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RAVON (NL) - Fish observations extracted from historic reports 1860-1907

Latest version published by Reptile, Amphibian and Fish Conservation Netherlands (RAVON) on Apr 29, 2015 Reptile, Amphibian and Fish Conservation Netherlands (RAVON)

At the large fish markets fish landings of the important migratory fish species (Atlantic sturgeon, Atlantic salmon, seatrout and allis shad) on the large rivers and coastal waters were reported weekly, monthly and/or anually in the period 1860-1907. Data were digitalized into a database from the historic reports.

Data Records

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How to cite

Researchers should cite this work as follows:

Schiphouwer M (2015): RAVON (NL) - Fish observations extracted from historic reports 1860-1907. v1.2. Reptile, Amphibian and Fish Conservation Netherlands (RAVON). Dataset/Occurrence. http://ipt.nlbif.nl/ipt/resource?r=ravon-fish-digitized-historic-reports-1860-1907&v=1.2

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The publisher and rights holder of this work is Reptile, Amphibian and Fish Conservation Netherlands (RAVON). This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (CC-BY) 4.0 License.

GBIF Registration

This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: 494ceb90-924c-483d-ae58-9dd89efb85a1.  Reptile, Amphibian and Fish Conservation Netherlands (RAVON) publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by Netherlands Biodiversity Information Facility.

Keywords

Occurrence; Observation; Atlantic sturgeon; Atlantic salmon; seatrout; allis shad; fyke nets; gill nets; seine nets; fish market

Contacts

Who created the resource:

Martijn Schiphouwer
Project manager
RAVON P.O. Box 1413 NL-6501 BK Nijmegen NL +31 24 7410608
http://www.ravon.nl

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Martijn Schiphouwer
Project manager
RAVON P.O. Box 1413 NL-6501 BK Nijmegen NL +31 24 7410608
http://www.ravon.nl

Who filled in the metadata:

Martijn Schiphouwer
Project manager
RAVON P.O. Box 1413 NL-6501 BK Nijmegen NL +31 24 7410608
http://www.ravon.nl

Who else was associated with the resource:

User
Martijn Schiphouwer
Project manager
RAVON P.O. Box 1413 NL-6501 BK Nijmegen NL +31 24 7410608
http://www.ravon.nl

Geographic Coverage

The Netherlands, large rivers, Wadden Sea

Bounding Coordinates South West [51.2, 3.78], North East [53.65, 7.06]

Taxonomic Coverage

Most important migratory species for commercial fisheries. These species all became extinct in the 20th century due to over fishing, pollution and river regulation.

Species  Salmo salar (Atlantic salmon),  Acipenser sturio (Atlantic sturgeon),  Alosa alosa (Allis shad)
Subspecies  Salmo trutta trutta (Sea trout)

Temporal Coverage

Start Date / End Date 1858-01-01 / 1907-12-31

Sampling Methods

Large seine nets, fyke nets and drift nets (gill nets) used by commercial fishermen

Study Extent On the large rivers mainly large seine nets (zegen), fyke nets (zalmsteek) and drift nets (gill nets) were used to catch migratory species. On the Wadden Sea migratory species were mainly a by-catch of other fisheries.

Method step description:

  1. Fish landed by fisherman were sold at fish markets. The numbers (and sometimes weight) of fish were registered and reported. The reported data was digitalized into this database, with the location of the fish market and its indicative geographic coördinates.

Bibliographic Citations

  1. De visscherij, weekblad 1891 tot 1892 Mededeelingen over visscherij 1898 Mededeelingen over visscherij 1899 Mededeelingen over visscherij 1900 Mededeelingen over visscherij 1901 Mededeelingen over visscherij 1902 Mededeelingen over visscherij 1903 Mededeelingen over visscherij 1904 Mededeelingen over visscherij 1905 Verslag van den staat der Nederlandsche zeevisscherijen over 1860 Verslag van den staat der Nederlandsche zeevisscherijen over 1864 Verslag van den staat der Nederlandsche zeevisscherijen over 1865 Verslag van den staat der Nederlandsche zeevisscherijen over 1867 Verslag van den staat der Nederlandsche zeevisscherijen over 1893 Verslag van den staat der Nederlandsche zeevisscherijen over 1907