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Data set name

Lobster behaviour records from laboratory studies (1989-1994)

Data holding centreCentre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science, Lowestoft Laboratory
CountryUnited Kingdom  United Kingdom
Time periodFrom 1989 to 1994
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Laboratory studies with hatchery-reared juvenile lobsters

Observations 
Parameters

Date and time; Zooplankton and zoobenthos morphological parameters; Habitat characterisation; Zooplankton and zoobenthos physiological condition parameters; Zoobenthos taxonomy-related counts; Zooplankton and zoobenthos development stage parameters

Instruments

Cameras; in-situ incubators; observers

Description 
Summary

Approximately 150 hours of video records were made of lobster behaviour to determine their adaptations to a burrowing existence and their habitat requirements in terms of space and nearest neighbour distances.

OriginatorsCentre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science, Lowestoft Laboratory
Data web sitehttp://www.cefas.co.uk/
Availability 
OrganisationCentre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science, Lowestoft Laboratory
AvailabilityLicence
ContactContracts Office, CEFAS, Lowestoft
Address

Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science, Lowestoft Laboratory
Pakefield Road
Lowestoft
Suffolk
NR33 OHT
United Kingdom

Telephone+44 1621 562244
Facsimile+44 (0)1502 513865
Administration 
Collating centreBritish Oceanographic Data Centre
Local identifier1029016
Global identifier400
Last revised2009-10-08