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Eggs and larvae
ICES. Eggs and larvae dataset (1863-2013). Available online at Consulted on yyyy-mm-dd.

Availability: Licence
Conditions of supply and usage of the data are specified in a formal agreement.

Notes: ICES Data Policy:

A unified portal to access data from ichthyoplankton surveys with different target species, spatial and temporal coverage carried out in the ICES areas. more

Fish egg and fish larvae data have been collected in the ICES area for a long time for use in stock assessments and fisheries management. The collection of the data is usually organized by international survey expert groups. The Eggs and Larvae database aims to store, and make available, data collected by ichthyoplankton surveys for use by ICES and the wider marine community. It provides an overview of available fish egg and larvae survey data, and a unified portal for access to the ichthyoplankton survey data.

Biology > Fish, Biology > Plankton > Zooplankton
Marine/Coastal, Ichthyoplankton, AN, North Atlantic, Pisces

Geographical coverage
AN, North Atlantic [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
From 1862 on [In Progress]

Taxonomic coverage
Pisces [WoRMS]

International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES), moredata managerdata creator

Related datasets
Parent dataset:
ESD: ICES EcoSystemData, more
Child datasets:
EEL: Atlantic Anguilla surveys (1862-2007), more
GORL: Gulf of Riga Larval Fish Survey, more
MEGS: Mackerel and horse mackerel eggs, more
CP-EGGS: North Sea cod and plaice egg surveys (2004, 2009), more
MIK: North Sea Midwater Ring Net Herring Larvae Survey, more
Rügen Herring Larvae Survey, more
IHLS: The International Herring Larvae Surveys, more

Describing this dataset
ICES (2013). ICES Data Centre, Eggs and Larvae Data Fact Sheet, 2013. ICES: Copenhagen. 22 pp., more

Dataset status: In Progress
Data type: Data
Data origin: Data collection
Metadatarecord created: 2013-11-04
Information last updated: 2017-07-14
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