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Meiobenthic data Manuela
Kotwicki, L. (1998). Meiobenthic data Manuela. Polish Academy of Sciences, Institute of Oceanology (IOPAS), Poland.

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Dataset of meiobenthos in the framework of Manuela. more

The main purpose of this data collection was to formulate an answer on the following questions: (1) what are the differences between meiofauna assemblages from beaches and the sublittoral zone, (2) is a sandy beach an independently functioning ecosystem and (3) what is the role of meiofauna in an energy flow through a beach ecosystem. These data also contributed to a larger study, where the density and diversity of meiofauna along a large latitudinal gradient was compared.

Biology, Biology > Benthos, Biology > Ecology - biodiversity
Marine/Coastal, Data, Marine Genomics, Meiobenthos, EurOBIS calculated BBOX, Poland, Bivalvia, Cyclopoida, Gastrotricha, Harpacticoida, Nematoda, Oligochaeta, Ostracoda, Tardigrada, Turbellaria

Geographical coverage
EurOBIS calculated BBOX Stations
Bounding Box
Coordinates: MinLong: 18,55; MinLat: 57,45 - MaxLong: 18,55; MaxLat: 57,45 [WGS84]
Poland Stations [Marine Regions]
Coordinates: Long: 18,55; Lat: 54,45 [WGS84]

Temporal coverage
24 April 1997 - 29 May 1998

Taxonomic coverage
Bivalvia [WoRMS]
Cyclopoida [WoRMS]
Gastrotricha [WoRMS]
Harpacticoida [WoRMS]
Nematoda [WoRMS]
Oligochaeta [WoRMS]
Ostracoda [WoRMS]
Tardigrada [WoRMS]
Turbellaria [WoRMS]

Density Methodology
Density: Counts per sample

Polish Academy of Sciences; Institute of Oceanology (IOPAN), moredata creatordata ownerdata manager

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

Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Research
Metadatarecord created: 2006-06-14
Information last updated: 2007-11-21
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