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Vessel Monitoring System and fishing sightings data 2015-17: EIR release

Published: 17 Jul 2018

Information request and response under the Environmental Information (Scotland) Regulations 2004.

Published:
17 Jul 2018
Vessel Monitoring System and fishing sightings data 2015-17: EIR release

FOI reference: FOI/18/01881
Date received: 10 July 2018
Date responded: 16 July 2018

Information requested

Please provide Vessel Monitoring System (VMS) data for ICES rectangles 46E6 and 47E6 over the entirety of 2016 and 2017, including the following parameters: Record time/date,Vessel Nationality, Lat, Long, ICES Rectangle, Course and Speed. If at all possible, please also provide data on vessel size (length, tonnage), status (fishing or not) and fishing type (pelagic / trawling / potting etc). I understand that some of these parameters might not be available, so please just discount any that you are not able to provide from this request.

In addition, please provide fishing sightings data for the same area and timer period.

Response

Please see attached documents as requested.

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