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The meiobenthos of the Southern Bight of the North Sea
Citation
Huotong, C. & Vincx, M. (1986). The meiobenthos of the Southern Bight of the North Sea. Ghent University, Department of Biology, Marine Biology Section (MARBIOL), Belgium.
Contact: Vincx, Magda

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

Description
This dataset, compiled in the framework of a Msc thesis, contains information on the meiobenthic communities of six different stations in the Southern Bight of the North Sea, together with information on a number of environmental parameters.

Scope
Themes:
Biology > Benthos
Keywords:
Marine, Meiobenthos, ANE, Belgium, Belgian Continental Shelf (BCS), ANE, North Sea, Southern Bight, , Gastrotricha, Halacaridae, Hydrozoa, Molluscs, Nematoda, Oligochaeta, Ostracoda, Polychaeta, Tardigrada, Turbellaria

Geographical coverage
ANE, Belgium, Belgian Continental Shelf (BCS) [Marine Regions]
ANE, North Sea, Southern Bight Stations [Marine Regions]
701
Coordinates: Long: 3,1542; Lat: 52,3666 [WGS84]
110
Coordinates: Long: 2,5278; Lat: 51,1392 [WGS84]
753
Coordinates: Long: 2,6264; Lat: 51,2597 [WGS84]
751
Coordinates: Long: 2,6792; Lat: 51,3111 [WGS84]
435
Coordinates: Long: 2,295; Lat: 51,59 [WGS84]
800
Coordinates: Long: 2,8667; Lat: 51,8592 [WGS84]

Temporal coverage
12 March 1985 - 19 September 1986
Not relevant

Taxonomic coverage
Harpacticoida [WoRMS]
Gastrotricha [WoRMS]
Halacaridae Murray, 1877 [WoRMS]
Hydrozoa [WoRMS]
Mollusca [WoRMS]
Nematoda [WoRMS]
Oligochaeta [WoRMS]
Ostracoda [WoRMS]
Polychaeta [WoRMS]
Tardigrada [WoRMS]
Turbellaria [WoRMS]

Parameters
Gravel, Median grain size, Median grain size sand fraction, Silt-clay percentage, Skewness (0.4-900 µm), Sorting coefficient

Contributors
Universiteit Gent; Faculteit Wetenschappen; Vakgroep Biologie; Onderzoeksgroep Mariene Biologie (MARBIOL), moredata ownerdata creator

Related datasets
Published in:
EurOBIS: European Ocean Biogeographic Information System, more
(Partly) included in:
MANUELA: MANUELA Database, more

Publication
Based on this dataset:
Cheng, G. (1987). Study of the meiobenthos in the Southern Bight of the North Sea and its use in ecological monitoring. MSc Thesis. Rijksuniversiteit Gent, Zoologisch Instituut: Gent. 172 pp., more

Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Research
Metadatarecord created: 2006-06-20
Information last updated: 2013-05-08
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