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Data set name

Fishing statistics for cephalopods caught off the W African coast

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

West Africa coast. FAO Statistic Division 34.1.3, 34.3.1

Observations 
Parameters

Fish non taxonomy-related morphology; Fishery characterisation

Description 
Summary

Includes information related to the fishery statistics of the spanish freezers trawlers that fish cephalopods in the Western Africa coast and is elaborated in the C. O. Canarias from 1976. The file contains: ship name, ship code, port, GRT, HP, length, fishery, total catch, commercial catch (octopus, sepia, squid and others), trip days and fish days. These data are offered by informers and shipowners, log books, etc.

OriginatorsIEO/ Oceanographic Centre of Canary Island
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 identifier8036134
Global identifier2783
Last revised2009-01-12