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Data set name

Quality control of bivalves along the Portuguese continental coast (1991-93)

Data holding centreNational Institute of Fisheries Research Instituto Nacional de Investigação Agrária e das Pescas (INIAP) Former IPIMAR
CountryPortugal  Portugal
Time periodFrom January 1991 to December 1993
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Portuguese continental coast

Observations 
Parameters

Bacteria in biota; Concentration of phycotoxins in biota; Temperature of the water column

Instruments

Benthos samplers; discrete water samplers; manual biota samplers; water body temperature sensor

Description 
Summary

The project comprised: 1) quality control of bivalves concerning bacteriological contamination and DSP PSP biotoxin accumulation, in order to get the best conditions for their commercialisation; 2) water quality control in the areas of production, concerning namely the occurrence of toxic microalgae and bacteriological contamination.

OriginatorsNational Institute of Fisheries Research Instituto Nacional de Investigação Agrária e das Pescas (INIAP) Former IPIMAR
Availability 
OrganisationNational Institute of Fisheries Research Instituto Nacional de Investigação Agrária e das Pescas (INIAP) Former IPIMAR
AvailabilityBy negotiation
ContactMarcelo Vasconcelos (President)
Address

National Institute of Fisheries Research Instituto Nacional de Investigação Agrária e das Pescas (INIAP) Former IPIMAR
Av. De Brasilia
Lisboa

1449-006
Portugal

Telephone+351 213010814
Facsimile+351 213015948
Emaildina@ipimar.pt
Administration 
Collating centreIHPT, Hydrographic Institute
Local identifier15040023
Global identifier2341
Last revised2009-10-29