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MAREANO - Base-line mapping of epifauna obtained with Beamtrawl
Hassel, A. (2014). MAREANO - Base-line mapping of epifauna obtained with Beamtrawl. Institute of Marine Research, Norway
Contact: Hassel, Arne

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Data collected with a 2m beamtrawl towed about 200-300m. Dataset contains numbers and combined wet weight of specimen (down to 1 mg) within same species or higher taxonomic unit. Samples are preserved on formalin and then alcohol. After id the material is stored at the Bergen Museum, Bergen, Norway.

Biology > Benthos
Marine, ANE, Norway, PNE, Barents Sea

Geographical coverage
ANE, Norway [Marine Regions]
PNE, Barents Sea [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
2006 - 2011

Benthos abundance, Benthos biomass

Institute of Marine Research (IMR), moredata creator

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Parent dataset:
MARBUNN benthos database, more
Published in:
EurOBIS: European Ocean Biogeographic Information System, more

Based on this dataset:
Ringvold, H. et al. (2015). Distribution of sea spiders (Pycnogonida, Arthropoda) off northern Norway, collected by MAREANO. Mar. Biol. Res. 11(1): 62-75., more

Dataset status: In Progress
Data type: Data
Data origin: Monitoring: field survey
Metadatarecord created: 2014-02-24
Information last updated: 2016-03-04
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