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Data set name

Ecology, dynamics, production and energy budget of bivalve molluscs along the Portuguese coast (1985 to 1992)

Data holding centreUniversity of Lisbon, Faculty of Sciences, Guia Marine Laboratory (IMAR network)
CountryPortugal  Portugal
Time period1985 to 1992
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Portuguese W, SW and S coasts

Observations 
Parameters

Zooplankton and zoobenthos morphological parameters; Fauna abundance per unit area of the bed; Zoobenthos taxonomic abundance; Zooplankton and zoobenthos physiological condition parameters; Zoobenthos taxonomy-related counts

Instruments

Benthos samplers

Description 
Summary

The ecology, structure and dynamics of estuarine bivalve mollusc populations were studied. Growth and mortality rates, reproduction, were studied in order to estimate production. Energy budget, oxygen consumption rates, feeding rates.

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 identifier15008007
Global identifier2177
Last revised2009-10-30