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Belgian technical fisheries research data from North Sea, English Channel, Irish Sea, Bristol Channel and Celtic Sea (1962 onwards)

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General  
Data holding centreInstitute for Agricultural and Fisheries Research, Animal Sciences Unit - Fisheries
CountryBelgium  Belgium
Time periodFrom 1962 onwards
OngoingYes
Geographical area

EC waters visited by Belgian fishermen (mainly ICES areas IVb,c, VIIa,d-g) i.e. North Sea, English Channel, Irish Sea, Bristol Channel and Celtic Sea

Observations 
Parameters

Fishery characterisation; Acoustic noise in the water column

Description 
Summary

Data covering various topics of technical fisheries research, such as: a) gear design and development; b) selectivity; c) netting materials; d) environmental impact of fishing gear; e) catch handling equipment; f) safety and working conditions on fishing vessels; g) underwater noise generated by trawls and trawlers in relation to the fish catching process; and h) wrecks and obstacles on the sea bed.

OriginatorsCentre of Agricultural Research - Ghent, Sea Fisheries Department
Availability 
OrganisationInstitute for Agricultural and Fisheries Research, Animal Sciences Unit - Fisheries
AvailabilityUnrestricted
ContactHans Polet
Address

Institute for Agricultural and Fisheries Research, Animal Sciences Unit - Fisheries
Ankerstraat 1
Oostende

8400
Belgium

Telephone+32 59 34 22 50
Facsimile+32 59 33 06 29
Emailhans.polet@ilvo.vlaanderen.be
Administration 
Collating centreBelgian Marine Data Centre (BMDC)
Local identifier11013004
Global identifier1013
Last revised2015-09-02