Reef fish species from Vava’u archipelago, Tonga, 2014

Latest version published by Department of Environment, Government of Tonga on Apr 20, 2018 Department of Environment, Government of Tonga

This is the reef fish data from the BIORAP survey done in Vava'u, Tonga in 2014. ** Publication of this dataset was funded by the European Union ** We acknowledge GBIF and the BID Programme for their support in mobilizing this.

Data Records

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Department of Environment, Government of Tonga

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The publisher and rights holder of this work is Department of Environment, Government of Tonga. To the extent possible under law, the publisher has waived all rights to these data and has dedicated them to the Public Domain (CC0 1.0). Users may copy, modify, distribute and use the work, including for commercial purposes, without restriction.

GBIF Registration

This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: ee84e52c-e4d1-44de-a517-60f5aed0aa55.  Department of Environment, Government of Tonga publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme.

Keywords

Occurrence; Observation

Contacts

Who created the resource:

Vilimi Hakaumotu
Environment Officer
MEIDECC Vuna Road Nukualofa
http://www.environment.gov.to

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Vilimi Hakaumotu
Environment Officer
MEIDECC Vuna Road Nukualofa
http://www.environment.gov.to

Who filled in the metadata:

Vilimi Hakaumotu
Environment Officer
MEIDECC Vuna Road Nukualofa
http://www.environment.gov.to

Who else was associated with the resource:

Programmer
Ainsof So'o
Systems Developer and Analyst
https://www.sprep.org

Geographic Coverage

Vava'u Island Group Tonga

Bounding Coordinates South West [-18.841, -174.203], North East [-18.5, -173.845]

Taxonomic Coverage

No Description available

Class  Actinopterygii

Temporal Coverage

Start Date 2014-01-01

Project Data

The BIOGRAP ia a biological survey based on a concept developed by Conservation International and designed to use scientific information to catalyses conservation action.

Title Rapid Biodiversity Assessment of the Va va'u Archipelago, Kingdom of Tonga
Identifier BID-PA2016-0005-REG
Funding Funded by Global Environment Facility. This project was supported by the Secretariat for the Pacific Region Environmental Programme (SPREP). Publication of this dataset was funded by the European Union.

The personnel involved in the project:

Point Of Contact
Siosiua Latu

Bibliographic Citations

  1. Rapid Biodiversity Assessment of the Vava'u Archipelago, Kingdom of Tonga February 2014. ISBN-13 978-982-04-0528-8

Additional Metadata

Alternative Identifiers https://ipt.sprep.org/resource?r=list_of_associated_reef_fish_tonga