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Data set name

Decapod crustaceans in the Mira estuary, SW Portugal (1990-)

Data holding centreMuseu Bocage, National Museum of Natural History, University of Lisbon
CountryPortugal  Portugal
Time periodFrom 1990 onwards
OngoingYes
Geographical area

Mira estuary, SW coast of Portugal

Observations 
Parameters

Zooplankton growth rates; Zooplankton egg hatch proportion; Zooplankton reproduction rate parameters; Zooplankton taxonomy-related abundance per unit volume of the water column; Zooplankton and zoobenthos development stage parameters

Instruments

Plankton nets

Description 
Summary

The data relate to the distribution, growth, reproduction and migration of the prawn Palaemon longirostris in the Mira estuary. Data on the monthly distribution of plankton are also available in the same area. Data on the plankton, especially prawn larvae, distribution, at all moon phases, were obtained from February to May/June 1993.

OriginatorsMuseu Bocage, National Museum of Natural History, University of Lisbon
Availability 
OrganisationMuseu Bocage, National Museum of Natural History, University of Lisbon
AvailabilityBy negotiation
ContactCarlos Almaca
Address

Museu Bocage, National Museum of Natural History, University of Lisbon
Rua da Escola Politecnica, 58
Lisbon
Lisbon
1250-102
Portugal

Telephone+351 213961521
Emailjb@fc.ul.pt
Administration 
Collating centreIHPT, Hydrographic Institute
Local identifier15039002
Global identifier2318
Last revised2009-10-29