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General
Data set name

Solent area, southern England, bass pre-recruit survey (1981-)

Data holding centreCentre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science, Lowestoft Laboratory
CountryUnited Kingdom  United Kingdom
Time periodFrom 1981 onwards (May and September)
OngoingYes
Geographical area

Solent area, southern England

Observations 
Parameters

Fish morphology, age and physiology; Fish abundance in water bodies; Fish taxonomy-related counts

Instruments

Pelagic trawl nets

Description 
Summary

The abundance, age and length of bass is recorded from fishing stations on a standard grid in Southampton Water, the Solent, and Portsmouth, Langstone and Chichester Harbours. The catch density of other species taken is also recorded. The survey is undertaken twice yearly during May and September.

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 identifier1029069
Global identifier448
Last revised2009-05-22