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2018_EC: Silver eel migration through the English Channel into the Atlantic Ocean
Citation
Verhelst, P; Reubens, J; Coeck, J; Milotic, T; Moens, T: Silver eel migration through the English Channel into the Atlantic Ocean.

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

Description
Seaward migrating eels are tagged with pop-off data storage tags (CEFAS, UK) at the Yser Estuary in Belgium. The eels are caught with fyke nets ca. 1 km from the estuary, where they are released after external tagging. The aim of the study is to elucidate the migration routes and behaviour of silver eels migrating from coastal Europe into the English Channel and the Atlantic Ocean.

Scope
Themes:
Fisheries, Fisheries > Fish stocks/catches/taggings
Keywords:
Acoustic telemetry, Tracking, Pisces

Temporal coverage
From 1 October 2018 on [In Progress]
Quasi continuous (< 1 min.)

Taxonomic coverage
Pisces [WoRMS]

Contributors
Universiteit Gent; Faculteit Wetenschappen; Vakgroep Biologie; Onderzoeksgroep Mariene Biologie (MARBIOL), moredata creator
Vlaams Instituut voor de Zee (VLIZ), moredata creator
Vlaamse overheid; Beleidsdomein Omgeving; Instituut voor Natuur- en Bosonderzoek; Aquatisch Beheer, moredata creator

Related datasets
Parent dataset:
ETN data: fish acoustic receiver network, more

Dataset status: In Progress
Data type: Data
Data origin: Research: field survey
Metadatarecord created: 2019-11-22
Information last updated: 2019-11-22
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