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Meiofauna from Kongsfjord (Spitsbergen Arctic)
Urban-Malinga, B. (2001). Meiofauna from Kongsfjorden (Spitbergen, Arctic). Polish Academy of Sciences, Institute of Oceanology (IOPAS), Poland.
Contact: Urban-Malinga, Basia

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This dataset was compiled to describe the intertidal meiobenthic community of Kongsfjorden and to better understand the relationship between the horizontal and vertical distribution of meiofauna with a special focus on nematodes and environmental features

Biology, Biology > Benthos, Biology > Ecology - biodiversity
Marine/Coastal, Data, Horizontal distribution, Intertidal environment, Marine Genomics, Meiobenthos, Meiofauna, Vertical distribution, EurOBIS calculated BBOX, PNE, Norway, Spitsbergen, Nematoda

Geographical coverage
EurOBIS calculated BBOX Stations
Bounding Box
Coordinates: MinLong: 12,0336; MinLat: 78,8883 - MaxLong: 12,3975; MaxLat: 79,02 [WGS84]
PNE, Norway, Spitsbergen Stations [Marine Regions]

Taxonomic coverage
Nematoda [WoRMS]

Meiofauna density, Nematode density

Polish Academy of Sciences; Institute of Oceanology (IOPAN), moredata ownerdata creator
Urban-Malinga, Basia
Sea Fisheries Institute in Gdynia
Urban-Malinga, Basia

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Based on this dataset
Urban-Malinga, B.; Wiktor, J.; Jablónska, A.; Moens, T. (2005). Intertidal meiofauna of a high-latitude glacial Arctic fjord (Kongsfjorden, Svalbard) with emphasis on the structure of free-living nematode communities. Polar Biol. 28(12): 940-950.

Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Research
Metadatarecord created: 2006-01-12
Information last updated: 2007-11-21
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