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Data set name

Lough Feeagh Pilot Salmon Tracking Co. Mayo Ireland

Data holding centreMigratory Fish Burrishoole Catchment, Marine Institute
CountryIreland  Ireland
Time period2009-2015
OngoingYes
Geographical area

Lough Feeagh Co. Mayo

Observations 
Parameters

Date and time; Fish and shellfish catch statistics

Instruments

Active fishing gear

Description 
Summary

A series of 7 floating moored acoustic receivers have been installed in Lough Feeagh to monitor fish depth and geographic movements in the lake. Acoustic tags have been inserted into sample fish and the pilot acoustic monitoring programme tracks the movement of salmon. Salmon tracking occurs with both wild and ranched fish. Data parameters include: Date Tag Inserted, Location, Tag Number, Floy Tag No., Sex, Length (cm), and Comments. The following parameters are collected for analysis: following parameters will be used to analyze the data: Temperature, Depth, Day of the year, Time of the day, Type (wild / ranch), Individual (localized by transmitter), Area (identified by the station that received a set of detections), and Sex.

OriginatorsMarine Institute
Data web sitehttp://www.isde.ie/#/2a2006a5-3246-4f99-a892-1f995a311d80
Availability 
OrganisationMigratory Fish Burrishoole Catchment, Marine Institute
AvailabilityLicence
ContactRussell Poole (Section Manager)
Address

Migratory Fish Burrishoole Catchment, Marine Institute
Fisheries Ecosystem Advisory Services Marine Institute
Newport
Co. Mayo
Furnace
Ireland

Telephone+353 98 42300
Facsimile+353 98 42340
Emailsdn-userdesk@seadatanet.org
Administration 
Collating centreMarine Institute
Local identifierSD.IE.MI.FEAS.LoughFeeaghPilotSalmonTracking
Global identifier6483
Last revised2015-09-14