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Data set name

RV Lough Beltra Cruise Tracks

Data holding centreMigratory Fish Burrishoole Catchment, Marine Institute
CountryIreland  Ireland
Time period1990-2015
OngoingYes
Geographical area

Lough Feeagh Co. Mayo

Observations 
Parameters

Date and time; Fish and shellfish catch statistics

Instruments

Active fishing gear

Description 
Summary

The Burrishoole catchment, upstream of the main traps at Salmon Leap and Mile Race, has been surveyed annually since 1990 with surveys of the salmon and trout stocks taking place in the rivers and main lakes. Electrofishing, with 3 fishing depletions, is used for salmonids in the streams and fine mesh beach seines are used in the lakes. The survey takes place once a year in the rivers and lakes. Data collected includes the following: Densities of yellow eel, juvenile salmon and juvenile trout at 40-50 sites, fish (per m2) and lengths of individual fish.

OriginatorsMarine Institute
Data web sitehttp://www.isde.ie/#/a57876c8-793c-4adf-a698-ce70833eeebd
Availability 
OrganisationMigratory Fish Burrishoole Catchment, Marine Institute
AvailabilityLicence
ContactKieran Lyons (Scientific and Technical Officer)
Address

Marine Institute
Rinville Oranmore
Co. Galway


Ireland

Telephone+353-91-387200
Facsimile+353-91-387201
Emailinstitute.mail@marine.ie
Administration 
Collating centreMarine Institute
Local identifierOF.IE.MI.OSIS.LoughBeltraCruiseTrack
Global identifier6485
Last revised2015-09-14