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CEFAS22-04 RFQ Marine benthic macroinvertebrate analysis of Lyme Bay disposal

This request for quotation is for the processing of 30 sediment samples (10 stations with triplicate samples) to extract and identify all biota retained following sieving on a 1.0 mm capture mesh, as per the NMBAQC guidelines detailing extraction and identification protocols. In addition to this there is a requirement to ensure these data are audited as per the NMBAQC Own Samples protocol prior to submission to Cefas (Hall, 2019). Enumeration, identification and biomassing to the lowest possible taxonomic level should be carried out following the NMBAQC Processing Requirement Protocol and Taxonomic Discrimination Protocol. Biomass (wet weight in grams to at least 4 d.p.) is required for all enumerable taxa. Balances must be serviced annually and a valid service certificate must be supplied with this tender.

Pakefield Road
NR33 0HT

Contract value: 16000

Published: 31 Jan 2022, Receipt by: 25 Jan 2022