Loggerhead oceanic stage duration in North Atlantic Ocean from 1984 to 2009 (NCEI Accession 0157929)

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This data set contains analysis of skeletal growth marks in humerus bones of 222 juvenile loggerhead sea turtles (Caretta caretta) stranded dead along the Atlantic US coast and provides age, growth rate, and stage duration estimates.
  • Cite as: Avens, Larisa (2017). Loggerhead oceanic stage duration in North Atlantic Ocean from 1984 to 2009 (NCEI Accession 0157929). Version 1.1. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Dataset. [access date]
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Distributor DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
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Time Period 1984-01-01 to 2009-01-01
Spatial Bounding Box Coordinates
N: 43
S: 25.9
E: -25
W: -81
Spatial Coverage Map
General Documentation
Associated Resources
  • Loggerhead oceanic stage duration
  • Complementary skeletochronology and stable isotope analyses offer new insight into juvenile loggerhead sea turtle oceanic stage duration and growth dynamics
  • Gulf of Mexico Kemps ridley sea turtle age and growth from 1988 to 2010 (NCEI Accession 0160329)
Publication Dates
  • publication: 2017-01-17
Edition 1.1
Data Presentation Form Digital table - digital representation of facts or figures systematically displayed, especially in columns
Dataset Progress Status Complete - production of the data has been completed
Data Update Frequency As needed
Supplemental Information
Submission Package ID: 9K04BN
Purpose To characterize size-at-age relationships, growth patterns, and oceanic stage duration for juvenile loggerhead sea turtles in the western North Atlantic
Use Limitations
  • accessLevel: Public
  • Distribution liability: NOAA and NCEI make no warranty, expressed or implied, regarding these data, nor does the fact of distribution constitute such a warranty. NOAA and NCEI cannot assume liability for any damages caused by any errors or omissions in these data. If appropriate, NCEI can only certify that data it distributes are an authentic copy of the records that were accepted for inclusion in the NCEI archives.
Dataset Citation
  • Cite as: Avens, Larisa (2017). Loggerhead oceanic stage duration in North Atlantic Ocean from 1984 to 2009 (NCEI Accession 0157929). Version 1.1. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Dataset. [access date]
Cited Authors
  • Avens, Larisa
Contributors
Resource Providers
Points of Contact
  • Larisa Avens
    US DOC; NOAA; NMFS; Southeast Fisheries Science Center; Beaufort, NC Laboratory (NMFS/SEFSC - Beaufort Lab - NMFS)
Publishers
Acknowledgments
  • Related Funding Agency: US DOC; NOAA; NMFS; Southeast Fisheries Science Center; Beaufort, NC Laboratory (NMFS/SEFSC - Beaufort Lab - NMFS)
Theme keywords NODC DATA TYPES THESAURUS NODC OBSERVATION TYPES THESAURUS WMO_CategoryCode
  • oceanography
Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Science Keywords
  • EARTH SCIENCE > BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION
Provider Keywords
  • Caretta caretta
  • Loggerhead
  • age
  • growth
  • oceanic
  • pelagic
  • protected species
  • sex
  • skeletochronology
  • stage duration
  • straight carapace length
  • turtles
Data Center keywords Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Data Center Keywords
  • DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NODC > National Oceanographic Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
  • DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
  • DOC/NOAA/NMFS/SEFSC > Southeast Fisheries Science Center, National Marine Fisheries Service, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
NODC COLLECTING INSTITUTION NAMES THESAURUS NODC SUBMITTING INSTITUTION NAMES THESAURUS
Instrument keywords NODC INSTRUMENT TYPES THESAURUS
Place keywords NODC SEA AREA NAMES THESAURUS Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Location Keywords
  • OCEAN > ATLANTIC OCEAN > NORTH ATLANTIC OCEAN
Keywords NCEI ACCESSION NUMBER
Use Constraints
  • Cite as: Avens, Larisa (2017). Loggerhead oceanic stage duration in North Atlantic Ocean from 1984 to 2009 (NCEI Accession 0157929). Version 1.1. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Dataset. [access date]
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Lineage information for: dataset
Processing Steps
  • 2017-01-17T15:51:08 - NCEI Accession 0157929 v1.1 was published.
Output Datasets
Lineage information for: dataset
Processing Steps
  • Data Type: age (measured); Units: years; Observation Type: laboratory analysis; Sampling Instrument: na.
  • Data Type: growth (measured); Units: cm; Observation Type: laboratory analysis; Sampling Instrument: calipers.
  • Data Type: Loggerhead (measured); Units: na; Observation Type: na; Sampling Instrument: na.
  • Data Type: oceanic (measured); Units: na; Observation Type: na; Sampling Instrument: na.
  • Data Type: pelagic (measured); Units: na; Observation Type: na; Sampling Instrument: na.
  • Data Type: protective species (measured); Units: na; Observation Type: na; Sampling Instrument: na.
  • Data Type: skeletochronology (measured); Units: na; Observation Type: na; Sampling Instrument: na.
  • Data Type: stage duration (measured); Units: na; Observation Type: na; Sampling Instrument: na.
  • Data Type: turtles (measured); Units: na; Observation Type: na; Sampling Instrument: na.
  • Data Type: Straight Carapace Length (measured); Units: cm; Observation Type: laboratory analysis; Sampling Instrument: calipers.
  • Data Type: sex (measured); Units: na; Observation Type: na; Sampling Instrument: na.
Acquisition Information (collection)
Instrument
  • calipers
Last Modified: 2018-11-05T17:05:15
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