The data in this checklist 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 307 records.
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Please be aware, this is an old version of the dataset. Researchers should cite this work as follows:
Ogundipe T, Ogundipe O (2022): A Checklist of Zooplanktons, Macrobenthos and Animals of South Western Region of the Nigerian Coastal Environments. v1.0. University of Lagos. Dataset/Checklist. http://ipt-nigeria.gbif.fr/resource?r=swanimalschecklist&v=1.0
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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.
This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: ce8ca286-d7d0-433d-8487-949dff1b0311. University of Lagos publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by GBIF Nigeria.
Checklist; Zooplanktons; Reptiles; Fishes; Macrobenthos; Mammals; Crustaceans; Birds; Derivedfromoccurrence
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This record covers south western states of Nigeria.
|Bounding Coordinates||South West [6.392, 2.637], North East [8.385, 5.614]|
The data comprises of members of the Kingdom Protozoa, Animalia (including Molluscs, Reptiles, Pisces, Aves, Mammals, Rotifers, Cnidarians) and Chromista.
|Phylum||AVES, Arthropoda, Chordata, Cnidaria, Rotifera, Ctenophora, Ciliophora, Amoebozoa|
|Start Date / End Date||1958-01-06 / 2016-05-31|
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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