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General
Data set name

Oceanography and plankton related to the main demersal species in the Portuguese coast (1990-93)

Data holding centreNational Institute of Fisheries Research Instituto Nacional de Investigação Agrária e das Pescas (INIAP) Former IPIMAR
CountryPortugal  Portugal
Time periodFrom January 1990 to December 1993
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Portuguese continental coast

Observations 
Parameters

Zooplankton and zoobenthos morphological parameters; Carotenoid and flavenoid pigment concentrations in water bodies; Phytoplankton taxonomic biomass in water bodies; Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies; Zooplankton feeding; Zooplankton wet weight biomass; Zooplankton growth rates; Zooplankton egg hatch proportion; Zooplankton reproduction rate parameters; Nitrate concentration parameters in the water column; Nitrite concentration parameters in the water column; Phytoplankton taxonomic abundance in water bodies; Phosphate concentration parameters in the water column; Salinity of the water column; Silicate concentration parameters in the water column; Temperature of the water column; Zooplankton taxonomy-related abundance per unit volume of the water column; Phaeopigment concentrations in the water column; Phycobolin pigment concentrations in the water column

Instruments

Fluorometers; CTD; plankton nets; observers; autoanalysers; optical microscopes

Description 
Summary

The dataset comprises: abundance estimation of hake, horse mackerel, chub mackerel, monkfish and megrim and their spatial and temporal distribution; a study of the distribution and abundance of eggs and larvae of hake and horse mackerel; and a study of environmental conditions along the Portuguese coast.

OriginatorsNational Institute of Fisheries Research Instituto Nacional de Investigação Agrária e das Pescas (INIAP) Former IPIMAR
Availability 
OrganisationNational Institute of Fisheries Research Instituto Nacional de Investigação Agrária e das Pescas (INIAP) Former IPIMAR
AvailabilityBy negotiation
ContactMarcelo Vasconcelos (President)
Address

National Institute of Fisheries Research Instituto Nacional de Investigação Agrária e das Pescas (INIAP) Former IPIMAR
Av. De Brasilia
Lisboa

1449-006
Portugal

Telephone+351 213010814
Facsimile+351 213015948
Emaildina@ipimar.pt
Administration 
Collating centreIHPT, Hydrographic Institute
Local identifier15040011
Global identifier2329
Last revised2009-10-29