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Summary of benthos at Gazi Bay, Kenya (EC-project 1989-1992)
Citable as data publication
Schrijvers J.; Coomans A.; Vakgroep Biologie; Faculteit Wetenschappen. Ugent: Belgium; (2016): Summary of benthos at Gazi Bay, Kenya (EC-project 1989-1992). https://doi.org/10.14284/145
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Description
Benthos density and abiotic data for 12 sampling stations in Gazi Bay. The data were digitized by VLIZ from the original report: Schrijvers, J. (1991). Ecological study of the benthos of the mangroves and surrounding beaches at Gazi Bay, Kenya - a summary report. Thesis. Universiteit Gent - Faculteit Wetenschappen, Vakgroep Biologie: Gent. 18, 1 table, 25 figures pp. more

Summary of thesis "Ecologische studie van het benthos van de mangroves en aanpalende stranden van Gazi Bay, Kenia." This thesis is part of the EC-project "Dynamics and Assessment of the mangrove ecosystem in Kenya" (1989-1992).

Scope
Themes:
Biology > Benthos
Keywords:
Marine, Granulometry, Macrobenthos, Mangroves, Meiobenthos, Sediment analysis, ISW, Kenya, Coast, Gazi Bay, Annelida, Crustacea, Mollusca

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

Taxonomic coverage
Annelida [WoRMS]
Crustacea [WoRMS]
Mollusca [WoRMS]

Parameters
Gravel fraction, Macrobenthos density, Meiobenthos density, Organic matter (OM), Sand fraction, Silt content

Contributors
Universiteit Gent; Faculteit Wetenschappen; Vakgroep Biologie, moredata creator
Universiteit Gent; Faculteit Wetenschappen; Vakgroep Biologie; Onderzoeksgroep Mariene Biologie (MARBIOL), 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
Schrijvers, J. (1991). Ecological study of the benthos of the mangroves and surrounding beaches at Gazi Bay, Kenya. Summary. Thesis. Universiteit Gent - Faculteit Wetenschappen, Vakgroep Biologie: Gent. 18, 1 table, 25 figures pp., more

Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Research: field survey
Metadatarecord created: 2016-05-17
Information last updated: 2016-05-17
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