Comparison of fishery-independent methods for sampling Main Hawaiian Islands Bottomfish assemblages (SE1102L1, EK60)


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        abstract:  Optical, active acoustics, and research fishing data on bottomfish abundance and biomass were collected over predetermined grids to compare results of methodologies. Optical data were collected using a baited stationary Botcam. Acoustics data were collected using a narrow-beam EK60 system operating at 38, 70, and 120 kHz frequencies. Research fishing was conducted using hook-and-line on small boats. Botcam drops with simultaneous acoustic recordings were conducted to obtain target strength measurements of fish with known species and sizes. Bottomfishing off the Sette were conducted simultaneously with acoustics data collection to further groundtruth the acoustics data.
        purpose:  The scientific objective of this cruise is to collect data on economically important Hawaii semi-demersal fish abundance and biomass using three methodologies: optical, experimental fishing, and active acoustics. Based on the results, a subset of methodologies, or a single methodology will be selected to provide the best possible estimates of abundance and biomass to be applied to stock assessment models.
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            identifier:  (MD_Identifier)
                code:  SE1102L1_EK60
            status:  (MD_ProgressCode) completed
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            citation:  (CI_Citation)
                title:  NOAA Ship Oscar Elton Sette (R335)
                date:  (CI_Date)
                    date:  2014-11-25
                    dateType:  (CI_DateTypeCode) creation
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                code:  Oscar Elton Sette (SE)
            description:  TThe NOAA Ship Oscar Elton Sette is named for Dr. Oscar Elton Sette. Dr. Sette was a pioneer in the development of fisheries oceanography and according to many fisheries scientists, is the father of modern fisheries oceanography in the U.S. He is recognized both nationally and internationally for many significant contributions to marine fisheries research. Oscar Elton Sette replaces Townsend Cromwell. Oscar Elton Sette supports the scientific missions of NOAA's National Marine Fisheries Service Pacific Islands Science Center in Honolulu, Hawaii. The ship normally operates throughout the central and western Pacific, and conducts fisheries assessment surveys, physical and chemical oceanography, marine mammal projects and coral reef research. It collects fish and crustacean specimens using bottom trawls, longlines, and fish traps. Plankton, fish larvae and eggs are also collected with plankton nets and surface and mid-water larval nets. The ship routinely conducts scuba diving missions for the Honolulu Laboratory. Ample deck space enables Oscar Elton Sette to carry a recompression chamber as an added safety margin for dive-intensive missions in remote regions. The ship is actively involved in NMFS Honolulu Coral Reef Restoration cruises, which concentrate scientific efforts on the removal, classification and density of marine debris and discarded commercial fishing gear from fragile coral reefs.
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                organisationName:  DOC/NOAA/OMAO/MOC-P > Marine Operations Center - Pacific, NOAA Marine Operations, NOAA Office of Marine and Aviation Operations, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
                contactInfo:  (CI_Contact)
                    phone:  (CI_Telephone)
                        facsimile:  206-553-2246
                    address:  (CI_Address)
                        deliveryPoint:  NOAA/OMAO/MOC-P
                        deliveryPoint:  1801 Fairview Avenue East
                        city:  Seattle
                        administrativeArea:  WA
                        postalCode:  98102-3767
                        country:  USA
                        electronicMailAddress:  CO.MOC.Pacific@noaa.gov
                role:  (CI_RoleCode) pointOfContact
            sponsor:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                individualName:
                organisationName:  DOC/NOAA/NMFS/PIFSC > Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center
                contactInfo:  (CI_Contact)
                    phone:  (CI_Telephone)
                        voice:  808-983-5300
                    address:  (CI_Address)
                        deliveryPoint:  22570 Dole Street
                        city:  Honolulu
                        administrativeArea:  HI
                        postalCode:  96822
                        country:  USA
                        electronicMailAddress:
                role:  (CI_RoleCode) pointOfContact
            instrument:  (MI_Instrument)
                citation:  (CI_Citation)
                    title:  Simrad EK60 Echosounder
                    date: (inapplicable)
                    identifier:  (MD_Identifier)
                        code:  EK60
                    citedResponsibleParty:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                        organisationName:  Simrad - Kongsberg Maritime AS
                        contactInfo:  (CI_Contact)
                            phone:  (CI_Telephone)
                                voice:  +47 3303 4000 (Norway)
                                facsimile:  +47 3304 2987 (Norway)
                            address:  (CI_Address)
                                deliveryPoint:  P.O. Box 111
                                deliveryPoint:  Strandpromenaden 50
                                city:  Horten
                                postalCode:  3191
                                country:  Norway
                                electronicMailAddress:  contact@simrad.com
                            onlineResource:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                                linkage: http://www.simrad.com/www/01/nokbg0240.nsf/AllWeb/A25148D8E9F00D0DC12570DE0050A7CB?OpenDocument
                                name:  Simrad EK60 Scientific echo sounder
                                description:  Information on the Simrad EK60 including file format documentation.
