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Data set name

Sexual development of clams from the Menai Strait, Gywnedd and the River Exe, South Devon (1991-1992)

Data holding centreCentre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science, Lowestoft Laboratory
CountryUnited Kingdom  United Kingdom
Time periodFrom 1991 to 1992 (monthly samples)
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Menai Strait, Gywnedd and the River Exe, South Devon

Observations 
Parameters

Zooplankton and zoobenthos morphological parameters; Zoobenthos taxonomic abundance; Zooplankton and zoobenthos physiological condition parameters; Zoobenthos taxonomy-related counts; Zooplankton and zoobenthos development stage parameters

Instruments

Manual biota samplers

Description 
Summary

Monthly samples of diploid and triploid Tapes philippinarum, T. decussatus and Mercenaria mercenaria were examined for gonad development and biochemical change.

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 identifier1029032
Global identifier414
Last revised2009-05-22