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General
Data set name

Demersal fisheries data on the shelf off central west Africa. Guinea 90

Data holding centreIEO/Spanish Oceanographic Institute
CountrySpain  Spain
Time periodFrom 1 to 29 April 1990
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Gulf of Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Cote d'Ivoire and Ghana, between 20 and 700m

Observations 
Parameters

Fish non taxonomy-related morphology; Fishery characterisation; Metadata parameters

Instruments

Multi-beam echosounders

Description 
Summary

The collection is made up of two data files on Dbase 3. The first file contains data regarding location and sets characteristics. The second file contains data relative to abundance, in number and weight, of all the species collected (168 demersal hauls). The information is also filed at the CECAF offices - 8FAO (Rome) and at the Oceanographic Research Centres of Sierra Leone, Liberia, Cote d'Ivoire and Ghana. This information is currently being processed for use with a Doctoral Thesis.

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 identifier8036123
Global identifier2772
Last revised2009-01-12