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Data set name

Fishing statistics data of the Spanish shellfish fleet operating in African waters

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

CECAF (FAO) NW Africa

Observations 
Parameters

Fish and shellfish catch statistics; Fishing by-catch; Fishery characterisation

Description 
Summary

Data include capture and effort of the shellfish fleet operating off Morocco, Mauritania, Senegal, Guinea Bissau, Guinea Ecuatorial and Angola. Size distribution and biological information pertain to shrimp in Morocco, Angola and Mauritania, king prawns in Mauritania and deep prawns in Angola. Information is processed on DBase or Lotus (always on PC). Sources of information correspond to the sampling nets, laboratory tests and Shipowners' Association of Huelva.

OriginatorsIEO/ Cadiz Oceanographic Centre
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 identifier8036106
Global identifier2755
Last revised2009-01-12