Data Set (knb-lter-sbc.37.4)

SBC LTER: Reef: Community structure and productivity of subtidal turf and foliose algal assemblages at Naples Reef, 2006

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Data Set General Information:
Identifier: knb-lter-sbc.37.4 (in the knb Catalog System)
Alternate Identifier: DOI: 10.6073/pasta/a627d0c9a79fd625894956d6f19c49e0
Alternate Identifier: knb-lter-sbc.37

This dataset contains abundance, primary production and respiration of macroalgal and turf assemblages at Naples Reef (Santa Barbara County, CA) during 2006. It includes abundance of macroalgae is in terms of biomass (dry weight), and abundance of animals is in numbers of individuals and biomass (ash-free dry weight). Primary production and respiration of the benthos were measured in situ as changes in oxygen in closed chambers that covered 0.1m2 of the bottom. Species richness data are for macroalgae only. Abundance and diversity were measured for the same plots where oxygen measurements were recorded.

These data were presented in: Miller, R.J., D. Reed, and M. Brzezinski. 2009. Community structure and productivity of subtidal turf and foliose algal assemblages. Marine Ecology Progress Series 388:1-11 doi: 10.3354/meps08131.

Short Name: Turf algae primary production
Publication Date: 2012-02-29
Language: english
Time Period:
Detailed Data Description and Download:
Miller, et al, turf assemblage_1
Macroalgae and macrofauna biomass, macrofaunal abundance, GPP, NPP, respiration
People and Organizations:
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Contact: Information Manager, Santa Barbara Coastal LTER [  email ]
Organization Santa Barbara Coastal LTER
Owner: Miller, Robert J 
Owner: Reed, Daniel C 
Owner: Brzezinski, Mark Allen 

Data Set Citation

How to cite this data set: Miller, R. J. , DC. Reed and MA. Brzezinski. 2012. SBC LTER: Reef: Community structure and productivity of subtidal turf and foliose algal assemblages at Naples Reef, 2006. Santa Barbara Coastal LTER. doi:10.6073/pasta/a627d0c9a79fd625894956d6f19c49e0

Key Words and Terms

By Thesaurus:
biomass, Gross primary production, LTER, macrofauna, molluscs, Net community production, Net primary production, Respiration, Santa Barbara Coastal
Santa Barbara Coastal LTER Habitats Kelp Forest, Reef
Santa Barbara Coastal LTER Measurement Types Ecosystem processes
Santa Barbara Coastal LTER Places Naples Reef
Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) v6. Algae, Carbon, Macroalgae, Marine plants
LTER Controlled Vocabulary v1: Core Research Areas primary production
Anisocladella pacifica, Botryocladia pseudodichotoma, Callophyllis flabellulata, Chondracanthus corymbifera, Chondracanthus spinosa, Cladophora graminea, Corallina officinalis, crustaceans, Cystoseira osmundacea, echinoderms, Gracilaria spp., Halymenia spp., Laminaria farlowii, Macrocystis pyrifera, Microcladia coulteri, Nienburgia andersoniana, polychaetes, Polyneura latissima, Pterosiphonia dendroidea, Pterygophora californica, Rhodymenia californica, Sarcodiotheca furcata, Sarcodiotheca gaudichaudii, Scinaia confusa, Scytosiphon lomentaria, Ulva spp.

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