Abundance and Distribution of Commercially Important Estuarine Dependent Species Populations within the Gulf of Mexico from 1986-04-01 to 2017-06-27 (NCEI Accession 0175786)


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            title:  Abundance and Distribution of Commercially Important Estuarine Dependent Species Populations within the Gulf of Mexico from 1986-04-01 to 2017-06-27 (NCEI Accession 0175786)
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        abstract:  This dataset contains records of Gulf of Mexico (GOM) blue crab (Callinectes sapidus), white shrimp (Litopenaeus setiferus), brown shrimp (Farfantepenaeus aztecus), and fishes which can be used to quantify their population abundances and distributions. The data set contains existing data as a baseline and supplemental data from continued sampling. It contains records of early life stage blue crab, white shrimp, brown shrimp, and fishes (measurements and counts) from beach seine and trawl samples across the north GOM in the central Gulf States that were collected using standardized sampling methods. Data also include habitat assessments such as descriptions, georeferencing information, and abiotic factors (DO, salinity, temperature).
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            keyword:  SECCHI DISKS
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                    date:  2018-03-15
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            keyword:  Garmin GPS
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            keyword:  OCEAN > ATLANTIC OCEAN > NORTH ATLANTIC OCEAN
            keyword:  OCEAN > ATLANTIC OCEAN > NORTH ATLANTIC OCEAN > GULF OF MEXICO
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                            description:  The information provided on this page seeks to define how the GCMD Keywords are structured, used and accessed. It also provides information on how users can participate in the further development of the keywords.
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            otherConstraints:  Cite as: O'Connell, Ann; Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries; University of New Orleans/Nekton Research Laboratory; University of Southern Mississippi/Gulf Coast Research Laboratory; Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources/Fisheries Assessment and Monitoring Program; University of Southern Alabama/Dauphin Island Sea Lab (2018). Abundance and Distribution of Commercially Important Estuarine Dependent Species Populations within the Gulf of Mexico from 1986-04-01 to 2017-06-27 (NCEI Accession 0175786). [indicate subset used]. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Dataset. https://accession.nodc.noaa.gov/0175786. Accessed [date].
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        topicCategory:  (MD_TopicCategoryCode) oceans
        topicCategory:  (MD_TopicCategoryCode) climatologyMeteorologyAtmosphere
        topicCategory:  (MD_TopicCategoryCode) biota
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                    beginPosition:  1986-04-01
                    endPosition:  2017-06-27
        supplementalInformation:  In this accession, NCEI has archived multiple versions of these data. The latest (and best) version of these data has the largest version number. Submission Package ID: PB4WLM
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                  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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                        city:  Asheville
                        administrativeArea:  NC
                        postalCode:  28801-5001
                        country:  USA
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                description:  NCEI Accession 0175786 v1.1 was published.
                dateTime:
                  DateTime:  2018-09-18T18:59:27Z
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                            dateType:  (CI_DateTypeCode) publication
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                                    linkage: https://accession.nodc.noaa.gov/0175786/1.1
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                description:  NCEI Accession 0175786 was revised and v2.2 was published.
                rationale:  Updates were received for this data set. These updates were copied into the data/0-data/ directory of this accession. These updates may provide additional files or replace obsolete files. This version contains the most complete and up-to-date representation of this archival information package. All of the files received prior to this update are available in the preceding version of this accession.
                dateTime:
                  DateTime:  2018-10-19T13:32:21Z
                output:  (LE_Source)
                    sourceCitation:  (CI_Citation)
                        title:  NCEI Accession 0175786 v2.2
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                                    linkage: https://accession.nodc.noaa.gov/0175786/2.2
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                                    description:  NCEI Accession 0175786 v2.2
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            level:  (MD_ScopeCode) dataset
        lineage:  (LI_Lineage)
            processStep:  (LE_ProcessStep)
                description:  Parameter or Variable: Taxon (measured); Units: documentation only - no units; Observation Category: in situ; Sampling Instrument: documentation only - no instrument type.
            processStep:  (LE_ProcessStep)
                description:  Parameter or Variable: Weight (measured); Units: gram; Observation Category: in situ; Sampling Instrument: scale.
            processStep:  (LE_ProcessStep)
                description:  Parameter or Variable: Size-minsl (measured); Units: millimeter; Observation Category: in situ; Sampling Instrument: measuring board.
            processStep:  (LE_ProcessStep)
                description:  Parameter or Variable: Size-maxsl (measured); Units: millimeter; Observation Category: in situ; Sampling Instrument: measuring board.
            processStep:  (LE_ProcessStep)
                description:  Parameter or Variable: Size-mintl (measured); Units: millimeter; Observation Category: in situ; Sampling Instrument: measuring board.
            processStep:  (LE_ProcessStep)
                description:  Parameter or Variable: Size-maxtl (measured); Units: millimeter; Observation Category: in situ; Sampling Instrument: measuring board.
            processStep:  (LE_ProcessStep)
                description:  Parameter or Variable: Size-minrostrum (measured); Units: millimeter; Observation Category: in situ; Sampling Instrument: measuring board.
            processStep:  (LE_ProcessStep)
                description:  Parameter or Variable: Size-maxrostrum (measured); Units: millimeter; Observation Category: in situ; Sampling Instrument: measuring board.
            processStep:  (LE_ProcessStep)
                description:  Parameter or Variable: Size-mincara (measured); Units: millimeter; Observation Category: in situ; Sampling Instrument: measuring board.
            processStep:  (LE_ProcessStep)
                description:  Parameter or Variable: Size-maxcara (measured); Units: millimeter; Observation Category: in situ; Sampling Instrument: measuring board.
