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Maas: Migration behaviour of eel and salmon in the Meuse river.
Baeyens, R., De Maerteleire, N., Mouton, A.M., Ovidio, M., Bennitez, J.P. & Coeck, J. 2013. Migration behaviour of eel and salmon in the Meuse river.
Contact: Pauwels, Ine

Availability: Creative Commons License This dataset is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

This network of 69 kHz VR2W-receivers of VEMCO was used to study eel and salmon migration in the Meuse river. Specifically the eel migration was related to studies on the route choice and behaviour of silver eels in the Albert Canal (see network 2013_Albert canal).

Biology, Biology > Acoustics, Biology > Fish
Fresh water, Brackish water, Acoustic data, Acoustic telemetry, Acoustic Telemetry, Acoustic tracking, Aquatic ecosystems, Behaviour, Ecology, Eels (anguilla anguilla), Fish behaviour, Salmon, Smolts, Spawning, Spawning migrations, Tracking, Tracking networks, ANE, Netherlands, Meuse R., Belgium, Albert Canal, Belgium, Meuse R., Anguilla anguilla (Linnaeus, 1758), Pisces, Salmo salar Linnaeus, 1758

Geographical coverage
ANE, Netherlands, Meuse R. [Marine Regions]
Belgium, Albert Canal [Marine Regions]
Belgium, Meuse R. Stations [Marine Regions]
Coordinates: Long: 46203; Lat: 4842 [WGS84]
Coordinates: Long: 61808; Lat: 518393 [WGS84]

Temporal coverage
2013 - 2017

Taxonomic coverage
Anguilla anguilla (Linnaeus, 1758) [WoRMS]
Pisces [WoRMS]
Salmo salar Linnaeus, 1758 [WoRMS]

Fish detections Methodology
Fish detections: Acoustic telemetry

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

Related datasets
Parent dataset:
European Tracking Network (ETN) data, more

Based on this dataset
Renardy, S. et al. (2021). Trying to choose the less bad route: Individual migratory behaviour of Atlantic salmon smolts (Salmo salar L.) approaching a bifurcation between a hydropower station and a navigation canal. Ecol. Eng. 169: 106304., more
Vergeynst, J. et al. (2019). The impact of intermediate-head navigation locks on downstream fish passage. River Res. Applic. 35(3): 224-235., more
Verhelst, P. et al. (2018). European silver eel (Anguilla anguilla L.) migration behaviour in a highly regulated shipping canal. Fish. Res. 206: 176-184., more

Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Research: field survey
Metadatarecord created: 2021-08-24
Information last updated: 2023-05-26
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