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General
Data set name

Demersal fishing resources data of the Gambian continental shelf and slope

Data holding centreIEO/Spanish Oceanographic Institute
CountrySpain  Spain
Time periodFrom 23 November to 1 December 1986
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Continental shelf and slope of Gambia, between 13° 40'N and 13° 00'N

Observations 
Parameters

Fish morphology, age and physiology; Fish non taxonomy-related morphology

Description 
Summary

The collection comprises the information collected in the course of the 'GAMBIA 8611' expedition on the continental shelf and slope of Gambia. The main species studied were: - Penaeus notialis, - Parapenaeus longirostris, - Aristeus varidens, - Geryon maritae, - Merluccius polli. The data collection includes: - Sets characteristics, - Weight of all species captured, - Distribution of sizes of the main species, - Individual size, weight and sex of the main crustaceans, - Size, weight, sex and sexual maturity of hake.

OriginatorsIEO/Spanish Oceanographic Institute
Availability 
OrganisationIEO/Spanish Oceanographic Institute
AvailabilityUnrestricted
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 identifier8036119
Global identifier2768
Last revised2009-01-12