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General
Data set name

Biological data on beryx fishes 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 (mainly Faial island)

Observations 
Parameters

Fish morphology, age and physiology; Fish abundance in water bodies; Fish taxonomy-related abundance per unit area of the bed; Fish taxonomy-related counts

Instruments

Pelagic trawl nets

Description 
Summary

Biological database of Beryx decadactylus and Beryx splendens of the Azores. Beryx are demersal species fished mainly at depths greater than 300 m, with increasing landings during the 80s. A scientific program on the biology of the species is being carried out.

OriginatorsUniversity of Azores, Department of Oceanography and Fisheries (IMAR network)
Availability 
OrganisationUniversity of Azores, Department of Oceanography and Fisheries (IMAR network)
AvailabilityNo access
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 identifier15037008
Global identifier2290
Last revised2015-09-03