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Data set name

Mediterranean Sensitive Habitats (MEDISEH) coralligenous and maerl beds

Data holding centreHellenic Centre for Marine Research, Institute of Oceanography
CountryGreece  Greece
ProjectMediterranean Sensitive Habitats(MEDISEH)
Time periodOctober 2011-October 2013
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Eastern Mediterranean (GSAs 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26)

Observations 
Parameters

Habitat characterisation; Habitat extent

Description 
Summary

A geographical compilation of all the available information on the distribution, composition and ecological status of coralligenous and maerl beds in the Eastern Mediterranean basin. This work was performed in the wider frames of the MAREA-MEDISEH project: "Compilation and mapping of environmental and fisheries related information in the Mediterranean Sea by means of Geographical Information Systems (GIS): Integration and mapping of the spatial information on sensitive habitats: a) habitats protected under the Mediterranean regulation, b) nursery areas and spawning aggregations of demersal and small pelagic fish and c) areas under any form of protection within national and international legislation"

OriginatorsHellenic Centre for Marine Research, Institute of Oceanography
Availability 
OrganisationHellenic Centre for Marine Research, Institute of Oceanography
AvailabilityBy negotiation
ContactDr M. Salomidi
Address

Hellenic Centre for Marine Research, Institute of Oceanography
46.7 km Athinon-Souniou Av. P.O.Box 712
Anavyssos

19013
Greece

Telephone+30-22910-76452
Facsimile+30-22910-76347
Emailvlikou@hcmr.gr
Administration 
Collating centreHellenic Centre for Marine Research, Hellenic National Oceanographic Data Centre
Local identifier6010036
Global identifier6059
Last revised2015-07-07