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A series of BALAR campaigns between 2001 and 2006. Projects MEDER, DEMO, EVADEM y EVADEMED. The goal of the campaigns was to assess the demersal resources of Mallorca and Menorca by bottom trawling. more

Temporal coverage: From 2001 to 2006, one month campaigns during spring (April-June). In 2001 there was also a BALAR campaign during autumn, BALAR 0901. Sampling methods: To locate the sampling stations we took into account a geographical sectorization and a bathymetric stratification based on pre-existing information of the area of study on oceanographic features, geomorphological characteristics, the distribution of the commercial fleet and its main fishing grounds, and depth distribution of demersal resources.

Biology > Benthos
Marine, Bottom trawling, Estuaries, Spain, Palma de Mallorca, Actinopterygii, Anthozoa, Arthropoda, Cephalopoda, Chlorophyta, Echinodermata, Porifera

Geographical coverage
Spain, Palma de Mallorca [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
2001 - 2006

Taxonomic coverage
Actinopterygii [WoRMS]
Anthozoa [WoRMS]
Arthropoda [WoRMS]
Cephalopoda [WoRMS]
Chlorophyta [WoRMS]
Echinodermata [WoRMS]
Porifera [WoRMS]


Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competiveness; Instituto Español de Oceanografía; Centro Oceanográfico de Baleares (IEO), moredata ownerdata creator

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EurOBIS: European Ocean Biogeographic Information System, more
Marine biodiversity atlas of the Balearic Sea, more

Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Research
Metadatarecord created: 2012-03-30
Information last updated: 2013-11-08
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