Macrobenthos North Adriatic-INTERREG-FVG Project

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Monthly monitoring of macrobenthos abundance and community composition collected in the Gulf of Trieste, from 2/1999 to 6/2005 (station AA1).

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Aleffi F (2022): Macrobenthos North Adriatic-INTERREG-FVG Project. v6.5. National Institute of Oceanography and Applied Geophysics. Dataset/Occurrence. https://doi.org/10.6092/0546f4f7-2de9-4996-bb83-8e5115e3e28d


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Floriana Aleffi
  • Originator
Laboratorio di Biologia Marina (LBM)
Marina Lipizer
  • Metadata Provider
  • Point Of Contact
Istituto Nazionale di Oceanografia e di Geofisica Sperimentale
Borgo Grotta Gigante 42/C
34010 Trieste
Serena Fonda Umani
  • Principal Investigator
University of Trieste

Geographic Coverage

Gulf of Trieste: https://marineregions.org/gazetteer.php?p=details&id=3385

Bounding Coordinates South West [45.5, 13.3], North East [45.75, 13.8]

Taxonomic Coverage


Superclass Ascidiacea
Class Gastropoda, Bivalvia

Temporal Coverage

Start Date / End Date 1999-02-19 / 2005-06-15

Project Data

No Description available

Title INTERREG FVG Project
Funding INTERREG FVG - EU and Friuli Venezia Giulia funded project
Study Area Description The station AA1 (Latitude 45.664°N Longitude 13.596°E), located in the Gulf of Trieste in the northernmost part of the Adriatic Sea, is a shallow coastal station (21 m depth) located at 8 Km from the coast.
Design Description Monthly monitoring

The personnel involved in the project:

Floriana Aleffi
  • Principal Investigator

Sampling Methods

van Veen, 0.1 m2 grab sampler; 3 grabs have been performed

Study Extent Monthly sampling from 1999 to 2005

Method step description:

  1. Grab sampling, sieving on 0.5 mm, sample fixed with buffered formaldehyde (4% final concentration).

Additional Metadata

Alternative Identifiers 10.6092/0546f4f7-2de9-4996-bb83-8e5115e3e28d