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Recolonization of a disturbed sandsediment by macrobenthos in the Sluice dock (Oostende) in 1980
Citable as data publication
Bultheel H.; Coomans A.; Faculteit Wetenschappen. RUG: Belgium; (2016): Recolonization of a disturbed sandsediment by macrobenthos in the Sluice dock (Oostende) in 1980. https://doi.org/10.14284/217
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Description
Density and biomass of recolonizing macrobenthos species in the Sluice Dock in 1980. The data were digitized by VLIZ from the original report: Bultheel, H. (1981). Rekolonisatie door macrobenthos van een verstoord zandsediment in de Spuikom te Oostende. BSc Thesis. Rijksuniversiteit Gent: Gent. 52 pp. more

In march 1980 the Spuikom was drained for three weeks. From 28/03 the Spuikom was filled again with North Sea water through the harbour and after that cut off again. A recolonization of the sandsediment took place in the eastern part of the Spuikom. This study investigates the speed of the recolonization and which species follow each other in time.

Scope
Themes:
Biology > Benthos
Keywords:
Marine, Brackish water, Terrestrial, Macrobenthos, Recolonization, ANE, Belgium, Oostende Harbour, Sluice Dock, Capitella capitata (Fabricius, 1780), Cerastoderma glaucum (Bruguière, 1789), Corophium Latreille, 1806, Fabricia sabella (Ehrenberg, 1836), Heteromastus filiformis (Claparède, 1864), Hydrobia ulvae (Pennant, 1777), Mya arenaria Linnaeus, 1758, Nassarius reticulatus (Linnaeus, 1758), Nereis diversicolor Müller, 1776, Oligochaeta, Polydora Bosc, 1802, Pygospio elegans Claparède, 1863

Geographical coverage
ANE, Belgium, Oostende Harbour, Sluice Dock [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
24 January 1980 - 8 January 1981
Monthly

Taxonomic coverage
Capitella capitata (Fabricius, 1780) [WoRMS]
Cerastoderma glaucum (Bruguière, 1789) [WoRMS]
Corophium Latreille, 1806 [WoRMS]
Fabricia sabella (Ehrenberg, 1836) [WoRMS]
Heteromastus filiformis (Claparède, 1864) [WoRMS]
Hydrobia ulvae (Pennant, 1777) [WoRMS]
Mya arenaria Linnaeus, 1758 [WoRMS]
Nassarius reticulatus (Linnaeus, 1758) [WoRMS]
Nereis diversicolor Müller, 1776 [WoRMS]
Oligochaeta [WoRMS]
Polydora Bosc, 1802 [WoRMS]
Pygospio elegans Claparède, 1863 [WoRMS]

Parameters
Ash-free dry weight (AFDW) biomass , Dry weight biomass, Macrobenthos biomass, Macrobenthos density

Contributors
Universiteit Gent; Faculteit Wetenschappen, moredata creator Vlaams Instituut voor de Zee (VLIZ), moredata manager

Publication
Based on this dataset:
Bultheel, H. (1981). Rekolonisatie door macrobenthos van een verstoord zandsediment in de Spuikom te Oostende. BSc Thesis. Rijksuniversiteit Gent: Gent. 52 pp., more

Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Research: field survey
Metadatarecord created: 2013-05-06
Information last updated: 2016-10-05
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