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Finnish Baltic Sea benthic monitoring, POHJE database
Finnish Environment Institute SYKE; (2018); Finnish Baltic Sea benthic monitoring, POHJE database
Contact: Nygård, Henrik

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The POHJE database includes data on benthic macrofauna, covering the Finnish coastal areas as well as the offshore areas of the Baltic Sea. The quantitative data mainly stem from the Finnish national monitoring program and statutory monitoring programs, but also data from surveys and research projects are included. In total the database contain aproximately 100 000 quantitative records including developmental stages, with a time span from 1965 to present. The database is regularly maintained and data is added continuously.

Biology > Benthos
Marine, Long-term monitoring, Species distribution, ANE, Baltic, Annelida, Arthropoda, Bryozoa, Cephalorhyncha, Cnidaria, Mollusca, Nematoda, Nemertea, Platyhelminthes, Porifera

Geographical coverage
ANE, Baltic [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
From 1965 on [In Progress]

Taxonomic coverage
Annelida [WoRMS]
Arthropoda [WoRMS]
Bryozoa [WoRMS]
Cephalorhyncha [WoRMS]
Cnidaria [WoRMS]
Mollusca [WoRMS]
Nematoda [WoRMS]
Nemertea [WoRMS]
Platyhelminthes [WoRMS]
Porifera [WoRMS]

Abundance, Biomass

Finnish Environment Institute (FEI/SYKE)data creator

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(Partly) included in:
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Dataset status: In Progress
Data type: Data
Data origin: Monitoring: field survey
Metadatarecord created: 2017-07-06
Information last updated: 2018-04-13
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