Intertidal invertebrates in some coastal ecosystems of Puerto Rico

Count and identification of all mobile animals visible to the naked eye Between 30 June and 10 July, 2009, on three transects of 50 m length from each site.

Number of Records: 

300

Date Range: 

2009-06-30 to 2009-07-10

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Variables

Variables: 

Sample_Date
  • Label: Sample Date
  • Definition: Date when the sample was collected
  • Type: Date/time
  • Date format: DD/MM/YYYY
  • Missing values: None specified
Site
  • Label: Intertidal invertebrates study coastal sites in Puerto Rico
  • Definition: Itertidal invertebrates biodiversity and metacommunity sites in some coasts of Puerto RFico
  • Type: Code list
  • Codes:
    • Aguada = Aguada intertidal invertebrates biodiversity and metacommunity site
    • Fajardo = Fajardo intertidal invertebrates biodiversity and metacommunity site
    • Guánica = Guánica intertidal invertebrates biodiversity and metacommunity site
    • Guayanes = Guayanes Yabucoa intertidal invertebrates biodiversity and metacommunity site
    • Hatillo = Hatillo intertidal invertebrates biodiversity and metacommunity site
    • Isabela = Isabela intertidal invertebrates biodiversity and metacommunity site
    • Piñones = Piñones Loiza intertidal invertebrates biodiversity and metacommunity site
    • Punta Caracoles = Punta Caracoles Arecibo intertidal invertebrates biodiversity and metacommunity site
    • Rincón = Rincón intertidal invertebrates biodiversity and metacommunity site
    • Vega Baja = Vega Baja intertidal invertebrates biodiversity and metacommunity site
  • Missing values: None specified
Zone
  • Label: Zone of Transect
  • Definition: Location of transect (H=upper intertidal zone; M=middle intertidal zone; L=lower intertidal zone)
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
Quad
  • Label: Quadrat number
  • Definition: Number indicating the relative location of sampling plots along a 50-m transect
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: meters
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values: None specified
Slope
  • Label: Slope
  • Definition: Slope of the rock surface; measured at the lower left corner of the plot when facing inland. A positive value indicates sloping downward toward the water; a negative value indicates sloping downward away from the water.
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: degrees
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values: None specified
Mussels
  • Label: Hits of mussels
  • Definition: Number of intersections of grid lines at which mussels occurred
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
Tube_worms
  • Label: Hits of tube worms
  • Definition: Number of intersections of grid lines at which tube worm burrows occurred
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
Barnacle_spat
  • Label: Hits of barnacle spat
  • Definition: Number of intersections of grid lines at which barnacles occurred
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
Sponges
  • Label: Hits of sponges
  • Definition: Number of intersections of grid lines at which sponges occurred
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
Coral
  • Label: Hits of coral
  • Definition: Number of intersections of grid lines at which live corals occurred
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
Algae
  • Label: Hits of algae
  • Definition: Number of intersections of grid lines at which live algae occurred
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
ACAGRA
  • Label: Abundance of Acanthopleura granulata
  • Definition: Number of individuals of Acanthopleura granulata observed
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
CHISQU
  • Label: Abundance of Chiton squamosus
  • Definition: Number of individuals of Chiton squamosus observed
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
UNK_CHITON
  • Label: Abundance of unidentied chitons
  • Definition: Number of individuals of unidentied chitons observed
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
LOTANT
  • Label: Abundance of Lottia antillarum
  • Definition: Number of individuals of Lottia antillarum observed
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
EOAPUS
  • Label: Abundance of Eoacmaea pustulata
  • Definition: Number of individuals of Eoacmaea pustulata observed
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
FISBAR
  • Label: Abundance of Fissurella barbadensis
  • Definition: Number of individuals of Fissurella barbadensis observed
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
FISNOD
  • Label: Abundance of Fissurella nodosa
  • Definition: Number of individuals of Fissurella nodosa observed
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
FISSP3
  • Label: Abundance of unidentified Fissurella species
  • Definition: Number of individuals of unidentified Fissurella species observed
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
HEMOCT
  • Label: Abundance of Hemitoma octoradiata
  • Definition: Number of individuals of Hemitoma octoradiata observed
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
LUCSOW
  • Label: Abundance of Lucapina sowerbii
  • Definition: Number of individuals of Lucapina sowerbii observed
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
ECHMEL
  • Label: Abundance of Echinolittorina meleagris
  • Definition: Number of individuals of Echinolittorina meleagris observed
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
ECHMES
  • Label: Abundance of Echinolittorina mespillum
  • Definition: Number of individuals of Echinolittorina mespillum observed
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
ECHSP1
  • Label: Abundance of Echinolittorina species 1
  • Definition: Number of individuals of Echinolittorina ziczac observed
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
ECHSP5
  • Label: Abundance of Echinolittorina species 5
  • Definition: Number of individuals of Echinolittorina species 5 observed
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
ECHTUB
  • Label: Abundance of Echinolittorina tuberculata
  • Definition: Number of individuals of Echinolittorina tuberculata observed
