Mugu Lagoon (control areas, August 1975)
Basic information
Sample name: Mugu Lagoon (control areas, August 1975)

Reference: C. H. Peterson. 1977. Competitive organization of the soft-bottom macrobenthic communities of southern California lagoons. Marine Biology 43:343-359 [ER 3053]
Country: United States
State: California

Coordinate: 34.1° N, -119.1° W
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: coordinate base on Mugu Lagoon
Climate and habitat
Habitat: lagoon
Protection: other protected area
Substrate: other marine
Habitat comments: "relatively pristine and natural, as there is no public access"
Life forms: crustaceans, clams, snails, other invertebrates
Sampling methods: sieves
Sample size: 197
Years: 1975
Sampling comments: "Sampling of the fauna was carried out by pushing an open metal cylinder into
the sediment up to its upper edge, a distance of 56 cm (covering about 0.06 m2 in surface area). Animals were removed by hand... Samples were sieved through screening, with mesh openings measuring 2.3 mm on a side and 3.2 mm on the diagonal"
Sample: 3315
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2019-05-19 16:22:54
Modified: 2019-05-19 16:24:05
Abundance distribution
5 species
0 singletons
total count 197
standardised richness: 5.0
Fisher's α: 0.933
geometric series k: 0.4172
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.4772
Shannon's H: 0.8714
Good's u: 1.0000