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General
Data set name

Deep water shrimps from the Portuguese continental coast (1980-)

Data holding centreNational Institute of Fisheries Research Instituto Nacional de Investigação Agrária e das Pescas (INIAP) Former IPIMAR
CountryPortugal  Portugal
Time periodFrom 1980 onwards
OngoingYes
Geographical area

Portuguese continental coast

Observations 
Parameters

Fish morphology, age and physiology; Fish abundance in water bodies; Fish taxonomy-related counts; Fish and shellfish catch statistics; Fish behaviour; Fishery characterisation

Instruments

Pelagic trawl nets

Description 
Summary

Commercial landings have been sampled with the aim of determining their composition by sex and length. Two or more surveys a year were carried out to study the distribution, abundance and biology of those species and to collect information about their ecology.

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 identifier15040006
Global identifier2324
Last revised2009-10-29