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
CENMUR
  • Label: Abundance of Cenchritis muricatus
  • Definition: Number of individuals of Cenchritis muricatus observed
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
NERFUL
  • Label: Abundance of Nerita fulgurans
  • Definition: Number of individuals of Nerita fulgurans observed
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
NERPEL
  • Label: Abundance of Nerita peloronta
  • Definition: Number of individuals of Nerita peloronta observed
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
NERTES
  • Label: Abundance of Nerita tessellata
  • Definition: Number of individuals of Nerita tessellata observed
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
NERVER
  • Label: Abundance of Nerita versicolor
  • Definition: Number of individuals of Nerita versicolor observed
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
PUPPUP
  • Label: Abundance of Puperita pupa
  • Definition: Number of individuals of Puperita pupa observed
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
PUPTRI
  • Label: Abundance of Puperita tristis
  • Definition: Number of individuals of Puperita tristis observed
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
CITPIC
  • Label: Abundance of Cittarium pica
  • Definition: Number of individuals of Cittarium pica observed
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
COLMER
  • Label: Abundance of Columbella mercatoria
  • Definition: Number of individuals of Columbella mercatoria observed
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
BUCSP1
  • Label: Abundance of Buccinid species 1
  • Definition: Number of individuals of Buccinid species 1 observed
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
EPIALB
  • Label: Abundance of Epitonium albidum
  • Definition: Number of individuals of Epitonium albidum observed
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
LEUSP1
  • Label: Abundance of Leucozonia species 1
  • Definition: Number of individuals of Leucozonia species 1 observed
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
LITTUB
  • Label: Abundance of Lithopoma tuber
  • Definition: Number of individuals of Lithopoma tuber observed
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
MITOCE
  • Label: Abundance of Mitrella ocellata
  • Definition: Number of individuals of Mitrella ocellata observed
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
RHOLAE
  • Label: Abundance of Rhombinella laevigata
  • Definition: Number of individuals of Rhombinella laevigata observed
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
SUPNUC
  • Label: Abundance of Supplanaxis nucleus
  • Definition: Number of individuals of Supplanaxis nucleus observed
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
PLIPAT
  • Label: Abundance of Plicopurpura patula
  • Definition: Number of individuals of Plicopurpura patula observed
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
VEXPUE
  • Label: Abundance of Vexillum puella
  • Definition: Number of individuals of Vexillum puella observed
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
TEGEXC
  • Label: Abundance of Tegula excavata
  • Definition: Number of individuals of Tegula excavata observed
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
VASDEL
  • Label: Abundance of Vasula deltoidea
  • Definition: Number of individuals of Vasula deltoidea observed
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
STRRUS
  • Label: Abundance of Stramonita rustica
  • Definition: Number of individuals of Stramonita rustica observed
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
ECHLUC
  • Label: Abundance of Echinometra lucunter
  • Definition: Number of individuals of Echinometra lucunter observed
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
HOLGLA
  • Label: Abundance of Holothuria glaberrima
  • Definition: Number of individuals of Holothuria glaberrima observed
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
CLITRI
  • Label: Abundance of Clibanarius tricolor
  • Definition: Number of individuals of Clibanarius tricolor observed
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
CALTIB
  • Label: Abundance of Calcinus tibicen
  • Definition: Number of individuals of Calcinus tibicen observed
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
PACTRA
  • Label: Abundance of Pachygrapsus transversus
  • Definition: Number of individuals of Pachygrapsus transversus observed
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
MICBIC
  • Label: Abundance of Microphrys bicornutus
  • Definition: Number of individuals of Microphrys bicornutus observed
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
UNK_limpet
  • Label: Abundance of unidentified limpet
  • Definition: Number of individuals of unidentified limpets observed
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
UNK_snail
  • Label: Abundance of unidentified gastropod
  • Definition: Number of individuals of unidentified gastropods observed
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
UNK_hcrab
  • Label: Abundance of unidentified hermit crab
  • Definition: Number of individuals of unidentified hermit crabs observed
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
UNK_crab
  • Label: Abundance of unidentified crab
  • Definition: Number of individuals of unidentified crabs observed
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified

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Related sites: 

Aguada intertidal invertebrates biodiversity and metacommunity siteFajardo intertidal invertebrates biodiversity and metacommunity siteGuánica intertidal invertebrates biodiversity and metacommunity siteGuayanes Yabucoa intertidal invertebrates biodiversity and metacommunity siteHatillo intertidal invertebrates biodiversity and metacommunity siteIsabela intertidal invertebrates biodiversity and metacommunity sitePiñones Loiza intertidal invertebrates biodiversity and metacommunity site Punta Caracoles Arecibo intertidal invertebrates biodiversity and metacommunity siteRincón intertidal invertebrates biodiversity and metacommunity siteVega Baja intertidal invertebrates biodiversity and metacommunity site