Timsah Lake (Station I)
Basic information
Sample name: Timsah Lake (Station I)

Reference: A. A. M. Belal, M. A. El-Sawy, and M. A. Dar. 2016. The effect of water quality on the distribution of macro-benthic fauna in Western Lagoon and Timsah Lake, Egypt. I. Egyptian Journal of Aquatic Research 42(4):437-448 [ER 3055]
Country: Egypt

Coordinate: 30° 34' N, 32° 18' E
Basis of coordinate: estimated from map
Geography comments: "at the midpoint of Suez Canal at 80 km south of Port Said with surface area of 15 km2"
latitude is incorrectly given as 33 34' N
Climate and habitat
Habitat: lagoon
Protection: unprotected
Substrate: ground surface
Habitat comments: the lake has "variable depth between 3m and about 16m" and "receives freshwater from the Western Lagoon and Ismailia Channel meanwhile the saltwater was from Suez Canal"
Life forms: crustaceans, clams, other invertebrates
Sample size: 28638
Sampling comments: "macro-benthic fauna were collected by Van Veen grab with an opening area 0.0288 m2 of seabed... The organisms were identified to species level by exploitation Stereo and compound microscopes"
Sample: 3317
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2019-05-19 18:30:26
Modified: 2019-05-19 18:35:39
Abundance distribution
21 species
0 singletons
total count 28638
standardised richness: 21.0
Fisher's α: 2.219
geometric series k: 0.7423
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.6890
Shannon's H: 1.5802
Good's u: 1.0000