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Data set name

Fishing statistics data on sardine fisheries off the Iberian peninsula

Data holding centreIEO/Spanish Oceanographic Institute
CountrySpain  Spain
Time periodFrom 1976 onwards
OngoingYes
Geographical area

Iberian peninsula (ICES Areas VIII and IXa)

Observations 
Parameters

Fish morphology, age and physiology; Fishing by-catch; Fishery characterisation

Instruments

Acoustic tracking systems

Description 
Summary

The database obtained from the study of sardine stock comprises the distribution of capture/age group/semester, average weight and size per age group, from 1976 to 1986. Since 1987 frequency is quarterly (captures in Spanish waters). Catch per unit of effort and age of the fleets of Vigo and Riveira (1982- 1991), Sada (1988-1991) and Santona (1988-1991). Of the acoustic campaigns it is abundance in sea, weight and number per different stock areas. Recruitment estimates (1976-1991) by application of VPA techniques.

OriginatorsIEO/ La Coruna 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 identifier8036107
Global identifier2756
Last revised2009-01-12