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BALEARES Oceanography and fisheries in the Balearic archipelago (CICYT ID-823) [BALEARES Oceanografía y producción pesquera en el archipiélago Balear (CICYT ID-823)]

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Description
Planktonic data of the Balearic Sea related to a plankton production study. more

The main objective of this project was to determine the planktonic production in the Balearic Sea during the annual cycle in order to relate it to the catch of the local fishing fleet. For data collection, 8 planktonic-hydrographic campaigns wherre held around the Balearic Islands in different months. Additional samples were taken from commercial fishing vessels in front of Palma bay and in the South and the North West of Mallorca. The zooplankton samples were also used for a PhD thesis on the ichthyoplankton of the Balearic Sea.

Scope
Themes:
Biology > Plankton, Biology > Zooplankton, Fisheries
Keywords:
Marine, Ichthyoplankton, MED, Spain, Balearic I.

Geographical coverage
MED, Spain, Balearic I. [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
1985 - 1989

Parameter
Abundance

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

Related datasets
Published in:
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: 2016-07-13
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