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Data set name

Ichthyoplankton and hydrography of waters around Madeira (1988 onwards)

Data holding centreDSIP, Fisheries Laboratory at Funchal, Madeira
CountryPortugal  Portugal
Time periodFrom 1988 onwards
OngoingYes
Geographical area

Madeira EEZ

Observations 
Parameters

Alkalinity, acidity and pH of the water column; Dissolved oxygen parameters in the water column; Fish morphology, age and physiology; Fish abundance in water bodies; Fish taxonomy-related counts; Fish non taxonomy-related morphology; Zooplankton egg hatch proportion; Salinity of the water column; Temperature of the water column; Zooplankton taxonomy-related abundance per unit volume of the water column

Instruments

Plankton nets; pelagic trawl nets; discrete water samplers; salinity sensor; dissolved gas sensors; pH sensors

Description 
Summary

Study of the biology and systematics of pelagic and bathypelagic fish eggs and larvae, in the southern sea of Madeira, in the context of the most important fisheries for the region.

OriginatorsDSIP, Fisheries Laboratory at Funchal, Madeira
Availability 
OrganisationDSIP, Fisheries Laboratory at Funchal, Madeira
AvailabilityBy negotiation
ContactDalila Carvalho
Address

DSIP, Fisheries Laboratory at Funchal, Madeira
Estrada da Pontinha
Funchal
Madeira
9000-017
Portugal

Telephone+351 291203200
Facsimile+351 291229691
Emaildrpescas.madeira@mail.telepac.pt
Administration 
Collating centreIHPT, Hydrographic Institute
Local identifier15030003
Global identifier2264
Last revised2009-10-30