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Molluscs on subtidal cliffs in the Southern Adriatic Sea
Citation
Terlizzi A. (2000). Molluscs on subtidal cliffs in the Southern Adriatic Sea. University of Salento, Department of Biological and Environmental Science and Technologies, Laboratory of Zoology and Marine Biology (LZMB), Italy.

Availability: Restricted
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Notes: Not freely available

Description
The original aim of this study and data collection was to provide accurate information on the composition of Molluscan assemblages from hard substrates in the Mediterranean. Terlizzi et al. (2003) also aimed to quantify possible differences in assemblage structure among the three sampled sites and along a depth gradient. more

Data consisted of counts of abundance and species of molluscs collected along a rocky cliff near Otranto (southern Adriatic Sea, Italy). There were three sites, separated, approx. 100 m apart and, for each site, at each of the two sampling occasion (May and November 2000) (sampling was undertaken at 5, 15 and 25 m depth by scraping off three replicate 20*20 cm quadrats. There were 133 species on a total of 6722 individuals

Scope
Themes:
Biology, Biology > Benthos, Biology > Ecology - biodiversity
Keywords:
Marine, Benthos, Macrobenthos, Rocky shores, MED, Adriatic, Molluscs

Geographical coverage
MED, Adriatic [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
May 2000
November 2000

Taxonomic coverage
Mollusca [WoRMS]

Contributors
University of Salento; Dipartimento di Scienze e Tecnologie Biologiche e Ambientali; National Interuniversity Consortium For Marine Sciences; Laboratory of Zoology and Marine Biology (LZMB), moredata ownerdata creatordata manager

Related datasets
(Partly) included in:
LargeNet database, more

Publication
Describing this dataset:
Terlizzi, A.; Scuderi, D.; Guidetti, P.; Boero, F. (2003). Molluscs on subtidal cliffs: patterns of spatial distribution. J. Mar. Biol. Ass. U.K. 83(1): 165-172, more

Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Research: field survey
Metadatarecord created: 2007-05-30
Information last updated: 2008-08-28
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