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Data set name

Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs) Offshore Shellfish Reporting Units Celtic Seas North Atlantic Ocean

Data holding centreMarine Institute
CountryIreland  Ireland
Time periodFrom 2002 onwards
OngoingYes
Geographical area

ICES statistical rectangles to the south of Ireland.

Observations 
Parameters

Administrative units; Date and time

Description 
Summary

International Council Exploration of the Sea (ICES) statistical rectangle boundary administrative units for offshore King Scallop monitoring and reporting. The ICES statistical rectangle boundaries used occur in the North Atlantic Ocean, Celtic Sea, Irish Sea, Saint Georges Channel, English Channel and Bay of Biscay. Boundaries were established in 2002 under HABs monitoring programme. Boundaries generated from query appropriate King Scallop landings by ICES Id. HABs offshore boundaries were created by Marine Institute (Ireland) from ICES statistical rectangle data. Offshore HABs zone have been used to support information on monitoring and reporting of offshore shellfish safety. Data complete for reporting area covered.

OriginatorsMarine Institute
Data web sitehttps://www.marine.ie/Home/marine-institute-request-digital-data
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 identifierf0c32fe0-4c5c-11df-9879-0800200c9a66
Global identifier1980
Last revised2017-12-04