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Data set name

Pelagic sharks discharges data from Algeciras fish market (S Spain)

Data holding centreComplutense University of Madrid (UCM). Department of Zoology and physical Anthropology
CountrySpain  Spain
Time periodFrom 1991 to 1992
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Fishing grounds of Sahara Bank, Canary Islands, Gibraltar Strait

Observations 
Parameters

Fish morphology, age and physiology; Fish abundance in water bodies; Fish behaviour

Description 
Summary

The collection contains the identification and morphometric data of the specimens of pelagic sharks unloaded at the fish market of Algeciras from July 1991 to July 1992 (to be compiled), with an approximate periodicity of one week a month. The collection also contains the coordinates of the fishing location, numbers of hooks used, water temperature and number of fishing days, as well as the exact date of catch.

OriginatorsComplutense University of Madrid (UCM). Department of Zoology and physical Anthropology
Availability 
OrganisationComplutense University of Madrid (UCM). Department of Zoology and physical Anthropology
AvailabilityUnrestricted
ContactDr. Valentin Buencuerpo
Address

Complutense University of Madrid (UCM). Department of Zoology and physical Anthropology
Facultad de Ciencias Biologicas C/ José Antonio Novais, 2 Ciudad Universitaria
Madrid

28040
Spain

Telephone+34 91 3944950
Facsimile+34 91 394 4947
Emaildp068@ucm.es
Administration 
Collating centreIEO/Spanish Oceanographic Institute
Local identifier8024003
Global identifier2627
Last revised2009-01-13