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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/Coastal, Baseline studies, Ecological baseline studies, Museum collections, ANE, Norway, EurOBIS calculated BBOX, PNE, Barents Sea

Geographical coverage
ANE, Norway [Marine Regions]
EurOBIS calculated BBOX Stations
Bounding Box
Coordinates: MinLong: 3,05; MinLat: 62,3028 - MaxLong: 36,6214; MaxLat: 80,2391 [WGS84]
PNE, Barents Sea [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
2006 - 2011

Benthos abundance, Benthos biomass

Institute of Marine Research (IMR)data creator
Hassel, Arne

Related datasets
Parent dataset:
MARBUNN benthos database
Published in:
EurOBIS: European Ocean Biodiversity 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.

Dataset status: In Progress
Data type: Data
Data origin: Monitoring: field survey
Metadatarecord created: 2014-02-24
Information last updated: 2022-07-20
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