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Metadatabase view - dataset: Fish distribution in 28 Italian lakes based on CEN gillnets

General information

dataset entry ID:
FWM_19
name of the dataset:
full name of the dataset:
Fish distribution in 28 Italian lakes based on CEN gillnets
full name of the datast (original/national language):
Distribuzione della fauna ittica di acqua dolce in 28 laghi italiani
dataset short name:
Fish distribution in italian lakes
type of dataset (more information):
species distribution data
data type:
point data/observation data
short description of the dataset/summary:
The database comprises the distribution of freshwater fish species in 28 Italian lakes. Data were obtained between 2007 and 2014 from standardised (CEN based) samplings with benthic and mesopelagic multi-mesh gillnets. The database offers a detailed description of the biodiversity of fish communities in the Italian regions of Piedmont, Lombardy, Trentino-Alto Adige and Sardinia including both natural lakes and reservoirs.
short description of the dataset/summary (original/national language):
Il dataset include le informazioni sulla distribuzione della fauna ittica in 28 laghi italiani. Le informazioni raccolte sono basate su campionamenti con reti multimaglia bentiche e pelagiche in accordo con la metodologia CEN e il protocollo nazionale utilizzato per l'applicazione della Direttiva Quadro sulle Acque 2000/60/CE.
keywords according to GCMD:
topic:
Biosphere, Biological Classification, Climate Indicators, Terrestrial Hydrosphere
ISO topic category according to ISO 19115:
Biota, Environment, Inland Waters
INSPIRE keywords according to GEMET:
Species distribution
own science keywords:
freshwater fish; Italy; lakes; non native fish species
related project:
LIFE+ Inhabit, WISER, CENSIMENTO DELLA FAUNA ITTICA DEI LAGHI SUDALPINI
funding:
INHABIT - LIFE08 ENV/IT/000413.
WISER - European Union, 7th Framework Programme, Theme 6 (Environment including Climate Change) (contract No. 226273).
CENSIMENTO DELLA FAUNA ITTICA DEI LAGHI SUDALPINI - REGIONE LOMBARDIA.

Technical and administrative specifications

data format:
csv
operating system:
all operating systems
English
current access level:
restricted access
currently available through GBIF:
no
exchange planned:
yes
data in data repository:
yes
specify repository:
http://150.145.35.118/Datasets/Fish_distribution.csv
Do you plan to publish the data on the Freshwater Biodiversity Data Portal:
yes
update level:
completed
type:
manual
language:
English
contact details:
metadata contact person:
first, last name:
Pietro
 
Volta
phone:
+39 0323 518335
email:
p.volta@cnr.it
institution:
CNR IRSA Water Research Institute
address:
Largo Tonolli 50
postal code, city:
28922
 
Verbania
VB
country
Italy
http://www.irsa.cnr.it/
technical contact person:
Silvia
 
Galafassi
+39 0323 518300
silvia.galafassi@gmail.com
scientific contact person:
first, last name:
Pietro
 
Volta
phone:
+39 0323 518335
email:
p.volta@cnr.it

Intellectual property rights and citation

dataset creator (data compiler):
contact name:
Pietro Volta
contact email:
p.volta@cnr.it
contact institution:
Water Research Institute IRSA - Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche
data contributors to/owners of this dataset:
single
criteria for using this dataset:
The dataset is publicly available (data portal, data archive) and can be used without restrictions, but dataset creator/data contributors must be informed prior to publication. Data must be acknowledged and cited correctly.
citation of this dataset:
author(s):
Volta P. & Galafassi S.
title and journal (name, number, pages):
Database on fish distribution in Italian lakes and reservoirs.
year:
2018
citation of the metadata:
author(s):
Volta P. & Galafassi S.
title and journal (name, number, pages):
Metadata to the database on fish distribution in Italian lakes and reservoirs. Freshwater Metadata Journal 35: 1-4
year:
2018
doi (if applicable):
https://doi.org/10.15504/fmj.2018.35

General data specifications

regional coverage of the dataset:
spatial extent of the dataset:
national
continents:
Europe
spatial extent (bounding coordinates):
southernmost latitude [°]:
40.553089
northernmost latitude [°]:
46.756744
westernmost longitude [°]:
7.125792
easternmost longitude [°]:
12.085461
        
minimum altitude:
43
 
metres
maximum altitude:
2275
 
metres
countries:
Europe: Italy
world climatic regions according to Köppen:
Group C: temperate/mesothermal climates
Group D: continental/microthermal climate
Group H: alpine climates
European ecoregions according to Illies (WFD):
Italy, Corsica and Malta (ER3)
ecosystem type:
lakes/ponds
covered timeframe:
year from
2007
 
year to:
2014

Site specifications

coordinate system/grid data:
latitude/longitude
projected
datum (e.g. WGS84):
WGS84
grid data available:
no
 
number of sites:
<100
exact number of sites:
28

Biological data

biological data origin:
from sampling
specify project:
INHABIT - LIFE08 ENV/IT/000413. WISER - European Union, 7th Framework Programme, Theme 6 (Environment including Climate Change) (contract No. 226273). CENSIMENTO DELLA FAUNA ITTICA DEI LAGHI SUDALPINI - REGIONE LOMBARDIA
specify method:
organism group addressed:
fish

Sample resolution

fish

taxonomic resolution:
species
percentage of species level data:
100
taxonomic coding:
taxalist according to:
Kottelat and Freyhof
reference(s):
Kottelat, M. and J. Freyhof, 2007. Handbook of European freshwater fishes. Publications Kottelat, Cornol and Freyhof, Berlin. 646 pp.
sample specifications:
specification of method(s) used for sampling and sorting:
According to the depth and surface area of the lake, an appropriate number of benthic and pelagic multi-mesh gillnets were used, following CEN standards partly modified. Each benthic net was 40 m long and 1.5 m high and was composed of 16 panels (each 2.5 m long) with mesh sizes ranging from 5.5 to 135 mm. The benthic nets were set from the surface down to 100 m depth. Pelagic sampling was performed with a variable number of nets linked together, each being 27.5 m long and 6 m high and having 11 panels (with a mesh size ranging from 8 mm to 55 mm, knot to knot). Four additional nets (40 m long, 6 m high, 4 panels (75, 95, 115 and 135 mm)) were attached to the end of each pelagic net set. The nets were set at 10 m intervals from the surface down to 50 m depth. Nets were set at dusk between 16.00 and 20.00 pm and lifted the following morning between 06.00 and 08.00 am.
reference(s):
CEN. Water quality—Sampling of fish with multi-mesh gillnets (English version prEN 14757:2013). Brussels: European Committee for Standardization; 2005. ISPRA. 2014. Metodi biologici per le acque superficiali interne. Manuali e linee guida 111 / 2014. Rome, Italy. ISBN 978-88-448-0651

Other specifications

GIS layers, shape files related to the dataset:
no data available
availability of photos:
no
availability of maps:
no
quality control procedures:
Were any quality control procedures applied to your dataset?
no
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