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Structural and functional biodiversity of copepod communities on the Belgian Continental Shelf (North Sea)

Dutch title: Structurele en functionele biodiversiteit van copepodengemeenschappen op het Belgisch Continentaal Plat (Noordzee)
Reference no: 981282 en 983282
Period: October 1998 till November 2002
Status: Completed

Thesaurus terms: Algal blooms; Benthos; Biodiversity; Indicator organisms; Marine biology
Taxonomic terms: Copepoda [WoRMS]; Phaeocystis pouchetii (Hariot) Lagerheim, 1896 [WoRMS]
Geographical terms: ANE, Belgium, Belgian Continental Shelf (BCS) [Marine Regions]; ANE, North Sea, Southern Bight [Marine Regions]
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  • Ghent University; Faculty of Sciences; Biology Department; Marine Biology Section (MARBIOL), more, co-ordinator
  • Flemish Government; Economy, Science and Innovation; Intistute for Innovation by Science and Technology (IWT), sponsor

Abstract
This project aims at studying structural and functional biodiversity of harpacticoid copepods by analysing density, diversity and species composition of different sandbanks and by relating changes in harpacticoid communities to the Phaecocystis pouchetii bloom in spring. Special attention will be paid to identify ecological indicatorspecies to be able to indicate vulnerable and valuable areas on the Belgian Continental Shelf.

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  • Belgian Continental Shelf Copepoda, more
  • Bentho-pelagic coupling in the North Sea: Copepoda, more

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