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

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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  here

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

Source: Figure 3 from Watson et al., 2017
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.

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