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Data set name

Survey of bivalves in the Tagus and Sado estuaries, Portugal (1991-93)

Data holding centreNational Institute of Fisheries Research Instituto Nacional de Investigação Agrária e das Pescas (INIAP) Former IPIMAR
CountryPortugal  Portugal
Time periodFrom January 1991 to December 1993
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Tagus and Sado estuaries and adjacent coastal area

Observations 
Parameters

Fauna abundance per unit area of the bed; Sediment grain size parameters; Sediment water content, porosity and surface area; Zoobenthos taxonomic abundance; Geological sample density

Instruments

Benthos samplers

Description 
Summary

An inventory was compiled of bivalve species of economic value and macrobenthic fauna of the Tagus and Sado estuaries and their adjacent coastal areas. In addition, a study of the areas of distribution for those of economic value was carried out.

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 identifier15040021
Global identifier2339
Last revised2009-10-29