Data sets

Holothurian (sea-cucumber) survey


Type
underwater
Subject
biological_organisms
Lifeform
sea_cucumber
Stress
over_fishing
Contact
Prof Andrew Price
Contact email
andrew.price@warwick.ac.uk
Start year
2006
End year
2010
Resource lineage
Data format
Description
Repeat surveys undertaken along 64 comparable 100 m 2 m transects during February 2010 revealed highest median abundance in the Great Chagos Bank, and also significant decline in abundance at Diego Garcia since 2006.A complete census of a large transect, 19 km 4 m, encircling Salomon atoll, revealed lower total holothurianabundance in 2010 (1661 individuals) than 2006 (2142 individuals).Dataset contains species level identifications.
Keywords
holothurians sea-cucumber census survey monitoring
Notes
Link
Local link
Latitude
0.00000000
Longitude
0.00000000
Status
OA
Clearance
0
Local link
Authors
Evans L , Hawkins J , Rowlands N , Price Andrew .