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The fishery ground near Alexandria. XXI. Tanaidacea and Isopoda by H.J. Larwood (1940)
Citation
Stamatina Nikolopoulou, Evangelia Avramidou and Irini Tsikopoulou (2016). Digitation of The fishery grounds near Alexandria. XXI Tanaidacea and Isopoda. Notes and Memoirs No 35. Hydrobiology and Fisheries Directorate, 1940, Egypt https://dx.doi.org/10.15468/1w5yeb

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Availability: CC0 To the extent possible under law, the person who associated CC0 with this dataset has waived all copyright and related or neighboring rights to this dataset.

Description
This is a historical dataset that was published in 1940 by H.J. Larwood and concerns of the faunistic report on the Tanaids and Isopods collected during the floristical and faunistical survey of Adolf Steuer on the coasts near Alexandria mainly with the vessel “El Hoot”. more

This dataset covers the time span of 29/8/1933 to 15/11/1933 and contains occurrence data of Tanaids and Isopods in the coasts of Alexandria, Egypt. It also contains informations about individual counts, sex, lifestage and bosy size. The digitization of this dataset was done by LifewatchGreece team.

Tanaidacea and Isopoda species were found in 49 sampling stations near Alexandria, Egypt, eastern Mediterranean.

This dataset is only a part from a large faunistical expedition (http://ipt.medobis.eu/resource?r=egyptexpeditionpreliminaryrepor) that took place in the coasts near Alexandria. The samples were collected by A. Steuer. For bottom samples almost exclusively a dredge with 20x70 cm opening was used. A single catch was made in a depth of 20 m with a large otter trawl in the eastern part of the Bay of Abukir. In general, the motor-launch of the Marine Laboratory "El Hoot" was used for dredging and a rowing boat in shallow water. All excursions were one-day trips. After the expedition, taxonomic identification of the samples was done by specialists. The results of this expedition were published in separate for each taxonomic group volumes. Thus, sampling methods were described in a preliminary report by A. Steuer. Tanaidacea and Isopoda species were identified and described by H.J. Larwood.


Scope
Themes:
Biology > Invertebrates
Keywords:
Marine, Data, Historical records, Marine Genomics, MED, Egypt, Arab Rep., Alexandria, Isopoda, Tanaidacea

Geographical coverage
MED, Egypt, Arab Rep., Alexandria [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
29 August 1933 - 1 November 1933

Taxonomic coverage
Isopoda [WoRMS]
Tanaidacea [WoRMS]

Parameter
Occurrence of biota

Contributors
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTh), moredata creator
Hellenic Centre for Marine Research (HCMR), moredata creator
University of Crete, moredata creator

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

Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Research: field survey
Metadatarecord created: 2016-12-23
Information last updated: 2016-12-23
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