Fish database for Eastern Germany from IFB-Potsdam

The Fish database from IFB-Potsdam cover information on fish communities in lakes and rivers of the eastern part of Germany. Fish are sampled by electrofishing and multimesh nets, additionally information is collected using fisherman inquiry and other methods. The database includes information on morphometric, hydrological and some physico-chemical parameters of lakes and river segments. Data on benthic or planctonic organisms are available to a lesser extent.

More information on this dataset can be found in the Freshwater Metadatabase - BFE_60 (

Data and Resources

Additional Info

Field Value
Last Updated June 23, 2017, 14:49 (UTC)
Created June 23, 2017, 14:49 (UTC)
Access constraints internal
Dataset language eng
Guid BFE_60
Licence We can not make our data publicly available. We are not allowed to provide this data to anybody without agreement of the owner. We could decide on specified requests with aims and goals of the investigation after having an agreement with the data owners.
Metadata date 2013-11-14
Metadata language eng
Resource type dataset
Responsible party Institut für Binnenfischerei e.V. (IFB-Potsdam)
Responsible party role Principal Investigator
Spatial harvester true
Topic category environment, inlandWaters
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harvest_source_id 65f99de1-ecac-4e1d-9081-b5dcd8eedffd
harvest_source_title fip-mdb