Data for: Oil and gas platforms as artificial substrates for epibenthic North Sea fauna: effects of location and depth

  • Miriam Schutter (Creator)
  • Martijn Dorenbosch (Creator)
  • Oscar Bos (Creator)
  • Wouter Lengkeek (Creator)
  • Floor M.F. Driessen (Bureau Waardenburg) (Creator)
  • Joop Coolen (Creator)



The data were collected through inspection of ROV videos. The data are formatted in a single csv file. It contains 30 columns with 5587 rows, including title row. Each row represents a separate observation of species abundance according to the Braun-Blanquet scale. The dataset contains null values which are indicated with NA. The first 21 columns contain sample information. Columns 22-29 contain information about taxonomic grouping and Column 30 contains the Braun-Blanquet abundance values.
Date made available29 Aug 2019
PublisherWageningen University & Research


  • Marine Benthic Organisms
  • Biodiversity
  • Offshore Structure
  • Benthic Community
  • Artificial Reefs
  • Offshore Platform

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