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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 D.J. Starkey and J.H. Nicholls (comp.) HMAP Data Pages (

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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, Biological data, Demersal fisheries, Fish catch statistics, Fishing effort, Historical records, IS, South Pacific, ISE, Humboldt Current, Pisces

Geographical coverage
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), moredata providerdata creator
University of Hull; Maritime Historical Studies Centre (MHSC), moredata manager

Related datasets
Published in:
EurOBIS: European Ocean Biogeographic Information System, more
OPI: Oceans Past Initiative, more
(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: 2013-06-14
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