Moorea Coral Reef LTER: Coral Reef: Sand Flat Sampling: Sand Infaunal Surveys

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These data represent abundances of infaunal invertebrates in lagoonal sand flats along the north shore of Moorea. Surveys were conducted once along five transects in the Vaipahu lagoon within the LTER 1 study site. The number of individuals from distinct invertebrate taxa were counted from 1815 cubic centimeter sand cores taken at varying distances from a large patch reef. The data also include sand grain size distributions.
Original languageAmerican English
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StatePublished - 2010
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  • Terrestrial and Aquatic Ecology
  • Marine Biology

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