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Data set name

Zooplankton data off N Spain in the Bay of Biscay (1991)

Data holding centreIEO/Spanish Oceanographic Institute
CountrySpain  Spain
Time periodMarch 1991
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Bay of Biscay

Observations 
Parameters

Microzooplankton generic abundance in water bodies

Instruments

Plankton nets

Description 
Summary

Includes data on microzooplankton hauled during the SARP expeditions. A total of 90 samples in 24 hours was taken at a fixed station opposite the coasts of Gijon (Asturias) with LHPR. The purpose was the study of microzooplankton as a means of nutrition and survival of the larvae of the pilchardus sardine.

OriginatorsIEO/ Balearic Islands Oceanographic Centre
Availability 
OrganisationIEO/Spanish Oceanographic Institute
AvailabilityUnrestricted
ContactAlvaro Fernandez (Director)
Address

IEO/Spanish Oceanographic Institute
Corazon de Maria,8
MADRID

28002
Spain

Telephone+34 91 5974443
Facsimile+34 915 974770
Emaildirector@md.ieo.es
Administration 
Collating centreIEO/Spanish Oceanographic Institute
Local identifier8036047
Global identifier2696
Last revised2010-01-25