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Data set name

General Marine Records made by Porcupine Society on Field Trip to Cornwall in 1984

Data holding centreEnvironmental Records Centre for Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly
CountryUnited Kingdom  United Kingdom
Time period1984
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Various sites in Cornwall

Observations 
Parameters

Macroalgae and seagrass taxonomy-related counts; Zooplankton and zoobenthos morphological parameters; Fauna abundance per unit area of the bed; Fish morphology, age and physiology; Fish abundance in water bodies; Fish taxonomy-related abundance per unit area of the bed; Fish taxonomy-related counts; Phytoplankton taxonomic abundance in water bodies; Macroalgae generic abundance in water bodies; Zoobenthos dry weight biomass; Zoobenthos taxonomic abundance; Zoobenthos taxonomy-related counts; Zoobenthos taxonomy-related wet weight biomass per unit area of the bed

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Description 
Summary

Marine records collected by Porcupine Society members in 1984 at the following locations: Turnaware Point, Maenporth, Prisk Cove, Marazion and Treyarnon Bay. Species recorded include algae and all the main faunal groups.

OriginatorsEnvironmental Records Centre for Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly
Availability 
OrganisationEnvironmental Records Centre for Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly
AvailabilityUnrestricted
ContactSarah Myles; Nic Harrison-White (Manager; Information Coordinator)
Address

Environmental Records Centre for Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly
Cornwall Wildlife Trust Five Acres Allet
Truro
Cornwall
TR4 9DJ
United Kingdom

Telephone01872 240777
Emailsarah@cornwt.demon.co.uk; wis@cornwt.demon.co.uk
Administration 
Collating centreBritish Oceanographic Data Centre
Local identifier1133005
Global identifier949
Last revised2009-12-01