Pacific Multispecies Small Mesh Bottom Trawl Survey

Project name: Global Biodiversity Information Facility datasets

Dataset summary : An OBIS version of Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) Pacific multispecies small mesh bottom trawl survey data from 1963-2021. Survey data are collected by DFO stock assessment staff during annual trawl surveys originally designed with the primary purpose of developing indices of abundance of commercial shrimp species. The survey data have now evolved to monitor trends and document all species encountered.