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Effects of grazing by small crustaceans on the growth of Ulva spp. (Chlorophyta) in Lake Veerse, The Netherlands [Effecten van begrazing door kleine crustaceeën op de groei van Ulva spp. (Chlorophyta) in het Veerse Meer in Nederland]
Kamermans P., Soetaert K. 1998: Effects of grazing by small crustaceans on the growth of Ulva spp. (Chlorophyta) in Lake Veerse, The Netherlands. Netherlands Institute of Ecology; Centre for Estuarine and Marine Ecology, Netherlands. Metadata available at

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The role of grazing by isopods and amphipods on Ulva spp. biomass development was investigated in the Veerse Meer, a brackish lagoon situated in the southwest Netherlands.

Biology, Biology > Ecology - biodiversity, Biology > Fish, Biology > Plants
Brackish water, Algae, Brackishwater fish, Epiphytes, Grazing, Growth, ANE, Netherlands, Westerschelde, Kwistenburg, ANE, Netherlands, Westerschelde, Middelplaat, Amphipoda, Isopoda, Ulva curvata (Kützing) De Toni, 1889, Ulva lactuca Linnaeus, 1753, Ulva rigida C.Agardh, 1823, Ulva scandinavica Bliding, 1969

Geographical coverage
ANE, Netherlands, Westerschelde, Kwistenburg Stations
Coordinates: Long: 3,8603; Lat: 51,5503 [WGS84]
ANE, Netherlands, Westerschelde, Middelplaat Stations [Marine Regions]
Coordinates: Long: 3,7914; Lat: 51,5508 [WGS84]

Temporal coverage
May 1998 - October 1998

Taxonomic coverage
Amphipoda [WoRMS]
Isopoda [WoRMS]
Ulva curvata (Kützing) De Toni, 1889 [WoRMS]
Ulva lactuca Linnaeus, 1753 [WoRMS]
Ulva rigida C.Agardh, 1823 [WoRMS]
Ulva scandinavica Bliding, 1969 [WoRMS]

Ash-free dry weight (AFDW) biomass, Growth rate, Wet weight biomass

Koninklijk Nederlands Instituut voor Onderzoek der Zee; NIOZ Yerseke, moredata owner

Based on this dataset
Kamermans, P.; Malta, E.-J.; Verschuure, J.M.; Schrijvers, L.; Lentz, L.F.; Lien, A.T.A. [s.d.]. Grazing by small crustaceans stimulates growth of Ulva spp. (Chlorophyta) through preferential consumption of epiphytes. CEME/NIOO: Yerseke. 22 pp., more

Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Research: field experiment
Metadatarecord created: 2007-03-22
Information last updated: 2012-11-13
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