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INRAM: Mysids population studies in Belgian harbours and Belgian coastal area [INRAM: Mysidacea populatiestudies in Belgische havens en Belgische Kustwateren]
Marine Biology Section, Ugent. Belgium. INRAM. Mysid population studies - SSD - Belgian Science Policy. Available online [accessed on ‘date’]

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This database contains data on population characteristics of mysid shrimp, sampled in the Scheldt estuary, Belgian coastal waters and Belgian coastal harbours. more

Mysid shrimp populations were sampled, where relevant, at each of the sampling locations. From the sampled biota, density, diversity, population composition (sex and developmental stage) and fecundity were determined. Mysid shrimp populations were sampled with a hyperbenthic sledge. Sampling was done quantitatively in the Scheldt and in the coastal zone. In the harbours the mysids were sampled qualitatively.

Biology, Biology > Invertebrates, Coastal studies (e.g. shores, estuaries)
Marine/Coastal, Brackish water, Crustacea, Marine invertebrates, Population characteristics, ANE, Belgium, Belgian Coast, ANE, Belgium, Brugge, Zeebrugge, ANE, Belgium, Brugge, Zeebrugge Harbour, ANE, Belgium, Nieuwpoort, ANE, Belgium, Nieuwpoort Harbour, ANE, Belgium, Oostende, ANE, Belgium, Oostende Harbour, ANE, Belgium, Oostende Harbour, Sluice Dock, ANE, Netherlands, Westerschelde, Vlissingen, Belgium, Zeeschelde, Antwerp, Mysida

Geographical coverage
ANE, Belgium, Belgian Coast [Marine Regions]
ANE, Belgium, Brugge, Zeebrugge Stations [Marine Regions]
W01 (at sea, just outside the harbour)
W04 (at sea)
Coordinates: Long: 3,2372; Lat: 51,4492 [WGS84]
ANE, Belgium, Brugge, Zeebrugge Harbour Stations [Marine Regions]
ZB1 (near the marina)
ZB2 (near Vandamme sluice)
ZB3 (near tern island)
ZB4 (near Fluxys)
ANE, Belgium, Nieuwpoort Stations [Marine Regions]
W03 (at sea, just outside the harbour)
Coordinates: Long: 2,712; Lat: 51,1686 [WGS84]
W06 (at sea)
Coordinates: Long: 2,4673; Lat: 51,2883 [WGS84]
ANE, Belgium, Nieuwpoort Harbour Stations [Marine Regions]
NP1 (near fish market)
NP2 (near marina)
NP3 (near fence)
ANE, Belgium, Oostende Stations [Marine Regions]
W02 (at sea, just outside the harbour)
Coordinates: Long: 2,8568; Lat: 51,2241 [WGS84]
W05 (at sea)
Coordinates: Long: 2,8067; Lat: 51,4159 [WGS84]
ANE, Belgium, Oostende Harbour Stations [Marine Regions]
OO2 (near bridge)
OO3 (near VLIZ)
OO4 (near fence)
ANE, Belgium, Oostende Harbour, Sluice Dock Stations [Marine Regions]
OO1 (near Sluice dock)
ANE, Netherlands, Westerschelde, Vlissingen Stations [Marine Regions]
Coordinates: Long: 3,5698; Lat: 51,4165 [WGS84]
Belgium, Zeeschelde, Antwerp Stations [Marine Regions]
Coordinates: Long: 4,3917; Lat: 51,2188 [WGS84]

Temporal coverage
2007 - 2008
2009 - 2010

Taxonomic coverage
Mysida [WoRMS]

Developmental stages, Fecundity Methodology , Mysidacea density, Sex ratio, Species diversity
Fecundity: Count of eggs in brood sac

Belgian Science Policy (BELSPO), moredata owner
Universiteit Gent; Faculteit Wetenschappen; Vakgroep Biologie; Onderzoeksgroep Mariene Biologie (MARBIOL), moredata ownerdata creator
Vlaams Instituut voor de Zee (VLIZ), moredata manager

Related datasets
Parent dataset:
INRAM integrated project data from Belgian harbours and Belgian coastal area (2007-2010), more

INRAM: Integrated Risk Assessment and Monitoring of micropollutants in the Belgian coastal zone, more

Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Research: field survey
Metadatarecord created: 2007-08-07
Information last updated: 2015-12-04
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