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Data set name

Fisheries observers Programme data from South West Atlantic Fisheries

Data holding centreIEO/Spanish Oceanographic Institute
CountrySpain  Spain
Time periodFrom 12 May 1988 onwards
OngoingYes
Geographical area

Statistic Area no. 41 FAO, Southwest Atlantic

Observations 
Parameters

Fish morphology, age and physiology; Fish abundance in water bodies; Fishing by-catch

Description 
Summary

This database contains all the information obtained through the Observers' Program in The Malvinas Islands. Data on dates, times, positions, depths, temperatures, courses, effort, captures, rejections, etc, are available. There are also data on the samplings of the main species 'Loligo gahi', 'Illex argentinus', 'Merluccius hubbsi', 'M. australis', etc. giving size, sex, maturity, weight, stomach, etc.

OriginatorsIEO/Spanish Oceanographic Institute
Availability 
OrganisationIEO/Spanish Oceanographic Institute
AvailabilityMoratorium
ContactAlvaro Fernandez (Director)
Address

IEO/Spanish Oceanographic Institute
Corazon de Maria,8
MADRID

28002
Spain

Telephone+34 91 5974443
Facsimile+34 915 974770
Emaildirector@md.ieo.es
Administration 
Collating centreIEO/Spanish Oceanographic Institute
Local identifier8036104
Global identifier2753
Last revised2009-02-10