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Depletion fishing in the rivers Grote Nete and Kleine Nete in Flanders, Belgium
Coeck J, Brosens D, Desmet P (2021): Depletion fishing in the rivers Grote Nete and Kleine Nete in Flanders, Belgium. v16.4. Research Institute for Nature and Forest (INBO). Dataset/Occurrence.
Contact: Coeck, Johan

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The dataset contains the total catch number and total weight of the catch of fish species which has been electrofished in the rivers "Grote Nete" and "Kleine Nete" in Belgium. The scope of the project was to make an inventory of fish species abundance and density in both rivers. The data were used to make a red list of fish species in Flanders. more

Georgraphic coverage: The rivers Grote Nete and Kleine Nete in Flanders, Belgium. The Grote Nete (Big Nete) originates near Hechtel in the province of Limburg, while the Kleine Nete (Small Nete) originates more northwest near Retie in the province of Antwerp. Both rivers flow west and join in Lier (Antwerp), where they continue as the Nete.
Taxonomic coverage: The dataset contains occurrences of agnaths and bony fishes, on species level.
Sampling methods: Wading hand held DC electric fishing. Dipnets and electrodes were used.
Study extent: This dataset is a subset of an historical dataset used to make an atlas of fish in Flanders.
The publication of this dataset was supported by the INBO as part of the Flemish contribution to LifeWatch.

Biology > Fish
Fresh water, Depletion, Distribution, Observation, Belgium, Grote Nete R., Belgium, Kleine Nete R., Actinopterygii, Petromyzontidae Bonaparte, 1831, Pisces

Geographical coverage
Belgium, Grote Nete R. [Marine Regions]
Belgium, Kleine Nete R. [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
23 May 1989 - 27 November 1996

Taxonomic coverage
Actinopterygii [WoRMS]
Petromyzontidae Bonaparte, 1831 [WoRMS]
Pisces [WoRMS]

Occurrence of biota

Vlaamse overheid; Beleidsdomein Omgeving; Instituut voor Natuur- en Bosonderzoek (INBO), moredata creator

LifeWatch: Flemish contribution to, more

Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Data collection
Metadatarecord created: 2017-06-27
Information last updated: 2021-07-07
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