Study ID 178

Pacific Shrimp Trawl Survey (OBIS Canada)

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Realm: Marine
Climate: Temperate
Biome: Temperate shelf and seas ecoregions
Central latitude: 53.543270
Central longitude: -140.266034
Duration: 39 years, from 1963 to 2007

128311 records

476 distinct species

Across the time series Pandalus jordani is the most frequently occurring species


Boutillier, J.A. (2007) "Pacific Shrimp Trawl Survey". In: ShrimpTrawl Bio database, Fisheries and Oceans Canada PBS Shellfish Data Unit. OBIS Canada Digital Collections, Bedford Institute of Oceanography, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada. Available at:, accessed 2012.


Survey data are collected by stock assessment staff during annual trawl surveys. Data includes catch of commercial shrimp species that are used for in-season stock assessment analyses. Commercial bycatch data area collected by stock assessment staff and by staff of Archipelago Marine Resources who board commercial vessels during fishing activities and record catch and bycatch data. Unit of abundance = AggregatedPresence, Unit of biomass = NA