Nephrops Underwater Television Beam Tow Stations

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The prawn (Nephrops norvegicus) are common around the Irish coast occurring in geographically distinct sandy/muddy areas were the sediment is suitable for them to construct their burrows. Nephrops spend a great deal of time in their burrows and their emergence from these is related to time of year, light intensity and tidal strength. Area of interest: - Aran Grounds - Irish Sea - Celtic Sea

Beam trawl tows were conducted randomly once the UWTV stations have been successfully completed. Beam trawls are used to catch Nephrops for analysis.

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Theme Environment
Date dataset released 2002-12-31
Date dataset updated 2016-04-28
Dataset conforms to these standards The INSPIRE Directive or INSPIRE lays down a general framework for a Spatial Data Infrastructure (SDI) for the purposes of European Community environmental policies and policies or activities which may have an impact on the environment.
Rights notes ['Creative Commons licence conditions apply', 'https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/', 'license', 'https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/', 'license']
Update frequency Annual
Language English
Landing Page http://atlas.marine.ie/arcgis/rest/services/SpeciesDistribution/MapServer/64
Geographic coverage in GeoJSON format {"type":"Polygon","coordinates":[[[-10.38, 50.17],[-10.38, 54.56], [-4.76, 54.56], [-4.76, 50.17], [-10.38, 50.17]]]}
Spatial Reference Systems (SRS) WGS 84 (EPSG:4326)
Vertical Extent {"maxVerticalExtent": "-5", "verticalDomainName": "sea level", "minVerticalExtent": "-100"}
Provenance information Annual Nephrops UWTV Surveys have been occuring since 2002.
Period of time covered (begin) 2002-06-01

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