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HMAP Dataset 16: Peru, South-east Pacific
M. Ballón, C. Wosnitza-Mendo, R. Guevara-Carrasco and C. Benites, 'Peru, South-east Pacific', in J.H. Nicholls (comp.) HMAP Data Pages (
Contact: Wosnitza-Mendo, Claudia ; Nicholls, John

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This dataset contains historical catch, effort and biological data relating to four demersal species fished off Peru (hake, seabass, croaker and searobin) since 1950.

Marine/Coastal, Biological data, Demersal fisheries, Fish catch statistics, Fishing effort, Historical records, EurOBIS calculated BBOX, IS, South Pacific, ISE, Humboldt Current, Pisces

Geographical coverage
EurOBIS calculated BBOX Stations
Bounding Box
Coordinates: MinLong: -81,3395; MinLat: -7,8 - MaxLong: -80,045; MaxLat: -3,66 [WGS84]
IS, South Pacific Stations [Marine Regions]
Peruvian Coast
ISE, Humboldt Current [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
From 1950 on [In Progress]

Taxonomic coverage
Pisces [WoRMS]

Occurrence of biota

Instituto del Mar del Peru (IMARPE)data providerdata creator
Ballon, Michael
Wosnitza-Mendo, Claudia
Guevara-Carrasco, Renato
Benites Rodriguez, Carlos
The University of Dublin, Trinity College (TCD)data manager
Nicholls, John

Related datasets
Published in:
EurOBIS: European Ocean Biodiversity Information System, more
OPI: Oceans Past Initiative
(Partly) included in:
HMAP: History of marine animal populations database, more

Dataset status: In Progress
Data type: Data
Data origin: Data collection
Metadatarecord created: 2012-08-03
Information last updated: 2020-02-20
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