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Sea Around Us Global Fisheries Catch Data

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The project presents Sea Around Us Global Fisheries Catch Data aggregated at EEZ level. The data are computed from reconstructed catches from various official fisheries statistics, scientific, technical and policy reports about the fisheries, and includes estimation of discards, unreported and illegal catch data from all maritime countries and major territories of the world.This project was the result of a work between Sea Around Us and the CIC programme, a collaborative programme between the University of British Columbia (UBC) and AWS.

Update Frequency

The full dataset is computed only once or twice a year or when there is a significant change in data. Updates will occur as soon as newly recomputed datasets are available.


This data is available for anyone to use under the Sea Around Us Terms of Use


Managed By

Sea Around Us

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How to Cite

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Usage Examples

Tools & Applications

Resources on AWS

  • Description
    Global Fisheries Catch Data
    Resource type
    S3 Bucket
    Amazon Resource Name (ARN)
    AWS Region
    AWS CLI Access (No AWS account required)
    aws s3 ls --no-sign-request s3://fisheries-catch-data/

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