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]
Geography
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"
Methods
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"
Metadata
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
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
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