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Data set name

Burrishoole Catchment Fish Surveys Co. Mayo Ireland

Data holding centreMarine Institute
CountryIreland  Ireland
Time period1959-2015
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Burrishoole, Co. Mayo, Ireland.

Observations 
Parameters

Fish and shellfish catch statistics; Fish behaviour

Instruments

Observers

Description 
Summary

The Burrishoole catchment, upstream of the main traps at Salmon Leap and Mile Race, has been surveyed annually since 1959 with surveys of the salmon and trout stocks taking place in the rivers and main lakes. Electrofishing, with 3 fishing depletions, is used for salmonids in the streams and fine mesh beach seines are used in the lakes. The survey takes place once a year in the rivers and lakes. Data collected includes the following: Densities of yellow eel, juvenile salmon and juvenile trout at 40-50 sites, fish (per m2) and lengths of individual fish.

OriginatorsMarine Institute
Data web sitehttp://www.isde.ie/#/a57876c8-793c-4adf-a698-ce70833eeebd
Availability 
OrganisationMarine Institute
AvailabilityLicence
ContactRussell Poole (Scientific and Technical Officer)
Address

Marine Institute
Rinville Oranmore
Co. Galway


Ireland

Telephone+353-91-387200
Facsimile+353-91-387201
Emailinstitute.mail@marine.ie
Administration 
Collating centreMarine Institute
Local identifierf0c356c3-4c5c-11df-9879-0800200c9a66
Global identifier1961
Last revised2016-04-04