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Benthos of Greece
Citation
Fraschetti, S., Terlizzi A. (2001). Benthos of Greece. University of Salento, Department of Biological and Environmental Science and Technologies, Laboratory of Zoology and Marine Biology (LZMB), Italy.

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Description
Data represent the abundance of invertebrates and the percentage cover of algae in mid- and lowshore habitats of rocky shores in seven locations along the Ionian coast of Greece. The general aim of the study was to examine the spatial patterns in the assemblages of these mid- and lowshore habitats on different spatial scale more

Data came from study of patterns of distribution of benthic sessile assemlages (Ionian Sea, Greece). Data were collected in June 2001. Sampling was carried out in 7 random location along the Greek rocky coast 10s-100s of km apart one each other. At each location, 4 sites (separated by 100s - 1000s of m) were randomly selected. At each of the 56 sites, four habitats, namely the mid-shore assemblage (0.2-0.4 m above the sea level), the low-shore assemblage (intertidal zone), the subtidal at 5 m depth, and the subtidal at 15 m depth were sampled. the number of replicate is 4 for high and low shore and 10 for both depths in the subtidal

Scope
Themes:
Biology > Benthos
Keywords:
Marine, Benthos, Macrobenthos, Rocky shores, MED, Ionian Sea

Geographical coverage
MED, Ionian Sea [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
June 2001
Not relevant

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 manager

Related datasets
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LargeNet database, more

Publication
Describing this dataset:
Fraschetti, S.; Terlizzi, A.; Benedetti-Cecchi, L. (2005). Patterns of distribution of marine assemblages from rocky shores: evidence of relevant scales of variation. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 296: 13-29, more

Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Research: field survey
Metadatarecord created: 2007-06-08
Information last updated: 2008-08-28
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