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Hand trawling data for the east coast of Belgium, starting from 1978 [Kruigegevens Oostkust van België vanaf 1978]
Contact: Rappé, Omer

Availability: Restricted
The data are withheld from general circulation and disclosure but access may be obtained on a case-by-case basis through negotiation

Notes: Release with permission of the appropriate parties

The amount of shrimp caught by hand trawling has been documented in tide-tables since August 1978. more

If the catch also included soles, their number and weight was written down as well. There is a sporadic mentioning of water temperature, wind-direction and –speed. Rare or remarkable catches were also recorded.

Biology > Benthos, Biology > Fish
Marine, Coastal waters, Recreational fishing, Trawling, ANE, Belgium, Brugge, Zeebrugge, ANE, Belgium, East Coast, ANE, Belgium, Knokke-Heist, Duinbergen, ANE, Belgium, Knokke-Heist, Heist

Geographical coverage
ANE, Belgium, Brugge, Zeebrugge [Marine Regions]
ANE, Belgium, East Coast [Marine Regions]
ANE, Belgium, Knokke-Heist, Duinbergen [Marine Regions]
ANE, Belgium, Knokke-Heist, Heist [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
From 18 August 1978 on [In Progress]


Archiving data on recreational fishing along the Belgian coast, more

Dataset status: In Progress
Metadatarecord created: 2007-10-09
Information last updated: 2007-12-06
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