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Data set name

Fish stocks and fisheries in the Sea of Azov and NE Black Sea

Data holding centreAzov Research Institute for fisheries
CountryRussian Federation  Russian Federation
ProjectComprehensive investigation of hydrological, hydrochemical and biological state of the Black, Azov and Caspian Seas(6-1)
Time period1993-2004
OngoingNo
Geographical area

The Sea of Azov and northeastern Black Sea

Observations 
Parameters

Fish morphology, age and physiology; Fish taxonomy-related abundance per unit area of the bed; Fish taxonomy-related ash-free dry weight biomass per unit area of the bed; Fish taxonomy-related counts

Instruments

Plankton nets; pelagic trawl nets; benthos samplers

Description 
Summary

The main task of the project is to provide data on fish stocks in the Sea of Azov and the northern Black Sea (Russian) area and fish catches in Russia, Ukraine and Georgia.

OriginatorsAzov Research Institute for fisheries
Availability 
OrganisationAzov Research Institute for fisheries
AvailabilitySeaDataNet licence
ContactShiganova Tamara (Senior Scientist)
Address

P.P.Shirshov Institute of Oceanology, RAS
36 Nakhimovsky prospect
Moscow

117997
Russian Federation

Telephone7 095 129 23 27
Facsimile+7(499)124-59-83
Emailshiganov@sio.rssi.ru
Administration 
Collating centreP.P.Shirshov Institute of Oceanology, RAS
Local identifier36003001
Global identifier2527
Last revised2009-04-29