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Macrofaunal composition and zonation on sandy beaches at Gazi, Kanamai and Malindi Bay Kenya between April and December 1986
Citable as data publication
Ruwa R.K.; Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute (KMFRI): Kenya; (2016): Macrofaunal composition and zonation on sandy beaches at Gazi, Kanamai and Malindi Bay Kenya between April and December 1986. https://doi.org/10.14284/103
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Description
List of macrofauna species present in 4 zones at the sandy beaches of Gazi, Kanamai and Malindi Bay. Study was carried out from April-December 1986. The data were digitized by VLIZ from the original report: Ruwa, R.K. (1987). Macrofaunal composition and zonation on sandy beaches at Gazi, Kanamai and Malindi Bay Kenya, in: Martens, E.E. (1987). Kenyan-Belgian Project in Marine Sciences: Second Quarterly Report. Pp. 81-93

Scope
Themes:
Biology > Benthos, Biology > Ecology - biodiversity, Biology > Invertebrates
Keywords:
Marine, ISW, Kenya, coast, Kanamai, ISW, kenya, coast, kwale, gazi bay, ISW, Kenya, coast, Malindi Bay, Macrofauna, Tide levels, Zonation, ISW, Kenya, Dotilla fenestrata Hilgendorf, 1869, Echinodiscus bisperforatus Leske, 1778, Macrophthalmus Desmarest, 1823, Nassarius Duméril, 1805, Natica Scopoli, 1777, Nerita Linnaeus, 1758, Scylla serrata (Forskål, 1775), Strombus Linnaeus, 1758, Thalamita crenata Rüppell, 1830, Uca Leach, 1814

Geographical coverage
ISW, Kenya Stations [Marine Regions]
Gazi Beach
Malindi Bay
Kanamai Beach

Temporal coverage
April 1986 - December 1986

Taxonomic coverage
Dotilla fenestrata Hilgendorf, 1869 [WoRMS]
Echinodiscus bisperforatus Leske, 1778 [WoRMS]
Macrophthalmus Desmarest, 1823 [WoRMS]
Nassarius Duméril, 1805 [WoRMS]
Natica Scopoli, 1777 [WoRMS]
Nerita Linnaeus, 1758 [WoRMS]
Scylla serrata (Forskål, 1775) [WoRMS]
Strombus Linnaeus, 1758 [WoRMS]
Thalamita crenata Rüppell, 1830 [WoRMS]
Uca Leach, 1814 [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

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

Publication
Based on this dataset:
Martens, E.E. (1987). Kenyan-Belgian Project in Marine Sciences: Second Quarterly Report. Kenyan Belgian Cooperation in Marine Sciences: Brussel. 144 pp., more
Ruwa, R.K. (1987). Macrofaunal composition and zonation on sandy beaches at Gazi, Kanamai and Malindi Bay Kenya, in: Martens, E.E. (1987). Kenyan-Belgian Project in Marine Sciences: Second Quarterly Report. pp. 81-93, more

Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Research: field survey
Metadatarecord created: 2013-11-12
Information last updated: 2016-04-15
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