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Data set name

Difference in usage of natural, reforested and degraded mangroves by the icthyofauna in Gazi Bay, Kenya

Data holding centreFlanders Marine Institute
CountryBelgium  Belgium
Time period2006
OngoingNo
Geographical area

ISW, Kenya - Gazi Bay

Observations 
Parameters

Fish morphology, age and physiology; Fish abundance in water bodies; Fish taxonomy-related ash-free dry weight biomass per unit area of the bed; Fish taxonomy-related counts; Fishery characterisation; Unspecified

Description 
Summary

A field survey was conducted in Gazi bay (Kenya) to evaluate the importance of mangals as feeding grounds for fish and to examine the impact of deforestation and restoration on the icthyofauna. Results of this research can be found in this database.

OriginatorsGhent University, Department of Biology, Marine Biology Section
Availability 
OrganisationFlanders Marine Institute
AvailabilityUnrestricted
Administration 
Collating centreFlanders Marine Institute
Local identifier1287
Global identifier5554
Last revised2011-05-06