Photoquadrat analysis of how sea urchins reduce abundance of Kappaphycus and analysis of regrowth of coral on plots in Kaneohe Bay, Oahu, Hawaii in 2002 (NODC Accession 0001022)

An experiment was performed to assess the potential to use native sea urchins as biocontrols for alien/invasive seaweeds. One species of urchin, tripneustes gratilla, was bedded in a 1/4 m2 plot with > 50% kappaphycus cover. Fences were made out of plastic coated chicken wire and were surveyed every month with photoquadrats to assess kappaphycus abundance. In addition, regrowth of plots where kappaphycus had been removed was monitored.
  • Cite as: Hunter, Cynthia; University of Hawai'i at Mānoa (2010). Photoquadrat analysis of how sea urchins reduce abundance of Kappaphycus and analysis of regrowth of coral on plots in Kaneohe Bay, Oahu, Hawaii in 2002 (NODC Accession 0001022). Version 1.1. National Oceanographic Data Center, NOAA. Dataset. [access date]
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Time Period 2002-06-01 to 2002-11-06
Spatial Bounding Box Coordinates
N: 21.47
S: 21.45
E: -157.79
W: -157.83
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Publication Dates
  • publication: 2010-12-17
Edition 1.1
Data Presentation Form Digital table - digital representation of facts or figures systematically displayed, especially in columns
Dataset Progress Status Complete - production of the data has been completed
Data Update Frequency As needed
Supplemental Information
Dr. Cynthia Hunter of the University of Hawaii Waikiki Aquarium is the principal investigator for the project that collected these data.
Purpose To assess the potential to use native sea urchin's as biocontrols for alien/invasive seaweeds and to monitor the regrowth of Kappaphycus.
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  • Cite as: Hunter, Cynthia; University of Hawai'i at Mānoa (2010). Photoquadrat analysis of how sea urchins reduce abundance of Kappaphycus and analysis of regrowth of coral on plots in Kaneohe Bay, Oahu, Hawaii in 2002 (NODC Accession 0001022). Version 1.1. National Oceanographic Data Center, NOAA. Dataset. [access date]
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Theme keywords NODC DATA TYPES THESAURUS NODC OBSERVATION TYPES THESAURUS WMO_CategoryCode
  • oceanography
Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Science and Services Keywords
  • EARTH SCIENCE > BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION > ANIMALS/INVERTEBRATES
Originator Theme Keywords
  • Percent cover Crustose coralline
  • Percent cover D.Cavernosa
  • Percent cover Dictyosphaeria versuysii
  • Percent cover Kappaphycus
  • Percent cover Montipora capitata
  • Percent cover Porites Compressa
  • Percent cover Turf
  • Percent cover coral-fishbite
  • coastal studies
  • coral reef
  • invasive, alien marine algae species
  • macroalgae
Data Center keywords Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Data Center Keywords
  • DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NODC > National Oceanographic Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
  • DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
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Instrument keywords NODC INSTRUMENT TYPES THESAURUS
Place keywords NODC SEA AREA NAMES THESAURUS Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Location Keywords
  • OCEAN > PACIFIC OCEAN > NORTH PACIFIC OCEAN
Originator Place Keywords
  • Hawaii
  • Kaneohe Bay
  • North Pacific
  • Oahu
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  • Cite as: Hunter, Cynthia; University of Hawai'i at Mānoa (2010). Photoquadrat analysis of how sea urchins reduce abundance of Kappaphycus and analysis of regrowth of coral on plots in Kaneohe Bay, Oahu, Hawaii in 2002 (NODC Accession 0001022). Version 1.1. National Oceanographic Data Center, NOAA. Dataset. [access date]
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  • 2010-12-17T02:38:21 - NCEI Accession 0001022 v1.1 was published.
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  • 2015-04-22T00:00:00 - NOAA created the National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI) by merging NOAA's National Climatic Data Center (NCDC), National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC), and National Oceanographic Data Center (NODC), including the National Coastal Data Development Center (NCDDC), per the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015, Public Law 113-235. NCEI launched publicly on April 22, 2015.
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  • camera
Platform
  • SWIMMER/DIVER
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