This is a compilation of animals found in the south southern region of the Nigerian Coastal Environments.
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 883 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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Researchers should cite this work as follows:
Onuminya T, Ogundipe O (2022): A Record of Fauna in South-Southern Region of the Nigerian Coastal Environments. v1.2. University of Lagos. Dataset/Occurrence. https://ipt-nigeria.gbif.fr/resource?r=ssanimals&v=1.2
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This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: f83035bf-bcc7-45b1-87e6-ccd7d9922eed. University of Lagos publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by GBIF Nigeria.
Occurrence; Insects; Reptiles; Fishes; Macrobenthos; Mammals; Crustaceans; Birds; Observation
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The record covers Delta, Edo, Rivers, Cross River, Bayelsa and Akwa-Ibom States within the south southern region of Nigeria.
|Bounding Coordinates||South West [4.325, 5.054], North East [6.359, 9.042]|
The data comprises of Arthropods, Molluscs, Cnidarians, Rotifers and Chordates found in south-south Nigerian Coast.
|Phylum||Arthropoda, Chordata, Mollusca, Cnidaria|
|Class||Insecta, Gastropoda, Arachnida, Actinopterygii, Sarcopterygii, Hexanauplia, Hydrozoa, Eurotatoria, Aves, Malacostraca, Branchiopoda|
|Start Date / End Date||1992-03-01 / 2017-03-01|
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|
|Study Area Description||Nigerian Coastal Environments|
The personnel involved in the project:
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