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Data set name

Portuguese Fisheries in CECAF (Moroccan and Mauritanian) area (1970-)

Data holding centreNational Institute of Fisheries Research Instituto Nacional de Investigação Agrária e das Pescas (INIAP) Former IPIMAR
CountryPortugal  Portugal
Time periodFrom 1970 onwards
OngoingYes
Geographical area

CECAF region, mainly Moroccan and Mauritanian waters

Observations 
Parameters

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

Instruments

Pelagic trawl nets

Description 
Summary

The project involves sampling of commercial landings for parameters outlined above in order to assess the size of the hake populations; characterisation of Portuguese fisheries according to fishing gear and regime of exploitation. All data are presented to CECAF and assessed by the respective working group.

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 identifier15040009
Global identifier2327
Last revised2009-10-29