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Fish catches from Rectangular Midwater Trawl during BROKE-West
Entry ID: BROKE-West_RMT_Fish

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Abstract: This dataset gives an overview of the fish (larvae) caught in the RMT 8+1 (Rectangular Midwater Trawl composed of nets with an 8 square metre and 1 square metre net opening surface area respectivly). For correct deployment procedure please see the'krill catches' document available for download at the URL given below.

'sheet' : 'Samples'
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Description: Download point for the data - csv data file
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -61.66   S: -69.22   E: 80.04   W: 29.9

Data Set Citation
Dataset Release Date: 2010-08-20
Parent DIF
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2006-01-01
Stop Date: 2006-03-01
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TRAWL Ancillary Description
Quality Data were collected from every Rectangular Midwater Trawl performed during BROKE-West

Rectangular Midwater Trawl 8 data are 95% accurate
Rectangular Midwater Trawl 1 data are 60% accurate
Identification of speciment to family level is 90% accurate
Identification of specimen to species level is 60% accurate
Access Constraints These data are publicly available for download at the provided URL as a comma delimited (csv) file. Additionally, documentation providing further information is available for download from the URL given below.
Use Constraints This data set conforms to the PICCCBY Attribution License

When using these data, please cite the following:

Van de Putte A.P., Jackson G.D., Pakhomov E.A., Flores H. and Volckaert F.A.M. Distribution of squid and fish in the pelagic zone of the Cosmonaut Sea and Prydz Bay region during the BROKE-west campaign. (2010) DEEP SEA RESEARCH II, 57 (9-10): 956-967
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Data Center
Australian Antarctic Data Centre, Australia Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: +61 3 6232 3244
Fax: +61 3 6232 3351
Email: metadata at
Contact Address:
Australian Antarctic Division
203 Channel Highway
City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia
Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Size: 8 kb
Distribution Format: csv
Fees: free

Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Size: 8 kb
Distribution Format: Word
Fees: free
Phone: +32 16 32 45 72
Fax: +32 16 32 45 72
Email: Anton.vandeputte at
Contact Address:
Laboratory for Aquatic Ecology
Deberiotstraat 32
City: Leuven
Postal Code: B-3000
Country: Belgium
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2006-03-10
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-11-18
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