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Ecological hyperbenthic data of the Scheldt estuary: historical data (1988-2001) [Ecologische hyperbentische data van het Schelde-estuarium: historische data (1988-2001)]

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Availability: Creative Commons License This dataset is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

Description
Data on the ecology of the hyperbenthos community of the Scheldt estuary were derived from research projects on this matter (1988-2001).

Scope
Themes:
Biology, Biology > Ecology - biodiversity, Biology > Invertebrates
Keywords:
Marine, Brackish water, Terrestrial, Benthic boundary layer, Biological data, Ecology, Estuaries, Hyperbenthos, Salinity gradients, ANE, Netherlands, Westerschelde, Appelzak, ANE, Netherlands, Westerschelde, Bath, ANE, Netherlands, Westerschelde, Geul van de Spijkerplaat, ANE, Netherlands, Westerschelde, Hansweert, ANE, Netherlands, Westerschelde, Hooge Springer, ANE, Netherlands, Westerschelde, Margarethapolder, ANE, Netherlands, Westerschelde, Overloop van Valkenisse, ANE, Netherlands, Westerschelde, Pas van Baarland, ANE, Netherlands, Westerschelde, Platen van Ossenisse, ANE, Netherlands, Westerschelde, Platen van Valkenisse, ANE, Netherlands, Westerschelde, Schaar van Spijkerplaat, ANE, Netherlands, Westerschelde, Schaar van Waarde, ANE, Netherlands, Westerschelde, Springergeul, ANE, Netherlands, Westerschelde, Verdronken Land van Saeftinge, ANE, Netherlands, Westerschelde, Vlissingen, ANE, Netherlands, Westerschelde, Zuidergat, ANE, Scheldt Estuary, Belgium, Zeeschelde, Belgium, Zeeschelde, Antwerp, Belgium, Zeeschelde, Antwerp Harbour, Kallo, Belgium, Zeeschelde, Doel, Belgium, Zeeschelde, Lillo, Belgium, Zeeschelde, Melsele, Amphipoda, Anomura, Brachyura, Caridea, Copepoda, Cumacea, Euphausiacea, Isopoda, Mysidacea, Pisces, Pycnogonida

Geographical coverage
ANE, Netherlands, Westerschelde, Appelzak Stations [Marine Regions]
Ap (station w15)
ANE, Netherlands, Westerschelde, Bath Stations [Marine Regions]
BA (station w14)
Coordinates: Long: 4,215; Lat: 51,391 [WGS84]
ANE, Netherlands, Westerschelde, Geul van de Spijkerplaat Stations [Marine Regions]
GS (station w5)
Coordinates: Long: 3,752; Lat: 51,369 [WGS84]
ANE, Netherlands, Westerschelde, Hansweert Stations [Marine Regions]
HW (station w9)
Coordinates: Long: 4,003; Lat: 51,425 [WGS84]
ANE, Netherlands, Westerschelde, Hooge Springer Stations [Marine Regions]
HS (station w3)
Coordinates: Long: 3,686; Lat: 51,4 [WGS84]
ANE, Netherlands, Westerschelde, Margarethapolder Stations
MP (station w6)
Coordinates: Long: 3,886; Lat: 51,354 [WGS84]
ANE, Netherlands, Westerschelde, Overloop van Valkenisse Stations [Marine Regions]
OV=VK (station w12)
Coordinates: Long: 4,092; Lat: 51,37 [WGS84]
ANE, Netherlands, Westerschelde, Pas van Baarland Stations [Marine Regions]
PB (station w7)
Coordinates: Long: 3,922; Lat: 51,373 [WGS84]
ANE, Netherlands, Westerschelde, Platen van Ossenisse Stations [Marine Regions]
PO (station w8)
Coordinates: Long: 3,957; Lat: 51,418 [WGS84]
ANE, Netherlands, Westerschelde, Platen van Valkenisse Stations [Marine Regions]
PV (station w12B)
ANE, Netherlands, Westerschelde, Schaar van Spijkerplaat Stations [Marine Regions]
SS (station w2)
Coordinates: Long: 3,654; Lat: 51,405 [WGS84]
ANE, Netherlands, Westerschelde, Schaar van Waarde Stations [Marine Regions]
SW=WA (station w10)
Coordinates: Long: 4,035; Lat: 51,408 [WGS84]
ANE, Netherlands, Westerschelde, Springergeul Stations [Marine Regions]
SG (station w4)
Coordinates: Long: 3,71; Lat: 51,387 [WGS84]
ANE, Netherlands, Westerschelde, Verdronken Land van Saeftinge Stations [Marine Regions]
SA (station w13)
Coordinates: Long: 4,122; Lat: 51,371 [WGS84]
ANE, Netherlands, Westerschelde, Vlissingen Stations [Marine Regions]
VL (station w1)
Coordinates: Long: 3,593; Lat: 51,407 [WGS84]
ANE, Netherlands, Westerschelde, Zuidergat Stations [Marine Regions]
ZG (station w11)
Coordinates: Long: 4,054; Lat: 51,373 [WGS84]
ANE, Scheldt Estuary [Marine Regions]
Belgium, Zeeschelde [Marine Regions]
Belgium, Zeeschelde, Antwerp Stations [Marine Regions]
AW (station w20)
Belgium, Zeeschelde, Antwerp Harbour, Kallo Stations [Marine Regions]
KA (station w18)
Belgium, Zeeschelde, Doel Stations [Marine Regions]
DO (station w16)
Belgium, Zeeschelde, Lillo Stations [Marine Regions]
Li (station w17)
Belgium, Zeeschelde, Melsele Stations [Marine Regions]
ME (station w19)

