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Downscaled catch data for Bering Sea groundfish and herring fisheries, 1970-2009 (B71)



This dataset consists of historical catches for the Bering Sea groundfish fisheries from the Alaska Fisheries Information Network (AKFIN), NOAA/NMFS Alaska Regional Office, North Pacific Groundfish and Halibut Observer Program, and other sources were organized by species (walleye pollock, Pacific cod, other groundfish), vessel class (catcher processors, and catcher vessels), and gear type (trawl, hook and line, pot). This dataset includes Prohibited Species Catch of Pacific herring and chum salmon in the directed groundfish fisheries. It also includes directed catch of Pacific herring in the Bering Sea Aleutian Islands area. Each series in this dataset was downscaled to a spatial grid for the Bering Sea.

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Frequency continuous
Language English
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  • biota
  • oceans
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 1970-01-01 00:00:00
End datetime 2009-12-31 23:59:59

Spatial coverage

Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 61.00, Minimum (South) Latitude: 53.00
Minimum (West) Longitude: 170.00, Maximum (East) Longitude: -140.00

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