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General
Data set name

Annotated check-list of marine fish of the Azores

Data holding centreUniversity of Azores, Department of Oceanography and Fisheries (IMAR network)
CountryPortugal  Portugal
Time periodFrom 1989 to 2010
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Atlantic ocean around Azores (EEZ)

Observations 
Parameters

Fish abundance in water bodies; Fish taxonomy-related abundance per unit area of the bed; Fish taxonomy-related counts

Instruments

Pelagic trawl nets

Description 
Summary

A complete catalogue of the marine fishes of the Azores, with general information about each family and/or each species is given. The taxonomic arrangement of the list is based on Nelson (1984) Fishes of the World. Synonymy used for the Azores is cited together with the reference. Clofnam number, FNAM citation, and all references where each species is cited for the Azores are given. Original drawings and photographs are presented.

OriginatorsUniversity of Azores, Department of Oceanography and Fisheries (IMAR network)
References

Patzner, R.A., Santos, R.S., Ré, P., and Nash, R.D.M. (1992) Littoral fishes of the Azores: An annotated check-list of fish observed during the 'Expedition Azores 1989'. Arquipelago - Life and Earth Sciences, 10: 101-112., ; Oliveira, R.F., Almada, V.C., Almeida, A.J., Santos, R.S., and Gonçalves, E.J. (1992) A check-list of the blennoid fishes (Teleostei, Blennioidei) occurring in Portuguese waters. Arquipelago - Life and Earth Sciences, 10: 23- 38., ; Anon (1992) Marine Fishes of the Azores: A collection of illustrations., DOP/UA. December 1992.

Availability 
OrganisationUniversity of Azores, Department of Oceanography and Fisheries (IMAR network)
AvailabilityBy negotiation
ContactNot supplied (Director of the Department (DOP/UA))
Address

University of Azores, Department of Oceanography and Fisheries (IMAR network)
Rua Prof. Dr. Frederico Machado
Horta

9901-862
Portugal

Telephone+351 92 22988/22944/23460/22945
Facsimile+351 292 200 411
Emailpereira@dop.uac.pt
Administration 
Collating centreIHPT, Hydrographic Institute
Local identifier15037011
Global identifier2293
Last revised2015-09-03