MarineGEO visual diver surveys of fish communities around Carrie Bow Cay, Belize, 2015

Sampling event
Latest version published by United States Geological Survey on Nov 15, 2019 United States Geological Survey

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As part of the Smithsonian’s MarineGEO ( program, diver visual surveys following the Reef Life Survey ( protocol surveyed subtidal communities around Carrie Bow Cay, Belize in September 2015. Surveys were conducted in reef, seagrass, mangrove, and sandy bottom habitats.

Data Records

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Ross Whippo
  • Metadata Provider
  • Originator
  • Point Of Contact
Tennenbaum Marine Observatories Network
Emmett Duffy
  • Originator
  • Point Of Contact
Tennenbaum Marine Observatories Network
Abigail Benson
  • Metadata Provider
  • User
Andrew Bell
  • Point Of Contact
Data Manager
Tennenbaum Marine Observatories Network

Additional Metadata

marine, harvest by iOBIS

Alternative Identifiers 11348e7a-b7ce-44ce-8112-1b18828f029d