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New Records of Polychaetes from the South Part of Suez Canal, Egypt
Citation
Abd-Elnaby, F. A. (2013). New Records of Polychaetes from the South Part of Suez Canal, Egypt. National Institute of Oceanography and Fisheries.

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Description
Faunistic analysis of benthic samples were obtained during a trip to the south part of Suez Canal, Egypt, during April, 2007, which revealed the presence of 82 polychaete species, 18 of them are considered as new records for the Egyptian waters. In order to achieve this study fouling components and sediments samples were collected by Van Veen grab (0.5 to 8 m depths), from six stations extending from Deversoir to Port Toufiq.

Scope
Themes:
Biology > Benthos
Keywords:
Marine, Introduced species, New species, Taxonomy, Egypt, Arab Rep., Suez Canal, Polychaeta

Geographical coverage
Egypt, Arab Rep., Suez Canal [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
14 April 2007 - 18 April 2007

Taxonomic coverage
Polychaeta [WoRMS]

Parameter
Polychaeta species present

Contributors
Hellenic Centre for Marine Research (HCMR), more National Institute of Oceanography and Fisheries (NIOF), moredata ownerdata creator

Related datasets
Published in:
MedOBIS: Mediterranean Ocean Biogeographic Information System, more

Publication
Based on this dataset:
Abd-Elnaby, F.A. (2009). New records of Polychaetes from the south part of Suez Canal, Egypt. World J. Fish Mar. Sci. 1(1): 7-19, more

Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Research
Metadatarecord created: 2013-05-23
Information last updated: 2013-10-04
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