Dataset: octocoral survey - literature review
Deployment: Edmunds_VINP

Soft coral literature review
Principal Investigator: 
Peter J. Edmunds (California State University Northridge, CSU-Northridge)
Co-Principal Investigator: 
Howard Lasker (State University of New York at Buffalo, SUNY Buffalo)
Dr Lorenzo Bramanti (California State University Northridge, CSU-Northridge)
Dr Elizabeth Lenz (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 Date: 

A collection of peer-reviewed and selected gray literature on soft coral abundance and distribution. The compiled data were used to test for changes over time in abundance of octocorals at a regional scale.

Related reference:

2015    Lenz EA, Bramanti L, Lasker HR, Edmunds PJ. Long-term variation of octocoral populations in St. John, US Virgin Islands. Coral Reefs DOI 10.1007/s00338-015-1315-x

Related datasets:
octocoral survey - densities
octocoral survey - photoquadrats vs. in situ
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