Solomon Islands Folk Taxonomy of Fish Species


This table contains locally-recognized names of marine fish species from Roviana Lagoon, Western Province, collected in 2014-2015 from four communities (Ilangana, Nusa Roviana, Baraulu and Nusa Hope) in eight focus groups per community, covering four age groups (13-19, 20-35, 36-55 and >55 years) for both men and women (rows 3-34). The table furthermore contains species names collected from multiple communities across Roviana Lagoon in 1992-1995, published previously in Aswani 1997. The data is organized with species names, samples and code of sites, corresponding to gender, age group and community, in one column each.

Metadata Access
Creator Ferse, Sebastian C A ORCID logo; Aswani, Shankar
Publisher PANGAEA
Publication Year 2020
Rights Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International;
OpenAccess true
Resource Type Dataset
Format text/tab-separated-values
Size 103512 data points
Discipline Earth System Research
Spatial Coverage (157.285W, -8.359S, 157.469E, -8.278N); Roviana Lagoon, Western Province, Solomon Islands
Temporal Coverage Begin 1992-01-01T00:00:00Z
Temporal Coverage End 2015-12-31T00:00:00Z