Recreational fishery catch and effort estimates for large pelagic species from Maine through Virginia from 2002-06-01 to 2014-10-31 (NCEI Accession 0137959)


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            title:  Recreational fishery catch and effort estimates for large pelagic species from Maine through Virginia from 2002-06-01 to 2014-10-31 (NCEI Accession 0137959)
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        abstract:  On the Atlantic Coast from Maine to Virginia, NOAA Fisheries uses the Large Pelagics Survey (LPS) to measure the total recreational catch of large pelagics fish including tunas, billfish, swordfish, sharks, dolphin, wahoo, and amberjack. The LPS includes different survey components, each of which gathers the specific pieces of data needed to form the complete picture of recreational fishing activity. The Large Pelagics Intercept Survey (LPIS) uses dockside interviews with randomly selected anglers and for-hire captains returning from fishing trips targeting large pelagics. This approach is used to measure average catch per trip, average size of kept fish, and number of fish released alive. The Large Pelagics Telephone Survey (LPTS) conducts telephone interviews with randomly selected recreational anglers and for-hire captains who hold Highly Migratory Species (HMS) permits. This approach is used to determine fishing effort, or the total number of trips taken for large pelagic species during a given period of time. Information from the two survey components (dockside LPIS and telephone LPTS) are combined using statistical models to produce estimates of total catch numbers (by species or size class for bluefin tuna) and total effort in vessel trips.
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                  TimePeriod:
                    beginPosition:  2002-06-01
                    endPosition:  2014-10-31
        supplementalInformation:  Submission Package ID: DGXM4D
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    distributionInfo:  (MD_Distribution)
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                organisationName:
                  Anchor:  https://www.nodc.noaa.gov/cgi-bin/OAS/prd/institution/details/1730 DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
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                        voice:  301-713-3277
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                        deliveryPoint:  Federal Building 151 Patton Avenue
                        city:  Asheville
                        administrativeArea:  NC
                        postalCode:  28801-5001
                        country:  USA
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                    description:  These data are available through the File Transfer Protocol (FTP). You may use any FTP client to download these data.
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        scope:  (DQ_Scope)
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                description:  NCEI Accession 0137959 v1.1 was published.
                dateTime:
                  DateTime:  2015-11-19T16:16:09Z
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                        title:  NCEI Accession 0137959 v1.1
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                                    name:  NCEI Accession 0137959 v1.1
                                    description:  published 2015-11-19T16:16:09Z
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        lineage:  (LI_Lineage)
            processStep:  (LE_ProcessStep)
                description:  Data Type: estimated number of fish caught by species (calculated); Units: numbers of fish; Observation Type: other; Sampling Instrument: personal interview.
            processStep:  (LE_ProcessStep)
                description:  Data Type: estimated number of fishing trips (calculated); Units: vessel trip; Observation Type: other; Sampling Instrument: telephone interview.
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        maintenanceNote:  Metadata are developed, maintained and distributed by NCEI. Updates are performed as needed to maintain currentness.
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            organisationName:  DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
            role:  (CI_RoleCode) custodian
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    acquisitionInformation:  (MI_AcquisitionInformation)
        instrument:  (MI_Instrument)
            identifier:  (MD_Identifier)
                code:  trawl
            type:  trawl
            description:  A fishing net that is dragged behind a boat. A wide range of demersal (bottom) or pelagic (mid-water) species of fish are taken by this fishing method which entails one or a pair of vessels towing a large bag-shaped net either along the seafloor or in mid-water.
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                code:  visual estimate
            type:  visual estimate
            description:  not an instrument - maybe an observation type