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Data set name

MANUELA meiobenthos Database

Data holding centreFlanders Marine Institute
CountryBelgium  Belgium
Time period1966-2006
OngoingNo
Geographical area

AE - East Atlantic; ANE - Baltic; Pacific Ocean I.; PNE - Arctic; PSW - Antarctica; MED - Mediterranean; ANW - North West Atlantic

Observations 
Parameters

Zooplankton and zoobenthos morphological parameters; Zoobenthos dry weight biomass; Zoobenthos taxonomic abundance; Zoobenthos taxonomy-related counts; Zooplankton and zoobenthos development stage parameters

Description 
Summary

The dataset is the result of the integration of more than 83 smaller datasets, with information on meiobenthos in general and nematodes and copepods more specifically. This dataset has been compiled under the MarBEF European Network of Excellence.

OriginatorsGhent University, Department of Biology, Marine Biology Section
Availability 
OrganisationFlanders Marine Institute
AvailabilityBy negotiation
Administration 
Collating centreFlanders Marine Institute
Local identifier976
Global identifier5572
Last revised2011-05-06