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Data set name

Coastal Fish Monitoring in the Baltic Reference Area (Curonian Lagoon)

Data holding centreInstitute of Ecology of Nature Research Centre
CountryLithuania  Lithuania
Time period1993-2004
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Northern and Central parts of the Curonian Lagoon that belongs to Lithuania

Observations 
Parameters

Fish morphology, age and physiology; Fish abundance in water bodies; Fish non taxonomy-related abundance per unit volume of the water column

Instruments

Pelagic trawl nets

Description 
Summary

The data on fish species composition, length, weight and age structure in the northern and central part of Curonian Lagoon are collected and analysed in the end of July-beginning of August since 1993. Methods according to HELCOM programme 'Guidelines for coastal fish monitoring' by Neuman et al. (1997) were used.

OriginatorsInstitute of Ecology of Nature Research Centre
Availability 
OrganisationInstitute of Ecology of Nature Research Centre
AvailabilityUnknown
ContactDr. Rimantas Repecka (Head of the Laboratory, Senior researcher)
Address

Institute of Ecology of Nature Research Centre
Institute of Ecology of Vilnius University Akademijos g. 2
Vilnius

LT-08412
Lithuania

Telephone+370 5 272 92 57
Facsimile+3705 2729352
Emailrepecka@ekoi.lt
Administration 
Collating centreDepartment of Marine Research of the Environmental Protection Agency
Local identifier33002001
Global identifier2133
Last revised2009-02-17