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Data set name

Reference collection of Azorean marine fishes

Data holding centreUniversity of Azores, Department of Biology (Marine Biology Team)
CountryPortugal  Portugal
Time periodFrom January 1988 onwards
OngoingYes
Geographical area

Azores

Observations 
Parameters

Fish abundance in water bodies; Fish taxonomy-related abundance per unit area of the bed; Fish taxonomy-related ash-free dry weight biomass per unit area of the bed; Fish taxonomy-related counts; Fish non taxonomy-related abundance per unit volume of the water column

Instruments

Pelagic trawl nets

Description 
Summary

A reference collection of Azorean marine fishes exists for over one century in the Museum Carlos Machado. This collection is being constantly updated with material from every island. Pertinent bibliography has also been compiled and a checklist is in preparation.

OriginatorsUniversity of Azores, Department of Biology (Marine Biology Team)
Availability 
OrganisationUniversity of Azores, Department of Biology (Marine Biology Team)
AvailabilityBy negotiation
ContactDr. Ana I. Neto/Dr. Jose M.N. Azevedo
Address

University of Azores, Department of Biology (Marine Biology Team)
Campus Universitário de Ponta Delgada Rua da Mãe de Deus, 13A
Ponta Delgada
Açores
9501-801
Portugal

Telephone+96 652 602
Facsimile+351 295650100
Emailaneto@uac.pt/azevedo@uac.pt
Administration 
Collating centreIHPT, Hydrographic Institute
Local identifier15036005
Global identifier2282
Last revised2009-10-29