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Data set name

Benthic fauna of Amvrakikos Bay, Ionian Sea (1980-1982, 1989-2001)

Data holding centreUniversity of Athens, Department of Biology, Laboratory of Zoology (LZ/UATH)
CountryGreece  Greece
Time periodFrom 1980 to 1982 (also 1989 - 2001)
OngoingNo
Geographical area

38 sites covering the northern part of Amvrakikos Gulf

Observations 
Parameters

Zoobenthos taxonomic abundance; Zoobenthos taxonomy-related wet weight biomass per unit area of the bed

Instruments

Sediment grabs

Description 
Summary

The aim of the study was to describe the benthic communities and distribution of species in Amvrakikos Gulf. Lagoon studies were related to extensive fish culture. Measurements and sampling were carried out at 38 selected sites covering the northern part of Amvrakikos Gulf and the lagoons situated at this side of bay. The project was supported by the Greek government (Ministry of Agriculture, Dept. of Fisheries).

OriginatorsUniversity of Athens, Department of Biology, Laboratory of Zoology (LZ/UATH)
Availability 
OrganisationUniversity of Athens, Department of Biology, Laboratory of Zoology (LZ/UATH)
AvailabilityUnrestricted
ContactProf. A. Nicolaidou
Address

University of Athens, Department of Biology, Laboratory of Zoology (LZ/UATH)
Panepistimiopolis
Athens

157 01
Greece

Telephone+30-210-7274606
Emailmapostol@biol.uoa.gr
Administration 
Collating centreHellenic Centre for Marine Research, Hellenic National Oceanographic Data Centre (HCMR/HNODC)
Local identifier6036001
Global identifier1359
Last revised2015-07-22