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Demersal Fish Survey: Fish (and shrimps) in the Westerschelde [DFS: Vissen (en garnalen) in de Westerschelde]
Contact: Institute for Marine Resources and Ecosystem Studies (WUR-IMARES), more

Archived data

Every autumn since 1969 a survey of young plaice, sole, shrimp and non-commercial ground fish stocks is performed in the Dutch coastal waters. the data are used by the ICES Working Group on the Assessment of Demersal Stocks in the North Sea and Skagerrak to obtain short-term predictions of the stocks.

Biology, Biology > Benthos, Biology > Fish, Biology > Invertebrates, Fisheries, Fisheries > Fish stocks/catches/taggings
Marine, Brackish water, Terrestrial, Benthos, Demersal fisheries, Juveniles, Shrimps, ANE, Netherlands, Westerschelde, Asteroidea, Brachyura, Crangon crangon (Linnaeus, 1758), Pleuronectes platessa, Solea solea

Geographical coverage
ANE, Netherlands, Westerschelde [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
From 1970 on [In Progress]

Taxonomic coverage
Asteroidea [WoRMS]
Brachyura [WoRMS]
Crangon crangon (Linnaeus, 1758) [WoRMS]
Pleuronectes platessa Linnaeus, 1758 [WoRMS]
Solea solea (Linnaeus, 1758) [WoRMS]

Count, Length

Wageningen University and Research Centre; Institute for Marine Resources and Ecosystem Studies (IMARES), moredata creator

Related datasets
Parent dataset:
MWTL biological monitoring network Westerschelde: Fish, more
(Partly) included in:
MONEOS - Diversity of species in the Scheldt Estuary, more

Based on this dataset:
Spronk, G. et al. (2011). Verslag afstemming monitoring - Visonderzoek, november 2011. Vlaams Nederlandse Schelde Commissie (VNSC): Bergen op Zoom. 2 pp., more
Goudswaard, P.C.; De Boois, I.J. (2009). Vismonitoring 2008, overgangswater: Westerschelde en zoute meren: Veerse meer. Wageningen IMARES Rapport, C083b/08. Wageningen UR. IMARES: Yerseke. 26 pp., more
Goudswaard, P.C.; De Boois, I.J. (2010). Vismonitoring 2009, overgangswater: Westerschelde en Zoute meren: Veerse meer. IMARES Wageningen Report, C130B/09. Wageningen UR. IMARES: Yerseke. 19 + bijlagen pp., more
Goudswaard, P.C.; De Boois, I.J. (2007). Vismonitoring overgangswater: Westerschelde en Zoute Meren: Veerse Meer en Grevelingen. IMARES Wageningen Report, C108/07. IMARES Wageningen UR: Yerseke. 18 + bijlagen pp., more

Dataset status: In Progress
Data type: Data
Data origin: Monitoring: field survey
Metadatarecord created: 2005-09-07
Information last updated: 2015-04-21
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