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Meiofauna of the Ligurian Sea
Gambi, C. & Danovaro, R. (1992). Meiofauna of the Ligurian Sea. Polytechnic University of Marche; Faculty of Sciences, Department of Marine Sciences, Italy.

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The hypothesis that, temporal variation in nematode abundance, community composition and trophic structure is coupled with changes in the quantity and quality of their potential food sources was tested. more

Different variables were investigated over an annual cycle in a Posidonia oceanica seagrass bed (NW Mediterranean Sea).

Biology, Biology > Benthos, Biology > Ecology - biodiversity
Marine, Meiobenthos, Meiofauna, Seagrass, MED, Ligurian Sea, Nematoda

Geographical coverage
MED, Ligurian Sea Stations [Marine Regions]
Prelo Bay

Temporal coverage
17 January 1991 - 7 January 1992

Taxonomic coverage
Nematoda [WoRMS]

Ammonium (NH4+), Bacterial biomass, Bacterial density, Biopolymeric carbon (C), Carbohydrates, Chlorophyll a, Copepoda density, Lipids, Median grain size, Meiobenthos biomass, Nematode biomass, Nematode density, Nitrate (NO3-), Nitrite (NO2-), Particulate organic carbon (POC), Phaeopigments, Phosphate (PO43-), Polychaeta density, Protein, Redox potential Discontinuity depths, Total organic carbon (TOC), Turbellaria density

Polytechnic University of Marche; Faculty of Sciences; Department of Marine Sciences, moredata creatordata manager

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EurOBIS: European Ocean Biogeographic Information System, more
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MANUELA: MANUELA Database, more


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Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Research
Metadatarecord created: 2006-01-10
Information last updated: 2007-11-21
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