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Ecological study of the Schelde estuary : partim distribution of Oligochaetes

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Dutch title: Ecologische studie van het Schelde estuarium : partim het voorkomen van Oligochaeta in de Zeeschelde
Reference no: 9W222.0318
Period: January 1991

Thesaurus term: Ecology
Taxonomic term: Oligochaeta [WoRMS]
Geographical term: Belgium, Zeeschelde [Marine Regions]

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  • Vlaamse overheid; Beleidsdomein Leefmilieu, Natuur en Energie; Instituut voor Natuur- en Bosonderzoek (INBO), more
  • Institutionele werkingstoelagen (v.d. overheid), more, sponsor

The Zeeschelde, the brakish and freshwater part of the Schelde estuary, is heavily polluted. Oligochaetes are the only remaining macro invertebrates in the sediment. This study aims to gain insight in the species composition of this group and the parameters influencing the distribution and the effects of pollution.

The former Institute for Nature Conservation was a partner in this project

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