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Research on the migration of fish between Upper Seascheldt, and Upperscheldt [Onderzoek naar de migratie van vissen tussen Boven-Zeeschelde en Bovenschelde]
Contact: Buysse, David

Availability: Restricted
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This study examined whether there is inland migration (from the marine environment) and whether migration barrier occurs at the level of the different potential migration barriers that are present in the vicinity of the transition between South and Westervak in ​​the Ringvaart at Merelbeke.

Fresh water, Anguilla anguilla, Barrages, Fish, Fish migration, Fish migration bottleneck, Freshwater fish, Lampetra fluviatilis, Migratory fish, Osmerus eperlanus, Platichthys flesus, ANE, Scheldt Estuary, Belgium, Bovenschelde, Belgium, Bovenschelde, Asper, Belgium, Bovenschelde, Merelbeke, Belgium, Bovenschelde, Oudenaarde, Belgium, Zeeschelde, Anguilla anguilla (Linnaeus, 1758), Cyprinidae, Lampetra fluviatilis (Linnaeus, 1758), Osmerus eperlanus (Linné 1758), Pisces, Platichthys flesus (Linneaus, 1758)

Geographical coverage
ANE, Scheldt Estuary [Marine Regions]
Belgium, Bovenschelde [Marine Regions]
Belgium, Bovenschelde, Asper [Marine Regions]
Belgium, Bovenschelde, Merelbeke [Marine Regions]
Belgium, Bovenschelde, Oudenaarde [Marine Regions]
Belgium, Zeeschelde [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
1 January 2002 - 31 December 2002

Taxonomic coverage
Anguilla anguilla (Linnaeus, 1758) [WoRMS]
Cyprinidae Rafinesque, 1815 [WoRMS]
Lampetra fluviatilis (Linnaeus, 1758) [WoRMS]
Salmo (Osmerus) eperlanus (Linnaeus, 1758) [WoRMS]
Pisces [WoRMS]
Platichthys flesus (Linnaeus, 1758) [WoRMS]

Count of fish Methodology , Fish length, Fish species Methodology , Presence or absence of milt, eggs or spawning tubercles, Weight
Count of fish: Fyke catches
Fish species: Fyke catches

Vlaamse overheid; Beleidsdomein Leefmilieu, Natuur en Energie; Instituut voor Natuur- en Bosonderzoek (INBO), moredata owner
Vlaamse overheid; Beleidsdomein Leefmilieu, Natuur en Energie; Instituut voor Natuur- en Bosonderzoek; Afdeling Advies en Informatie; Aquatisch Beheer, moredata creator Vlaamse overheid; Beleidsdomein Mobiliteit en Openbare Werken; Waterwegen en zeekanaal NV; Afdeling Bovenschelde, moresponsordata owner

Based on this dataset:
Buysse, D. et al. (2008). Potential re-establishment of driadromous fish species in the River Scheldt (Belgium) Hydrobiologia 602(1): 155-159., more
Buysse, D. et al. (2003). Vismigratie naar het stroomgebied van de Bovenschelde: migratiepatronen en invloed van migratieknelpunten. Natuur.Focus 2(4): 132-137, more

Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Research: field experiment
Metadatarecord created: 2010-09-24
Information last updated: 2014-04-15
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