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Data set name

Feeding strategies of bathyal fishes on the Portuguese continental slope (1990 onwards)

Data holding centreUniversity of Lisbon, Faculty of Sciences, Guia Marine Laboratory (IMAR network)
CountryPortugal  Portugal
Time periodFrom 1990 onwards
OngoingYes
Geographical area

Portuguese slope

Observations 
Parameters

Fish morphology, age and physiology; Fish abundance in water bodies; Fish taxonomy-related abundance per unit area of the bed; Fish taxonomy-related counts; Fish non taxonomy-related abundance per unit volume of the water column; Fish behaviour

Instruments

Pelagic trawl nets

Description 
Summary

Study of the food habits of fishes living on the upper part of the Portuguese slope. Distribution on feeding guilds. Numerical analysis of the data is currently being carried out.

OriginatorsUniversity of Lisbon, Faculty of Sciences, Guia Marine Laboratory (IMAR network)
Availability 
OrganisationUniversity of Lisbon, Faculty of Sciences, Guia Marine Laboratory (IMAR network)
AvailabilityBy negotiation
ContactProf. Luiz Saldanha
Address

University of Lisbon, Faculty of Sciences, Guia Marine Laboratory (IMAR network)
Av. Nossa Senhora do Cabo, 939, Estrada do Guincho
Cascais

2750-374
Portugal

Telephone+351 1 486 9211
Facsimile+351 214869720
Emaillmg-imar@mail.telepac.pt
Administration 
Collating centreIHPT, Hydrographic Institute
Local identifier15008002
Global identifier2172
Last revised2009-10-30