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Meiobenthic composition and densities near five seagrasses (<i>Halodule wrightii</i>, <i>Halophila ovalis</i>, <i>Thalassia hemprichii</i>, <i>Syringodium isoetifolium</i> and <i>Halophila stipulacea</i>). Two quadrants of each seagrass species, situated in an intertidal seagrass bed at Gazi Bay (Kenya) were sampled. Sediment samples were taken to a depth of ten centimetre using a plastic hand core. They were divided into six depth layers (0-1, 1-2, 2-3, 3-4, 4-5, 5-10 cm). Relevant abiotic factors such as sediment characteristics and organic matter, pigment and nutrient content were also quantified. The data were digitized by VLIZ from the original report: Gurdebeke, S. (1998). Diversiteit van meiobenthos in tropische zeegrasvelden (Gazi Bay, Kenia)= Diversity of meiobenthos in tropical seagrass beds (Gazi Bay, Kenya). MSc Thesis. Universiteit Gent: Gent. 174 pp.
Abundance (individuals/m2) and biomass (g/m2) of macrozoobenthic taxa from seagrass meadows along the Southern Bulgarian Black Sea coast (Burgas Bay), collected during field surveys of IBER-BAS in 2013-2014 as part of project PERSEUS. Due to the sampling method (hand corer), the dataset represents the infauna associated with the seagrasses. The dataset also contains measurements of several environmental parameters at the stations: sediment grain size (% gravel, sand, and silt/clay); sediment moisture content (%) and total organic matter (% loss on ignition); temperature and salinity of the water.