Study ID 507

Trawl fisheries in Israeli Mediterranean

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Realm: Marine
Climate: Temperate
Biome: Temperate shelf and seas ecoregions
Central latitude: 31.911611
Central longitude: 34.392090
Duration: 28 years, from 1976 to 2010

16721 records

41 distinct species

Across the time series Penaeus japonicus is the most frequently occurring species

Citation(s):

van Rijn, I. “Trawl fisheries in the Israeli Mediterranean 1980-2013”. Accessed 2016.

Methods

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.