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SBC LTER: Ongoing time-series of kelp forest community structure

Long-term data on the abundance of ~250 species of algae, invertebrates and fish, collected each summer on permanent 80 meter square transects (40 x 2m) at 9 mainland and 2 Santa Cruz Island reef sites. Data collection began in the summer of 2000 and continues annually to provide information on community structure, population dynamics and species change at local reefs.


All metadata and data:
Abundance and size of giant kelp
Abundance and size of reef fish
Abundance of algae and invertebrates
Percent cover of algae, invertebrates and bottom substrate
Bottom topography