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Data set name

Romanian Black Sea zoobenthos data set

Data holding centreNational Institute for Marine Research and Development "Grigore Antipa"
CountryRomania  Romania
Time periodMay 2004- nov 2004
OngoingNo
Geographical area

21 sites at the Romanian Black Sea coast (5 to 20m in depth) from Sulina to Vama Veche (data set limits: 45.10 N - 29.55 E to 43.46 N - 28.40 E)

Observations 
Parameters

Zoobenthos generic abundance; Zoobenthos taxonomy-related counts; Zoobenthos taxonomy-related wet weight biomass per unit area of the bed

Instruments

Discrete water samplers

Description 
Summary

The aim was to establish the actual state of the zoobenthic communities under anthropogenic influence. The data were collected by the R/V Steaua de Mare of NIMRD from Sulina to Vama Veche in spring and autumn 2004 at the depths of 5, 10, 20m. 21 samples were processed. The data are stored in files in digital format and are used for scientific support for to elaborate the national reports regarding the state of the marine environment.

OriginatorsNational Institute for Marine Research and Development "Grigore Antipa"
Availability 
OrganisationNational Institute for Marine Research and Development "Grigore Antipa"
AvailabilityBy negotiation
ContactDr. Eng. Simion Nicolaev (Managing Director)
Address

National Institute for Marine Research and Development "Grigore Antipa"
300 Mamaia Blvd.
Constanta

900581
Romania

Telephone40 241 540288
Facsimile40 241 831274
Emailnicolaev@alpha.rmri.ro; rmri@alpha.rmri.ro
Administration 
Collating centreNational Institute for Marine Research and Development "Grigore Antipa"
Local identifier41001059
Global identifier2399
Last revised2009-05-26