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Meiofauna and nematodes from the Atacama Slope and Trench
Danovaro, R. (1997). Meiofauna and nematodes from the Atacama slope and trench. Polytechnic University of Marche; Faculty of Sciences; Department of Marine Sciences, Italy.

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The meiofaunal abundance, biomass, community structure and nematode diversity were investigated in relation to the spatial distribution of the potential food sources in the Atacama trench and open slope (South Pacific Ocean).

Biology, Biology > Benthos, Biology > Ecology - biodiversity
Marine, Deep sea, Meiobenthos, Trenches (oceanic), ISE, Chile, Atacama, Nematoda

Geographical coverage
ISE, Chile, Atacama [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
September 1997
Not relevant

Taxonomic coverage
Nematoda [WoRMS]

, Biopolymeric carbon (C), Carbohydrates, Chlorophyll a, Count of Nematoda, Lipids, Median grain size, Phaeopigments, Protein, Total organic carbon (TOC)

Polytechnic University of Marche; Faculty of Sciences; Department of Marine Sciences, moredata ownerdata creatordata manager

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Based on this dataset
Gambi, C. et al. (2003). Biodiversity of nematode assemblages from deep-sea sediments of the Atacama Slope and Trench (South Pacific Ocean). Deep-Sea Res., Part 1, Oceanogr. Res. Pap. 50(1): 103-117., more
Danovaro, R. et al. (2002). Meiofauna hotspot in the Atacama Trench, eastern South Pacific Ocean. Deep-Sea Res., Part 1, Oceanogr. Res. Pap. 49(5): 843-857, more

Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Research
Metadatarecord created: 2007-11-21
Information last updated: 2012-11-13
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