Fish egg and fish larvae data
have been collected in the ICES area for a long time for use in stock
assessments and fisheries management. The collection of the data is
usually coordinated by international survey expert groups. The Eggs and
Larvae database aims to store, and make available, data collected by
ichthyoplankton surveys for use by ICES and the wider marine community.
It provides an overview of available fish egg and larvae survey data, and a unified portal for access to these
The surveys currently included are: