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Temporal variation of the feeding rhytms in a tidal marsh population of the common goby Pomatoschistus microps in "Het Verdronken land van Saeftinghe" (Westerschelde) [Temporele variatie in het voedingsritme in een tidale kreekpopulatie van de brakwatergrondel Pomatoschistus microps in het Verdronken Land van Saeftinghe (Westerschelde)]
Contact: Onderzoeksgroep Mariene Biologie (UGent-MARBIOL), more

Availability: Restricted
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Description
The stomach content of Pomatoschistus microps, captured in the Westerschelde, was analysed quantitavely and qualitatively. Tidal, diel and semi-lunar influences on stomach content were examined. The database contains the results of this study.

Scope
Themes:
Biology, Biology > Fish, Coastal studies (e.g. shores, estuaries)
Keywords:
Brackish water, Terrestrial, Fish, Foraging behaviour, Salt marshes, Tidal cycles, ANE, Netherlands, Westerschelde, Verdronken Land van Saeftinge, ANE, Scheldt Estuary, Pomatoschistus microps (Krøyer, 1838)

Geographical coverage
ANE, Netherlands, Westerschelde, Verdronken Land van Saeftinge [Marine Regions]
ANE, Scheldt Estuary [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
7 August 1994 - 19 August 1994

Taxonomic coverage
Pomatoschistus microps (Krøyer, 1838) [WoRMS]

Parameters
Common goby density, Standard length common goby, Stomach content common goby, Stomach fullness index common goby, Temperature in water

Contributors
Universiteit Gent; Faculteit Wetenschappen; Vakgroep Biologie; Onderzoeksgroep Mariene Biologie (MARBIOL), moredata ownerdata creator

Related datasets
Parent dataset:
Factors influencing the habitat value of tidal marshes for nekton in the Westerschelde estuary, more

Publication
Based on this dataset:
Hampel, H. (2003). Factors influencing the habitat value of tidal marshes for nekton in the Westerschelde estuary. PhD Thesis. University of Gent: Gent. 148 + appendices pp., more
Hampel, H. (2004). Factors influencing the habitat value of tidal marshes for nekton in the Westerschelde estuary, in: Mees, J. et al. (Ed.) (2004). VLIZ Young Scientists' Day, Brugge, Belgium 5 March 2004: book of abstracts. VLIZ Special Publication, 17: pp. 144-148, more

Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Research: field survey
Metadatarecord created: 2007-08-10
Information last updated: 2007-11-30
All data in IMIS is subject to the VLIZ privacy policy