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Monthly by-catches and stock recordings from scientific shrimp fishery surveys Belgian Waters (1981-1982) [Maandelijkse bijvangsten en bestandsopnames van wetenschappelijke campagnes rond garnaalvisserij 1981-1997]
Contact: Torreele, Els

Archived data

Archived file:
Availability: Unrestricted for academic use
The data are freely available for research and education purposes. Usage acknowledgement is usually expected

Description
Data were collected in monthly campaigns and are a continuation of the data of the seventies. This dataset contains information on the quantities of by-catches (both fish and invertebrates) in the shrimp fisheries. more

The shrimp research was primarily focused on the analysis of the database that was built in the period 1973-1980. This database includes data on the abundance, biomass and population composition of the shrimp, the abundance, biomass and length distribution of shrimp predators, catches and fishing effort of the shrimp fleet. The comparative experiments to investigate the influence of sampling techniques on the calculations of the abundance, biomass and population composition of shrimp were continued in 1981 and 1982 and this in combination with the semi-annual surveys of shrimp populations in coastal waters. Since 1983 until 1997, research was done on the 'Demersal Fish Survey' campaigns.

Scope
Keywords:
Marine, Bycatches, Shrimp fisheries, ANE, Belgium, Belgian Continental Shelf (BCS), ANE, Belgium, East Coast, Vlakte van de Raan, ANE, Belgium, West Coast, Westdiep, ANE, Belgium, Zeeland Banks, Thornton Bank, Invertebrata, Pisces

Geographical coverage
ANE, Belgium, Belgian Continental Shelf (BCS) [Marine Regions]
ANE, Belgium, East Coast, Vlakte van de Raan [Marine Regions]
ANE, Belgium, West Coast, Westdiep [Marine Regions]
ANE, Belgium, Zeeland Banks, Thornton Bank [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
1981 - 1997
Monthly

Taxonomic coverage
Invertebrata
Pisces [WoRMS]

Contributors
Vlaamse overheid; Beleidsdomein Landbouw en Visserij; Instituut voor Landbouw- en Visserijonderzoek (ILVO), moredata creator

Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Monitoring: field survey
Metadatarecord created: 2014-11-04
Information last updated: 2015-11-26
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