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General
Data set name

Fishing statistics from the hake and shrimp fisheries in the CECAF area off NW Africa

Data holding centreIEO/Spanish Oceanographic Institute
CountrySpain  Spain
Time periodFrom 1983 onwards
OngoingYes
Geographical area

Northwest Africa

Observations 
Parameters

Fish abundance in water bodies; Fish and shellfish catch statistics

Description 
Summary

The collection comprises a series of monthly files of captures per species and effort (number of trips and fishing days) per vessel and fleet (50 mm mesh, 'trio' 60 mm mesh, 'bou' 60 mm mesh, bottom line . Another series of files contains monthly size distribution of (M. senegalensis + M. polli). Files are on Lotus, and a series of programs are being currently prepared for use with a general database.

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 identifier8036122
Global identifier2771
Last revised2009-02-10