Vessel Monitoring System (VMS) data for 40E6, 40E7, 41E6 , 41E7, 41E8, 42E7 and 42E8: EIR release

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

Information requested

I was wondering if I can request the following VMS sightings fishing data:

• ICES Rectangles 40E6, 40E7, 41E6 , 41E7, 41E8, 42E7 and 42E8 for latest 3 available years

If available, the following fields would be useful:
• Gear type
• Nationality
• Length
• Tonnage
• Activity
• Speed


Please find attached the information you require. 

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