The fishery ground near Alexandria. XX. Nemertini by Herman Friedrich (1940).Notes and Memoirs No 38.

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This is a historical dataset that was published in 1940 by Herman Friedrich and concerns the collection of 9 tubes of Nemerteans collected during the floristical and faunistical survey of Adolf Steuer on the coasts near Alexandria mainly with the vessel “El Hoot”. This dataset covers the time span of 6/9/1933 to 12/11/1933.The material was unsatisfactory so they identified to the order level. The digitization of this dataset was done by LifewatchGreece team.

Data Records

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1 extension data tables also exist. An extension record supplies extra information about a core record. The number of records in each extension data table is illustrated below.

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How to cite

Researchers should cite this work as follows:

Stamatina Nikolopoulou and Tsikopoulou Irini (2017). Digitization of The fishery grounds near Alexandria.XX.NEMERTINI. Notes and Memoirs No 38.


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GBIF Registration

This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: 7e3d591b-3eb5-4bf2-9dbe-00eb66c9975d.  Hellenic Center for Marine Research publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by Ocean Biodiversity Information System.




Stamatina Nikolopoulou
  • Metadata Provider
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Hellenic Centre for Marine Research - Institute of Marine Biology, Biotechnology and Aquaculture
Irini Tsikopoulou
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Data manager
University of Crete

Geographic Coverage

7 stations were sampled in the coasts near Alexandria

Bounding Coordinates South West [30.846, 29.388], North East [31.653, 30.751]

Taxonomic Coverage

Anopla, Enopla

Phylum Nemertea

Temporal Coverage

Start Date / End Date 1933-09-06 / 1933-11-12

Sampling Methods

This dataset is only a part from a large faunistical expedition that took place in the coasts near Alexandria. The samples were collected by A. Steuer. For bottom samples almost exclusively a dredge with 20x70 cm opening was used. A single catch was made in a depth of 20 m with a large otter trawl in the eastern part of the Bay of Abukir. In general, the motor-launch of the Marine Laboratory "El Hoot" was used for dredging and a rowing boat in shallow water. All excursions were one-day trips. After the expedition, taxonomic identification of the samples was done by specialists.The results of this expedition were published in separate for each taxonomic group volumes. Thus, sampling methods were described in a preliminary report by A. Steuer.

Study Extent This dataset is based on a faunistic report compiled from the expedition by the Fisheries Research Directorate in fishery grounds near Alexandria at 1933.

Method step description:

  1. Adolf Steuer.Preliminary report.The Fishery Grounds Near Alexandria. Notes and Memories No 8.

Additional Metadata

marine,harvested by iOBIS. Publication: Digging for historical data on the occurrence of benthic macrofaunal species in the southeastern Mediterranean

Alternative Identifiers 7e3d591b-3eb5-4bf2-9dbe-00eb66c9975d