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Ecomorphology of the mangrove oyster Crassostrea cucullata in a mangrove swamp in Gazi (Kenya) in May 1991
Citable as data publication
Joseck D.M.; Vanden Berghe E.; Zoology Department. University of Nairobi: Kenya; (2016): Ecomorphology of the mangrove oyster Crassostrea cucullata in a mangrove swamp in Gazi (Kenya) in May 1991. https://doi.org/10.14284/86
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Description
Data on environmental factors, physical properties and live biomass of Crassostrea cucullata species sampled in a mangrove swamp in Gazi (May 1991). The data were digitized by VLIZ from the original report: Joseck, D. M. (1991). Aspects of ecomorphology of the mangrove oyster, Crassostrea cucullata, BORN (Bivalvia). BSc Thesis. University of Nairobi/KBP Kenya: Nairobi. 55 pp.

Scope
Themes:
Biology > Productivity - biomass
Keywords:
Marine, Mangrove swamps, Oysters, ISW, Kenya, Gazi, Saccostrea cuccullata (Born, 1778)

Geographical coverage
ISW, Kenya, Gazi

Temporal coverage
May 1991

Taxonomic coverage
Saccostrea cuccullata (Born, 1778) [WoRMS]

Parameters
Dry weight biomass, Shell length, Shell weight

Contributors
University of Nairobi; Dep. Of Zoology, moredata creator
Vlaams Instituut voor de Zee (VLIZ), moredata manager

Related datasets
Parent dataset:
Historical Kenyan-Belgian research datasets (1873-1999), more
Published in:
EurOBIS: European Ocean Biogeographic Information System, more

Publication
Based on this dataset
Joseck, D. M. (1991). Aspects of ecomorphology of the mangrove oyster, Crassostrea cucullata, Born (Bivalvia). BSc Thesis. University of Nairobi/KBP Kenya: Nairobi. 55 pp., more

Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Research: field survey
Metadatarecord created: 2013-11-18
Information last updated: 2016-03-21
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