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Brachiopoda in a Posidonia oceanica meadow in Plakias, SW Crete, Greece

Latest version published by Hellenic Center for Marine Research on Jul 2, 2019 Hellenic Center for Marine Research

The dataset contains occurrence records of 963 living individuals belonging to two species of brachiopods in a shallow-water Posidonia meadow in Crete sampled in two seasons in 2017 from 5 to 20 m depth.

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Paolo G. Albano & Martina Stockinger. Brachiopoda in a Posidonia oceanica meadow in Plakias, SW Crete, Greece

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The publisher and rights holder of this work is Hellenic Center for Marine Research. To the extent possible under law, the publisher has waived all rights to these data and has dedicated them to the Public Domain (CC0 1.0). Users may copy, modify, distribute and use the work, including for commercial purposes, without restriction.

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Keywords

Occurrence; Observation; Brachiopoda; Crete; seagrass

Contacts

Who created the resource:

Paolo G. Albano
Researcher
Department of Paleontology, University of Vienna Vienna AT
https://homepage.univie.ac.at/paolo.albano/
Martina Stockinger
Master's Student
Department of Paleontology, University of Vienna Vienna AT
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Martina_Stockinger

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Paolo G. Albano
Researcher
Department of Paleontology, University of Vienna Vienna AT
https://homepage.univie.ac.at/paolo.albano/

Who filled in the metadata:

Paolo G. Albano
Researcher
Department of Paleontology, University of Vienna Vienna AT
https://homepage.univie.ac.at/paolo.albano/

Who else was associated with the resource:

Curator
Paolo G. Albano
Researcher
Department of Paleontology, University of Vienna Vienna AT
https://homepage.univie.ac.at/paolo.albano/

Geographic Coverage

South West Crete, Plakias Village

Bounding Coordinates South West [35.172, 24.354], North East [35.216, 24.427]

Taxonomic Coverage

Brachiopoda

Family  Megathyrididae

Temporal Coverage

Start Date / End Date 2017-05-08 / 2017-09-27

Project Data

PGA research in the Eastern Mediterranean is in the framework of the project “Historical ecology of Lessepsian migration” (PI: PGA)

Title “Historical ecology of Lessepsian migration”
Funding Austrian Science Fund (FWF) P28983-B29. Master Student’s fieldwork was supported by the Kurzfristige wissenschaftliche Auslandsstipendien of the University of Vienna, the non-profit organization Mare Mundi and the diving school Dive2gether.

The personnel involved in the project:

Principal Investigator
Paolo G. Albano

Sampling Methods

Posidonia meadow in Crete sampled in two seasons in 2017 from 5 to 20 m depth.

Study Extent Plakias, SW Crete, Greece

Method step description:

  1. Net on Posidonia leaves: 60 strokes per replicate (L6 samples) and 20 strokes per replicate (L2 samples). Suction sampling on Posidonia rhizomes: 1 square meter per replicate

Bibliographic Citations

  1. Albano & Stockinger, 2019. The rhizome layer of Posidonia oceanica: an important habitat for Mediterranean brachiopods. Marine Biodiversity https://doi.org/10.1007/s12526-019-00968-6

Additional Metadata

Alternative Identifiers http://ipt.medobis.eu/resource?r=brachiopodaplakias