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Data set name

Monitoring trends of disease prevalence and investigations into thepathogenesis of new and emerging diseases

Data holding centreCentre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science, Lowestoft Laboratory
CountryUnited Kingdom  United Kingdom
Time periodFrom 1991 onwards
OngoingYes
Geographical area

England and Wales

Observations 
Parameters

Fish taxonomy-related counts; Fish disease and parasites

Instruments

Pelagic trawl nets

Description 
Summary

Since 1991 the surveys have been annual. Dabs have been the main species for monitoring trends of disease prevalence; diseases of other commercial fish were recorded when sufficient samples were obtained. Most data have been forwarded to ICES for inclusion in the ICES Environmental databank.

OriginatorsCentre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science, Lowestoft Laboratory
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 identifier1029095
Global identifier478
Last revised2009-05-22