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Data set name

Ascidiaceans data around the coasts of Spain

Data holding centreSantiago de Compostela University (USC). Department of Animal Biology
CountrySpain  Spain
Time periodFrom 1987 onwards
OngoingYes
Geographical area

Iberian Peninsula coasts (Spain)

Observations 
Parameters

Fish non taxonomy-related morphology

Description 
Summary

The collection is made up of 130 species of ascidiaceans of the Iberian Peninsula from the intertidal area to 1,900 m. The sampling methodology used was direct collection at the intertidal area and autonomous divers and trawling off the coast, and the set contains information on sampling, date habitat, depth, measurements, colouring in 'vivo'. Drawings and photographs of 60 species are available.

OriginatorsSantiago de Compostela University (USC). Department of Animal Biology
Availability 
OrganisationSantiago de Compostela University (USC). Department of Animal Biology
AvailabilityUnrestricted
ContactNot supplied (Director)
Address

Santiago de Compostela University (USC). Department of Animal Biology
Departamento de Biologia Animal Facultad de Bioloxía Campus Universitario Sur
Santiago de Compostela (La Coruña)

15706
Spain

Telephone+34 981 563100
Facsimile+34 981 596904
Emailbasec@usc.es
Administration 
Collating centreIEO/Spanish Oceanographic Institute
Local identifier8029002
Global identifier2637
Last revised2008-11-25