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Historical Nominal Catches 1950-2010
Citation
Historical Nominal Catches 1950-2010. Version dd-mm-yyyy. Accessed dd-mm-yyyy via http://ices.dk/marine-data/dataset-collections/Pages/Fish-catch-and-stock-assessment.aspx. ICES, Copenhagen

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

Notes: Please refer to the ICES Data policy for terms and conditions of data usage and rights

Description
The FishStatPlus-based dataset was prepared annually by ICES in cooperation with Eurostat. As the dataset can no longer be updated, and the program FishStatPlus is no longer supported by FAO, the dataset became historical in 2011. The data were extracted from the last available dataset in November 2011, and published on ICES page as an archive of datafiles in .xls and .csv format. The data are arranged as nominal catches in tonnes live weight per country per species per area and year. The archive includes file ICES.txt that provides notes to the dataset. more

Fishery statistics for the International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES) area have been published under the title Bulletin Statistique des Pêches Maritimes since 1903. In 1990 the title was changed to ICES Fisheries Statistics and the last publication was in 1992 with 1988 data. For the period 1999-2004 the data was published on a CD-ROM. Since 2004, Eurostat and ICES have worked together on the processing and publishing of these data.


IMPORTANT NOTE: The data for 1950–2005 results from a verification exercise conducted on the data for 1973-2005 and an extension of the database to cover the period 1950-1972 by the ICES Secretariat on the national submissions of catch data published by ICES in the annual volumes of the Bulletin Statistique and more recently in FishStat Plus format on the ICES website. The results of this exercise with proposals for changes to the original published data were sent to the national authorities in May 2009 for their advice and comments. Responses from the national authorities have been incorporated in this database.


Comments and suggestions for improvements would be most welcome, addressed to: ICES Information Centre.

Scope
Themes:
Biology, Fisheries
Keywords:
Marine, Fisheries data, ANE, Pisces

Geographical coverage
Atlantic North East [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
1950 - 2010

Taxonomic coverage
Pisces [WoRMS]

Contributors
International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES), moredata ownerdata creator

Related datasets
Other relations:
Official Nominal Catches 2006-2013, more
ICES Historical Landings 1903-1949, more

Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Data collection
Metadatarecord created: 2006-01-19
Information last updated: 2015-05-27
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