Global marine commercial, small-scale, illegal and unreported fisheries catch 1950–2014

entry, Provisioning
Global fisheries catch rates from a range of public sources harmonised and mapped based on the description of the reported taxa and the fishing fleets involved.

access

published yes
availability public
link to data and code http://dx.doi.org/10.4226/77/58293083b0515

descriptors

type derived data
gridded yes
formats csv

temporal

period historical
coverage 1950–2015
resolution annual
climatology no

spatial

coverage global
resolution 0.5° x 0.5°
depth depth integrated
figureSource: Figure 3 from Watson et al., 2017

Major Variables

Key References

  • Watson, R. A. (2017). A database of global marine commercial, small-scale, illegal and unreported fisheries catch 1950–2014. Scientific Data, 4, 170039. http://doi.org/10.1038/sdata.2017.39.