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2012_LEOPOLDKANAAL - Acoustic telemetry data for European eel (Anguilla anguilla) in a polder area in Flanders (Belgium)


This is an acoustic telemetry dataset published by the Research Institute for Nature and Forest (INBO). It contains animal (fish) tracking data collected by the Permanent Belgian Acoustic Receiver Network ( for the project/study 2012_leopoldkanaal, using VEMCO tags (V7, V13) and receivers (VR2AR, VR2W). In total 104 female individuals of European eel (Anguilla anguilla) were captured, tagged and released in 2011 and 2012, to study their movement behaviour during the yellow eel stage and migration behaviour during the silver eel stage for 4 years in Meetjesland, a polder area in Flanders, Belgium.
Date available 08/12/2020
Publisher Instituut voor Natuur- en Bosonderzoek


INBO Research theme(s)

  • Data & infrastructure
  • Water