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General
Data set name

Herbarium of marine algae and phanerogams of SE Spain

Data holding centreInstitute of Litoral Ecology (IEL)
CountrySpain  Spain
Time periodFrom November 1990 onwards
OngoingYes
Geographical area

Mediterranean off SE Spain

Observations 
Parameters

Macroalgae generic abundance in water bodies; Metadata parameters

Description 
Summary

A collection of marine algae and phanerogams of the SE Iberian Peninsula. The specimens were collected from the surface and 40m in direct sampling. Also available are samples collected by fishermen's nets (flue). The collection consists of 2 types of samples kept in 4 per cent formalin and dry on herbal paper. Each specimen is accompanied by a card containing the name of the species, place, date, depth, collector and comments regarding abundance, biotope, in which it was collected, reproductive state, etc.

OriginatorsInstitute of Litoral Ecology (IEL)
Availability 
OrganisationInstitute of Litoral Ecology (IEL)
AvailabilityMoratorium
ContactDirector
Address

Institute of Litoral Ecology (IEL)
Jacinto Benavente 21 El Campello
Alicante

03560
Spain

Telephone+34 96 5657690
Facsimile+34 965 941922
Emailinfo@ecologialitoral.com
Administration 
Collating centreIEO/Spanish Oceanographic Institute
Local identifier8006004
Global identifier2557
Last revised2009-02-09