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Data set name

Biological data set of sprat exploited by the Polish fishing fleet in the southern Baltic Sea

Data holding centreNational Marine Fisheries Research Institute (NMFRI)
CountryPoland  Poland
ProjectPopulation dynamics of the most important commercial fish in the Baltic Sea(NB-1)
Time period01-01-2002 to 31-12-2002
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Southern Baltic Sea - Polish EEZ

Observations 
Parameters

Fish and shellfish catch statistics; Fish disease and parasites

Description 
Summary

The biological sprat samples are collected at sea on board of fishing cutters, from landings at harbours and from fish processing companies. A variety of biological data includes mean length and weight at age groups, age structure of exploited stocks, sex ratio, sexual maturation, stomachs fullness. The results of sprat single analysis as well as length and mass measurements are computerised and stored in a simply format database, in the Excel PC programme

OriginatorsNational Marine Fisheries Research Institute (NMFRI)
Availability 
OrganisationNational Marine Fisheries Research Institute (NMFRI)
AvailabilityMoratorium
ContactDr. Wlodzimierz Grygiel (national co-ordinator of IBSSP)
Address

National Marine Fisheries Research Institute (NMFRI)
Kollataja 1
Gdynia

81-332
Poland

Telephone+48 58 6201728
Facsimile+48 58 73 56 110
Emailgrygiel@mir.gdynia.pl
Administration 
Collating centreInstitute of Meteorology and Water Management, Maritime Branch in Gdynia (IMWM MB)
Local identifier21005017
Global identifier1652
Last revised2009-01-08