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General
Data set name

Biology of the limpets of the Azores (1985-91)

Data holding centreUniversity of Azores, Department of Oceanography and Fisheries (IMAR network)
CountryPortugal  Portugal
Time periodFrom 1985 to December 1991
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Littoral coasts of all the islands of the archipelago of the Azores

Observations 
Parameters

Zooplankton and zoobenthos morphological parameters; Fauna abundance per unit area of the bed; Zoobenthos dry weight biomass; Zoobenthos taxonomic abundance; Zooplankton and zoobenthos physiological condition parameters; Zoobenthos taxonomy-related counts; Zoobenthos taxonomy-related wet weight biomass per unit area of the bed; Zooplankton and zoobenthos development stage parameters

Instruments

Manual biota samplers

Description 
Summary

This study was developed with a view to evaluate the state of the populations of limpets on the Archipelago of the Azores. Some of the protocols were extended to the Archipelagos of Madeira and Canaries.

OriginatorsUniversity of Azores, Department of Oceanography and Fisheries (IMAR network)
References

Anon (1984) A 'doenca' das lapas., Relatorio Interno. DOP/UA: 8pp.; Martins, H. R., Santos, R. S., and Hawkins, S. J. (1987) Exploitation of limpets (Patella spp.) in the Azores, with preliminary analysis of stocks. International Council for the Exploration of the Sea, C.M. 1987/K/53: 18pp., ; Anon (1987) Estudos sobre as lapas dos Acores: exploracao e avaliacao., Relatorio da VII Semana das Pescas, 7 (1987): 175-182.; Hawkins S.J., Côrte-Real, H.B.S.M, Martins, H.R et al. (1990) A note on the identity of Patella species in the Azores. Açoreana, Supplement: 167-173., ; Anon (1990) Relatorio de estudos sobre o estado das populacoes de lapas do Arquipelago dos Acores e da Ilha de Madeira., Relatorio da X Semana das Pescas, 1990: 137-161.; Anon (1991) Aspectos da biologia e ecologia de Patella ulyssiponensis aspera e P. Candei candei, dos Alores. Potencial da sua exploracao., Relatorio de estagio Cientifico da Licenciatura em Recursos Faunisticos e Ambiente da Faculdade de c

Availability 
OrganisationUniversity of Azores, Department of Oceanography and Fisheries (IMAR network)
AvailabilityBy negotiation
ContactNot supplied (Director of the Department (DOP/UA))
Address

University of Azores, Department of Oceanography and Fisheries (IMAR network)
Rua Prof. Dr. Frederico Machado
Horta

9901-862
Portugal

Telephone+351 92 22988/22944/23460/22945
Facsimile+351 292292659
Emailpereira@dop.uac.pt
Administration 
Collating centreIHPT, Hydrographic Institute
Local identifier15037016
Global identifier2298
Last revised2009-10-29