Temporal coverage
8 December 1988
20 April 1990
4 May 1990
21 May 1990
20 June 1990
26 July 1990
23 August 1990
7 August 1990
26 September 1990
24 October 1990
27 November 1990
12 December 1990
11 December 1990
8 January 1991
21 January 1991
22 February 1991
5 February 1991
5 March 1991
18 March 1991
24 April 1991
12 April 1991
8 May 1991
26 June 1991
11 June 1991
24 July 1991
9 July 1991
20 August 1991
12 August 1991
18 September 1991 - 19 September 1991
7 October 1991
17 October 1991
18 November 1991
5 November 1991 - 5 November 1990
3 December 1991
16 December 1991
6 May 1993
25 April 1994 - 26 April 1994
1 September 1999 - 2 September 1999
25 November 1999 - 26 November 1999
16 February 2000 - 17 February 2000
17 May 2000 - 18 May 2000

Taxonomic coverage
Amphipoda [WoRMS]
Anomura [WoRMS]
Brachyura [WoRMS]
Caridea [WoRMS]
Copepoda [WoRMS]
Cumacea [WoRMS]
Euphausiacea [WoRMS]
Isopoda [WoRMS]
Mysidacea [WoRMS]
Pisces [WoRMS]
Pycnogonida [WoRMS]

Parameters
Hyperbenthic species, Hyperbenthos biomass, Hyperbenthos density, Hyperbenthos sampling, Mysidacea brood size, Mysidacea length, Mysidacea sexing, Physicochemical environmental variables, Size of hyperbenthos, Stage hyperbenthic species

Contributors
Universiteit Gent; Faculteit Wetenschappen; Vakgroep Biologie; Onderzoeksgroep Mariene Biologie (MARBIOL), moretaxonomic identifierdata managerdata creator

Related datasets
Parent dataset:
Ecological hyperbenthic data of the Scheldt estuary, more
Child dataset:
Population dynamics of Mesopodopsis slabberi in the Western Scheldt between 1990 and 1991, more
Published in:
EurOBIS: European Ocean Biogeographic Information System, more
IMERS: Integrated Marine Environmental Samples and Readings, more
(Partly) included in:
Historical hyperbenthos data (1987-2001) from the North Sea and some adjacent areas, more
Source dataset:
Mysid shrimp populations in the Scheldt estuary, more
Other relation:
Demersal fish and hyperbenthic communities of the Voordelta and Western Scheldt, Belgium (EDMED), more

Project
Feeding ecology and population dynamical aspects of the brackish water mysid Neomysis integer in relation to the maximum turbidity zone of estuaries, more
JEEP: Major biological processes in European tidal estuaries, more
Voordelta*4: hyperbenthosonderzoek Voordelta, more

