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Data set name

Decapod crustaceans data from the coastal waters of SE Spain

Data holding centreInstitute of Litoral Ecology (IEL)
CountrySpain  Spain
Time periodFrom 15 May 1987 onwards
OngoingYes
Geographical area

Coastal zone of Alicante, Almeria and Murcia provinces, SE Spain

Observations 
Parameters

Zooplankton and zoobenthos morphological parameters; Metadata parameters

Description 
Summary

A collection of decapod crustaceans, with samples referring especially to the coastline of Alicante, Almeria and Murcia. Sampled using trawling nets, pocket nets, experimental fishing with hopper. Qualitative and quantitative samples obtained with an autonomous diving kit in the course of diverse oceanographic expeditions. The specimens are kept in jars in 4 per cent formalin and labelled by species/sample.

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 identifier8006007
Global identifier2560
Last revised2009-02-09