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General
Data set name

Western English Channel scallop inshore surveys (1990-1995)

Data holding centreCentre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science, Lowestoft Laboratory
CountryUnited Kingdom  United Kingdom
Time periodFrom 1990 to 1995
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Western English Channel, Dodman Point to the Lizard out to 3 miles

Observations 
Parameters

Zoobenthos taxonomic abundance; Zoobenthos taxonomy-related counts; Zoobenthos taxonomy-related wet weight biomass per unit area of the bed

Instruments

Rock dredges

Description 
Summary

This survey was carried out annually in the period October to December from a chartered inshore scallop dredger. Between 20 and 40 stations are worked on grounds regularly dredged by the commercial fleet. Size and age frequency distributions are available for all stations.

OriginatorsCentre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science, Lowestoft Laboratory
References

Palmer, D.W. (1996) Surveys of Scallop Stocks in the Western Channel 1990-1996., CEFAS. Shellfish Resource Team Report.

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 identifier1029078
Global identifier460
Last revised2009-05-22