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Onuminya T, Ogundipe O (2022): PHYTOPLANKTON AND FLORA COMPOSITION OF SOUTH WESTERN REGION OF THE NIGERIAN COASTAL ENVIRONMENTS. v1.7. University of Lagos. Dataset/Occurrence. https://ipt-nigeria.gbif.fr/resource?r=checklist_of_phyplankton_in_epe_lagoon&v=1.7
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This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: 0888a0e6-25fc-46e8-a8c7-d5a0fc591ed5. University of Lagos publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by GBIF Nigeria.
Checklist; Phytoplankton; Epe Lagoon; Lagos Lagoon; Lekki Lagoon; Apese lagoon; Ondo waters; Lagos flora; Yewa lagoon; Badagry lagoon; Observation
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The record covers Ijede, Itokin, Imope, Imoru, Ejirin jetty, Epe jetty, Abomiti, Imu, Saga river and Oshun river
|Bounding Coordinates||South West [6.392, 2.763], North East [8.331, 5.389]|
The data comprises of phytoplanktons and other floral diversity of the South Western Region of the Nigerian Coastal Environments.
|Class||Baccilariophyceae, Euglenophyceae, Cyanophyceae, Chlorophyceae, Trebouxiophyceae, Zynematophyceae, Dinophyceae, Magnoliopsida, Liliopsida|
|Start Date / End Date||1958-01-06 / 2016-03-31|
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|
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Random sampling was used
|Study Extent||Epe lagoon and its environs, Ondo, Oyo and Ogun states|
|Quality Control||Replication was done per site to ensure quality control|
Method step description:
- Twelve locations were identified for collection on a monthly basis throughout the study period.
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|Maintenance Description||Dates and Locations of the collections as well as number of individuals collected per location has been provided.|