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Data set name

Irish Sea Nephrops length samples (1983-)

Data holding centreCentre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science, Lowestoft Laboratory
CountryUnited Kingdom  United Kingdom
Time periodFrom 1983 onwards
OngoingYes
Geographical area

Irish Sea

Observations 
Parameters

Zooplankton and zoobenthos morphological parameters; Fauna abundance per unit area of the bed; Zoobenthos taxonomic abundance; Zoobenthos taxonomy-related counts

Instruments

Rock dredges; manual biota samplers

Description 
Summary

The data set comprises carapace length of market (landed) samples and some measured at sea. Sampling covers the main fishery area and provides the basic data for assessment purposes.

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 identifier1029083
Global identifier465
Last revised2009-05-22