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Data set name

Salubrity of bivalve molluscs of the Portuguese coast

Data holding centreNational Institute of Fisheries Research Instituto Nacional de Investigação Agrária e das Pescas (INIAP) Former IPIMAR
CountryPortugal  Portugal
Time period1993 onwards
OngoingYes
Geographical area

Beds of bivalve molluscs in the Portuguese coast (Ria Formosa, Sagres, Odemira, Sado, Lagoa de Albufeira, Tagus, Lagoa de Obidos, Ria de Aveiro)

Observations 
Parameters

Bacteria in biota; Fish disease and parasites; Zoobenthos taxonomic abundance; Zoobenthos taxonomy-related counts

Instruments

Benthos samplers; optical microscopes

Description 
Summary

Monthly sampling of bivalve molluscs (grooved carpet shell, Portuguese cupped oyster, European flat oyster, common cockle, surf clam, carpet shell and other species) from around the Portuguese coast was carried out to investigate their state of health.

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 identifier15040036
Global identifier2354
Last revised2010-05-04