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Available data on research of Deep-sea red crab
Entry ID: NatMIRC_20020128_93419

Abstract: This data set contains all crab data gathered by researchers between
1980 and 2001/2 as well as all data from commercial vessels between
1980 and 2001/2.

It includes data from:
- trap fishing & sampling
- tagging
- commercial sampling
- grid experiments
- statistical analysis

The data also includes length frequency, sexual maturity, growth
estimates, distribution at depth and position and male and female crab
data can be located individually
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -17.0   S: -20.5   E: 30.0   W: -70.0
Min Depth: 400 M Max Depth: 900 M

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: All researchers who worked within the crab section since 1980
Dataset Title: Available data on research of Deep-sea red crab
Version: Excel worksheets
Data Presentation Form: None
Parent DIF
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1980-02-01
Stop Date: 2001-01-29
SHIPS Ancillary Description
Quality Data collected and analyzed according to standard methods as described in
various publications on crustaceans.
Access Constraints Release with permission of the appropriate parties
Data Set Progress
Originating Center
Data Center
Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources, Namibia Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: +264 64 410 1125
Email: tiilende at
Contact Address:
Distribution Format: Microsoft Excel
Phone: +264 64 410 1144
Fax: +264 64 405 387
Email: ahitula at
Contact Address:
NatMIRC, Swakopmund
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2002-01-28
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-02-05