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    The cruise track inventory shows the locations of surveys completed by the RV Lough Beltra research vessel. The geographic coverage of the Lough Beltra is mainly in inshore areas around Ireland including the Irish Sea, Saint George's Channel, Celtic Sea and North Atlantic...
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    The twelve nautical mile limit pertains to fisheries and it gives exclusive rights to Irish registered fishing vessels to fish in those waters. Between six and twelve miles some fishing vessels, flying the flags of the U.K., France, Belgium, The Netherlands and Germany, have...
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    Up to 300,000 smolts (from various Irish hatcheries, including Burrishoole and wild fish from the Corrib river) are tagged annually and the data in relation to this tagging process is on file since 1980. The hatcheries involved are ESB facilitieson the Erne at Carrigadrohid,...
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    The Classified Bivalve Mollusc Production Areas in Ireland ( 2011/12) designates the production areas from which live bivalve molluscs may be taken. Gatherers may only harvest live bivalve molluscs from these production areas which have fixed locations and boundaries and...
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    Research cruise survey tracks generated from underway and windmill stations for Celtic Voyager cruises completed between 1997 and 2015. Survey operations have been undertaken across many scientific disciplines including geology, biology, chemistry, oceanography and marine...
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    Sea lice are a naturally occurring marine parasite of fish. Over 500 species can be found on most fish types worldwide. Two main species affect salmon in Ireland, Lepeophtheirus salmonis (the salmon louse) and Caligus elongatus. Sea lice monitoring of finfish sites have taken...
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    The Marine Strategy Framework Directive (MSFD) Assessment Area is the geographic area management and reporting unit for Ireland's MSFD reporting. The Marine Strategy Framework Directive (MSFD) is European legislation, which aims to protect the marine environment. It requires...
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    Maritime spatial planning is about planning when and where human activities take place at sea to ensure these are as efficient and sustainable as possible. Maritime spatial planning involves stakeholders in a transparent way in the planning of maritime activities. In July...
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    Boarfish surveys have been carried out on commercial fishing vessels as part of an industry/science partnership. Boarfish surveys have taken place in the Celtic Seas around Ireland including the North Atlantic Ocean. They have taken place each July and have been collected...
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    Catch weights data from a bottom trawl survey series: Trawl positions, duration and gear parameters; catch weights of the target species; length frequency distributions; age, sex and maturity. The target species are: cod, haddock, whiting, saithe, hake, black and white-bellied...
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    The dataset indicates the location for bottom trawl fishing activity in Irish waters. Attributes when known include year, area, gear type, species, season, days per year (Days_Year), number of vessels (Vessels), vessel size (LOA_Max), gear units, classification, Area of...
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    Research cruise survey tracks generated from underway stations for Celtic Explorer cruises completed between 2003 and 2012. Survey operations have been undertaken across many scientific disciplines including geology, biology, chemistry, oceanography and marine science.
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    National surveys of Irish rivers have taken place on a continuous basis since 1971, when 2,900 km of river channel was surveyed. The National Rivers Monitoring Programme was replaced by the Water Framework Monitoring Programme from 22 December 2006. As part of the Water...
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    The phytoplankton sample sites and phytoplankton counts coincide with finfish aquaculture sites and monitoring results include the following parameters; Sample Code, Location Code, Location Name, Location XY, Phytoplankton Species, Phytoplankton Count, Phytoplankton Biomass...
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    International Council Exploration of the Sea (ICES) statistical rectangle boundary administrative units for offshore King Scallop monitoring and reporting. The ICES statistical rectangle boundaries used occur in the North Atlantic Ocean, Celtic Sea, Irish Sea, Saint Georges...
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    Under the European Union (EU) Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) the Irish Naval Service undertake the role of maritime surveillance of fishing effort according to sustainable management of the North Atlantic fisheries resource. The Fisheries Effort Zones are divided into 11 units...
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    Shellfish samples collected at 163 coastal sites and analysed in the laboratory for biotoxins. Biotoxins sampled for include AZAs and DSPs. Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs) programme has collected shellfish samples from aquaculture sites located along the coastline of Ireland...
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    The six nautical mile limit pertains to fisheries and it gives exclusive rights to Irish registered fishing vessels to fish in those waters. Between six and twelve miles some fishing vessels, flying the flags of the U.K., France, Belgium, The Netherlands and Germany, have...
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    Fish egg and larval surveys were carried out to map spawning grounds and to derive information on the adult spawning stock of Mackerel and Horse Mackerel. Each station has Id, time, date, position, sample and bottom depth, water temperature at 5m, 20m, 50m, 100m and maximum...
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    Rod catch data for wild and ranch salmon, and sea trout. Data coverage from the Burrishoole catchment lakes Lough Feeagh and Lough Furnace. Data coverage since 2008. Data collected from angling rod catches. Data collected to support knowledge on the abundance of species within...
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