NOAA's Coral Reef Conservation Program (CRCP) Acropora palmata snail corallivore removal evaluation in the Florida Keys from 2011-2013 (NCEI Accession 0161266)

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This data contains visual observations as well as Predatory snail removal and analysis on several reef plots in the Florida Keys. During the initial removal in June 2011, 639 snails were removed from twelve 150m2 plots. Snails were removed 2 additional times during a seven month removal phase, and then counted at five surveys over the next 19 months to track recolonization. At the conclusion, snails were collected, measured and sexed.
  • Cite as: Williams, E. Dana; Cameron, Caitlin; Bright, J. Alan; Miller, W. Margaret (2017). NOAA's Coral Reef Conservation Program (CRCP) Acropora palmata snail corallivore removal evaluation in the Florida Keys from 2011-2013 (NCEI Accession 0161266). 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 2011-06-14 to 2013-08-25
Spatial Bounding Box Coordinates
N: 25.2229
S: 25.00912
E: -80.20956
W: -80.37481
Spatial Coverage Map
General Documentation
Associated Resources
  • CRCP-Acropora palmata snail corallivore removal evaluation
  • Removal of corallivorous snails as a proactive tool for the conservation of acroporid corals
Publication Dates
  • publication: 2017-03-08
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: F2E1A1
Purpose To determine the effectiveness and costs of predator removal as a conservation measure for elkhorn coral, Acropora palmata
Use Limitations
  • accessLevel: Public
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Dataset Citation
  • Cite as: Williams, E. Dana; Cameron, Caitlin; Bright, J. Alan; Miller, W. Margaret (2017). NOAA's Coral Reef Conservation Program (CRCP) Acropora palmata snail corallivore removal evaluation in the Florida Keys from 2011-2013 (NCEI Accession 0161266). Version 1.1. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Dataset. [access date]
Cited Authors
  • Williams, E. Dana
  • Cameron, Caitlin
  • Bright, J. Alan
  • Miller, W. Margaret
Principal Investigators
  • Dana Williams
    US DOC; NOAA; NMFS; Southeast Fisheries Science Center; Miami, FL Laboratory (SEFSC - Miami Lab)
  • Margaret Miller
    US DOC; NOAA; NMFS; Southeast Fisheries Science Center; Miami, FL Laboratory (SEFSC - Miami Lab)
Contributors
Resource Providers
Points of Contact
  • Dana Williams
    US DOC; NOAA; NMFS; Southeast Fisheries Science Center; Miami, FL Laboratory (SEFSC - Miami Lab)
Publishers
Acknowledgments
  • Related Funding Agency: US DOC; NOAA; NMFS; Southeast Fisheries Science Center; Miami, FL Laboratory
  • Related Funding Agency: US DOC; NOAA; NOS; Coral Reef Conservation Program
Theme keywords NODC DATA TYPES THESAURUS NODC OBSERVATION TYPES THESAURUS WMO_CategoryCode
  • oceanography
CoRIS Discovery Thesaurus
  • Numeric Data Sets > Biology
CoRIS Theme Thesaurus
  • EARTH SCIENCE > Biological Classification > Animals/Invertebrates> Mollusks > Gastropods
  • EARTH SCIENCE > Biosphere > Ecological Dynamics > Predation > Coral Predation
  • EARTH SCIENCE > Biosphere > Zoology > Corals > ESA Listed Species
  • EARTH SCIENCE > Oceans > Marine Biology > Coral
Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Science and Services Keywords
  • EARTH SCIENCE > BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION
  • EARTH SCIENCE > BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION > ANIMALS/INVERTEBRATES
  • EARTH SCIENCE > SOLID EARTH > GEOMORPHIC LANDFORMS/PROCESSES > COASTAL LANDFORMS > CORAL REEFS
Submitter Funding Agency
  • US DOC; NOAA; NMFS; Southeast Fisheries Science Center; Miami, FL Laboratory
  • US DOC; NOAA; NOS; Coral Reef Conservation Program
Submitter Keywords
  • 2011-2013
  • Acropora palmata
  • Conservation Biology
  • Coralliophila abbreviata
  • Ecology
  • Ecosystem Science
  • Elkhorn
  • Marine Biology
  • Predator
  • Snail
  • Snail Lenght
  • Snail Sex
