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Data set name

Experiments on new fishery technologies for waters around Madeira (1983 onwards)

Data holding centreDSIP, Fisheries Laboratory at Funchal, Madeira
CountryPortugal  Portugal
Time periodFrom 1983 onwards
OngoingYes
Geographical area

Madeira EEZ

Observations 
Parameters

Fish and shellfish catch statistics; Fishery characterisation

Instruments

Single-beam echosounders; pelagic trawl nets

Description 
Summary

Investigation, study, conception and adaptation of scientific methods and processes in the field of fishing technologies. Implementation of new fishing gear and techniques or adaptation of the existing ones with the aim of increasing the fishing performance of the local fleet and diversifying the resources available. Experiments of gear and techniques are carried out during experimental and exploratory fishing.

OriginatorsDSIP, Fisheries Laboratory at Funchal, Madeira
References

Anon (1991) 'Swordfish (Xiphias gladius, Linnacus) fishing experiment in Madeira EEZ'., ICCAT, Vol. XXXIX (1): 477-483.

Availability 
OrganisationDSIP, Fisheries Laboratory at Funchal, Madeira
AvailabilityBy negotiation
ContactDalila Carvalho
Address

DSIP, Fisheries Laboratory at Funchal, Madeira
Estrada da Pontinha
Funchal
Madeira
9000-017
Portugal

Telephone+351 291203200
Facsimile+351 291229691
Emaildrpescas.madeira@mail.telepac.pt
Administration 
Collating centreIHPT, Hydrographic Institute
Local identifier15030004
Global identifier2265
Last revised2009-10-30