Sampling event

Complementary Benthic Biodiversity Baseline Survey, Block 58, Suriname - 2021 - TotalEnergies E&P Suriname B.V.

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Offshore biodiversity survey conducted in Suriname in Block 58 from the shelf (60 m water depth) to the upper slope (1,200 m WD) from May 19th to June 3rd 2021. This survey permitted the constitution of a collection of biological samples deploying either a beam trawl, rock dredge, or double Van Veen (DVV) grab to obtain benthic megafauna samples.

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(2022): Complementary Benthic Biodiversity Baseline Survey, Block 58, Suriname - 2021 - TotalEnergies E&P Suriname B.V.. v1.0. TotalEnergies. Dataset/Samplingevent.


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TotalEnergies E&P Suriname B.V.
  • Originator
TotalEnergies E&P Suriname B. V.
  • Metadata Provider
Steven Dickinson
  • Point Of Contact
Hannah Escoubet

Bibliographic Citations

  1. Biodiversity Assessment Survey: Block 58 Final Biodiversity Survey Report (2021) TotalEnergies E&P Suriname B.V.