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Echinoidea; Southern Ocean; environmental descriptors; Kerguelen Plateau; future projections; historical overview; Occurrence; Specimen
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General spatial coverage: the Kerguelen Plateau, Southern Ocean Coordinates: -46°S and -56°S; 63°W and 80°W
|Bounding Coordinates||South West [-56, 63], North East [-46, 81]|
The present dataset focuses on all species of the class Echinoidea (Echinodermata) that are distributed on the Kerguelen Plateau. Echinoids are common species of benthic communities in the Southern Ocean and on the Kerguelen Plateau (David et al. 2005). They are diversified and well-studied. Historical data are available since 1872, starting with the Challenger Expedition, and are completed with recent occurrences collected nearshore areas of the Kerguelen Islands during the PROTEKER campaigns (2013-2015). Echinoid studies take part in conservation issues. Ctenocidaris nutrix is considered a Vulnerable Marine Ecosystems (VME) indicator species by CCAMLR (Convention for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources) and is widely distributed on the Kerguelen Plateau. On the Kerguelen Plateau, the Class Echinoidea includes five families, 10 genera, and 12 species. Species distribution is shown in Figure 2.
|Order||Camarodonta, Cidaroida, Holasteroida, Spatangoida|
|Family||Ctenocidarinae, Echinidae, Plexechinidae, Pourtalesiidae, Schizasteridae|
|Genus||Abatus, Aporocidaris, Brisaster, Ctenocidaris, Dermechinus, Plexechinus, Pourtalesia, Rhynchocidaris, Sterechinus, Tripylus|
|Species||Abatus cordatus, Aporocidaris milleri, Brisaster antarcticus, Ctenocidaris nutrix, Dermechinus horridus, Plexechinus sulcatus, Pourtalesia hispida, Pourtalesia debilis, Rhynchocidaris triplopora, Sterechinus diadema, Sterechinus neumayeri, Tripylus abatoides|
|Living Time Period||1872 – 2015|
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|Title||Echinoids of the Kerguelen Plateau Occurrence data and environmental setting for past, present, and future species distribution modelling|
|Funding||This study is part of a project funded by CNRS laboratory UMR6282 Biogeosciences and by the vERSO program (Ecosystem Responses to global change: a multiscale approach in the Southern Ocean). This is contribution no.14 to the vERSO project (www.versoproject.be), funded by the Belgian Science Policy Office (BELSPO, contract n°BR/132/A1/vERSO). This is a contribution to the POKER program and the IPEV (Institut polaire français Paul-Emile Victor) program 1044 PROTEKER.|
The personnel involved in the project:
- Guillaumot C, Martin A, Fabri-Ruiz S, Eléaume M, Saucède T (2016) Echinoids of the Kerguelen Plateau – occurrence data and environmental setting for past, present, and future species distribution modelling. ZooKeys 630: 1-17. doi: 10.3897/zookeys.630.9856
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