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Schellenberg A. 1936. The fishery grounds near Alexandria. Amphipoda Benthonica. Notes and memoirs no 18
Nikolopoulou Stamatina, Dimitriou D. Panagiotis and Tsikopoulou Irini (2016). Digitation of The fishery grounds near Alexandria. Amphipoda benthonica. Notes and Memoirs No 11. Hydrobiology and Fisheries Directorate, 1936, Egypt
Contact: Nikolopoulou, Stamatina

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This is a historical dataset that was published in 1936 by Schellenberg A. and concerns of the faunistic report on the Amphipoda collected during the floristical and faunistical survey of Adolf Steuer on the coasts near Alexandria mainly with the vessel “El Hoot”. more

This dataset covers the time span of 29/8/1933 to 18/11/1933 and contains occurrence data of Amphipoda in the coasts of Alexandria, Egypt. It also contains informations about individual counts, sex,lifestage and body length. The digitization of this dataset was done by LifewatchGreece team.

Amphipoda were found in about 45 benthic stations near Alexandria, Egypt, eastern Mediterranean.

This dataset is only a part from a large faunistical expedition ( that took place in the coasts near Alexandria. The samples were collected by A. Steuer. For bottom samples almost exclusively a dredge with 20x70 cm opening was used. A single catch was made in a depth of 20 m with a large otter trawl in the eastern part of the Bay of Abukir. In general, the motor-launch of the Marine Laboratory "El Hoot" was used for dredging and a rowing boat in shallow water. All excursions were one-day trips. After the expedition, taxonomic identification of the samples was done by specialists. The results of this expedition were published in separate for each taxonomic group volumes. Thus, sampling methods were described in a preliminary report by A. Steuer. Amphipoda species identification and description were made by Schellenberg A.

Biology > Benthos, Biology > Invertebrates
Marine/Coastal, Data, Historical records, man-powered small boat, Marine Genomics, self-propelled boat, surface vessel, MED, Egypt, Arab Rep., Alexandria, Amphipoda

Geographical coverage
MED, Egypt, Arab Rep., Alexandria [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
29 August 1933 - 18 November 1933

Taxonomic coverage
Amphipoda [WoRMS]

Life stage, Occurrence of biota, Sex

Hellenic Centre for Marine Research (HCMR), moredata creatordata owner
Nikolopoulou, Stamatina
University of Cretedata creator
Tsikopoulou, Irini

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Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Research: field survey
Metadatarecord created: 2016-12-22
Information last updated: 2022-08-16
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