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Zooplankton and phytoplankton densities in the oyster farms of Gazi Creek (Kenya) sampled in October 1992
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Bollen A.; Polk P.; Faculteit Wetenschappen; Laboratorium voor Ecologie en Systematiek. VUB: Belgium; (2016): Zooplankton and phytoplankton densities in the oyster farms of Gazi Creek (Kenya) sampled in October 1992. https://doi.org/10.14284/149
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Description
Densities of phytoplankton and zooplankton sampled 2 days (06 and 12 October 1992) in the oyster farms at Gazi Creek (Kenya). The data were digitized by VLIZ from the original report: Bollen, A. (1993). Saccostrea cucullata (von Born, 1778): voedselaanwezigheid in een mangrovekreek (Gazi, Kenya) = Saccostrea cucullata (von Born, 1778): food availability in a mangrove creek (Gazi, Kenya). MSc Thesis. Vrije Universiteit Brussel: Brussel. 105 pp. more

Study of the food availability of the mangrove oyster, Saccostrea cucullata, in a mangrove creek in Gazi in the form of zooplankton, phytoplankton and determination of particulate carbon, dryweight and chlorophyll a,b in the waters between the shelves of the oyster farms.

Scope
Themes:
Biology > Ecology - biodiversity, Biology > Phytoplankton, Biology > Zooplankton
Keywords:
Marine, Food availability, Mangroves, Oyster culture, ISW, Kenya, Gazi Creek, Actinoptychus C.G. Ehrenberg, 1843, Amphipoda, Amphiprora C.G. Ehrenberg, 1843, Amphora C.G. Ehrenberg ex F.T. Kützing, 1844, Larvacea, Arachnida, Ascidiacea, Asterionella A.H. Hassall, 1850, Auricula A.F. Castracane, 1873, Bacillaria J.F. Gmelin, 1788, Bacillariophyceae, Bacteriastrum G. Shadbolt, 1854, Biddulphia S.F. Gray, 1821, Brachyura, Calanoida, Ceratium Schrank, 1793, Chaetoceros C.G. Ehrenberg, 1844, Chaetognatha, Chlorophyceae, Cirripedia, Copepoda, Coscinodiscus C.G. Ehrenberg, 1839, Ctenophora, Cyanophyceae, Cyclopoida, Cyclotella (F.T. Kützing) A. de Brébisson, 1838, Diatoma J.B.M. Bory de Saint-Vincent, 1824, Dinophyceae, Diploneis (C. G. Ehrenberg) P.T. Cleve, 1894, Gastropoda, Grammatophora C.G. Ehrenberg, 1840, Guinardia H. Peragallo, 1892, Gyrodinium Kofoid & Swezy, 1921, Gyrosigma A.H. Hassall, 1845, Hydrozoa, Isopoda, Licmophora C.A. Agardh, 1827, Lithodesmium C.G. Ehrenberg, 1839, Lyngbya C.Agardh ex Gomont, 1892, Melosira C.A. Agardh, 1824, Meridion C.A. Agardh, 1824, Merismopedia Meyen, 1839, Monstrilloida, Navicula J.B.M. Bory de Saint-Vincent, 1822, Nematoda, Nitzschiella L. Rabenhorst, 1864, Opephora P. Petit, 1888, Oscillatoria Vaucher ex Gomont, 1892, Ostracoda, Ostreidae Rafinesque, 1815, Pediastrum Meyen, 1829, Peridinium Ehrenberg, 1832, Pleurosigma W. Smith, 1852, Polychaeta, Pycnogonida, Rhaphoneis C.G. Ehrenberg, 1844, Rhizosolenia T. Brightwell, 1858, Saccostrea cuccullata [sic], Scenedesmus Meyen, 1829, Suctoria, Surirella P.J.F. Turpin, 1828, Tabellaria C.G. Ehrenberg ex F.T. Kützing, 1844, Tanaidacea, Tintinnida, Triceratium C.G. Ehrenberg, 1839, Tropidoneis P.T. Cleve, 1891

