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Data set name

MAFF DFR fish tagging data from the Irish Sea, Bristol Channel and western English Channel

Data holding centreCentre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science, Lowestoft Laboratory
CountryUnited Kingdom  United Kingdom
Time periodContinuing
OngoingYes
Geographical area

Irish Sea, Bristol Channel, western English Channel

Observations 
Parameters

Fish abundance in water bodies; Fish taxonomy-related counts

Instruments

Pelagic trawl nets

Description 
Summary

Tagging takes place on an opportunistic basis from both research and commercial vessels. The emphasis in recent years has been on pre-recruit flatfish and cod to investigate patterns and relative strengths of recruitment to exploited populations and to look for indications of stock separation and migrations.

OriginatorsCentre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science, Lowestoft Laboratory
Data web sitehttp://www.cefas.co.uk/
Availability 
OrganisationCentre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science, Lowestoft Laboratory
AvailabilityLicence
ContactContracts Office, CEFAS, Lowestoft
Address

Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science, Lowestoft Laboratory
Pakefield Road
Lowestoft
Suffolk
NR33 OHT
United Kingdom

Telephone+44 1621 562244
Facsimile+44 (0)1502 513865
Administration 
Collating centreBritish Oceanographic Data Centre
Local identifier1029057
Global identifier436
Last revised2010-01-15