Occurrence

Zooplanktons, Macrobenthos and Animals of South Western Region of the Nigerian Coastal Environments

Latest version published by University of Lagos on 17 June 2022 University of Lagos
This is a compilation of animals found in the south western region of the Nigerian Coastal Environments.
Publication date:
17 June 2022
Hosted by:
University of Lagos
License:
CC-BY 4.0

Data Records

The data in this occurrence resource has been published as a Darwin Core Archive (DwC-A), which is a standardized format for sharing biodiversity data as a set of one or more data tables. The core data table contains 1,353 records.

This IPT archives the data and thus serves as the data repository. The data and resource metadata are available for download in the downloads section. The versions table lists other versions of the resource that have been made publicly available and allows tracking changes made to the resource over time.

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Versions

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How to cite

Researchers should cite this work as follows:

Onuminya T, Ogundipe O (2022): Zooplanktons, Macrobenthos and Animals of South Western Region of the Nigerian Coastal Environments. v1.0. University of Lagos. Dataset/Occurrence. http://ipt-nigeria.gbif.fr/resource?r=swanimals&v=1.0

Rights

Researchers should respect the following rights statement:

The publisher and rights holder of this work is University of Lagos. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (CC-BY) 4.0 License.

GBIF Registration

This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: 47f75ea9-ad74-47ab-919a-b8c8d4f1fce3.  University of Lagos publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by GBIF Nigeria.

Keywords

Occurrence; Zooplanktons; Reptiles; Fishes; Macrobenthos; Mammals; Crustaceans; Birds; Observation

Contacts

Who created the resource:

Temitope Onuminya
Associate Professor
University of Lagos
DEPARTMENT OF BOTANY
23401 AKOKA
LAGOS
NG
+2347030241452
Oluwatoyin Ogundipe
Professor
University of Lagos
DEPARTMENT OF BOTANY
23401 AKOKA
LAGOS
NG
+2348023201618

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Temitope Onuminya
Associate Professor
University of Lagos
DEPARTMENT OF BOTANY
23401 AKOKA
LAGOS
NG
+2347030241452

Who filled in the metadata:

Oluwatoyin Onuminya
Associate Professor
University of Lagos
DEPARTMENT OF BOTANY
23401 AKOKA
LAGOS
NG
+2347030241452

Who else was associated with the resource:

Point Of Contact
Temitope Onuminya
Associate Professor
University of Lagos
DEPARTMENT OF BOTANY
23401 AKOKA
LAGOS
NG
+2347030241452
Principal Investigator
Oluwatoyin Ogundipe
Professor
University of Lagos
DEPARTMENT OF BOTANY
23401 AKOKA
LAGOS
NG
+2348023201618

Geographic Coverage

The record covers south western states of Nigeria.

Bounding Coordinates South West [6.359, 2.714], North East [8.429, 5.669]

Taxonomic Coverage

The data comprises of members of the Kingdom Protozoa, Animalia (including Molluscs, Reptiles, Pisces, Aves, Mammals, Rotifers, Cnidarians) and Chromista.

Phylum  Arthropoda,  Chordata,  Cnidaria,  Rotifera,  Ctenophora,  Ciliophora,  Amoebozoa
Class  AVES

Temporal Coverage

Start Date / End Date 1958-01-06 / 2016-03-31

Project Data

Mobilization of Nigerian Coastal Biodiversity Data for Publication to GBIF

Title Implementation of the Biodiversity Information and data System for Coastal Ecosystems in Nigeria - BID-AF2020-022-NAC
Identifier BID-AF2020-022-NAC
Funding GBIF-BID Grant

The personnel involved in the project:

Bibliographic Citations

  1. Ajibare, A.O | Olawusi-Peters, O.O | Bello-Olusoji, O.A. (2019). Plankton Dynamics as Pollution Indicator in the Coastal Waters of Ondo State, Nigeria. International Journal of Fisheries and Aquaculture Research. 5(1): 22-31.
  2. Akinwunmi et al.
  3. Balogun, K.J | Ajani, E.K (2021). Assessment of Zooplankton community in an anthropogenic-disturbance coastal creek, southwest Nigeria. Archives of Agriculture and Environmental Science 6(2): 160-169.
  4. Doore, MPO. 2022. Biodiversity of Lagos State.
  5. Emmanuel, B.E | Onyema, I.C. (2007). The Plankton and Fishes of a Tropical Creek in South-Western Nigeria. Turkish Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 7: 105-113.
  6. Emmanuel, B.E | Ogunwenmo, C.A (2010). The Macrobenthos and the Fishes of a Tropical Estuarine Creek in Lagos, South-Western Nigeria. Reports and Opinon, 2(1).
  7. Olawusi-Peters, O.O | Ajibare, A.O. (2014). Species richness, diversity and abundance of some Decapod Crustaceans in coastal waters of Ondo State, South West, Nigeria. International Journal of Fauna and Biological Studies, 1 (5): 44-53
  8. Onyema, I.C | Ojo, A.A (2008). The Zooplankton and Phytoplankton biomass in a tropical creek, in relation to water quality indices, Life Science Journal, 5(4): 75-82.
  9. Onyema,I.C | Nwabuzor, E.J | Igwe, C.O. (2014). The water Quality Phytoplankton and Zooplankton of the Lower Ogun River Lagos. International Journal of Life Sciences, 3(2): 16-25.

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