Falkland islands restricted fishing areas

The dataset contains information on restricted areas to fisheries per fishing activity. The dataset is clipped to the Falkland Islands conservation zones (FICZ and FOCZ) limits and it does not display the 3 nautical miles where fishing is not allowed at all. Notice that the dataset should be considered correct only at the time of release.

Data and Resources

Additional Info

Field Value
Last Updated December 21, 2020, 09:59 (PST)
Created January 30, 2020, 05:19 (PST)
Region Falkland Islands
Language eng
Topic Category Economy; economic activities, conditions and employment
Temporal Extent Start 1989-01-01
Temporal Extent End 1989-12-31
Dataset Reference Date 2014
Lineage The dataset comprises all the fisheries restriction areas merged together but still divided by type of fishing license. The dataset is clipped to the FICZ and FOCZ conservation areas and the data is displayed according to the grid squares used as reference unit for the commercial catches around the Falkland Islands. The attribute table provides information on monthly restrictions and types of licence restrictions. A word document with specification and explanation of the different types of fisheries is provided along with the dataset. The 3 nautical miles area indicating no fishing ground around the Falklands is not depicted in the dataset.
West Longitude -63.5311
South Latitude -56.2435
East Longitude -52.3465
North Latitude -47.7253
Spatial Reference System WGS84
Responsible Organisation Name Hidden (personal data protection)
Contact Mail Address Hidden (personal data protection)
Responsible Party Role Hidden (personal data protection)
Access Limitations Open access
Use Constraints Open, but copyright and/or Intellectual Property Rights apply
Resource Reference Cite data source as: Falkland Islands – Fisheries Department
Data Format shape
Update Frequency as needed
Accuracy accurate
Resource Type Dataset
Original Title Hidden (internal use only)
Metadata Date 2014-07-22
Metadata Point of Contact datamanager@saeri.ac.fk
Contact Consent Contact details hidden
Unique Resource ID FK-FIG-100

Dataset extent

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