Identifier: knb-lter-sbc.19.23 (in the knb Catalog System)

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Name: Benthic community survey, inverts and understory algae, all years
Description: abundance and size of selected species of benthic invertebrates and understory algae in fixed plots along permanent transects.
Number of Records: 320235
Number of Columns: 28
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Object Name: quad_swath_all_years_20171201.csv
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Table Column Descriptions
  Year Month Date Site code Transect name Transect side Quadrat name Species code Count Size Area Observer code Notes Genus Species Organism group Survey method Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family Previous Genus Previous Species Common name Substrate Type Mobility Growth Morphology
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site  
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side  
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sp_code  
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size  
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obs_code  
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taxon_genus  
taxon_species  
group  
survey  
taxon_kingdom  
taxon_phylum  
taxon_class  
taxon_order  
taxon_family  
taxon_previous_genus  
taxon_previous_species  
common_name  
substrate_type  
mobility  
growth_morph  
Definition Calendar year Calendar month Date of data collection in format: YYYY-MM-DD Code for reef site. See list of codes for meaning 40m transects defined by six permanent markers (stainless steel eyebolts or rebar stakes) at 0, 8, 16, 24, 32, and 40m. used for quad survey_method, only. inshore or offshore side of transect data collected in quadrats of 20m2 called 20 or 40 (0-20, or 20-40m, also knows as swaths), or 1m2 quadrats at 0, 8, 16, 24, 32, 40m along transect 2-4 letter code generally composed of the first letter of the genus (G) name and the first three letters of the species (S) name (format=GSSS). number of individuals in area Average size of individual counted Total area surveyed Numeric code indicating the SBCLTER data collector. Text annotations to data observations. taxonomic genus taxonomic species functional group of organism data collection method, could be quad or swath (size dependent) taxonomic kingdom taxonomic phylum taxonomic class taxonomic order taxonomic family Previous Genus name Previous Species name common_name substrate type organism is either sessile or mobile organism is either aggregate or solitary
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