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The meiobenthos of the Southern Bight of the North Sea
Citation
Huotong, C. & Vincx, M. (1986). The meiobenthos of the Southern Bight of the North Sea. Ghent University, Department of Biology, Marine Biology Section (MARBIOL), Belgium.
Contact: Vincx, Magda

Access data
Archived data

Archived file:
Availability: Creative Commons License This dataset is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

Description
This dataset, compiled in the framework of a Msc thesis, contains information on the meiobenthic communities of six different stations in the Southern Bight of the North Sea, together with information on a number of environmental parameters.

Scope
Themes:
Biology > Benthos
Keywords:
Marine, Meiobenthos, ANE, Belgium, Belgian Continental Shelf (BCS), ANE, North Sea, Southern Bight, Harpacticoida, Gastrotricha, Halacaridae Murray, 1877, Hydrozoa, Mollusca, Nematoda, Oligochaeta, Ostracoda, Polychaeta, Tardigrada, Turbellaria

Geographical coverage
ANE, Belgium, Belgian Continental Shelf (BCS) [Marine Regions]
ANE, North Sea, Southern Bight Stations [Marine Regions]
701
Coordinates: Long: 3,1542; Lat: 52,3666 [WGS84]
110
Coordinates: Long: 2,5278; Lat: 51,1392 [WGS84]
753
Coordinates: Long: 2,6264; Lat: 51,2597 [WGS84]
751
Coordinates: Long: 2,6792; Lat: 51,3111 [WGS84]
435
Coordinates: Long: 2,295; Lat: 51,59 [WGS84]
800
Coordinates: Long: 2,8667; Lat: 51,8592 [WGS84]

Temporal coverage
12 March 1985 - 19 September 1986
Not relevant

Taxonomic coverage
Harpacticoida [WoRMS]
Gastrotricha [WoRMS]
Halacaridae Murray, 1877 [WoRMS]
Hydrozoa [WoRMS]
Mollusca [WoRMS]
Nematoda [WoRMS]
Oligochaeta [WoRMS]
Ostracoda [WoRMS]
Polychaeta [WoRMS]
Tardigrada [WoRMS]
Turbellaria [WoRMS]

Parameters
Gravel, Median grain size, Median grain size sand fraction, Silt-clay percentage, Skewness (0.4-900 ┬Ám), Sorting coefficient

Contributors
Ghent University; Faculty of Sciences; Biology Department; Marine Biology Section (MARBIOL), moredata ownerdata creator

Related datasets
Published in:
EurOBIS: European Ocean Biogeographic Information System, more
(Partly) included in:
MANUELA: MANUELA Database, more

Publication
Based on this dataset
Cheng, G. (1987). Study of the meiobenthos in the Southern Bight of the North Sea and its use in ecological monitoring. MSc Thesis. Rijksuniversiteit Gent, Zoologisch Instituut: Gent. 172 pp.

Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Research
Metadatarecord created: 2006-06-20
Information last updated: 2013-05-08
All data in IMIS is subject to the VLIZ privacy policy


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