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Data set name

Fisheries statistics and biological data from the Spanish fishing fleet operating from the Cantabrian ports (N Spain)

Data holding centreIEO/Spanish Oceanographic Institute
CountrySpain  Spain
Time periodFrom 1 January 1982 onwards
OngoingYes
Geographical area

EEC waters. Sample points in the ports of Fuenterrabia, Pasajes, Bermeo, Ondarroa, Santona, Santander, Aviles and Gijon

Observations 
Parameters

Fish non taxonomy-related morphology; Fishing by-catch; Fishery characterisation

Description 
Summary

The collection contains the distribution of sizes of the captures, effort, C.P.U.E., codes, size, age and biological data of pelagic and demersal species of interest for the Spanish fleet based in the Cantabrian ports from Tapia de Casariego to Fuenterrabia. The information obtained is recorded annually per species, gear and ICES zone (VIIIc, VIIIab, VII, VI). Since 1988 a specific software 'Programa Norte' ('Program North') is available and is currently being used to recuperate the database from previous years.

OriginatorsIEO/Spanish Oceanographic Institute
Availability 
OrganisationIEO/Spanish Oceanographic Institute
AvailabilityMoratorium
ContactAlvaro Fernandez (Director)
Address

IEO/Spanish Oceanographic Institute
Corazon de Maria,8
MADRID

28002
Spain

Telephone+34 91 5974443
Facsimile+34 915 974770
Emaildirector@md.ieo.es
Administration 
Collating centreIEO/Spanish Oceanographic Institute
Local identifier8036112
Global identifier2761
Last revised2009-01-12