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Macoma Balthica in the Westerschelde as part of project B-10 [Macoma Balthica in de Westerschelde in kader van project B-10]
Hummel H. 1997: Macoma Balthica in the Westerschelde as part of project B-10. Netherlands Institute of Ecology; Centre for Estuarine and Marine Ecology, Netherlands. Metadata available at

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Between 1989 and 1997, Macoma balthica was sampled every 3 months at two locations in the Westerschelde: Baalhoek and Paulina Polder. Growth, reproduction, reserve materials and metals were measured. In addition, also environmental variables of water and sediment are measured.

Biology, Biology > Benthos
Marine, Brackish water, Grain size, Macrobenthos, Metals, ANE, Netherlands, Westerschelde, Baalhoek, ANE, Netherlands, Westerschelde, PaulinaSchor, Macoma balthica (Linnaeus, 1758)

Geographical coverage
ANE, Netherlands, Westerschelde, Baalhoek [Marine Regions]
ANE, Netherlands, Westerschelde, PaulinaSchor [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
1989 - 1997

Taxonomic coverage
Macoma balthica (Linnaeus, 1758) [WoRMS]

Grain size distribution, Growth rate, Metals, Organic carbon (OC), Reproduction, Total carbon (TC)

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

Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Monitoring: field survey
Metadatarecord created: 2007-01-08
Information last updated: 2009-10-08
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