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General
Data set name

Gelatinous plankton in the Black Sea

Data holding centreP.P.Shirshov Institute of Oceanology, RAS
CountryRussian Federation  Russian Federation
ProjectBlack Sea FTP 'World Ocean'(Nature of the WO)
Time period1992-2004
OngoingNo
Geographical area

The Russian area of the Black Sea

Observations 
Parameters

Zooplankton wet weight biomass; Zooplankton taxonomy-related biomass expressed as protein per unit volume of the water column

Instruments

Plankton nets

Description 
Summary

Special investigation with surveys during spring and late summer-early autumn invaders comb-jellies Mnemiopsis leidyi since 1992 and Beroe ovata since its invasion 1999 and indigenous species jelly fish Aurelia aurita and ctenophore Pleurobrachia pileus and their effect on the Black Sea ecosystem.

OriginatorsP.P.Shirshov Institute of Oceanology, RAS
Availability 
OrganisationP.P.Shirshov Institute of Oceanology, RAS
AvailabilitySeaDataNet licence; academic
ContactShiganova Tamara (Senior Scientist)
Address

P.P.Shirshov Institute of Oceanology, RAS
36 Nakhimovsky prospect
Moscow

117997
Russian Federation

Telephone7 095 129 23 27
Facsimile+7(499)124-59-83
Emailshiganov@sio.rssi.ru
Administration 
Collating centreP.P.Shirshov Institute of Oceanology, RAS
Local identifier36001001
Global identifier2509
Last revised2009-04-29