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General
Data set name

Planktonic communities of the Mondego Estuary (western coast of Portugal), 1988-90

Data holding centreUniversity of Coimbra, Marine Sciences Unit (IMAR network)
CountryPortugal  Portugal
Time periodFrom February 1988 to January 1990
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Mondego estuary (western coast of Portugal)

Observations 
Parameters

Zooplankton feeding; Salinity of the water column; Temperature of the water column; Zooplankton taxonomy-related abundance per unit volume of the water column; Zooplankton non taxonomy-related abundance per unit volume of the water column

Instruments

Plankton nets; salinity sensor

Description 
Summary

Data on the spatial and temporal distribution of zooplankton and icthyoplankton. Data on the patterns of spatial and temporal abundance of decapod crustaceans and anchovies (Engraulis encrasicolus) as a function of tidal and lunar cycles.

OriginatorsUniversity of Coimbra, Marine Sciences Unit (IMAR network)
Availability 
OrganisationUniversity of Coimbra, Marine Sciences Unit (IMAR network)
AvailabilityBy negotiation
ContactJoao Carlos Marques
Address

University of Coimbra, Marine Sciences Unit (IMAR network)
Faculdade de Ciencias e Tecnologia da IMAR - Centro Interdisciplinar de Coimbra Largo D. Dinis, Colegio de S. Jeronimo
Coimbra
Coimbra
3004-517
Portugal

Telephone+351 39 23603
Facsimile+351 239823603
Emailmar@cygnus.ic.uc.pt
Administration 
Collating centreIHPT, Hydrographic Institute
Local identifier15038005
Global identifier2315
Last revised2009-10-29