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Data set name

Fishing Data, tuna-tagging around the Canary Islands

Data holding centreIEO/Spanish Oceanographic Institute
CountrySpain  Spain
Time periodFrom 1979 onwards
OngoingYes
Geographical area

Waters surrounding the Canary Islands, FAO Area 34.1.2

Observations 
Parameters

Fish non taxonomy-related morphology

Description 
Summary

Information obtained in the course of 12 tagging cruises carried out in the waters of the Canary Islands between 1979 and 1991. Most of these cruises correspond to the skipjack (approximately 7,000 entries). There is a file containing the following data on tagging and recoveries: Tagging - cruise, fishing gear, type and number of tags, species, dates, situation and size; Recovery - date, situation, size, weight, fishing gear, species and particulars of the recuperator. This information is sent to the International Committee for the Conservation of the Atlantic Tuna, which is in possession of a general tagging file.

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 identifier8036130
Global identifier2779
Last revised2009-01-12