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DFO-Maritimes: Planktonic sea scallop larvae in the Canadian Gulf of Maine: Distribution and abundance data 1984-1988.

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Objective: To relate to oceanographic conditions the horizontal and vertical distribution of sea scallop larvae (Placopecten magellanicus) in the Canadian Gulf of Maine area (Bay of Fundy, western Scotian Shelf and Georges Bank) Records in this dataset were digitized as part of an ongoing data recovery activity. Version 1 of the dataset contains counts of larvae per sample for cruises conducted in 1984. Abundance information (#/m3) is not included in this version. Records indicate the number of individual scallop larvae sized but these measurements are not included in this version.

Biology > Zooplankton
Marine, ANW, Canada, Fundy Bay, Placopecten magellanicus (Gmelin, 1791)

Geographical coverage
ANW, Canada, Fundy Bay [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
6 September 1984 - 11 October 1985

Taxonomic coverage
Placopecten magellanicus (Gmelin, 1791) [WoRMS]

Occurrence of biota

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Published in:
OBIS-Canada: Canadian Ocean Biogeographic Information System, more

Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Research: field survey
Metadatarecord created: 2015-08-06
Information last updated: 2015-08-06
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