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General
Data set name

Sardines from the Portuguese continental coast (1930-)

Data holding centreNational Institute of Fisheries Research Instituto Nacional de Investigação Agrária e das Pescas (INIAP) Former IPIMAR
CountryPortugal  Portugal
Time periodFrom 1930 (approximately) onwards
OngoingYes
Geographical area

Portuguese continental coast

Observations 
Parameters

Fish morphology, age and physiology; Fish abundance in water bodies; Fish taxonomy-related ash-free dry weight biomass per unit area of the bed; Fish taxonomy-related counts; Fish and shellfish catch statistics; Fish behaviour; Fishery characterisation

Instruments

Pelagic trawl nets

Description 
Summary

Abundance and population structure, in numbers and biomass, by length class and age groups are estimated yearly. Distribution, behaviour and life history of the sardine is studied simultaneously with the environmental conditions. The state of the stock is analyzed yearly and the fishing regime is estimated.

OriginatorsNational Institute of Fisheries Research Instituto Nacional de Investigação Agrária e das Pescas (INIAP) Former IPIMAR
Availability 
OrganisationNational Institute of Fisheries Research Instituto Nacional de Investigação Agrária e das Pescas (INIAP) Former IPIMAR
AvailabilityBy negotiation
ContactMarcelo Vasconcelos (President)
Address

National Institute of Fisheries Research Instituto Nacional de Investigação Agrária e das Pescas (INIAP) Former IPIMAR
Av. De Brasilia
Lisboa

1449-006
Portugal

Telephone+351 213010814
Facsimile+351 213015948
Emaildina@ipimar.pt
Administration 
Collating centreIHPT, Hydrographic Institute
Local identifier15040002
Global identifier2320
Last revised2009-10-29