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Data set name

IMARES, Discard Sampling Pelagic Fishery (2002-)

Data holding centreIMARES, Wageningen UR, Institute for Marine Resources and Ecosystem Studies, IJmuiden
CountryNetherlands  Netherlands
ProjectDiscard Sampling Pelagic Fishery(DISP)
Time periodPelagic fish sampling on board of commercial trawlers. 2002 onwards.
OngoingYes
Geographical area

The sampling is carried out in the North Sea and NE Atlantic, depending on where the trawlers fish. Some sampling has been done in Mauretanian waters.

Observations 
Parameters

Fish morphology, age and physiology; Fish taxonomy-related abundance per unit area of the bed; Fish taxonomy-related counts

Instruments

Pelagic trawl nets; balances and scales; rulers

Description 
Summary

The project aims to get an overview of the amount of fish that is caught on board of commercial vessels but is not landed.

OriginatorsIMARES, Wageningen UR, Institute for Marine Resources and Ecosystem Studies, IJmuiden
Availability 
OrganisationIMARES, Wageningen UR, Institute for Marine Resources and Ecosystem Studies, IJmuiden
AvailabilityBy negotiation
ContactIngeborg de Boois
Address

IMARES, Wageningen UR, Institute for Marine Resources and Ecosystem Studies, IJmuiden
Haringkade 1
IJmuiden

1976 CP
Netherlands

Telephone+31 317480900
Facsimile+31 317487326
Emailingeborg.deboois@wur.nl
Administration 
Collating centreNational Oceanographic Data Committee
Local identifierIMARES_5760005
Global identifier4802
Last revised2011-02-24