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Abundance and habitat of echinoderms collected during the Bangor-Watamu Expedition in 1969
Citable as data publication
Humphreys W.F.; Western Australia Museum: Australia; (2016): Abundance and habitat of echinoderms collected during the Bangor-Watamu Expedition in 1969. https://doi.org/10.14284/97
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Availability: Creative Commons License This dataset is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

Description
This dataset contains presence-absence data, abundance and habitat descriptions for echinoderm species collected during the Bangor-Watamu Expedition in 1969. The data were digitized by VLIZ from the original report: Humphreys, W.F. (1981). The echinoderms of Kenya's marine parks and adjacent regions. Koninklijk Museum voor Midden-Afrika: zoologische documentatie = Musée Royal de l'Afrique Centrale: documentation zoologique, 19. Koninklijk Museum voor Midden-Afrika: Tervuren. 39 pp.

Scope
Themes:
Biology > Benthos, Biology > Ecology - biodiversity, Biology > Invertebrates
Keywords:
Marine/Coastal, Digitization, Marine parks, Museum collections, EurOBIS calculated BBOX, ISW, Kenya, Coast, Watamu, ISW, Kenya, Mida Creek, Kenya, Kilifi, Asteroidea, Crinoidea, Echinodermata, Echinoidea, Holothuroidea, Ophiuroidea

Geographical coverage
EurOBIS calculated BBOX Stations
Bounding Box
Coordinates: MinLong: 39,15; MinLat: -6,1833 - MaxLong: 41,0538; MaxLat: -2,1173 [WGS84]
ISW, Kenya, Coast, Watamu
ISW, Kenya, Mida Creek [Marine Regions]
Kenya, Kilifi [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
1969

Taxonomic coverage
Asteroidea [WoRMS]
Crinoidea [WoRMS]
Echinodermata [WoRMS]
Echinoidea [WoRMS]
Holothuroidea [WoRMS]
Ophiuroidea [WoRMS]

Parameters
Abundance, Habitat type, Presence/absence of biota

Contributors
Vlaams Instituut voor de Zee (VLIZ), moredata manager
Western Australia Museum, moredata creator

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

Publication
Based on this dataset
Humphreys, W.F. (1981). The echinoderms of Kenya's marine parks and adjacent regions. Koninklijk Museum voor Midden-Afrika: zoologische documentatie = Musée Royal de l'Afrique Centrale: documentation zoologique, 19. Koninklijk Museum voor Midden-Afrika: Tervuren. 39 pp., more

Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Research: field survey
Metadatarecord created: 2013-11-04
Information last updated: 2022-07-20
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