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Spatial distribution of the macrobenthic fauna in Laki Lagoon (Evros Delta, N. Aegean Sea)
Mogias, A & Kevrekidis, T; Spatial distribution of the macrobenthic fauna in Laki Lagoon (Evros Delta, N. Aegean Sea); Democritus University of Thrace; Department of Primary Education. Http://www.vliz.be/imis/imis.php?module=dataset&dasid=2972
Contact: Athanasios, Mogias
Availability: This dataset is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
The dataset contains biotic data from different stations in the Laki lagoon in the Ervos Delta in Southeast Greece. It contains presence/absence data for 15 species at stations in september 1997. more
The macrobenthic fauna in the outer part of the Laki lagoon was characterized by a higher diversity and the occurrence of both lagoonal and marine species, and in the innermost part by a higher total abundance and the occurrence of a few lagoonal species. The combination of distance from the sea, depth, salinity and sediment organic matter correlated best with the spatial distribution pattern of the macrofauna. A number of datarecords are uncertain, and are therefore not included in Eurobis.
Biology > Benthos
Marine, Brackish water, Terrestrial, MED, Greece, Aegean I., Amphipoda, Insecta, Mollusca, Mysidacea, Oligochaeta, Polychaeta
Median grain size, Organic matter (OM), Presence of biota Methodology , Salinity
Presence of biota: Van Veen type sampling
Samples were taken using a van Veen-type special sampler with handles (Larimore 1970). The surface was 400cm². A sieve with a mesh of 0.5mm was used.
MedOBIS: Mediterranean Ocean Biogeographic Information System, more
Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Research
Metadatarecord created: 2012-03-08
Information last updated: 2013-08-30