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General
Data set name

Toxic microalgae in the main bivalve beds of the Portuguese continental coast (1986-96)

Data holding centreNational Institute of Fisheries Research Instituto Nacional de Investigação Agrária e das Pescas (INIAP) Former IPIMAR
CountryPortugal  Portugal
Time periodFrom January 1986 to December 1996
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Portuguese continental coast

Observations 
Parameters

Phytoplankton taxonomic biomass in water bodies; Phytoplankton taxonomic abundance in water bodies; Concentration of phycotoxins in biota; Temperature of the water column

Instruments

Plankton nets; water body temperature sensor; manual biota samplers

Description 
Summary

This project studies the microalgae of the beds of bivalves of the Portuguese coast. The aim is to detect and study biotoxin producers.

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 identifier15040028
Global identifier2346
Last revised2009-10-29