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Microzooplankton monitoring in the Mar Piccolo of Taranto. 2013-2014

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Microzooplankton monitoring in the Mar Piccolo of Taranto, 2013-2014 in the framework of the Italian flagship project RITMARE.
Publication date:
27 April 2018
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Data Records

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  • Event (core)
    48
  • ExtendedMeasurementOrFact 
    3696
  • Occurrence 
    3648

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How to cite

Researchers should cite this work as follows:

Monti M., Del Negro P. (2018): Microzooplankton monitoring in the Mar Piccolo of Taranto, 2013-2014. OGS (Istituto Nazionale di Oceanografia e di Geofisica Sperimentale), Division of Oceanography. https://doi.org/10.6092/fd0fdd6f-e299-47e2-b275-7e5317eea01e

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Keywords

Occurrence; Foraminiferida; Radiolaria; Tintinnida; Holotrichia; Spirotrichia; Observation

Contacts

Who created the resource:

Marina Monti
Scientist
OGS (Istituto Nazionale di Oceanografia e di Geofisica Sperimentale)
Via Auguste Piccard, 54
34151 Trieste
Ts
IT
+390402140725

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Paola Del Negro
Senior researcher
OGS (Istituto Nazionale di Oceanografia e di Geofisica Sperimentale)
Borgo Grotta Gigante, 42/C
34010 Trieste
TS
IT
+390402140204

Who filled in the metadata:

Marina Lipizer
scientist
OGS (Istituto Nazionale di Oceanografia e di Geofisica Sperimentale)
Borgo Grotta Gigante, 42/C
34134 Trieste
Ts
IT
+390402140310
http://www.ogs.trieste.it/it/users/marina-lipizer

Who else was associated with the resource:

Metadata Provider
Marina Lipizer
scientist
OGS (Istituto Nazionale di Oceanografia e di Geofisica Sperimentale)
Borgo Grotta Gigante, 42/C
34010 Trieste
Ts
IT
0402140310
Owner
Paola Del Negro
scientist
OGS (Istituto Nazionale di Oceanografia e di Geofisica Sperimentale)
Borgo Grotta Gigante, 42/C
34010 Trieste
TS
IT
+390402140204
Content Provider
Marina Monti
Scientist
OGS (Istituto Nazionale di Oceanografia e di Geofisica Sperimentale)
Via Auguste Piccard, 54
34010 Trieste
Ts
IT
+390402140725
Programmer
Menashè Eliezer
OGS (Istituto Nazionale di Oceanografia e di Geofisica Sperimentale)
Borgo Grotta Gigante, 42/C
34010 Trieste
Ts
IT
+390402140328

Geographic Coverage

Mar Piccolo di Taranto. Taranto Gulf http://marineregions.org/mrgid/3567

Bounding Coordinates South West [40.38, 17.111], North East [40.585, 17.463]

Taxonomic Coverage

Microzooplankton as Foraminiferida; Radiolaria; Tintinnida; Holotrichia; Spirotrichia

Phylum  Foraminiferida (Foraminifera)
Subphylum  Radiolaria (Radiolaria)
Order  Tintinnida (Tintinnida)

Temporal Coverage

Start Date / End Date 2013-06-10 / 2014-04-08

Project Data

Italian National research project on the sea http://www.ritmare.it/en/index.php?option=com_content&view=featured&Itemid=101

Title RITMARE
Identifier SDN::EDMERP::12058
Funding Italian Ministry of University and Research.
Study Area Description The inner part of the Gulf of Taranto, Ionian Sea
Design Description Sampling by Niskin bottle at several discrite depths.

The personnel involved in the project:

Principal Investigator
Paola Del Negro
Content Provider
Marina Monti

Sampling Methods

Niskin bottle

Study Extent In June 2013 and April 2014, sampling was carried out at four sites selected as representatives of different environmental issues and anthropogenic impacts

Method step description:

  1. Samples (5 L) were concentrated with a 10-μm mesh, reduced to 250 mL and immediately fixed with buffered formalin (4 % final concentration). Subsamples (10–25 cm3) were examined in a settling chamber using a Leica DMI 3000B inverted microscope equipped with phase contrast and bright-field illumination at ×200 magnification, according to the method of Utermöhl (1958). The entire surface of the chamber was examined. Among the microzooplankton communities, five main groups were considered and distinguished as ciliates (naked and tintinnids), heterotrophic dinoflagellates, other protozoa and micrometazoans. The phototrophic ciliate Mesodinium rubrum was treated together with the aloricate heterotrophic ciliates. Empty loricae of tintinnids were not differentiated from filled ones because tintinnid protoplasts are attached to the lorica by a fragile strand, which detaches with ease during collection and fixation of the samples. For each taxon, biovolumes were estimated by measuring the linear dimension of each organism with eyepiece scale and equating shapes to standard geometric figures. The obtained biovolumes were converted to carbon content by applying the following conversion factors and formulae according to Verity and Langdon (1984) for tintinnids, Putt and Stoecker (1989) for naked ciliates, Edler (1979) for athecate and thecate dinoflagellates and Beers and Stewart (1970) for other protozoa.

Bibliographic Citations

  1. Karuza, A., Caroppo, C., Monti, M. et al. Environ Sci Pollut Res (2016) 23: 12707. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11356-015-5621-1

Additional Metadata

Alternative Identifiers 10.6092/fd0fdd6f-e299-47e2-b275-7e5317eea01e
http://nodc.ogs.trieste.it/ipt/resource?r=taranto-microzooplankton