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Soviet Trawl Fishery Data (New Zealand Waters) 1964-1987
Ministry for Primary Industries (2014). Soviet Fishery Data (New Zealand Waters) 1964-1987. Southwestern Pacific OBIS, National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA), Wellington, New Zealand, 111883 records, Online released on November 5, 2014.
Contact: Fisher, David

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This dataset comprises catch compositions and trawl locations from cruises of Russian fishery research vessels carried out in New Zealand waters between 1964 and 1987, containing 11547 demersal trawls from around New Zealand, Kermadec Islands, Antarctic coast and Tasman Sea. The data were obtained by exchange between the New Zealand Ministry of Fisheries (now Ministry for Primary Industries) and Soviet scientists in the mid 1990s.

Biology, Biology > Benthos
Marine/Coastal, PS, Antarctica, PSE, New Zealand, PSE, Tasman Sea

Geographical coverage
PS, Antarctica [Marine Regions]
PSE, New Zealand [Marine Regions]
PSE, Tasman Sea [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
2 December 1964 - 16 May 1987

Occurrence of biota

National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA), moredata creator

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Published in:
NZOBIS: Southwestern Pacific Ocean Biodiversity Information System, more

Based on this dataset
Mackay, K.A. (2006). Database documentation: trawl. NIWA: [s.l.]. 62 + annex pp., more

Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Research: field survey
Metadatarecord created: 2015-03-23
Information last updated: 2015-03-23
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