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The meiobenthos of the Southern Bight of the North Sea
Huotong, C. & Vincx, M. (1986). The meiobenthos of the Southern Bight of the North Sea. Ghent University, Department of Biology, Marine Biology Section (MARBIOL), Belgium.
Contact: Vincx, Magda

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This dataset, compiled in the framework of a Msc thesis, contains information on the meiobenthic communities of six different stations in the Southern Bight of the North Sea, together with information on a number of environmental parameters.

Biology > Benthos
Marine/Coastal, Meiobenthos, ANE, Belgium, Belgian Continental Shelf (BCS), ANE, North Sea, Southern Bight, EurOBIS calculated BBOX, Gastrotricha, Halacaridae Murray, 1877, Harpacticoida, Hydrozoa, Mollusca, Nematoda, Oligochaeta, Ostracoda, Polychaeta, Tardigrada, Turbellaria

Geographical coverage
ANE, Belgium, Belgian Continental Shelf (BCS) [Marine Regions]
ANE, North Sea, Southern Bight Stations [Marine Regions]
Coordinates: Long: 3,1542; Lat: 52,3666 [WGS84]
Coordinates: Long: 2,5278; Lat: 51,1392 [WGS84]
Coordinates: Long: 2,6264; Lat: 51,2597 [WGS84]
Coordinates: Long: 2,6792; Lat: 51,3111 [WGS84]
Coordinates: Long: 2,295; Lat: 51,59 [WGS84]
Coordinates: Long: 2,8667; Lat: 51,8592 [WGS84]
EurOBIS calculated BBOX Stations
Bounding Box
Coordinates: MinLong: 2,2936; MinLat: 51,1383 - MaxLong: 3,1528; MaxLat: 52,3659 [WGS84]

Temporal coverage
12 March 1985 - 19 September 1986
Not relevant

Taxonomic coverage
Gastrotricha [WoRMS]
Halacaridae Murray, 1877 [WoRMS]
Harpacticoida [WoRMS]
Hydrozoa [WoRMS]
Mollusca [WoRMS]
Nematoda [WoRMS]
Oligochaeta [WoRMS]
Ostracoda [WoRMS]
Polychaeta [WoRMS]
Tardigrada [WoRMS]
Turbellaria [WoRMS]

Median grain size
Median grain size sand fraction
Silt-clay percentage
Skewness (0.4-900 µm)
Sorting coefficient

Universiteit Gent; Faculteit Wetenschappen; Vakgroep Biologie; Onderzoeksgroep Mariene Biologie (MARBIOL), moredata ownerdata creator

Related datasets
Published in:
EurOBIS: European Ocean Biodiversity Information System, more
(Partly) included in:
MANUELA: MANUELA Database, more

Based on this dataset
Cheng, G. (1987). Study of the meiobenthos in the Southern Bight of the North Sea and its use in ecological monitoring. MSc Thesis. Rijksuniversiteit Gent, Zoologisch Instituut: Gent. 172 pp., more

Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Research
Metadatarecord created: 2006-06-20
Information last updated: 2013-05-08
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