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Data set name

Lough Feeagh Pilot Salmon Tracking Co. Mayo Ireland (since 2009)

Data holding centreMarine Institute (Newport Facility)
CountryIreland  Ireland
Time periodFrom 2009 onwards
OngoingYes
Geographical area

Lough Feeagh Co. Mayo

Observations 
Parameters

Date and time; Fish and shellfish catch statistics

Instruments

Active fishing gear

Description 
Summary

A series of 7 floating moored acoustic receivers have been installed in Lough Feeagh to monitor fish depth and geographic movements in the lake. Acoustic tags have been inserted into sample fish and the pilot acoustic monitoring programme tracks the movement of salmon. Salmon tracking occurs with both wild and ranched fish. Data parameters include: Date Tag Inserted, Location, Tag Number, Floy Tag No., Sex, Length (cm), and Comments. The following parameters are collected for analysis: following parameters will be used to analyze the data: Temperature, Depth, Day of the year, Time of the day, Type (wild / ranch), Individual (localized by transmitter), Area (identified by the station that received a set of detections), and Sex.

OriginatorsMarine Institute
Data web sitehttps://www.marine.ie/Home/marine-institute-request-digital-data
Availability 
OrganisationMarine Institute (Newport Facility)
AvailabilityLicence
ContactRussell Poole (Section Manager)
Address

Marine Institute (Newport Facility)
Furnace
Newport
Co. Mayo
F28 PF65
Ireland

Telephone+353-98-42300
Facsimile+353-98-42340
Emaildatarequests@marine.ie
Administration 
Collating centreMarine Institute
Local identifierSD.IE.MI.FEAS.LoughFeeaghPilotSalmonTracking
Global identifier6483
Last revised2017-10-25