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NAFO/ICNAF - Environmental Surveys - NORWESTLANT 1-3, 1963: Fish eggs and larvae
Citation
NAFO 2014. NAFO/ICNAF - Environmental Surveys - NORWESTLANT 1-3, 1963: Fish eggs and larvae. Version 1 In OBIS Canada Digital Collections. Bedford Institute of Oceanography, Dartmouth, NS, Canada. Published by OBIS, Digital http://www.iobis.org/. Accessed on -INSERT DATE

Archived data
Availability: Creative Commons License This dataset is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

Description
In January 1949, as a result of continued concern over declining abundance of stocks throughout the Northwest Atlantic, the International Convention for the Northwest Atlantic Fisheries (ICNAF) was established. The stated purpose of the Convention was the investigation, protection and conservation of the fisheries. For a history of this organization please refer to Emory D. Anderson J. yyyy more

The ICNAF NORWESTLANT Surveys took place during April to July 1963. The dates of the three surveys which were carried out were as follows: NORWESTLANT 1: 31 March - 9 May NORWESTLANT 2: 30 April - 30 June NORWESTLANT 3: 30 June - 3 August The object of the study was to give an account of the distribution of zooplankton which may be relevant to the distribution and survival of cod and redfish larvae. The dataset concerns a very wide area and is not intended as a comprehensive review of the zooplankton. In addition to plankton distribution the expedition reports also contains a short section on marine mammal observations. This resource contains data extracts from the published report for fish eggs and larvae.

Scope
Themes:
Biology > Fish
Keywords:
Marine, A, North Atlantic, Gadus morhua Linnaeus, 1758, Hippoglossoides platessoides (Fabricius, 1780), Mallotus villosus (O.F. Müller 1776), Reinhardtius hippoglossoides (Walbaum 1792), Sebastes marinus (Linneaus, 1758)

Geographical coverage
A, North Atlantic [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
9 April 1963 - 2 August 1963

Taxonomic coverage
Gadus morhua Linnaeus, 1758 [WoRMS]
Hippoglossoides platessoides (Fabricius, 1780) [WoRMS]
Mallotus villosus (Müller, 1776) [WoRMS]
Reinhardtius hippoglossoides (Walbaum, 1792) [WoRMS]
Sebastes marinus (non Linnaeus, 1758) [WoRMS]

Parameter
Occurrence of biota

Contributor
Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Organization (NAFO), moredata creator

Related datasets
Published in:
OBIS-Canada: Canadian Ocean Biogeographic Information System, more

Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Research: field survey
Metadatarecord created: 2015-04-14
Information last updated: 2015-04-15
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