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European estuarine nematodes
Soetaert K. 1992: European estuarine nematodes. Netherlands Institute of Ecology; Centre for Estuarine and Marine Ecology. Netherlands. Metadata available at

Archived data
Availability: Creative Commons License This dataset is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

Data were collected in the framework of the Joint European Estuaries Programme (MAST CEC project, JEEP92) of the EEC, which aims at understanding major biological processes in the European tidal estuaries. more

A baseline study was carried out on the meiobenthos of five European estuaries, with a focus on the nematode species composition.

Biology, Biology > Benthos, Biology > Ecology - biodiversity
Marine, Estuarine environment, Meiobenthos, Nematoda, ANE, British Isles, England, Tamar Estuary, ANE, Ems Estuary, ANE, France, Gironde Estuary, ANE, France, Picardie, Somme Estuary, ANE, Scheldt Estuary, Portugal, Tagus R.

Geographical coverage
ANE, British Isles, England, Tamar Estuary [Marine Regions]
ANE, Ems Estuary [Marine Regions]
ANE, France, Gironde Estuary [Marine Regions]
ANE, France, Picardie, Somme Estuary [Marine Regions]
ANE, Scheldt Estuary [Marine Regions]
Portugal, Tagus R. [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
From 1992 on [Completed]

Meiobenthos density, Nematode density

Koninklijk Nederlands Instituut voor Onderzoek der Zee; NIOZ Yerseke, moredata owner

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Based on this dataset
Soetaert, K. et al. (1995). Meiobenthic distribution and nematode community structure in five European estuaries. Hydrobiologia 311(1-3): 185-206., more
Soetaert, K. et al. (1995). Meiobenthic distribution and nematode community structure in five European estuaries, in: Heip, C.H.R. et al. (Ed.) Major biological processes in European tidal estuaries. Developments in Hydrobiology, 110: pp. 185-206, more
Soetaert, K. et al. (1994). Spatial patterns of Westerschelde meiobenthos. Est., Coast. and Shelf Sci. 39(4): 367-388., more

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Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Research
Metadatarecord created: 2006-01-05
Information last updated: 2016-03-09
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