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General
Data set name

Fisheries data from a System of Coastal Areas in the Baltic Proper (1988-)

Data holding centreInstitute of Coastal Research, The Swedish Board of Fisheries
CountrySweden  Sweden
Time period1988-2004
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Raneafjarden in the north Bothnian Bay, Kolmoarna in the Northern Quark, Finbo NW Aland and Brunskar, Hiiumma in Estonia and Kvadofjarden in the Baltic Sea.

Observations 
Parameters

Fish morphology, age and physiology; Fish taxonomy-related abundance per unit area of the bed

Description 
Summary

The results from the reference areas are registered, quality controlled and reported yearly and used in HELCOM's periodic assessments of the environmental conditions in the Baltic. Data is distributed to participating countries and will also be in the future distributed to ICES/HELCOM.

Collaborating institutes are the Fishing bureau in Aland, Finnish Game and Fisheries Research Institute in Helsinki and Estonian Marine Institute.

OriginatorsInstitute of Coastal Research, The Swedish Board of Fisheries
Availability 
OrganisationInstitute of Coastal Research, The Swedish Board of Fisheries
AvailabilityBy negotiation
ContactMagnus Appelberg (Head of the Institute)
Address

Institute of Coastal Research, The Swedish Board of Fisheries
Skolgatan 6
Öregrund

SE-742 42
Sweden

Telephone+46 (0)173-464 61
Facsimile+46-(0)173-464 90
Emailmagnus.appelberg@fiskeriverket.se
Administration 
Collating centreSwedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute
Local identifier18018007
Global identifier135
Last revised2009-02-20