Meiobenthos North Adriatic-INTERREG-FVG-Projects

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

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Fonda Umani S (2022): Meiobenthos North Adriatic-INTERREG-FVG-Projects. v4.2. National Institute of Oceanography and Applied Geophysics. Dataset/Occurrence. https://doi.org/10.6092/f2baabe2-9891-4a1b-aeaf-de60fd91ee33


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Serena Fonda Umani
  • Originator
  • Principal Investigator
University of Trieste
Marina Lipizer
  • Metadata Provider
  • Point Of Contact
Istituto Nazionale di Oceanografia e di Geofisica Sperimentale
Borgo Grotta Gigante 42/C
34010 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 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 Seasonal monitoring

The personnel involved in the project:

Serena Fonda Umani

Sampling Methods

KC Haps bottom corer, 13 cm internal diameter

Study Extent Seasonal sampling from 1999 to 2005.

Method step description:

  1. Box corer sampling; upper 10 cm of sediment were collected according to Danovaro et al. (2002)counting was done of upper 10 cm of sediment; staining with Rose Bengal. Stereomicroscope counting. Danovaro R, Gambi C, Mazzola A, Mirto S (2002) Influence of artificial reefs on the surrounding infauna: analysis of meiofauna. ICES J Mar Sci 59: S356–S362

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Alternative Identifiers 10.6092/f2baabe2-9891-4a1b-aeaf-de60fd91ee33