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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...
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    Nephrops Functional Units represent geographic area management and reporting units for Nephrops Underwater Television (UWTV) surveys. The Irish Functional units 30 divisions were based on ICES Statistical Rectangle boundaries. The prawn (Nephrops norvegicus) are common around...
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    Macro-invertebrate are animals without backbones, visible to the naked eye. Data includes annual species richness and abundance (river macro-invertebrate). Data geographical coverage is 16 sites across the Newport facility Burrishoole catchment. Data on macro-invertabrates has...
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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...
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    Biological Sampling Survey station locations containing catch 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,...
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    Target fishing ground for Nephrops norvegicus determined from Vessel Monitoring System data. The original classes assigned to the data were translated to the EUNIS habitat classification system as part of the MESH Atlantic project. Nephrops habitats map covers the Nephrops...
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    The dataset indicates the location of dredge 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 polygon...
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    The MEFEPO (Making the European Fisheries Ecosystem Plan Operational) project 2nd Edition was made up of a group of ecologists, economists, management experts and fisheries scientists who are trying to make ecosystem based fisheries management (EBFM) a reality in Europe. EBFM...
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    Vessel Monitoring Systems (VMS) automatically collect positional data from fishing vessels. The VMS data can be linked to catch data from logbooks to provide a census of spatially resolved catch and effort data. Fishing method data includes all gears, mobile bottom, mobile...
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    The MEFEPO (Making the European Fisheries Ecosystem Plan Operational) project was made up of a group of ecologists, economists, management experts and fisheries scientists who are trying to make ecosystem based fisheries management (EBFM) a reality in Europe. EBFM seeks to...
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    The Atlas of Commercial Fisheries around Ireland reviews the fishing activity on fish stocks of relevance to Ireland that come under the EU Common Fisheries Policy (CFP). The Atlas focuses on fishing opportunities (Total Allowable Catches – TACs), landings trends, fleet...
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    The purpose of the atlas is to communicate the key results from the Irish Groundfish Survey programme which is carried out annually in the waters around Ireland, and the Deepwater Survey programme conducted 2006-2009. Data is presented in a concise, visual and non technical...
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    The Shellfish Stocks and Fisheries Review 2009 presents information on the status activity of shellfisheries in Ireland. It is an overview of shellfisheries legislation, management and economic value in Ireland and assessment of selected stocks. Shellfisheries data coverage is...
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    Rock outcrops in Mannin Bay traced from Multibeam Echosounder (MBES) shaded relief imagery.
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    Data indicates the location for mid-water 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 polygon...
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    Data indicates the location for line 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 polygon (Area_M2),...
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    Rock outcrops in Tralee Bay traced from Multibeam Echosounder (MBES) shaded relief imagery.
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    The Stock Book is the annual review of Fish Stocks in any given year, the latest being 2016, with management advice for the subsequent year. The Stock Book covers fisheries and fishing activities in the greater North Atlantic Ocean, Celtic Sea, Irish Sea and Saint Georges...
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    Data collected includes the following: Densities of yellow eel, juvenile salmon and juvenile trout at 40-50 sites, fish (per m2) and lengths of individual fish. Data collected from the Burrishoole catchment rivers and lakes within Furnace Newport Co. Mayo. Data surveys have...
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    Rock outcrops west of Achill Island traced from Multibeam Echosounder (MBES) shaded relief imagery.