2009 - 2013 amalgamated VMS intensity layers

Data Type: 
Marine Scotland Data Portal

VMS data for all UK registered commercial fishing vessels (=15m length) for the period 2009-2013 in ICES areas VIa, VIb, IVa, IVb, IVc, IIa, VIId, and VIIa have been combined with landings information to develop GIS layers describing the spatial patterns of landings of the Scottish offshore fleet from within the Scottish zone of the UK Fishing limits (200 NM). This project covers Nephrops (mobile and static), Demersal (mobile and static), Pelagic (Mackerel and Herring), Crab, Lobster, scallop and squid fisheries.

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