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Data set name

Holistic fisheries management of Messara Bay (southern Crete), 2007 - 2008

Data holding centreHellenic Centre for Marine Research, Institute of Marine Biology, Biotechnology & Aquaculture (HCMR/IMBBC)
CountryGreece  Greece
Time periodJune 2007, September 2007, February 2008
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Messara Bay (southern Crete)

Observations 
Parameters

Carbon concentrations in sediment; Particulate total and organic carbon concentrations in the water column; Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in sediment; Fish and shellfish catch statistics; Sediment grain size parameters; Phaeopigment concentrations in sediment; Zoobenthos taxonomic abundance; Phaeopigment concentrations in the water column; Salinity of the water column; Temperature of the water column; Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies

Instruments

Pelagic trawl nets; discrete water samplers; sediment grabs; CTD

Description 
Summary

The data were collected within the framework of a project funded by the 3rd Operational Program of Greek Ministry of Agriculture during three surveys of RV 'PHILIA'. The main objective of the project was an ecosystem-based approach for the study of the important fishing ground of Messara Bay.

OriginatorsHellenic Centre for Marine Research, Institute of Marine Biology, Biotechnology & Aquaculture (HCMR/IMBBC)
Availability 
OrganisationHellenic Centre for Marine Research, Institute of Marine Biology, Biotechnology & Aquaculture (HCMR/IMBBC)
AvailabilityUnrestricted
ContactDr Y. Koulouri and Dr Th. Machias
Address

Hellenic Centre for Marine Research, Institute of Marine Biology, Biotechnology & Aquaculture (HCMR/IMBBC)
Gournes Pediados P.O. Box 2214
Heraklion
Crete
71003
Greece

Telephone+30 2810337716
Facsimile+30 2810337870
Emailyol72@hcmr.gr
Administration 
Collating centreHellenic Centre for Marine Research, Hellenic National Oceanographic Data Centre
Local identifier6004022
Global identifier6270
Last revised2015-07-27