Occurrence

PHYTOPLANKTON COMPOSITION OF LAGOS, EPE AND LEKKI LAGOON

Version 1.1 published by University of Lagos on 27 February 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:
27 February 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 221 records.

1 extension data tables also exist. An extension record supplies extra information about a core record. The number of records in each extension data table is illustrated below.

  • Occurrence (core)
    221
  • Taxon 
    221

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

Please be aware, this is an old version of the dataset.  Researchers should cite this work as follows:

Onuminya T, Ogundipe O, Kunrunmi O, (2022): PHYTOPLANKTON COMPOSITION OF LAGOS, EPE AND LEKKI LAGOON. v1.1. University of Lagos. Dataset/Checklist. http://ipt-nigeria.gbif.fr/resource?r=checklist_of_phyplankton_in_epe_lagoon&v=1.1

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: 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; Derivedfromoccurrence

Contacts

Who created the resource:

Temitope Onuminya
Senior Lecturer
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

Who else was associated with the resource:

Author
Olakunbi Kunrunmi
Author
Taofikat Adesalu
Associate Professor
University of Lagos
Department of Botany University of Lagos
23401 Akoka
Lagos
NG
http://www.unilag.edu.ng/botany

Geographic Coverage

The record covers Ijede, Itokin, Imope, Imoru, Ejirin jetty, Epe jetty, Abomiti, Imu, Saga river and Oshun river

Bounding Coordinates South West [6.551, 3.937], North East [6.637, 4.081]

Taxonomic Coverage

The data covers algae in the Divisions Chlorophyta, Dinophyta, Baccillariophyta and Cyanophyta.

Class  Baccilariophyceae,  Euglenophyceae,  Cyanophyceae,  Chlorophyceae,  Trebouxiophyceae,  Zynematophyceae,  Dinophyceae

Temporal Coverage

Start Date / End Date 2012-11-06 / 2014-02-22

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
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.

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