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General
Data set name

Western English Channel inshore scallop commercial logbooks (1979-1992)

Data holding centreCentre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science, Lowestoft Laboratory
CountryUnited Kingdom  United Kingdom
Time periodFrom 1979 to 1992
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Western English Channel, Dodman Point to the Lizard out to 3 miles

Observations 
Parameters

Fish and shellfish catch statistics; Zoobenthos taxonomic abundance; Zoobenthos taxonomy-related counts

Instruments

Rock dredges

Description 
Summary

Data have been transcribed from a fisherman's haul by haul log of catch and effort, recorded as dozens of scallops caught per length of tow in minutes for each ground.

OriginatorsCentre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science, Lowestoft Laboratory
Data web sitehttp://www.cefas.co.uk/
Availability 
OrganisationCentre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science, Lowestoft Laboratory
AvailabilityLicence
ContactContracts Office, CEFAS, Lowestoft
Address

Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science, Lowestoft Laboratory
Pakefield Road
Lowestoft
Suffolk
NR33 OHT
United Kingdom

Telephone+44 1621 562244
Facsimile+44 (0)1502 513865
Administration 
Collating centreBritish Oceanographic Data Centre
Local identifier1029079
Global identifier461
Last revised2009-05-22