IMIS | Flanders Marine Institute

Flanders Marine Institute

Platform for marine research


Publications | Institutes | Persons | Datasets | Projects | Maps
[ report an error in this record ] Print this page

Linking pelagic food web and its top predators: observations - Westbanks [Linken van het pelagische voedelweb en de toppredatoren: observaties - Westbanks]
Instituut voor Natuur- en Bosonderzoek- Belgium. Linking pelagic food web and its top predators: observations - Westbanks - SSD - Belgian Science Policy.
Contact: Stienen, Eric

Access data
Availability: Unrestricted after moratorium period
Data are initially restricted, but the access condition relaxes to academic or unrestricted once a specified period of time after an event (such as collection, publication, completion of QC procedures or project cessation) has elapsed

Observations are made by INBO on the feeding and breeding ecology of several marine bird species. The results are recorded in this dataset.

Biology, Biology > Birds, Biology > Fish
Marine/Coastal, Birds, Feeding behaviour, Fish, Food webs, Marine birds, ANE, Belgium, Belgian Continental Shelf (BCS), ANE, Belgium, Brugge, Zeebrugge, Alca torda Linnaeus, 1758, Podiceps cristatus (Linnaeus, 1758), Sterna hirundo Linnaeus, 1758, Sterna sandvicensis Latham, 1787, Uria aalge (Pontoppidan, 1763)

Geographical coverage
ANE, Belgium, Belgian Continental Shelf (BCS) [Marine Regions]
ANE, Belgium, Brugge, Zeebrugge [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
1992 - 2010

Taxonomic coverage
Alca torda Linnaeus, 1758 [WoRMS]
Podiceps cristatus (Linnaeus, 1758) [WoRMS]
Sterna hirundo Linnaeus, 1758 [WoRMS]
Sterna sandvicensis Latham, 1787 [WoRMS]
Uria aalge (Pontoppidan, 1763) [WoRMS]

Bird density, Body mass, Diet composition of marine birds, Feeding frequency birds, Nest attendance

Belgian Science Policy (BELSPO), moredata owner
Vlaamse overheid; Beleidsdomein Leefmilieu, Natuur en Energie; Instituut voor Natuur- en Bosonderzoek; Afdeling Biodiversiteit en Natuurlijk Milieu; Onderzoeksgroep Ecosysteemdiversiteit, moredata ownerdata creator
Vlaamse overheid; Beleidsdomein Omgeving; Instituut voor Natuur- en Bosonderzoek (INBO), moredata owner

Related datasets
Parent dataset:
Study of birds in Zeebrugge, more
(Partly) included in:
PROJECT DATA: WESTBANKS integrated database (2007-2010), more

WESTBANKS: Understanding benthic, pelagic and air-borne ecosystem interactions in shallow coastal seas, more


Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Research: field survey
Metadatarecord created: 2007-05-10
Information last updated: 2012-11-13
All data in the Integrated Marine Information System (IMIS) is subject to the VLIZ privacy policy