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Record number 393165
Title Atlantic mackerel and horse mackerel egg survey: Dutch participation May and June 2010
Author(s) Damme, C.J.G. van; Bakker, C.
Source IJmuiden : IMARES (Report / IMARES Wageningen UR no. C078/10) - 33
Department(s) Vis
Publication type Research report
Publication year 2010
Keyword(s) visserij - visserijbeheer - trachurus trachurus - monitoring - visseneieren - kuitschieten - periode van kuitschieten - voortplantingsgedrag - fisheries - fishery management - trachurus trachurus - monitoring - fish eggs - spawning - spawning season - reproductive behaviour
Categories Fishery Resources and Management
Abstract Every three years an international Atlantic survey is carried out by different European institutes to monitor the spatial and seasonal distribution of Atlantic mackerel and horse mackerel. During this survey mackerel and horse mackerel eggs are sampled using a plankton torpedo or bongo nets. The survey covers the whole spawning area and season. It starts along the Portuguese coast in February and continues until July when the waters west of Scotland are sampled. The mackerel and horse mackerel egg survey is coordinated by the ICES working group for mackerel and horse mackerel egg surveys (WGMEGS). England and France started the egg survey in the western area in 1977. The Netherlands participates since 1983. Nowadays participating countries and sampling area have expanded. In 2010 the following countries participated in this survey: Faeröer Islands, Germany, Iceland, Ireland, Norway, Portugal, Scotland, Spain and The Netherlands.
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