Publication
Used in this dataset:
Mees, J. et al. (1995). Aberrant individuals of Neomysis integer and other Mysidacea: intersexuality and variable telson morphology. Neth. J. Aquat. Ecol. 29(2): 161-166, more
Mees, J.; Fockedey, N.; Hamerlynck, O. (1995). Comparative study of the hyperbenthos of three European estuaries. Hydrobiologia 311(1-3): 153-174, more
Mees, J.; Fockedey, N.; Hamerlynck, O. (1995). Comparative study of the hyperbenthos of three European estuaries, in: Heip, C.H.R. et al. (Ed.) Major biological processes in European tidal estuaries. Developments in Hydrobiology, 110: pp. 153-174, more
Mees, J. et al. (1993). Distribution and abundance of shallow water hyperbenthic mysids (Crustacea, Mysidacea), and euphausiids (Crustacea, Euphausiacea), in the Voordelta and the Westerschelde, southwest Netherlands. Cah. Biol. Mar. 34(2): 165-186, more
Mees, J. et al. (1993). Distribution and abundance of shallow water hyperbenthic mysids (Crustacea, Mysidacea), and euphausiids (Crustacea, Euphausiacea), in the Voordelta and the Westerschelde, southwest Netherlands, in: (1993). IZWO Coll. Rep. 23(1993). IZWO Collected Reprints, 23: pp. chapter 22, more
Beyst, B.; Mees, J.; Cattrijsse, A. (1999). Early postlarval fish in the hyperbenthos of the Dutch Delta (south-west Netherlands). J. Mar. Biol. Ass. U.K. 79(4): 709-724, more
Beyst, B.; Mees, J.; Cattrijsse, A. (1999). Early postlarval fish in the hyperbenthos of the Dutch Delta (south-west Netherlands), in: VLIZ Coll. Rep. 29(1999). VLIZ Collected Reprints: Marine and Coastal Research in Flanders, 29: pp. chapter 4, more
Hacour, H. (1992). Effecten van organische belasting op de hyperbenthische fauna van het Schelde-estuarium: relatie met omgevingsvariabelen en een vergelijking met twee minder vervuilde estuaria. MSc Thesis. University of Gent: Gent. 37, app. pp., more
Hamerlynck, O. et al. (1990). Eindverslag Hyperbenthosonderzoek Voordelta. University of Gent, Zoology Institute, Marine Biology Section: Gent. 101 pp., more
Chavatte, N. (2001). Het hyperbenthos van de Oosterschelde en de Westerschelde: seizoenaliteit en patronen op middellange termijn. BSc Thesis. Universiteit Gent. Marine Biologie. Instituut voor Dierkunde. Vakgroep Morfologie, Systematiek en Ecologie: Gent. 148 pp., more
Abdulkerim, Z. (1992). Life history and production of Neomysis integer (Leach, 1814) in the brakish part of the Westerschelde. MSc Thesis. University of Gent, Zoology Institute, Marine Biology Section: Gent. 55 pp., more
Mees, J. et al. (1994). Life history, growth and production of Neomysis integer in the Westerschelde estuary (SW Netherlands) Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 109(1): 43-57, more
Mees, J.; Abdulkerim, Z.; Hamerlynck, O. (1994). Life history, growth and production of Neomysis integer in the Westerschelde estuary (SW Netherlands), in: IZWO Coll. Rep. 24(1994). IZWO Collected Reprints, 24: pp. chapter 27, more
Fockedey, N.; Mees, J. (1995). MATURE: biogeochemistry of the maximum turbidity zone in estuaries: theme 4: Higher Trophic Levels Partim Hyperbenthos (Final Report, March 1995). University of Gent, Zoology Institute, Marine Biology Section: Gent. 26 + figures pp., more
Mees, J. et al. (1993). Seasonal composition and spatial distribution of hyperbenthic communities along estuarine gradients in the Westerschelde. Neth. J. Aquat. Ecol. 27(2-4): 359-376, more
Mees, J. et al. (1993). Seasonal composition and spatial distribution of hyperbenthic communities along estuarine gradients in the Westerschelde, in: (1993). IZWO Coll. Rep. 23(1993). IZWO Collected Reprints, 23: pp. chapter 23, more
Mees, J. et al. (1992). Seasonal composition and spatial distribution of hyperbenthic communities along estuarine gradients in the Westerschelde, in: Herman, P.M.J. (Ed.) (1992). JEEP 92: Major biological processes in European tidal estuaries: report of the workshop held in Plymouth, January 29 - February 1, 1992. pp. 93-107, more
Dewicke, A. (1991). Seizoenale en ruimtelijke patronen in de hyperbenthische gemeenschap van de Westerschelde. BSc Thesis. University of Gent, Zoology Institute, Marine Biology Section: Gent. 119 pp., more
Bouchez, I. (1991). Seizoenale patronen in de hyperbenthische gemeenschap van de Westerschelde: vergelijking van twee punten langs de saliniteitsgradiënt. Thesis. University of Gent: Gent. 7 pp., more
Mees, J.; Hamerlynck, O. (1992). Spatial community structure of the winter hyperbenthos of the Schelde estuary, the Netherlands, and the adjacent coastal waters Neth. J. Sea Res. 29(4): 357-370, more
Mees, J.; Hamerlynck, O. (1993). Spatial community structure of the winter hyperbenthos of the Schelde estuary, the Netherlands, and the adjacent coastal waters, in: IZWO Coll. Rep. 23(1993). IZWO Collected Reprints, 23: pp. chapter 25, more
Cattrijsse, A. et al. (1993). The hyperbenthic Amphipoda and Isopoda of the Voordelta and the Westerschelde estuary. Cah. Biol. Mar. 34(2): 187-200, more
Cattrijsse, A. et al. (1993). The hyperbenthic Amphipoda and Isopoda of the Voordelta and the Westerschelde estuary, in: (1993). IZWO Coll. Rep. 23(1993). IZWO Collected Reprints, 23: pp. chapter 3, more
Mees, J. (1994). The hyperbenthos of shallow coastal waters and estuaries: community structure and biology of the dominant species = Het hyperbenthos van ondiepe kustgebieden en estuaria: gemeenschapsstruktuur en biologie van de dominante soorten. PhD Thesis. Universiteit Gent. Mariene Biologie. Instituut voor Dierkunde. Vakgroep Morfologie, Systematiek en Ecologie: Gent. 212 pp., more
Fockedey, N. (1992). Vergelijkende studie van de hyperbenthische fauna van drie Europese estuaria (Eems, Schelde en Gironde). BSc Thesis. Universiteit Gent: Gent. 80 pp., more

Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Literature research
Metadatarecord created: 2004-09-16
Information last updated: 2015-11-19
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