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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). https://doi.org/10.14284/168
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Description
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.

Scope
Themes:
Biology > Benthos, Biology > Ecology - biodiversity, Biology > Invertebrates
Keywords:
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 (Herbst, 1796), Eurycarcinus natalensis (Krauss, 1843), Macrophthalmus (Chaenostoma) boscii Audouin, 1826, Macrophthalmus (Macrophthalmus) milloti Crosnier, 1965, Scylla serrata (Forskål, 1775), Sesarma elongatum A. Milne-Edwards, 1869, Sesarma guttatum A. Milne-Edwards, 1869, Sesarma meinerti de Man, 1887, Thalamita crenata Rüppell, 1830, Uca (Austruca) annulipes (H. Milne Edwards, 1837), Uca (Paraleptuca) chlorophthalmus (H. Milne Edwards, 1837), Uca (Gelasimus) vocans (Linnaeus, 1758), Xanthidae MacLeay, 1838

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]

Parameters
Occurrence of biota, Presence/absence of biota, Salinity

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

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