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Data set name

Harmful Algal Bloom (HABs) Inshore Shellfish Production Area around Ireland

Data holding centreMarine Institute
CountryIreland  Ireland
Time period2005
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Coastline around Republic of Ireland.

Observations 
Parameters

Administrative units; Date and time

Description 
Summary

The Harmful Algal Bloom (HABs) shellfish inshore Production Area are administrative units used for reporting purposes in the management, collection and analysis of shellfish and phytoplankton sample data. The inshore production areas cover an area of the coastline of the Republic of Ireland. Production areas establish under the HABs programme 2002. Administrative units support reporting of areas as Open, Closed Pending and Closed for aquaculture production activities. Administrative units follow natural bay and inlet boundaries of the Irish coastline. HABs boundaries generated by the HABs team within Marine Environment and Food Safety Services (MEFSS) of the Marine Institute (MI). Boundaries complete and correct as per HABs monitoring programme.

OriginatorsMarine Institute
Data web sitehttps://data.gov.ie/dataset/habs-inshore-shellfish-production-area
Availability 
OrganisationMarine Institute
AvailabilityLicence
ContactDave Clarke (Team Leader)
Address

Marine Institute
Rinville
Oranmore
Co. Galway
H91 R673
Ireland

Telephone+353-91-387200
Facsimile+353-91-387201
Emaildatarequests@marine.ie
Administration 
Collating centreMarine Institute
Local identifierf0c32fdc-4c5c-11df-9879-0800200c9a66
Global identifier1978
Last revised2017-12-04