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Nematoda and Copepoda from the Fal estuary
Somerfield, P.J. (1992). Nematoda and Copepoda from the Fal estuary (UK). Plymouth Marine Laboratory (PML), UK.
Contact: McEvoy, Andrea
Availability: This dataset is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Fal nematode and copepode abundance and environmental data; samples from November and March, from 5 creeks (Restronguet, Mylor, Pill, St Just, Percuil) more
The Fal estuary system presented an ideal site for a natural experiment on the effects of long-term contamination by heavy metals on the meiofaunal communities of an intertidal mudflat, and the short-term effects of a spill of minewaters.
Biology, Biology > Benthos, Biology > Ecology - biodiversity
Brackish water, Terrestrial, Experimental research, Intertidal flats, Meiobenthos, Nematode, ANE, British Isles, England, Cornwall, Fal estuary, Copepoda, Nematoda
ANE, British Isles, England, Cornwall, Fal estuary [Marine Regions]
Argon (Ar), Cadmium (Cd), Chromium (Cr), Cobalt (Co), Copepoda count, Copper (Cu), Count of Nematoda, Iron (Fe), Lead (Pb), Manganese (Mn), Nickel (Ni), Organic carbon (OC), Silt-clay percentage, Zinc (Zn)
Based on this dataset
Somerfield, P.J.; Gee, J.M.; Warwick, R.M. (1994). Benthic community structure in relation to an instantaneous discharge of waste water from a tin mine. Mar. Pollut. Bull. 28(6): 363-369, more
Somerfield, P.J.; Gee, J.M.; Warwick, R.M. (1994). Soft sediment meiofaunal community structure in relation to a long-term heavy metal gradient in the Fal estuary system. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 105(1-2): 79-88, more
Somerfield, P.J.; Clarke, K.R. (1995). Taxonomic levels, in marine community studies, revisited. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 127: 113-119, more
Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Research
Metadatarecord created: 2006-01-17
Information last updated: 2007-11-21
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