Occurrence

PHYTOPLANKTON AND FLORA COMPOSITION OF SOUTH WESTERN REGION OF THE NIGERIAN COASTAL ENVIRONMENTS

Latest version published by University of Lagos on 21 July 2022 University of Lagos
This is a checklist of Pyhtoplanktons in Lagos, Epe and Lekki lagoon as observed through sampling of the environment from November 2012 to April 2014
Publication date:
21 July 2022
Hosted by:
University of Lagos
License:
CC-BY 4.0

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How to cite

Researchers should cite this work as follows:

Onuminya T, Ogundipe O (2022): PHYTOPLANKTON AND FLORA COMPOSITION OF SOUTH WESTERN REGION OF THE NIGERIAN COASTAL ENVIRONMENTS. v1.6. University of Lagos. Dataset/Occurrence. http://ipt-nigeria.gbif.fr/resource?r=checklist_of_phyplankton_in_epe_lagoon&v=1.6

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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: 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.

Keywords

Checklist; Phytoplankton; Epe Lagoon; Lagos Lagoon; Lekki Lagoon; Apese lagoon; Ondo waters; Lagos flora; Yewa lagoon; Badagry lagoon; Observation

Contacts

Who created the resource:

Temitope Onuminya
Associate Professor
University of Lagos
Department of Botany University of Lagos
23401 Akoka
Lagos
NG
+2347030241452
http://www.unilag.edu.ng/botany
Oluwatoyin Ogundipe
Professor
University of Lagos
Department of Botany, University of Lagos
23401 Akoka
Lagos
NG
+2348023201618
http://cebcem.unilag.edu.ng

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Olakunbi Kunrunmi

Who filled in the metadata:

Temitope Onuminya
Associate Professor
University of Lagos
Department of Botany University of Lagos
23401 Akoka
Lagos
NG
http://www.unilag.edu.ng/botany

Who else was associated with the resource:

Author
Olakunbi Kunrunmi
Publisher
Temitope Onuminya
Associate Professor
University of Lagos
DEPARTMENT OF BOTANY
23401 AKOKA
LAGOS
NG
+2347030241452
http://www.unilag.edu.ng/botany
Curator
George Nodza
Dr
University of Lagos
Department of Botany
23401 Akoka
Lagos
NG

Geographic Coverage

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]

Taxonomic Coverage

The data comprises of phytoplanktons and other floral diversity of the South Western Region of the Nigerian Coastal Environments.

Phylum  Tracheophyta,  Ochrophyta
Class  Baccilariophyceae,  Euglenophyceae,  Cyanophyceae,  Chlorophyceae,  Trebouxiophyceae,  Zynematophyceae,  Dinophyceae,  Magnoliopsida,  Liliopsida

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:

Sampling Methods

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:

  1. Twelve locations were identified for collection on a monthly basis throughout the study period.

Bibliographic Citations

  1. OA KUNRUNMI AND TA ADESALU (2019). SEASONAL AND SUCCESSIONAL PATTERNS OF PHYTOPLANKTON IN EPE LAGOON, LAGOS, NIGERIA. AFRICAN JOURNAL OF AQUATIC SCIENCE, 44 (4): 349 -360. Doore, MPO, 2022. 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. Akin-Oriola, G.A. (2003). Onteh Phytoplankton of Awba reservoir, Ibadan, Nigeria. Rev. Biol. Trop. 51(1): 99-114 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. Adesalu, T.A | Nwankwo, D.I (2009). A Checklist of Lekki Lagoon Diatoms. International Journal of Botany, 5(2): 126-134. Onyema, I.C., | Nwankwo, D.I., | Oduleye, T. Onyema, I.C (2009). The water Chemistry, Phytoplankton Biomass (Chlorophyii a), Episammic and Periphytic Algae of the Apese Lagoon, Lagos. Report and Opinion, 2009;1(5), 31 - 40. Adesalu, T.A | Nwankwo, D.I (2009). A Checklist of Lekki Lagoon Diatoms. International Journal of Botany, 5(2): 126-134. Onyema, I.C (2013). The Water Quality Conditions and Phytoplankton of Two Mamgroove Creeks and an Adjoining Lagoon. Research Journal of Pharmaceutical, Biological and Chemical Sciences. 4(3): 627- 638. "Onuoha, P.C | Nwankwo, D.I. | Vyverman, W. (2010). A checklist of phytoplankton species of Ologe Lagon, Lagos south-western Nigeria. Journal of American Science, 6(9):297-400" Effiong, K.S | Inyang, A.I (2016). Diversity of Phytoplankton in Iragbo Part of Yewa Lagoon SouthWest, Nigeria. American Journal of Bioscience, 4(4): 41-48. Adejumobi, K.O | Nwankwo, D.I | Adedipe, J. (2019). Environmental characteristics, plankton diversity and seasonal variation at the Makoko creek. International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies, 7(3): 203-212. Ajuzie, C.C. | Houvenaghel, G.T. (2009). Preliminary survey of potentially harmful dinoflagellates in Nigeria's coastal waters. Fottea 9(1): 107–120 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.

Additional Metadata

Maintenance Description Dates and Locations of the collections as well as number of individuals collected per location has been provided.
Alternative Identifiers 0888a0e6-25fc-46e8-a8c7-d5a0fc591ed5
http://ipt-nigeria.gbif.fr/resource?r=checklist_of_phyplankton_in_epe_lagoon