2019-07-30T11:05:26Z (GMT) by Juan P. Quimbayo Fernando A. Zapata
The data sets available here are parts of the following article: Quimbayo JP and Zapata FA Cleaning interactions by gobies on a tropical eastern Pacific coral reef Description: Matrix showed temporal variation of the cleaning activity of gobies cleaners at Gorgona Island, Tropical Eastern Pacific. Each column in this matrix had information on the species richness and abundance of clients observed during this study. Moreover, this matrix has information on the cleaning frequency, and the number of cleaning events observed to each trophic group. A cleaning event is defined as the observation of a cleaner removing ectoparasites, diseased tissue, and/or mucus from the body surface, gills or buccal cavity of the clients. Data are provided in the form of comma separated values files (csv). All R codes for reproducing analyses are available from the authors on request. Any additional queries should be directed to the corresponding author Juan P. Quimbayo ( The release of this data does not exempt those who reuse the data from following community norms for scholarly communication, in particular from the citation of this paper and the original data authors as detailed above.