Details of Bivalve Mollusc Production Area


Dataset identification

Title of datasetBivalve Mollusc Production Area
Narrative summary of datasetThe Classified Bivalve Mollusc Production Areas in Ireland ( 2011/12) designates the production areas from which live bivalve molluscs may be taken. Gatherers may only harvest live bivalve molluscs from these production areas which have fixed locations and boundaries and which are classified - as being of class A, B or C in accordance with Regulation (EC) No 854/2004.
Summary of processing methodologyAnnex II of Regulation (EC) 854/2004 sets out the requirements for the classification of production and relaying areas, the monitoring of classified relaying and production areas and the recording and exchange of information.
Start date2002-01-01
End date2016-04-20

Responsible organisations

Organisation nameMarine Institute
Role of organisationOriginator of Dataset
Organisation nameMarine Institute
Role of organisationPublisher

Dataset availability

Original dataset download link
Dataset formatshapefile
Public accessNo limitations
License for useCC-BY 4.0


Latitude north boundary55.620412769169
Longitude east boundary-3.9760929757269
Latitude south boundary50.616551998193
Longitude west boundary-11.798358600727
Sea areaNorth Atlantic Ocean

Data types, collection and processing

Observation typeArea Management/Designation
ParameterSpatial planning zone location

Process information

Submitting organisationMarine Institute
Submission identifier (UUID)2fe1f5c6-a923-47c9-adf0-5acc3e434af3
Date of dataset creation2013-12-31
Date of metadata creation2022-05-20
Date of metadata latest revision2022-08-29
Date of publishing2022-08-31
Processing data centreCOGEA SRL, Business Management Consultants
Summary record-ID1106