Geographical coverage
ISW, Kenya, Gazi Creek

Temporal coverage
6 October 1992 - 12 October 1992

Taxonomic coverage
Actinoptychus C.G. Ehrenberg, 1843 [WoRMS]
Amphipoda [WoRMS]
Amphiprora C.G. Ehrenberg, 1843 [WoRMS]
Amphora C.G. Ehrenberg ex F.T. Kützing, 1844 [WoRMS]
Larvacea [WoRMS]
Arachnida [WoRMS]
Ascidiacea [WoRMS]
Asterionella A.H. Hassall, 1850 [WoRMS]
Auricula A.F. Castracane, 1873 [WoRMS]
Bacillaria J.F. Gmelin, 1788 [WoRMS]
Bacillariophyceae [WoRMS]
Bacteriastrum G. Shadbolt, 1854 [WoRMS]
Biddulphia S.F. Gray, 1821 [WoRMS]
Brachyura [WoRMS]
Calanoida [WoRMS]
Ceratium Schrank, 1793 [WoRMS]
Chaetoceros C.G. Ehrenberg, 1844 [WoRMS]
Chaetognatha [WoRMS]
Chlorophyceae [WoRMS]
Cirripedia [WoRMS]
Copepoda [WoRMS]
Coscinodiscus C.G. Ehrenberg, 1839 [WoRMS]
Ctenophora [WoRMS]
Cyanophyceae [WoRMS]
Cyclopoida [WoRMS]
Cyclotella (F.T. Kützing) A. de Brébisson, 1838 [WoRMS]
Diatoma J.B.M. Bory de Saint-Vincent, 1824 [WoRMS]
Dinophyceae [WoRMS]
Diploneis (C. G. Ehrenberg) P.T. Cleve, 1894 [WoRMS]
Gastropoda [WoRMS]
Grammatophora C.G. Ehrenberg, 1840 [WoRMS]
Guinardia H. Peragallo, 1892 [WoRMS]
Gyrodinium Kofoid & Swezy, 1921 [WoRMS]
Gyrosigma A.H. Hassall, 1845 [WoRMS]
Hydrozoa [WoRMS]
Isopoda [WoRMS]
Licmophora C.A. Agardh, 1827 [WoRMS]
Lithodesmium C.G. Ehrenberg, 1839 [WoRMS]
Lyngbya C.Agardh ex Gomont, 1892 [WoRMS]
Melosira C.A. Agardh, 1824 [WoRMS]
Meridion C.A. Agardh, 1824 [WoRMS]
Merismopedia Meyen, 1839 [WoRMS]
Monstrilloida [WoRMS]
Navicula J.B.M. Bory de Saint-Vincent, 1822 [WoRMS]
Nematoda [WoRMS]
Nitzschiella L. Rabenhorst, 1864 [WoRMS]
Opephora P. Petit, 1888 [WoRMS]
Oscillatoria Vaucher ex Gomont, 1892 [WoRMS]
Ostracoda [WoRMS]
Ostreidae Rafinesque, 1815 [WoRMS]
Pediastrum Meyen, 1829 [WoRMS]
Peridinium Ehrenberg, 1832 [WoRMS]
Pleurosigma W. Smith, 1852 [WoRMS]
Polychaeta [WoRMS]
Pycnogonida [WoRMS]
Rhaphoneis C.G. Ehrenberg, 1844 [WoRMS]
Rhizosolenia T. Brightwell, 1858 [WoRMS]
Saccostrea cuccullata [sic] [WoRMS]
Scenedesmus Meyen, 1829 [WoRMS]
Suctoria [WoRMS]
Surirella P.J.F. Turpin, 1828 [WoRMS]
Tabellaria C.G. Ehrenberg ex F.T. Kützing, 1844 [WoRMS]
Tanaidacea [WoRMS]
Tintinnida [WoRMS]
Triceratium C.G. Ehrenberg, 1839 [WoRMS]
Tropidoneis P.T. Cleve, 1891 [WoRMS]

Parameters
Chlorophyll a, Chlorophyll b, Dry weight biomass, Microzooplankton density, Particulate Carbon, Particulate inorganic carbon (PIC), Particulate organic carbon (POC), Phytoplankton density

Contributors
Vlaams Instituut voor de Zee (VLIZ), moredata manager
Vrije Universiteit Brussel; Faculteit Wetenschappen; Vakgroep Biologie; Laboratorium voor Ecologie en Systematiek (ECOL), moredata creator

Related datasets
Parent dataset:
Historic Kenyan-Belgian research datasets, more
Published in:
EurOBIS: European Ocean Biogeographic Information System, more

Publication
Based on this dataset:
Bollen, A. (1993). Saccostrea cucullata (von Born, 1778): voedselaanwezigheid in een mangrovekreek (Gazi, Kenya) = Saccostrea cucullata (von Born, 1778): food availability in a mangrove creek (Gazi, Kenya). MSc Thesis. Vrije Universiteit Brussel: Brussel. 105 pp., more

Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Research: field survey
Metadatarecord created: 2016-06-01
Information last updated: 2016-06-01
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