OCCURRENCE

Tonga reef fish survey data 2016-2018

Latest version published by Southwestern Pacific Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS) Node on 17 June 2022 Southwestern Pacific Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS) Node
This data represents coral reef ecological surveys conducted in the Kingdom of Tonga from 2016-2018. 375 sites were surveyed across the Tongatapu, Ha'apai and Vava'u island groups by Patrick Smallhorn-West, Dr. Daniela Ceccarelli and Karen Stone. All surveys were conducted on SCUBA.

Data Records

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How to cite

Researchers should cite this work as follows:

Smallhorn-West P, Stone K, Ceccarelli D (2022): Tonga reef fish survey data 2016-2018. v1.0. Southwestern Pacific Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS) Node. Dataset/Occurrence. https://nzobisipt.niwa.co.nz/resource?r=tongareefsurvey2016&v=1.0

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The publisher and rights holder of this work is Southwestern Pacific Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS) Node. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (CC-BY) 4.0 License.

GBIF Registration

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Keywords

Occurrence; Observation

Contacts

Who created the resource:

Patrick Smallhorn-West
Researcher
Marine Biology and Aquaculture, College of Science and Engineering, James Cook University
1 James Cook dr, Townsville, QLD, Australia
Townsville
Queensland
AU
Karen Stone
Researcher
Vava’u Environmental Protection Agency
Neiafu
Vava'u
TO
Daniela Ceccarelli
Researcher
Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, James Cook University
Townsville
Queensland
AU

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Patrick Smallhorn-West
Author
Marine Biology and Aquaculture, College of Science and Engineering, James Cook University
1 James Cook dr, Townsville, QLD, Australia
Townsville
Queensland
AU

Who filled in the metadata:

Patrick Smallhorn-West
Author
Marine Biology and Aquaculture, College of Science and Engineering, James Cook University
1 James Cook dr, Townsville, QLD, Australia
Townsville
Queensland
AU

Geographic Coverage

Tonga

Bounding Coordinates South West [-21.133, -175.406], North East [-18.158, -173.916]

Temporal Coverage

Start Date / End Date 2016-07-12 / 2018-11-08

Bibliographic Citations

  1. Smallhorn-West, Patrick F; Stone, Karen; Ceccarelli, Daniela (2020): Tonga Reef survey data 2016-2018, link to xlsx files. PANGAEA, https://doi.org/10.1594/PANGAEA.917680, In: Smallhorn-West, Patrick F; Ceccarelli, Daniela; Stone, Karen (2020): Benthic and reef fish surveys from the Kingdom of Tonga in 2016-2018 (375 sites). PANGAEA, https://doi.org/10.1594/PANGAEA.917698 https://doi.org/10.1594/PANGAEA.917680
  2. Smallhorn-West P., Sheehan J., Rodriguez-Troncoso A., Malimali S., Halafihi T., Mailau S., Le’ota A., Ceccarelli D., Stone K., Pressey B., Jones G. (2020) Kingdom of Tonga Special Management Area report 2020. 86 p https://spccfpstore1.blob.core.windows.net/digitallibrary-docs/files/18/1805dd20b9d4a946878e6ec9b1268feb.pdf?sv=2015-12-11&sr=b&sig=A5DCh7JTI%2FbvjEA47Y9ZDiDg5TH%2F1uj04e6DLhBF3s8%3D&se=2022-12-06T04%3A52%3A16Z&sp=r&rscc=public%2C%20max-age%3D864000%2C%20max-stale%3D86400&rsct=application%2Fpdf&rscd=inline%3B%20filename%3D%22Smallhorn_West_20_Tonga_SMA_Report_2020.pdf%22

Additional Metadata

marine, harvested by iOBIS