Data Products

 

 

Data

Description

Years

Factors

Data Sources

Ref

Fisheries Catch

Mapped global reported landings with
estimates of IUU and discards

1950 to 2013

Year, country fleet, taxa, EEZ claim,
gear, spatial cell

FAO Fishstat,
FAO regional, ICES, NAFO, CCAMLR, taxa distributions and fisheries access
arrangements

1, 6-12

Fisheries
Effort

Mapped global effort

1950 to 2006

Year, country fleet, EEZ claim, gear,
spatial cell

FAO, ICES, Tuna RFMOs

2, 5

Fisheries
Effort

Global effort with error estimates

1950 to 2012

Year, country,

FAO, ICES

3

Aquaculture

Mapped global aquaculture

1950 to 2011

Year, country, spatial cell, general taxa

FAO

In Prep

Freshwater
fisheries

Mapped global freshwater landings

1950 to 2013

Year, country, spatial cell, general taxa

FAO

In Prep

Seafood
Export

Mapped global source of wild caught
seafood

1976 to 2011

Year, country, spatial cell, taxa

See mapped catches

6, 8

Seafood
Import

Mapped global provenance of seafood

1976 to 20011

Year, country, spatial cell, taxa

See mapped catches

6, 8

Stock
Assessments

Map of range of global assessed stocks

 

Year, country, spatial cell, taxa

RAM
database
and see mapped catches

In Prep

Fuel used

Mapped global fuel intensity/use for
fishing

1950 to 2006

Year, country, taxa, gear, spatial cell

Database from Peter Tyedmers (Dalhousie)
and mapped catches

4

 

References (selected)

(for complete list see PDF or website)


1. Agnew, D.J., Pearce, J., Pramod, G., et al. (2009) Estimating the worldwide extent of illegal fishing. PLoS One 4, e4570. (PDF)

2. Anticamara, J., Watson, R., Gelchu, A., Pauly, D. (2011) Global fishing effort (1950–2010): trends, gaps, and implications. Fisheries Research 107, 131-136. (PDF)

3. Bell, J., Watson, R.A., Ye, Y. (2015) A global, regional and national developmental status assessment of fishing capacity and fishing effort from 1950 to 2012. Report prepared for the Food and Agriculture Agency of the United Nations, 40pp. (PDF)

4. Tyedmers, P.H., Watson, R., Pauly, D. (2005) Fueling global fishing fleets. AMBIO: a Journal of the Human Environment 34, 635-638.(PDF)

5. Watson, R.A., Cheung, W.W.L., Anticamara, J.A., Sumaila, R.U., Zeller, D., Pauly, D. (2013) Global marine yield halved as fishing intensity redoubles. Fish and Fisheries 14, 493–503. (PDF)

6. Watson, R.A., Green, B.S., Tracey, S., Farmery, A., Pitcher, T.J. (In Press) Provenance of global seafood Fish and Fisheries. (PDF)

7. Watson, R., Kitchingman, A., Gelchu, A., Pauly, D. (2004) Mapping global fisheries: sharpening our focus. Fish and Fisheries 5, 168-177. (PDF)

8. Watson, R.A., Nowara, G., Hartmann, K., Green, B.S., Tracey, S., Carter, C.G. (2015) Marine foods sourced from farther as their use of global ocean primary production increases. Nature
communications
6. (PDF)

9. Watson, R., Revenga, C., Kura, Y. (2006.) Fishing gear associated with global marine catches: I
Database development. Fisheries Research 79, 97-102. (PDF)

10. Watson, R., Revenga, C., Kura, Y. (2006) Fishing gear associated with global marine catches. II. Trends in trawling and dredging. Fisheries Research 79, 103-111. (PDF)

11. Watson, R., Pauly, D. (2001) Systematic distortions in world fisheries catch trends. Nature 414, 534-536. (PDF)

12. Watson, R., Zeller, D., Pauly, D. (2014) Primary productivity demands of global fishing fleets. Fish and Fisheries 15, 231-241. (PDF)

 

 

 

 

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