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                        role:  (CI_RoleCode) resourceProvider
                identifier:  (MD_Identifier)
                    code:  Simrad EK60
                type:  singlebeam
                description:  The Simrad EK60 Scientific Sounder system is a new generation fishery researchtool, based on experience from the EK500. The new electronic hardware is combined with up to date PC processing and Windows operation. The EK60 provides facilities for accurate echo sounding, data storage, data analysis and reporting results. The system communication is through Ethernet, which gives flexibility in the location of the EK60 system units and allows easy access to data from other instruments or stations on a vessel network. A post processing software, BI60, is also included in the EK60 system.
            instrument:  (MI_Instrument)
                citation:  (CI_Citation)
                    title:  Sea-Bird Electronics 911plus CTD
                    date: (unknown)
                    identifier:  (MD_Identifier)
                        code:  SBE 911plus CTD
                    citedResponsibleParty:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                        organisationName:  Sea-Bird Electronics, Inc.
                        contactInfo:  (CI_Contact)
                            phone:  (CI_Telephone)
                                voice:  425-643-9866
                                facsimile:  425-643-9954
                            address:  (CI_Address)
                                deliveryPoint:  13431 NE 20th Street
                                city:  Bellevue
                                administrativeArea:  WA
                                postalCode:  98005
                                country:  USA
                                electronicMailAddress:  seabird@seabird.com
                            onlineResource:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                                linkage: http://www.seabird.com/products/profilers.htm
                                name:  SBE 911plus CTD
                                description:  SBE 911plus CTD information
                                function:  (CI_OnLineFunctionCode) information
                        role:  (CI_RoleCode) resourceProvider
                identifier:  (MD_Identifier)
                    code:  SBE 911plus CTD
                type:  Conductivity, Temperature
                description:  The 911plus, consisting of the 9plus underwater CTD and 11plus V2 Deck Unit, is a premium real-time CTD accurate to the highest international standards. It features high resolution sampling (24 Hz), pump-controlled T-C ducted flow, up to 10500 meter (15,000 psia) depth capability, maximum auxiliary sensor flexibility, and modem channel for Water Sampler control. The 911plus has eight 12-bit A/D channels, and supports redundant conductivity and temperature sensors or custom auxiliary digital inputs.
            instrument:  (MI_Instrument)
                citation:  (CI_Citation)
                    title:  Lockheed Martin Sippican eXpendable BathyThermograph/eXpendable Sound Velocimeter
                    date: (unknown)
                    identifier:  (MD_Identifier)
                        code:  Sippican XBT/XSV
                    citedResponsibleParty:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                        organisationName:  Lockheed Martin Sippican, Inc.
