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Data set name

Aquaculture experiments in Madeira (1988 - 2009)

Data holding centreDSIP, Fisheries Laboratory at Funchal, Madeira
CountryPortugal  Portugal
Time periodFrom 1988 to 2009
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Madeira EEZ

Observations 
Parameters

Fish morphology, age and physiology; Fish abundance in water bodies; Fish taxonomy-related counts; Fish behaviour

Instruments

Pelagic trawl nets

Description 
Summary

Aquaculture in Madeira is to be developed. This region presents interesting species and areas for aquaculture. Several projects will be developed including: (i) feeding habits, growth and reproduction of the wreckfish Polyprion americanus and (ii) seabream, Sparus auratus, culture in floating cages of the 'offshore' type.

OriginatorsDSIP, Fisheries Laboratory at Funchal, Madeira
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+351 291 203 200
Facsimile+351 291 229 691
Emaildrpescas.madeira@mail.telepac.pt
Administration 
Collating centreIHPT, Hydrographic Institute
Local identifier15030005
Global identifier2266
Last revised2015-08-06