Green sea turtle age, growth, and population characteristics in St. Joseph Bay, Florida from 1998 to 2010 (NCEI Accession 0159273)

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This data set contains morphology, sex ratio, body condition, disease status, age structure, and growth patterns of 448 green sea turtles cold stunned in St. Joseph Bay, Florida during 2010.
  • Cite as: Avens, Larisa (2017). Green sea turtle age, growth, and population characteristics in St. Joseph Bay, Florida from 1998 to 2010 (NCEI Accession 0159273). 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 1998-01-01 to 2010-02-24
Spatial Bounding Box Coordinates
N: 29.9
S: 29.7
E: -85.4
W: -85.4
Spatial Coverage Map
General Documentation
Associated Resources
  • Green sea turtle age, growth, population characteristics
  • Use of skeletochronological analysis to estimate the age of leatherback sea turtles Dermochelys coriacea in the western North Atlantic
Publication Dates
  • publication: 2017-01-23
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: 7RDWKB
Purpose To describe population characteristics, age structure, and growth dynamics for a population of neritic green turtles in the northeastern Gulf of Mexico
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). Green sea turtle age, growth, and population characteristics in St. Joseph Bay, Florida from 1998 to 2010 (NCEI Accession 0159273). Version 1.1. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Dataset. [access date]
Cited Authors
  • Avens, Larisa
Principal Investigators
  • Larisa Avens
    US DOC; NOAA; NMFS; Southeast Fisheries Science Center; Beaufort, NC Laboratory (NMFS/SEFSC - Beaufort Lab - NMFS)
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
  • EARTH SCIENCE > BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION > ANIMALS/VERTEBRATES > REPTILES
Provider Keywords
  • Chelonia mydas
  • age structure
  • anterior carapace depth
  • body condition
  • curved carapace length notch to notch
  • curved carapace length notch to tip
  • curved carapace width
  • disease status
  • dorsal tail length
  • front flipper chord length
  • front flipper claw length
  • green turtle
  • growth patterns
  • head length
  • head width
  • length of tail from vent to tail
  • morphology
  • plastron length
  • protected species
  • rear flipper claw length
  • sex
  • straightline carapace length notch to notch
  • straightline carapace length notch to tip
  • straightline carapace width
  • tail length
  • testes length
  • testes width
  • weight
  • weight of heart
  • weight of kidney
  • weight of liver
  • weight of spleen
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 SUBMITTING INSTITUTION NAMES THESAURUS
Instrument keywords NODC INSTRUMENT TYPES THESAURUS Provider Instruments
  • measuring tape
Place keywords NODC SEA AREA NAMES THESAURUS Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Location Keywords
  • OCEAN > ATLANTIC OCEAN > NORTH ATLANTIC OCEAN
  • OCEAN > ATLANTIC OCEAN > NORTH ATLANTIC OCEAN > GULF OF MEXICO
Provider Place Names
  • Florida
  • St. Joseph Bay
Keywords NCEI ACCESSION NUMBER
Use Constraints
  • Cite as: Avens, Larisa (2017). Green sea turtle age, growth, and population characteristics in St. Joseph Bay, Florida from 1998 to 2010 (NCEI Accession 0159273). Version 1.1. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Dataset. [access date]
Access Constraints
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Processing Steps
  • 2017-01-23T16:38:41 - NCEI Accession 0159273 v1.1 was published.
Output Datasets
Lineage information for: dataset
Processing Steps
  • Data Type: green turtle (measured); Units: na; Observation Type: na; Sampling Instrument: na.
  • Data Type: protected species (measured); Units: na; Observation Type: na; Sampling Instrument: na.
  • Data Type: 2010 (measured); Units: na; Observation Type: na; Sampling Instrument: na.
  • Data Type: age structure (measured); Units: na; Observation Type: na; Sampling Instrument: na.
  • Data Type: body condition (measured); Units: na; Observation Type: na; Sampling Instrument: na.
  • Data Type: disease status (measured); Units: na; Observation Type: na; Sampling Instrument: na.
  • Data Type: growth patterns (measured); Units: na; Observation Type: na; Sampling Instrument: na.
  • Data Type: Morphology (measured); Units: na; Observation Type: na; Sampling Instrument: na.
  • Data Type: sex (measured); Units: na; Observation Type: na; Sampling Instrument: na.
  • Data Type: Tail Length (measured); Units: cm; Observation Type: laboratory analysis; Sampling Instrument: calipers.
  • Data Type: Straightline carapace length notch to notch (measured); Units: cm; Observation Type: laboratory analysis; Sampling Instrument: calipers.
  • Data Type: Straightline carapace length notch to tip (measured); Units: cm; Observation Type: laboratory analysis; Sampling Instrument: calipers.
  • Data Type: Straightline carapace width (measured); Units: cm; Observation Type: laboratory analysis; Sampling Instrument: calipers.
  • Data Type: Anterior carapace depth (measured); Units: cm; Observation Type: laboratory analysis; Sampling Instrument: calipers.
  • Data Type: Plastron length (measured); Units: cm; Observation Type: laboratory analysis; Sampling Instrument: calipers.
  • Data Type: Head length (measured); Units: cm; Observation Type: laboratory analysis; Sampling Instrument: calipers.
  • Data Type: Head Width (measured); Units: cm; Observation Type: laboratory analysis; Sampling Instrument: calipers.
  • Data Type: Front flipper chord length (measured); Units: cm; Observation Type: laboratory analysis; Sampling Instrument: calipers.
  • Data Type: Front flipper claw length (measured); Units: cm; Observation Type: laboratory analysis; Sampling Instrument: calipers.
  • Data Type: Dorsal tail length (measured); Units: cm; Observation Type: laboratory analysis; Sampling Instrument: calipers.
  • Data Type: Rear flipper claw length (measured); Units: cm; Observation Type: laboratory analysis; Sampling Instrument: calipers.
  • Data Type: Length of tail from vent to tail (measured); Units: cm; Observation Type: laboratory analysis; Sampling Instrument: calipers.
  • Data Type: Curved carapace length notch to tip (measured); Units: cm; Observation Type: laboratory analysis; Sampling Instrument: measuring tape.
  • Data Type: Curved carapace length notch to notch (measured); Units: cm; Observation Type: laboratory analysis; Sampling Instrument: measuring tape.
  • Data Type: Curved carapace width (measured); Units: cm; Observation Type: laboratory analysis; Sampling Instrument: measuring tape.
  • Data Type: Weight (measured); Units: kg; Observation Type: laboratory analysis; Sampling Instrument: scale.
  • Data Type: Weight of heart (measured); Units: g; Observation Type: laboratory analysis; Sampling Instrument: scale.
  • Data Type: Weight of liver (measured); Units: g; Observation Type: laboratory analysis; Sampling Instrument: scale.
  • Data Type: Weight of spleen (measured); Units: g; Observation Type: laboratory analysis; Sampling Instrument: scale.
  • Data Type: Weight of kidney (measured); Units: g; Observation Type: laboratory analysis; Sampling Instrument: scale.
  • Data Type: Testes Length (measured); Units: cm; Observation Type: laboratory analysis; Sampling Instrument: calipers.
  • Data Type: Testes Width (measured); Units: cm; Observation Type: laboratory analysis; Sampling Instrument: calipers.
Acquisition Information (collection)
Instrument
  • calipers
  • scale
Last Modified: 2018-11-05T17:10:42
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