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Eelgrass Community across an eutrophication gradient in New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island, Canada.
Entry ID: FMAP_EelgrassEutroph

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Abstract: Presence/absence data collected across an eutrophication gradient to assess its impacts on communities associated with eelgrass beds in Atlantic Canada. This data spans the entire assemblage from pelagic fishes to infaunal polychaetes and epiphytic algae.

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  N: 47.8   S: 46.37   E: -62.61   W: -64.94

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Allison L. Schmidt
Dataset Title: Eelgrass Community across an eutrophication gradient in New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island, Canada.
Dataset Release Date: 2007
Dataset Publisher: Dalhousie University
Other Citation Details: Consulted on on [date]
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2007-07-26
Stop Date: 2007-08-08
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Data Center Personnel
Phone: (732) 932-6555 x 565
Fax: (732) 932-8578
Email: evberghe at
Contact Address:
Institute of Marine and Coastal Sciences
Rutgers University
71 Dudley Road
City: New Brunswick
Province or State: NJ
Postal Code: 08901-8521
Country: USA
Email: aschmidt at
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Mapstone BD, Ayling AM (1998) An investigation of optimum methods and unit sizes for the visual estimation of abundances of some coral reef organisms. Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority, Research Publication 47

Scott WB, Scott MG (1988) Atlantic fishes of Canada. Can Bull Fish Aquat Sci 219:731p
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DIF Creation Date: 2010-05-07
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-23