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Data set name

Biology of 'Atherina presbyter' in Lima Estuary, Portugal (1985-86)

Data holding centreUniversity of Porto, Institute of Zoology (IMAR network)
CountryPortugal  Portugal
Time periodFrom 1985 to 1986
OngoingNo
Geographical area

River Lima Estuary - Portugal

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 ash-free dry weight biomass per unit area of the bed; Fish taxonomy-related counts; Fish non taxonomy-related morphology; Fish non taxonomy-related abundance per unit volume of the water column; Fish disease and parasites; Fish behaviour; Vertical velocity of the water column (currents); Salinity of the water column; Horizontal velocity of the water column (currents); Temperature of the water column

Instruments

Pelagic trawl nets; salinity sensor

Description 
Summary

Monthly samples in two channels. Available parameters include: water physical-chemical data, length-weight relationship, age, condition factor, sex ratio, gonadossomatic index, fecundity, stomach contents, fish community composition, seasonal variation.

OriginatorsUniversity of Porto, Institute of Zoology (IMAR network)
Availability 
OrganisationUniversity of Porto, Institute of Zoology (IMAR network)
AvailabilityUnrestricted
ContactNot supplied (Director, Institute of Zoology)
Address

University of Porto, Institute of Zoology (IMAR network)
Faculdade de Ciências Praça Gomes Teixeira
Porto
Porto
4099-002
Portugal

Telephone+351 223401400
Facsimile+351 223401511
Administration 
Collating centreIHPT, Hydrographic Institute
Local identifier15018006
Global identifier2224
Last revised2009-10-30