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General
Data set name

Irish Fisheries Stock Book

Data holding centreMarine Institute
CountryIreland  Ireland
Time period2015
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Irish EEZ and continental shelf.

Observations 
Parameters

Date and time; Fish morphology, age and physiology; Fish abundance in water bodies; Fish and shellfish catch statistics

Instruments

Pelagic trawl nets; demersal trawl nets

Description 
Summary

The Stock Book is the principal annual publication of the Marine Institute's Fisheries Ecosystem Advisory Services (FEAS). Its purpose is to provide the latest impartial scientific advice on the commercially exploited fish stocks of interest to Ireland. The Stock Book is used by the Department of Agriculture, Marine and Food - (DAMF) at the Total Allowable Catch (TAC) negotiations with the EU in December and throughout the year at fisheries management meetings.

OriginatorsMarine Institute
Data web sitehttp://www.isde.ie/#/abdd107d-7e8f-479e-a544-e91da8a0c651
Availability 
OrganisationMarine Institute
AvailabilityLicence
ContactDr. Paul Connolly (Scientific and Technical Officer)
Address

Marine Institute
Rinville Oranmore
Co. Galway


Ireland

Telephone+353-91-387200
Facsimile+353-91-387201
Emaildatarequests@marine.ie
Administration 
Collating centreMarine Institute
Local identifierSD.IE.MI.FEAS.StockBook
Global identifier6478
Last revised2015-09-14