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General
Data set name

Biological database on exploited marine fish species of the Azores (1988 - 2009)

Data holding centreUniversity of Azores, Department of Oceanography and Fisheries (IMAR network)
CountryPortugal  Portugal
Time periodFrom 1988 to 2009
OngoingNo
Geographical area

All the EEZ of the Azores Archipelago

Observations 
Parameters

Fish morphology, age and physiology; Fish abundance in water bodies; Fish taxonomy-related counts; Fish and shellfish catch statistics; Fish non taxonomy-related morphology; Fish non taxonomy-related abundance per unit volume of the water column; Fishery characterisation

Instruments

Pelagic trawl nets

Description 
Summary

Fisheries statistics (catch and effort), biological statistics on size frequencies, and other biological parameters for the main Azorean exploited species (pelagic and demersal fishes, and some invertebrate species) are collected in the major landing ports. Other biological data (morphometric, reproductive and alimentary) are available on a monthly basis for some of the species).

OriginatorsUniversity of Azores, Department of Oceanography and Fisheries (IMAR network)
Availability 
OrganisationUniversity of Azores, Department of Oceanography and Fisheries (IMAR network)
AvailabilityBy negotiation
ContactNot supplied (Director of the Department (DOP/UA))
Address

University of Azores, Department of Oceanography and Fisheries (IMAR network)
Rua Prof. Dr. Frederico Machado
Horta

9901-862
Portugal

Telephone+351 92 22988/22944/23460/22945
Facsimile+351 292 200 411
Emailpereira@dop.uac.pt
Administration 
Collating centreIHPT, Hydrographic Institute
Local identifier15037002
Global identifier2284
Last revised2015-09-03