ICES - Statistical Areas

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The International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES) Statistical Areas delineates the divisions and subdivisions of FAO Major Fishing area 27. The ICES Statistical Areas are used as bounding areas for calculation of fish statistics, e.g. catch per unit effort (CPUE) and stock estimates.

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Users must acknowledge data sources, as it is not ethical to publish data without proper attribution or co-authorship. Any person making substantial use of data must communicate with the data provider prior to publication, and should possibly consider the data provider(s) for co-authorship of published results. Also, the use or reproduction of data for commercial purposes might require prior written permission from ICES and/or the data source. ICES Data Policy: https://www.ices.dk/data/Documents/ICES-Data-policy.pdf

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