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SwanseaBristolArray: Swansea University acoustic receiver array: Bristol Channel, Swansea Bay and River Tawe
Citation
Clarke, Dave; Esteban, Nicole; Lowe, Christopher; Blow, Georgie; Franconi, Novella; Velterop, Randolph; Bolland, Jon; Nielsen, Ida; Crundwell, Charles (2019). Acoustic telemetry receivers data from the 'Swansea Bay and Bristol channel Array' project.

Availability: Unrestricted after moratorium period
Data are initially restricted, but the access condition relaxes to academic or unrestricted once a specified period of time after an event (such as collection, publication, completion of QC procedures or project cessation) has elapsed

Description
An acoustic telemetry array is active since 2019 to track movements of twaite shad, salmon and sea trout smolt and adult in the River Tawe, Swansea Bay, Gower coast and wider Bristol Channel in UK. Installed and maintained by Swansea University.

Scope
Themes:
Biology, Biology > Acoustics, Biology > Ecology - biodiversity, Biology > Fish
Keywords:
Marine/Coastal, Acoustic arrays, Acoustic data, Acoustic telemetry, Animal migrations, Fish migration, Fish movement, Migratory species, ANE, British Isles, Bristol Channel, ANE, British Isles, Wales, Alosa fallax (Lacepède, 1803), Salmo salar Linnaeus, 1758, Salmo trutta fario Linnaeus, 1758, Vertebrata

Geographical coverage
ANE, British Isles, Bristol Channel [Marine Regions]
ANE, British Isles, Wales Stations [Marine Regions]
Swansea Bay
Coordinates: Long: -3751011; Lat: 51369071 [WGS84]
Gower Peninsula
River Tawe

Temporal coverage
From 2019 on [In Progress]

Taxonomic coverage
Alosa fallax (Lacepède, 1803) [WoRMS]
Salmo salar Linnaeus, 1758 [WoRMS]
Salmo trutta fario Linnaeus, 1758 [WoRMS]
Vertebrata [WoRMS]

Parameter
Fish detections Methodology
Fish detections: Acoustic telemetry

Contributors
Environment Agency (EA), moredata creator
Natural England, moredata creator
Natural Resources Wales (NRW), moredata creator
Swansea University, moredata creator
University of Hull, moredata creator

Related datasets
Parent dataset:
European Tracking Network (ETN) data, more


Dataset status: In Progress
Data type: Data
Data origin: Research: field survey
Metadatarecord created: 2021-12-09
Information last updated: 2021-12-24
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