|Data Set General Information:|
||knb-lter-mcr.2003.2 (in the knb Catalog System)
These are field data from Moorea, French Polynesia regarding the population dynamics of
Diadema savignyi. Data were collected during the austral winters in 2009 and 2010. Four
datasets are provided: (1) recruitment data of Diadema savignyi over the course of ~9 weeks
during the austral winter of 2010, (2) predation data of adult Diadema using a tethering
experiment, (3) urchin abundance surveys for 2009 and 2010, and (4) a 9 week weekly survey
of newly recruited Diadema (test diameter). These data are part of a PhD dissertation.
Please contact me if you would like to have access to any of these datasets.
Data Set Citation
Key Words and Terms
||Diadema, Diadema savignyi, Sea urchins, Balistapus undulatus, Test diameter, Rubble, Demographics
|NBII Biocomplexity Thesaruus
||Abundance (organisms), Demography, Growth, Marine invertebrates, Populations, Predation, Recruitment, Surveys
|LTER Network Controlled Vocabulary
||predation, recruitment, abundance, aquatic, population dynamics
||MCR, LTER, Moorea Coral Reef LTER, French Polynesia, Moorea, University of California Santa Barbara, NSF, Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, Richard B. Gump South Pacific Research Station
|LTER Core Research Area
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