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Data set name

Fishing data of the evaluation of the demersal stock at Porcupine Bank (since 1994)

Data holding centreIEO/ Santander Oceanographic Centre
CountrySpain  Spain
ProjectAbundance estimation of demersal fishing fesources in Porcupine's area for direct methods(PORCUPINE2)
Time periodFrom 1994 onwards
OngoingYes
Geographical area

Porcupine Bank

Observations 
Parameters

Fish abundance in water bodies

Instruments

Demersal trawl nets

Description 
Summary

The data originate from one scientific cruise per year starting in the 1990s. The cruises launch demersal trawl nets to estimate the stratified abundance and recruitment indices of demersal fish and to describe the spatial distribution patterns of demersal and benthic species within the Porcupine region.

OriginatorsIEO/ Gijon Oceanographic Centre
Availability 
OrganisationIEO/ Santander Oceanographic Centre
AvailabilityMoratorium
ContactVELASCO Francisco
Address

IEO/ Santander Oceanographic Centre
Promontorio San Martin, s/n Apdo. 240
Santander

39004
Spain

Telephone+34 942 291060
Facsimile+34 942 275072
Emailieosantander@st.ieo.es
Administration 
Collating centreIEO/Spanish Oceanographic Institute
Local identifier1401_demersal_porcupine
Global identifier6320
Last revised2015-09-01