Temperate shelf and seas ecoregions Central latitude
: 31.911611Central longitude
28 years, from 1976 to 2010
41 distinct species
Across the time series Penaeus japonicus
is the most frequently occurring species
van Rijn, I. “Trawl fisheries in the Israeli Mediterranean 1980-2013”. Accessed 2016.
Data is sourced directly from fishermen, biomass is total weight of individuals of the same species per haul. Each unique sample is a haul - entered in this format as plot. Data is extracted from fishing vessel log books and includes around 600 hauls per year. Only commercial species are recorded however.