Benthic foraminifera of Laucala Bay, Suva, Fiji

Latest version published by The University of the South Pacific on May 13, 2019 The University of the South Pacific

This checklist provides the first confirmed species occurrences of benthic foraminifera in Laucala Bay (Suva, Fiji).

Data Records

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 68 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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How to cite

Researchers should cite this work as follows:

Sharma A (2019): Benthic foraminifera of Laucala Bay, Suva, Fiji 2007. v1. The University of the South Pacific. Dataset/Checklist. https://ipt.sprep.org/resource? r=benthic_foraminifera_of_laucala_bay_suva_fiji_2007&v=1.0

Rights

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The publisher and rights holder of this work is The University of the South Pacific. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (CC-BY) 4.0 License.

GBIF Registration

This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: c9099bac-616c-44bf-8319-0b9b1f589121.  The University of the South Pacific publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by Participant Node Managers Committee.

Keywords

Checklist; Taxonomicauthority

Contacts

Who created the resource:

Kelly Brown
Curator
The University of the South Pacific FJ

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Ashishika Sharma
Coastal Specialist
Auckland Council NZ

Who filled in the metadata:

Ashishika Sharma
Coastal Specialist
Auckland Council NZ

Who else was associated with the resource:

Curator
Kelly Brown
Author
Ashishika Sharma
Coastal Specialist
Auckland Council NZ

Geographic Coverage

Laucala Bay, Suva, Fiji.

Bounding Coordinates South West [-18.198, 178.396], North East [-18.105, 178.58]

Taxonomic Coverage

Phylum foraminifera

Phylum  Foraminifera

Temporal Coverage

Start Date / End Date 2004-03-01 / 2004-07-31

Sampling Methods

Sediment samples of approximately 1kg were collected from 12 sites in Laucala Bay and one site in Suva Harbour, using a grab sampler.

Study Extent This dataset describes the species of foraminifera that were identified in Laucala Bay, Suva, Fiji, as part of a Master of Science research thesis.

Method step description:

  1. Detailed methodology can be obtained from the Master of Science thesis in the Citations section.

Collection Data

Collection Name USP Marine Collection
Collection Identifier 5645 - 5714

Bibliographic Citations

  1. Sharma, A. D. (2007). A study of the benthic foraminifera of Laucala Bay, with special focus on Marginopora vertebralis. Master of Science in Marine Science thesis. The University of the South Pacific, Suva, Fiji. http://digilib.library.usp.ac.fj/gsdl/collect/usplibr1/index/assoc/HASH0180/d8252707.dir/doc.pdf

Additional Metadata

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