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Study of the meiobenthos from a dumping site in the Southern Bight of the North Sea [Studie van het meiobenthos van een dumpingsgebied in de Zuidelijke Bocht van de Noordzee]
Citation
Vandenberghe, R. & Coomans, A. (1985). Study of the meiobenthos from a dumping site in 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
The meiobenthos of a dumping site in the Southern Bight of the North Sea was examined as part of a PhD thesis. Next to the faunistic research, it also examined the link between abiotic parameters and the characteristics of presen nematode communities.

Scope
Themes:
Biology > Benthos
Keywords:
Marine, Dumping grounds, Meiobenthos, ANE, Belgium, Belgian Continental Shelf (BCS), ANE, North Sea, Southern Bight, Harpacticoida, Archiannelida, Ciliata Couch, 1832, Cyclopoida, Gastrotricha, Halacaridae Murray, 1877, Hydrozoa, Kinorhyncha, Nematoda, Oligochaeta, Ostracoda, Polychaeta, Rotifera, Tardigrada, Turbellaria

Geographical coverage
ANE, Belgium, Belgian Continental Shelf (BCS) [Marine Regions]
ANE, North Sea, Southern Bight Stations [Marine Regions]
420
Coordinates: Long: 2,4633; Lat: 51,4544 [WGS84]
430
Coordinates: Long: 2,6864; Lat: 51,5575 [WGS84]
530
Coordinates: Long: 2,65; Lat: 51,5783 [WGS84]
535
Coordinates: Long: 2,72; Lat: 51,6353 [WGS84]
545
Coordinates: Long: 3,0597; Lat: 51,7328 [WGS84]
630
Coordinates: Long: 2,5583; Lat: 51,6339 [WGS84]
640
Coordinates: Long: 2,8242; Lat: 51,7608 [WGS84]

Temporal coverage
12 March 1985 - 15 March 1985
Not relevant

Taxonomic coverage
Harpacticoida [WoRMS]
Archiannelida [WoRMS]
Ciliata Couch, 1832 [WoRMS]
Cyclopoida [WoRMS]
Gastrotricha [WoRMS]
Halacaridae Murray, 1877 [WoRMS]
Hydrozoa [WoRMS]
Kinorhyncha [WoRMS]
Nematoda [WoRMS]
Oligochaeta [WoRMS]
Ostracoda [WoRMS]
Polychaeta [WoRMS]
Rotifera [WoRMS]
Tardigrada [WoRMS]
Turbellaria [WoRMS]

Parameters
Depth, Gravel, Median grain size, Nematode density, Sand, Silt content, Skewness (0.4-900 µm), Sorting coefficient

Contributors
Universiteit Gent; Faculteit Wetenschappen; Vakgroep Biologie; Onderzoeksgroep Mariene Biologie (MARBIOL), moredata ownerco-promotordata manager

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

Publication
Based on this dataset:
Vandenberghe, R. (1987). Studie van het meiobenthos van een dumpingsgebied in de Zuidelijke Bocht van de Noordzee, met nadruk op de vrijlevende mariene nematoden. MSc Thesis. Rijksuniversiteit Gent: Gent. 148 pp., more

Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Research
Metadatarecord created: 2006-06-20
Information last updated: 2012-11-13
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