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Novel insights on European eel inferred from acoustic telemetry

Added on: 2018-12-11 09:35:27 by Dekeyzer, Stefanie
On Friday December 7th, Pieterjan Verhelst (Ghent University) publicly defended his doctoral thesis entitled: "European eel (Anguilla anguilla L.) movement behaviour in relation to habitat fragmentation - Novel insights inferred from acoustic telemetry". ...

Belgian LifeWatch observatory data and networks embedded in ‘Kustportaal’

Added on: 2018-12-10 08:48:09 by Goossens, Jolien
Last Friday, the third edition of Compendium for Coast and Sea was launched. In this document the Flanders Marine Institute (VLIZ) assembles the marine expertise in Belgium. A new feature of this edition is the ‘Kustportaal’, a coastal portal that generates map visualizations of a diverse range of marine themes. The sensor network and different data products of the Belgian LifeWatch observatory are included in this portal. ...

New telemetry network will develop the study of animal migrations in European rivers and seas

Added on: 2018-11-28 08:32:29 by Dekeyzer, Stefanie
A group of 25 telemetry experts from across Europe is meeting this week in Olhão, Portugal, to implement the European Tracking Network (ETN). This network brings together researchers, resources and infrastructures to increase crucial knowledge on the movements of aquatic animals at large spatial scales – from European rivers and seas to the Atlantic Ocean. ...

European eels, who are they and where are they going to?

Added on: 2018-11-08 13:54:33 by Dekeyzer, Stefanie
Since very recently, VLIZ, the INBO and the Marine Biology Research Group of Ghent University started tagging eels with pop-up data storage tags, a new type of tag, to reveal marine migration routes of European eel. ...

New Zealand gazetteer added to Marine Regions

Added on: 2018-10-22 17:09:12 by Claus, Simon
Over 1300 new undersea features from the New Zealand gazetteer of place names were added to Marine Regions. Furthermore, more than 600 existing features in the Marine Regions gazetteer were updated with new contexts, synonyms or improved coordinates. The New Zealand gazetteer holds all official names for geographic places and features within the jurisdiction of the New Zealand Geographic Board (NZGB). ...

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