Data Set (knb-lter-sbc.60.5)

SBC LTER: Santa Cruz Island: Aggregated mean abundance of black surfperch (Embiotoca jacksoni) and prey availability, 1994-2008

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Data Set General Information:
Identifier: knb-lter-sbc.60.5 (in the knb Catalog System)
Alternate Identifier: DOI: 10.6073/pasta/d5665dde836d6c7dd1e6dcbf7fdb7508
Alternate Identifier: knb-lter-sbc.60

These data are the annual mean abundances of three age-classes of black surfperch and their prey at each of 11 sites at Santa Cruz Island, California. Reported values are a) the average number of adult black surfperch, young-of-year black surfperch, and one year-old black surfperch per 40m x 2m transect (for all transects), and b) total food availability (grams per 0.1 m squared) at each site. Food availability includes biomass of caprellid and gammarid amphipods and is calculated from the mean density within Gelidium spp. (for caprellids) and all other foliose or turfing algae (for gammarids). The data also include one year lags for each variable, i.e. the value of the variable at that site in the previous year.

Short Name: SCI aggregated black surfperch and prey
Publication Date: 2012-09-25
Language: english
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Detailed Data Description and Download:
Okamoto, SCI aggregated EJ food
Aggregated mean abundance of age classes of black surfperch and their prey.
People and Organizations:
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Contact: Information Manager, Santa Barbara Coastal LTER [  email ]
Organization Santa Barbara Coastal LTER
Owner: Okamoto, Daniel 
Owner: Schmitt, Russell J 
Owner: Holbrook, Sally J 

Data Set Citation

How to cite this data set: Okamoto, D. , RJ. Schmitt and SJ. Holbrook. 2012. SBC LTER: Santa Cruz Island: Aggregated mean abundance of black surfperch (Embiotoca jacksoni) and prey availability, 1994-2008. Santa Barbara Coastal LTER. doi:10.6073/pasta/d5665dde836d6c7dd1e6dcbf7fdb7508

Key Words and Terms

By Thesaurus:
LTER, Santa Barbara Coastal
Santa Barbara Coastal LTER Habitats Kelp forest, Reef
Santa Barbara Coastal LTER Measurement Types Community Structure
Santa Barbara Coastal LTER Places Santa Cruz Island
Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) v6. fish
LTER Controlled Vocabulary v1 community dynamics, community patterns, community structure, ecosystem ecology, oceans, population dynamics, populations
LTER Controlled Vocabulary v1: Core Research Areas Populations
NBII Biocomplexity Age composition, Age groups, Age structure, Aquatic environments, Aquatic organisms, Ecosystems
amphipod, caprellid, Embiotoca jacksoni (Black surfperch), gammarid

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