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Data set name

CBD zoobenthos data set

Data holding centreNational Institute for Marine Research and Development "Grigore Antipa"
CountryRomania  Romania
Time periodMay 2003 - Aug. 2003
OngoingNo
Geographical area

27 sites at the Romanian Black Sea coast (1 to 20m in depth) from Sulina to Vama Veche (data set limits: 45.10 N - 29.55 E to 43.46 N - 28.40 E)

Observations 
Parameters

Zoobenthos taxonomic abundance; Zoobenthos taxonomy-related wet weight biomass per unit area of the bed

Description 
Summary

The principal objective of this project was to assess the coastal marine ecosystem state, in order to elaborate the Strategy for Conservation of Marine Biodiversity from the Romanian Black Sea area. The data were collected by the R/V Steaua de Mare of NIMRD from Sulina to Vama Veche in the 2003 summer at the depths of 1, 3, 5, 10, 20m. And were processed 27 samples. The data are stored in files in digital format and are used for scientific support for elaboration of the Strategy for Marine Biodiversity Conservation from Romania.

OriginatorsNational Institute for Marine Research and Development "Grigore Antipa"
Availability 
OrganisationNational Institute for Marine Research and Development "Grigore Antipa"
AvailabilityBy negotiation
ContactDr. Eng. Simion Nicolaev (Managing Director)
Address

National Institute for Marine Research and Development "Grigore Antipa"
300 Mamaia Blvd.
Constanta

900581
Romania

Telephone40 241 540288
Facsimile40 241 831274
Emailnicolaev@alpha.rmri.ro; rmri@alpha.rmri.ro
Administration 
Collating centreNational Institute for Marine Research and Development "Grigore Antipa"
Local identifier41001032
Global identifier2374
Last revised2009-05-26