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rt2020_zeeschelde: Acoustic telemetry range test in the Zeeschelde, Belgium
Citation
Verhelst, P., Coeck, J., Reubens, J. (2020). Acoustic telemetry range test in the Zeeschelde, Belgium

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

Description
In the Zeeschelde (Belgium), a highly dynamic estuary, a range test was performed with eight acoustic receivers, each containing a built-in transmitter. The receivers were placed at 50 m, 200 m, 300 m, 400 m, 500 m, 600 m and 1000 m from the starting receiver, leading to various inter-receiver distances. The study took place for 10 weeks in spring 2020. Receivers were moored on the bottom with a concrete block to keep them at a fixed position. A bouy held them upright in the water but prone to tilt due to changing water currents.

Scope
Themes:
Biology > Fish, Fisheries > Fish stocks/catches/taggings
Keywords:
Marine, Brackish water, Terrestrial, Acoustic telemetry, Tracking, Pisces

Temporal coverage
28 February 2020 - 8 May 2020
Quasi continuous (< 1 min.)

Taxonomic coverage
Pisces [WoRMS]

Contributors
Universiteit Gent; Faculteit Wetenschappen; Vakgroep Biologie; Onderzoeksgroep Mariene Biologie (MARBIOL), moredata creator
Vlaams Instituut voor de Zee (VLIZ), moredata creator
Vlaamse overheid; Beleidsdomein Omgeving; Instituut voor Natuur- en Bosonderzoek (INBO), moredata creator

Related datasets
Parent dataset:
ETN data: fish acoustic receiver network, more

Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Research: field survey
Metadatarecord created: 2020-07-17
Information last updated: 2020-07-17
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