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EQUIPAR Technologic equipment acquisition for the study of the sensitive habitats of the Balearic Islands platform [EQUIPAR Adquisición de equipamiento tecnológico para el estudio de los hábitats sensibles de la plataforma de las Islas Baleares]

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Data derived from the EQUIPAR0401 study on maerl beds. more

The aim of this project is to fund and launch equipment for the study of essential and vulnerable benthic habitats of the continental shelf and slope of the Balearic Islands. During the EQUIPAR0410 campaign those equipment where tested in a study to assess the impact of bottom trawling on maerl beds and its associated fauna

Biology > Benthos, Bottom samples (e.g. core, dredge, grab)
Marine, Epibenthos, Trawling, MED, Spain, Balearic I.

Geographical coverage
MED, Spain, Balearic I. [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
15 April 2010 - 19 April 2010


Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competiveness; Instituto Español de Oceanografía; Centro Oceanográfico de Baleares (IEO), moredata ownerdata creator

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EurOBIS: European Ocean Biogeographic Information System, more
Marine biodiversity atlas of the Balearic Sea, more

Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Research
Metadatarecord created: 2012-04-02
Information last updated: 2013-05-30
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