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Dataset: octocoral - sp. abundance and distribution
Deployment: Edmunds_StThomas

Octocorals, scleractinia, macroalgae survey - species abundance and distribution, St. John and St. Thomas, USVI, 2011
Principal Investigator: 
Dr Peter J Edmunds (California State University Northridge, CSU-Northridge)
Co-Principal Investigator: 
Dr Howard Lasker (State University of New York at Buffalo, SUNY - Buffalo)
Scientist: 
Dr Georgios Tsounis (California State University Northridge, CSU-Northridge)
BCO-DMO Data Manager: 
Nancy Copley (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, WHOI BCO-DMO)
Current State: 
Final no updates expected
Version: 
2016-01-06
Version Date: 
2016-01-06
Description

Photoquadrats recorded in 2011 on north and south shores of St. John and St. Thomas, USVI, were used to quantify octocoral and scleractinian abundance with generic resolution.

Related reference:

Edmunds PJ, Tsounis G, Lasker HR (2015) Differential distribution of octocorals and scleractinians around St. John and St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands. Hydrobiologia. doi: 10.1007/s10750-015-2555-z

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