observe_tuna_bycatch_ecoscope

Occurrence dataset published by IRD - Institute of Research for Development

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Summary

Full Title

observe_tuna_bycatch_ecoscope

Description

Studies of catches done by tropical tuna fisheries in Atlantic and Indian oceans. Species composition of bycatch in schools caught by different fleet of purse seiners in related areas (France, Spain, Ghana..) funded by european program for fisheries data collection.

Temporal coverages

Date range: Oct 30, 2005 - Oct 11, 2010

Language of Metadata

ENGLISH

Language of Data

ENGLISH

Administrative contact
Pascal Cauquil
IRD, Institut de Recherche pour le Développement, UMR EME CRH-EME, Avenue Jean Monnet BP 171 34203 Sète +33 499573215
Metadata author
Julien Barde
Research engineer
IRD, Institut de Recherche pour le Développement, UMR EME CRH-EME, Avenue Jean Monnet BP 171 34203 Sète +33 499573215
Originator
Pascal Cauquil
IRD, Institut de Recherche pour le Développement, UMR EME CRH-EME, Avenue Jean Monnet BP 171 34203 Sète +33 499573215

doi:10.15468/23m361

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IRD - Institute of Research for Development

Publication Date

Jul 13, 2011

Registration Date

Jul 21, 2011

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IPT, IRD FRANCE

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Description

Tropical tuna fisheries in Atlantic ocean and south-west Indian ocean

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Point of contact
Chavance Pierre
researcher
IRD 65 av Jean Monnet 34200 Sète +33499573224
Point of contact
Chassot Emmanuel
researcher
IRD 65 av Jean Monnet 34200 Sète France +33499573224
Point of contact
Rodriguez Céline
engineer
IRD 65 av Jean Monnet 34200 Sète France +33499573204
Content provider
Terres australes et antarctiques françaises TAAF
onboard observers
TAAF rue Gabriel Dejean 97410 St Pierre de la Réunion 33 (0)262967878
Author
EU EU

Taxonomic Coverage

All individuals were identified to species or genus

SUBTRIBE
Uraspis helvola
RANK_NOT_SPECIFIED
Uraspis sp., Abalistes stellatus, Aluterus monoceros, Aluterus scriptus, Ablennes hians, Platax teira, Platax sp., Sphyraenidae, Belonidae, Istiophoridae, Makaira indica, Bramidae, Prionace glauca, Serranidae, Tylosurus crocodilus, Makaira nigricans, Balistes punctatus, Coryphaena equiselis, Carangidae, Canthidermis maculata, Carcharhiniformes, Caranx sexfasciatus, Diodontidae, Diodon hystrix, Dermochelys coriacea, Coryphaena hippurus, Coryphaenidae, Echeneidae, Carcharhinus falciformis, Fistularia sp, Balaenoptera physalus, Sphyraena barracuda, Phtheirichthys lineatus, Kyphosus cinerascens, Kyphosus sp., Kyphosus sectatrix, Kyphosus vaigiensis, Lampris guttatus, Lagocephalus lagocephalus, Lepidochelys olivacea, Lepidochelys kempii, Lobotes surinamensis, Scomber scombrus, Isurus sp., Scomber japonicus, Scomberomorus tritor, Scombridae, Tetrapturus audax, Mola mola, Masturus lanceolatus, Decapterus macarellus, Naucrates ductor, Carangoides orthogrammus, Carcharhinus longimanus, Dasyatys (Pteroplatytrygon) violacea, Tetraodontidae, Remora remora, Rhincodon typus, Manta birostris, Mobula japanica (rancureli), Mobula mobular, Mobula tarapacana, Mobula sp., Remorina albescens, Elagatis bipinnulata, Carcharhinidae sp., Caranx crysos, Ranzania laevis, Istiophorus albicans, Istiophorus platypterus, Etmopterus sp., Isurus oxyrinchus, Ephippidae, Sphyrna mokarran, Sphyrna lewini, Sphyrnidae, Sphyrna zygaena, Tetrapturus angustirostris, Dasyatidae, Xiphias gladius, Alopias sp., Galeocerdo cuvier, Balistes carolinensis, Balistidae, Eretmochelys imbricata, Caretta caretta, Chelonia mydas, Uraspis secunda, Acanthocybium solandri, Tetrapterus albidus, Carcharodon carcharias, Seriola rivoliana, Rhincodontidae sp.

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Study area description

atlantic (mainly guinea Gulf) and south West Indian oceans (around Seychelles, Somalia and Mozambic channel).

Funding

Data Collection Framework Collection (european program, previous Data Collection Regulation)

Project Personnel

Author
EU EU

Methodology

Study extent

schools caught by french purse seiners are sampled to make an inventory of existing species caught with tropical tuna that are the target species of this fleet. In this dataset, only bycatch are described (no tuna)

Sampling description

size sampling (weight, length), sex.