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General
Data set name

DSP and PSP toxins and mercury on bivalves along the Portuguese continental coast (1986-96)

Data holding centreNational Institute of Fisheries Research Instituto Nacional de Investigação Agrária e das Pescas (INIAP) Former IPIMAR
CountryPortugal  Portugal
Time periodFrom January 1986 to December 1996
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Portuguese continental coast

Observations 
Parameters

Bioassay and contaminant biological impact; Dissolved metal concentrations in the water column; Concentration of phycotoxins in biota; Metal concentrations in biota

Instruments

Discrete water samplers

Description 
Summary

The project comprises surveys of DSP and PSP toxins along the Portuguese coast through bioassays in laboratory animals. In addition, a study of new detecting technologies has been carried out. A survey of mercury is carried out along the Portuguese coast on a yearly basis.

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 identifier15040030
Global identifier2348
Last revised2009-10-29