Dataset Collections

ICES Datasets

ICES has a well established Data Centre, which manages a number of large dataset collections related to the marine environment.

​​​The datasets are organised so that it is easy to find what you are after, whether you are interested in a particular geographic area, an effect on the environment or a group of species. 

Overview of the main collection:

DatasetMeasurementsNo of years
Biological community830 88235
Contaminants and biological effects​11 638 39438
​Eggs and Larvae​1 010 599​93
Fish predation (stomach contents)1 149 60812
Fish trawl survey6 304 03750
ICES Historical Plankton318 31911
Oceanographic281 549 814126


If you cannot find exactly what you were looking for, use the links on the right to get in touch or make a request for data.

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