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Monitoring network freshwater fish Flanders; Eel pollutant monitoring network [Meetnet zoetwatervis Vlaanderen; Palingpolluentenmeetnet]

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Description
Sampling started in 1994. Until 1999 the collected eels were only side catches of the fish stock assessments.From 2000 on the sampling has been done specifically in the framework of pollutants. By the end of 2005 the monitoring network has 350 localities more

The eel pollutant monitoring network consists of 350 localities spread over Flanders. From these localities 5 to 10 eels were collected and individually analysed for their pollution load. On a selected number of localities predatory fish were also collected and analysed.

Scope
Themes:
Biology, Biology > Fish, Environmental quality/pollution > Pollution levels & monitoring
Keywords:
Marine, Brackish water, Terrestrial, Belgium, Flanders, Anguilla anguilla (Linnaeus, 1758)

Geographical coverage
Belgium, Flanders [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
From 1994 on [In Progress]

Taxonomic coverage
Anguilla anguilla (Linnaeus, 1758) [WoRMS]

Contributors
Vlaamse overheid; Beleidsdomein Leefmilieu, Natuur en Energie; Instituut voor Natuur- en Bosonderzoek; Afdeling Biodiversiteit en Natuurlijk Milieu; Onderzoeksgroep Soortendiversiteit, moredata ownerdata creator
Vlaamse overheid; Beleidsdomein Omgeving; Instituut voor Natuur- en Bosonderzoek (INBO), moredata owner

Publication
Describing this dataset
Goemans, G. et al. (2003). Het Vlaamse palingpolluentenmeetnet, 1994-2001: gehalten aan polychloorbifenylen, organochloorpesticiden en zware metalen in paling. Instituut voor Bosbouw en Wildbeheer: Geraardsbergen. 59 + bijlagen pp., more

Dataset status: In Progress
Data type: Data
Data origin: Monitoring: field survey
Metadatarecord created: 2006-10-02
Information last updated: 2007-11-21
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