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Data set name

Demersal fishing resources data of the continental shelf and slope of Senegal

Data holding centreIEO/Spanish Oceanographic Institute
CountrySpain  Spain
Time periodFrom 17 October 1982 to 21 November 1986
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Continental shelf and slope of Senegal between 15° 55'N and 12° 25'N

Observations 
Parameters

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

Description 
Summary

The collection comprises the information collected in the course of 4 cruises to Senegal in October 1982, April 1983, June 1983 and October 1986. The main species studied were: - Parapenaeus longirostris, - Aristeus varidens, - Geryon maritae, - Merluccius polli, - Merluccius senegalensis. The data collection comprised: - Sets characteristics, - Weight of all species captured, - Size distribution 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
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 identifier8036120
Global identifier2769
Last revised2009-02-10