Nariva Swamp Bioblitz 2014 Final Report

Rutherford, M. G. et al. (2014) Nariva Swamp Bioblitz 2014 Final Report. Project Report. The University of the West Indies St. Augustine, Trinidad & Tobago.

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The third Trinidad & Tobago Bioblitz was conducted 18–19 October 2014 in the Nariva Swamp, Trinidad & Tobago. More than 100 volunteers helped observe, collect, and identify a diverse range of organisms: plants, fungi, birds, mammals, reptiles, amphibians, terrestrial invertebrates and aquatic organisms. A variety of surveying methods was used, including direct observation, trapping, netting and sampling. More than 100 members of the public came to watch the volunteers work, visit information stands staffed by members of various organisations, and take part in guided walks. A total of 742 species of organisms were reported after 24 hours of surveying; this total was corrected to 737 after further analysis of specimens and results.

Item Type:Research Reports or Papers (Project Report)
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Rutherford, Mr Mike
Authors: Rutherford, M. G., Bhukal, R., Deacon, A., Kanhai, L. D. K., Mohammed, R., Murphy, J. C., Narang, D., Oatham, M. P., Omardeen, F., Rostant, L. V., Sewlal, J.-A., Sookdeo, K., Starr, C. K., and Wong Sang, J.
College/School:University Services > Library and Collection Services > Museum and Art Gallery
Publisher:The University of the West Indies St. Augustine

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