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Aegean macrobenthic fauna
Koukouras A., 2000: Northern Aegean dataset. Aristotelian University of Thessaloniki Department of Zoology and Zoological Museum, School of Biology, Greece.
Contact: Koukouras, Athanasios

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A museum collection of long term qualitative macrobenthic data was collected from the Aegean and Ionian Sea. A very extensive list of peer reviewed articles were derived from this dataset

Biology, Biology > Benthos
Marine/Coastal, Museum collections, EurOBIS calculated BBOX, MED, Aegean, MED, Ionian Sea, Anthozoa, Ascidiacea, Crustacea, Echinodermata, Mollusca, Porifera

Geographical coverage
EurOBIS calculated BBOX Stations
Bounding Box
Coordinates: MinLong: 19,71; MinLat: 33,235 - MaxLong: 28,258; MaxLat: 40,953 [WGS84]
MED, Aegean [Marine Regions]
MED, Ionian Sea [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
1937 - 2000

Taxonomic coverage
Anthozoa [WoRMS]
Ascidiacea [WoRMS]
Crustacea [WoRMS]
Echinodermata [WoRMS]
Mollusca [WoRMS]
Porifera [WoRMS]

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki; Department of Biology; Laboratory of Zoology, moredata owner
Koukouras, Athanasios

Related datasets
Published in:
EurOBIS: European Ocean Biodiversity Information System, more
MedOBIS: Mediterranean Ocean Biodiversity Information System, more
(Partly) included in:
Oslo database (Marbef Theme 1 workshop), more

Based on this dataset
Simboura, N.; Zenetos, A. (2002). Benthic indicators to use in ecological quality classification of Mediterranean soft bottom marine ecosystems, including a new biotic index. Mediterr. Mar. Sci. 3(2): 77-111

Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Research
Metadatarecord created: 2005-11-23
Information last updated: 2022-08-09
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