VLIZ from the original report: Polk, P. (Ed.) (1986). Kenya report. VUB: Brussel. 358 pp.

Biology > Benthos, Biology > Ecology - biodiversity, Biology > Invertebrates
Brackish water, Terrestrial, Brackishwater crab, ISW, Kenya, coast, Bamburi, ISW, Kenya, coast, Kanamai, ISW, Kenya, coast, Mkomani, ISW, Kenya, Coast, Shelly, ISW, Kenya, Coast, Tiwi, Mangrove forests, Seepage, Species diversity, ISW, Kenya, Coast, Nyali, ISW, Kenya, Gazi, Brachyura, Cardisoma carnifex, Eurycarcinus natalensis, Macrophthalmus boscii, Macrophthalmus milloti, Scylla serrata, Sesarma elongatum, Sesarma guttatum, Sesarma meinerti, Thalamita crenata, Uca annulipes, Uca chlorophthalmus, Uca vocans, Xanthidae

Geographical coverage
ISW, Kenya, Coast, Nyali [Marine Regions]
ISW, Kenya, Gazi

Temporal coverage
2 June 1985 - 18 June 1986

Taxonomic coverage
Brachyura [WoRMS]
Cardisoma carnifex (Herbst, 1796) [WoRMS]
Eurycarcinus natalensis (Krauss, 1843) [WoRMS]
Macrophthalmus (Chaenostoma) boscii Audouin, 1826 [WoRMS]
Macrophthalmus (Macrophthalmus) milloti Crosnier, 1965 [WoRMS]
Scylla serrata (Forskål, 1775) [WoRMS]
Sesarma elongatum A. Milne-Edwards, 1869 [WoRMS]
Sesarma guttatum A. Milne-Edwards, 1869 [WoRMS]
Sesarma meinerti de Man, 1887 [WoRMS]
Thalamita crenata Rüppell, 1830 [WoRMS]
Uca (Austruca) annulipes (H. Milne Edwards, 1837) [WoRMS]
Uca (Paraleptuca) chlorophthalmus (H. Milne Edwards, 1837) [WoRMS]
Uca (Gelasimus) vocans (Linnaeus, 1758) [WoRMS]
Xanthidae MacLeay, 1838 [WoRMS]

Occurrence of biota, Presence/absence of biota, Salinity

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

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: 2016-07-05
Information last updated: 2016-07-05
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