Coral Ecology LAB summary 2009

Coral Ecology LAB summary 2009 - Coral Diversity Survey Lab...

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Coral Diversity Survey Lab Instructor: Kahng Location: Lanikai Substrata Composition (number of points at 0.5 m intervals along each 15m transect) G1 G2 Live organisms 22 47 39 58 6 4 0 0 0 0 Other stony coral 0 0 Soft coral (zoanthid or octocoral) 3 0 Macroalgae or turf algae 6 10 Non-living Consolidated rock or dead coral 14 43 Loose rubble 4 0 Sand or silt 55 78 Total 149 240 0 0 Live Coral Composition (number of colonies along intersecting each transect line) G1 G2 10 47 20 58 13 4 0 0 0 0 Other stony coral 0 0 red algae Total 43 109 0 0 Porites compressa (finger coral) Porites lobata/lutea (lobed coral) Montipora spp. (rice coral) Pocillopora Fungia spp. (mushroom coral) Porites compressa (finger coral) Porites lobata/lutea (lobed coral) Montipora spp. (rice coral) Pocillopora Fungia spp. (mushroom coral)
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Group 1 am lab Group 2 am lab Transect Total 1 2 3 4 2 3 69 18% 1 1 97 25% 7 8 6 9 10 3 10 3% 3 3 2 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 3 1% 1 16 4% 2 57 15% 16 18 17 17 6 2 4 1% 133 34% 3 4 6 4 4 17 389 30 30 30 30 26 24 Qualitative line sampling Total 1 2 3 4 57 38% 78 51% 8 6 9 17 11% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 1 2 3 152 8 6 9
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Group 1 pm lab Offshore tra Transect 1 2 3 1 2 0 0 2 7 5 2 5 1 0 0 3 0 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 13 16 8 13 0 0 0 6 6 20 7 30 30 30 31 Qualitative line sampling 1 2 3 1 0 0 1 10 8 4 2 3 2 0 0 2 4 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 15 12 4 8
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ransects (am lab) 2 6 5 2 2 1 9 6 31 2 5 9 3 1 18
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Transect Group 1 1 2 3 4 Live organisms porites compresa (finger coral) 1 1 Porites lobate/lutea 7 8 6 9 Montipora (Rice coral) 3 Pocillopora (cauliflower + lace coral) Fungia (mushroom) Other stony coral Soft coral Macroalgae or turt algae Non-living Consolidated rock or dead coral 16 18 17 17 loose rubble sand or silt 3 4 6 4 Total 30 30 30 30 Qualitative line sampling 1 2 3 4 porites compresa (finger coral) Porites lobate/lutea 8 6 9 Montipora (Rice coral) Pocillopora (cauliflower + lace coral) Fungia (mushroom) red algae 1 2 3 Sum 9 8 12
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Quantitative Group 2 1 2 3 Live organisms porites compresa (finger coral) porites lobate 6 10 3 porites lutea Montipora (Rice coral) 3 2 Pocillopora (cauliflower + lace coral) Fungia (mushroom) Other stony coral Soft coral 1 Macroalgae or turt algae 2 Non-living Consolidated rock or dead coral 4 6 2 loose rubble sand or silt 1 4 17 Total 11 26 24 Inadequate sampling for first trans Group 2 did not properly record qualitative transects properly
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Offshore group (These transects were ~ 50-75 yards offshore) Sum 1 2 Live organisms 0.00 porites compresa (finger coral) 2 6 0.21 porites lobate 5 4 0.00 porites lutea 0 1 0.08 Montipora (Rice coral) 3 2 0.00 Pocillopora (cauliflower + lace coral) 1 2 0.00 Fungia (mushroom) 0.00 Other stony coral 0.02 Soft coral 0.03 Macroalgae or turt algae 1 0.00 Non-living 0.13 Consolidated rock or dead coral 13 9 0.00 loose rubble 0.34 sand or silt 7 6 0.82 Total 31 31 sect porites compresa (finger coral) 1 2 porites lobate 2 5 porites lutea 3 9 Montipora (Rice coral) Pocillopora (cauliflower + lace coral) 3 3 Fungia (mushroom) 1 red algae Sum 8 18
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This note was uploaded on 02/27/2010 for the course PHYSICS 215 taught by Professor Lawn during the Spring '10 term at Academy of Art University.

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