Monitoring of the benthos of soft substrates: reference situation

Completed: January 2005 - January 2006

Determination of the reference situation of the macrobenthic endofauna (macro-endobenthos) and the epifauna (macro-epifauna and demersal fish) on the Thorntonbank (North Sea) where wind mills will be installed from 2006 onwards. Monitoring of the benthos of soft substrates: reference situation.