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Karakassis dataset (Cretan shelf)
Karakassis I., 1997: Cretan shelf macrofauna and macrofauna of Greek polluted sites. Hellenic Centre for Marine Research, Greece.

Archived data
Availability: Restricted
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Notes: Release with permission of the appropriate parties

The original dataset objective of the Cretan Shelf dataset was to unravel the structure of the benthic ecosystem of the continental shelf of Crete, the Macrofauna of Greek Pollutes sites gathered data of the benthic effects of fish farming

Biology, Biology > Benthos
Marine/Coastal, Data, Macrobenthos, Marine Genomics, MED, Greece, Crete

Geographical coverage
MED, Greece, Crete [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
June 1987 - July 1997

Chlorophyll a, Density, Granulometric variables, Organic carbon (OC), Phaeopigments

Hellenic Centre for Marine Research (HCMR), moredata owner

Related datasets
Published in:
MedOBIS: Mediterranean Ocean Biodiversity Information System, more
(Partly) included in:
Macroben: Macroben database (Marbef Theme 1 workshop), more

Based on this dataset
Hyland, J. et al. (2005). Organic carbon content of sediments as an indicator of stress in the marine benthos Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 295: 91-103, more
Karakassis, I.; Tsapakis, M.; Smith, C.J.; Rumohr, H. (2002). Fish farming impacts in the Mediterranean studied through sediment profiling imagery. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 227: 125-133, more
Karakassis, I.; Hatziyanni, E. (2000). Benthic disturbance due to fish farming analyzed under different levels of taxonomic resolution. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 203: 247-253, more
Karakassis, I.; Tsapakis, M.; Hatziyanni, E.; Papadopoulou, K.N.; Plaitis, W. (2000). Impact of cage farming of fish on the seabed in three Mediterranean coastal areas. ICES J. Mar. Sci./J. Cons. int. Explor. Mer 57: 1462-1471, more
Karakassis, I.; Hatziyanni, E.; Tsapakis, M.; Plaitis, W. (1999). Benthic recovery following cessation of fish farming: a series of successes and catastrophes. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 184: 205-218, more
Karakassis, I.; Eleftheriou, A. (1998). The continental shelf of Crete: the benthic environment. Mar. Ecol. (Berl.) 19(4): 263-277, more
Karakassis, I.; Eleftheriou, A. (1997). The continental shelf of Crete: structure of macrobenthic communities. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 160: 185-196, more

Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Research
Metadatarecord created: 2005-11-09
Information last updated: 2014-01-08
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