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 Sutmitters Instrument Keywords
  • Measuring tape
Place keywords NODC SEA AREA NAMES THESAURUS CoRIS Place Thesaurus
  • COUNTRY/TERRITORY > United States of America > Florida > Monroe County > Carysfort Reef (25N080W0013)
  • COUNTRY/TERRITORY > United States of America > Florida > Monroe County > Elbow Reef (25N080W0020)
  • COUNTRY/TERRITORY > United States of America > Florida > Monroe County > French Reef (25N080W0022)
  • COUNTRY/TERRITORY > United States of America > Florida > Monroe County > Key Largo Dry Rocks (25N080W0039)
  • COUNTRY/TERRITORY > United States of America > Florida > Monroe County > Molasses Reef (25N080W0003)
  • COUNTRY/TERRITORY > United States of America > Florida > Monroe County > Sand Island (25N080W0036)
  • OCEAN BASIN > Atlantic Ocean > North Atlantic Ocean > Florida Reef Tract > Upper Florida Keys > Carysfort Reef (25N080W0013)
  • OCEAN BASIN > Atlantic Ocean > North Atlantic Ocean > Florida Reef Tract > Upper Florida Keys > Elbow Reef (25N080W0020)
  • OCEAN BASIN > Atlantic Ocean > North Atlantic Ocean > Florida Reef Tract > Upper Florida Keys > French Reef (25N080W0022)
  • OCEAN BASIN > Atlantic Ocean > North Atlantic Ocean > Florida Reef Tract > Upper Florida Keys > Key Largo Dry Rocks (25N080W0039)
  • OCEAN BASIN > Atlantic Ocean > North Atlantic Ocean > Florida Reef Tract > Upper Florida Keys > Molasses Reef (25N080W0003)
  • OCEAN BASIN > Atlantic Ocean > North Atlantic Ocean > Florida Reef Tract > Upper Florida Keys > Sand Island (25N080W0036)
Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Location Keywords
  • OCEAN > ATLANTIC OCEAN > NORTH ATLANTIC OCEAN
  • OCEAN > ATLANTIC OCEAN > NORTH ATLANTIC OCEAN > GULF OF MEXICO
Project keywords NODC PROJECT NAMES THESAURUS CRCP Project
  • 1091
  • 201
  • Evaluation of ESA listed Acropora spp. Status and Actions for Management and Recovery
  • Evaluation of ESA listed Acropora spp. Status and Recovery Actions
Keywords NCEI ACCESSION NUMBER
Use Constraints
  • Cite as: Williams, E. Dana; Cameron, Caitlin; Bright, J. Alan; Miller, W. Margaret (2017). NOAA's Coral Reef Conservation Program (CRCP) Acropora palmata snail corallivore removal evaluation in the Florida Keys from 2011-2013 (NCEI Accession 0161266). Version 1.1. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Dataset. [access date]
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Processing Steps
  • 2017-03-08T02:33:12 - NCEI Accession 0161266 v1.1 was published.
Output Datasets
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Processing Steps
  • Data Type: Snail Lenght (measured); Units: mm; Observation Type: laboratory analysis; Sampling Instrument: measuring tape.
  • Data Type: Snail Sex (measured); Units: na; Observation Type: na; Sampling Instrument: visual analysis.
  • Data Type: Acropora palmata (measured); Units: na; Observation Type: na; Sampling Instrument: na.
  • Data Type: Conservation Biology (measured); Units: na; Observation Type: na; Sampling Instrument: na.
  • Data Type: Coralliophila abbreviata (measured); Units: na; Observation Type: na; Sampling Instrument: na.
  • Data Type: Ecology (measured); Units: na; Observation Type: na; Sampling Instrument: na.
  • Data Type: Ecosystem Science (measured); Units: na; Observation Type: na; Sampling Instrument: na.
  • Data Type: Elkhorn (measured); Units: na; Observation Type: na; Sampling Instrument: na.
  • Data Type: Marine Biology (measured); Units: na; Observation Type: na; Sampling Instrument: na.
  • Data Type: Predator (measured); Units: na; Observation Type: na; Sampling Instrument: na.
  • Data Type: snail (measured); Units: na; Observation Type: na; Sampling Instrument: na.
  • Data Type: 2011-2013 (measured); Units: na; Observation Type: na; Sampling Instrument: na.
Acquisition Information (collection)
Instrument
  • coral reef surveys
  • visual analysis
Last Modified: 2018-05-08T13:04:07
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