                        contactInfo:  (CI_Contact)
                            phone:  (CI_Telephone)
                                voice:  508-748-1160
                                facsimile:  508-748-3626
                            address:  (CI_Address)
                                deliveryPoint:  7 Barnabas Road
                                city:  Marion
                                administrativeArea:  MA
                                postalCode:  02738
                                country:  USA
                                electronicMailAddress:  products.fc-ms2@lmco.com
                            onlineResource:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                                linkage: https://www.lockheedmartin.com/content/dam/lockheed/data/ms2/documents/ocean/20050054_XBT_XSV_reader_page.pdf
                                name:  Lockheed Martin Sippican eXpendable BathyThermograph/eXpendable Sound Velocimeter
                                description:  Lockheed Martin Sippican eXpendable BathyThermograph/eXpendable Sound Velocimeter infomration
                                function:  (CI_OnLineFunctionCode) information
                        role:  (CI_RoleCode) resourceProvider
                identifier:  (MD_Identifier)
                    code:  Sippican XBT/XSV
                type:  Temperature, Depth, Sound Velocity
                description:  The Expendable Bathythermograph is used by scientists to provide an ocean temperature versus depth profile. Useful for oceanographic research, the XBT does not restrict ship mobility. The Expendable Sound Velocimeter obtains accurate sound velocity profiles for the support of ASW operations, mine countermeasure operations, and oceanographic research.
            instrument:  (MI_Instrument)
                citation:  (CI_Citation)
                    title:  Sea-Bird Electronics SeaCat 21 Thermosalinograph Sensor
                    date: (unknown)
                    identifier:  (MD_Identifier)
                        code:  SBE SeaCat 21
                    citedResponsibleParty:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                        organisationName:  Sea-Bird Electronics, Inc.
                        contactInfo:  (CI_Contact)
                            phone:  (CI_Telephone)
                                voice:  425-643-9866
                                facsimile:  425-643-9954
                            address:  (CI_Address)
                                deliveryPoint:  13431 NE 20th Street
                                city:  Bellevue
                                administrativeArea:  WA
                                postalCode:  98005
                                country:  USA
                                electronicMailAddress:  seabird@seabird.com
                            onlineResource:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                                linkage: http://www.seabird.com/products/spec_sheets/21data.htm
                                name:  SeaCat 21 documentation
                                description:  Information on the SeaCat 21
                                function:  (CI_OnLineFunctionCode) information
                        role:  (CI_RoleCode) resourceProvider
                identifier:  (MD_Identifier)
                    code:  SBE SeaCat 21
                type:  thermosalinograph
                description:  The SBE 21 accurately determines sea surface temperature and conductivity from underway vessels. Data is simultaneously stored in memory and transmitted to a computer serial port, allowing independent data logging and real-time data acquisition. Typically mounted near the ship's seawater intake, the SBE 21 is connected to an AC-powered interface box positioned near the computer. The interface box provides power and an isolated data interface, and contains a NMEA 0183 port for appending navigation information to the data stream.
            instrument:  (MI_Instrument)
                citation:  (CI_Citation)
                    title:  Sea-Bird Electronics 45 MicroTSG Thermosalinograph
                    date: (unknown)
                    identifier:  (MD_Identifier)
                        code:  SBE 45 Micro TSG
                    citedResponsibleParty:  (CI_ResponsibleParty)
                        organisationName:  Sea-Bird Electronics, Inc.
                        contactInfo:  (CI_Contact)
                            phone:  (CI_Telephone)
                                voice:  425-643-9866
                                facsimile:  425-643-9954
                            address:  (CI_Address)
                                deliveryPoint:  13431 NE 20th Street
                                city:  Bellevue
                                administrativeArea:  WA
                                postalCode:  98005
                                country:  USA
                                electronicMailAddress:  seabird@seabird.com
                            onlineResource:  (CI_OnlineResource)
                                linkage: http://www.seabird.com/products/ThermoS.htm
                                name:  SBE 45 Micro TSG
                                description:  SBE 45 Micro TSG infomation
                                function:  (CI_OnLineFunctionCode) information
                        role:  (CI_RoleCode) resourceProvider
                identifier:  (MD_Identifier)
                    code:  SBE 45 Micro TSG
                type:  Temperature, Conductivity
                description:  The SBE 45 is an externally-powered, high-accuracy instrument, designed for shipboard determination of sea surface (pumped-water) conductivity and temperature. Salinity and sound velocity can also be computed. Communication with the SBE 45 is over an internal, 3-wire, RS-232C link, providing real-time data transmission. An optional Interface Box provides power, a NMEA 0183 port for appending navigation information from a NMEA navigation device to the data stream, and an RS-232 port for appending SBE 38 remote temperature sensor output.