            processStep:  (LE_ProcessStep)
                description:  Parameter or Variable: Number of Specimens (measured); Units: number; Observation Category: in situ; Sampling Instrument: documentation only - no instrument type.
            processStep:  (LE_ProcessStep)
                description:  Parameter or Variable: Habitat (measured); Units: numeric code; Observation Category: in situ; Sampling Instrument: documentation only - no instrument type.
            processStep:  (LE_ProcessStep)
                description:  Parameter or Variable: Water_tempsurface (measured); Units: degrees C; Observation Category: in situ; Sampling Instrument: YSI - handheld multi-parameter instrument, Hydrolab, other meters.
            processStep:  (LE_ProcessStep)
                description:  Parameter or Variable: Water_tempbottom (measured); Units: degrees C; Observation Category: in situ; Sampling Instrument: YSI - handheld multi-parameter instrument, Hydrolab, other meters.
            processStep:  (LE_ProcessStep)
                description:  Parameter or Variable: Air_temp (measured); Units: degrees C; Observation Category: in situ; Sampling Instrument: YSI - handheld multi-parameter instrument, Hydrolab, other meters.
            processStep:  (LE_ProcessStep)
                description:  Parameter or Variable: Secchi (measured); Units: meter for UNO/NRL, USM/GCRL, USA/DISL; Observation Category: in situ; Sampling Instrument: secchi disk; Sampling and Analyzing Method: USM/GCRL (changed from ft to m).
            processStep:  (LE_ProcessStep)
                description:  Parameter or Variable: Depth (measured); Units: meter for UNO/NRL, USM/GCRL, USA/DISL; Observation Category: in situ; Sampling Instrument: Garmin GPS and various meters; Sampling and Analyzing Method: USM/GCRL (changed from ft to m).
            processStep:  (LE_ProcessStep)
                description:  Parameter or Variable: Water (measured); Units: documentation - no units; Observation Category: in situ; Sampling Instrument: documentation only - no instrument type.
            processStep:  (LE_ProcessStep)
                description:  Parameter or Variable: Salinitysurface (measured); Units: ppt; Observation Category: in situ; Sampling Instrument: YSI - handheld multi-parameter instrument, Hydrolab, other meters.
            processStep:  (LE_ProcessStep)
                description:  Parameter or Variable: Salinitybottom (measured); Units: ppt; Observation Category: in situ; Sampling Instrument: YSI - handheld multi-parameter instrument, Hydrolab, other meters.
            processStep:  (LE_ProcessStep)
                description:  Parameter or Variable: Spec_cond (measured); Units: S/cm; Observation Category: in situ; Sampling Instrument: YSI - handheld multi-parameter instrument, Hydrolab, other meters.
            processStep:  (LE_ProcessStep)
                description:  Parameter or Variable: Cond (measured); Units: S/cm; Observation Category: in situ; Sampling Instrument: YSI - handheld multi-parameter instrument, Hydrolab, other meters.
            processStep:  (LE_ProcessStep)
                description:  Parameter or Variable: Dosurface (measured); Units: ppm; Observation Category: in situ; Sampling Instrument: YSI - handheld multi-parameter instrument, Hydrolab, other meters.
            processStep:  (LE_ProcessStep)
                description:  Parameter or Variable: Dobottom (measured); Units: ppm; Observation Category: in situ; Sampling Instrument: YSI - handheld multi-parameter instrument, Hydrolab, other meters.
            processStep:  (LE_ProcessStep)
                description:  Parameter or Variable: Winddir (measured); Units: (N,S,E,W, etc.) or azimuth degree; Observation Category: in situ; Sampling Instrument: Garmin GPS and various meters.
            processStep:  (LE_ProcessStep)
                description:  Parameter or Variable: Windspeed (measured); Units: Knots; Observation Category: in situ; Sampling Instrument: Garmin GPS and various meters.
            processStep:  (LE_ProcessStep)
                description:  Parameter or Variable: Weather (measured); Units: documentation - no units; Observation Category: in situ; Sampling Instrument: documentation only - no instrument type.
            processStep:  (LE_ProcessStep)
                description:  Parameter or Variable: Sea State (measured); Units: USM/GCRL(numeric code), USA/DISL (Ft or text description); Observation Category: in situ; Sampling Instrument: Garmin Chartplotter or visual observation.
            processStep:  (LE_ProcessStep)
                description:  Parameter or Variable: Cloud cover (measured); Units: USM/GCRL (numeric code); Observation Category: in situ; Sampling Instrument: Garmin chartplotter.
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                description:  Parameter or Variable: Vegetation (measured); Units: documentation only - no units; Observation Category: in situ; Sampling Instrument: documentation only - no instrument type.
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                description:  Parameter or Variable: Bottom (measured); Units: documentation - no units; Observation Category: in situ; Sampling Instrument: documentation only - no instrument type.
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                description:  Parameter or Variable: StartLat (measured); Units: Decimal degrees; Observation Category: In situ; Sampling Instrument: Garmin GPS and various meters.
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                description:  Parameter or Variable: StartLong (measured); Units: Decimal degrees; Observation Category: in situ; Sampling Instrument: Garmin GPS and various meters.
            processStep:  (LE_ProcessStep)
                description:  Parameter or Variable: FinLat (measured); Units: Decimal degrees; Observation Category: in situ; Sampling Instrument: Garmin GPS and various meters.
            processStep:  (LE_ProcessStep)
                description:  Parameter or Variable: FinLong (measured); Units: Decimal degrees; Observation Category: in situ; Sampling Instrument: Garmin GPS and various meters.
            processStep:  (LE_ProcessStep)
                description:  Parameter or Variable: Disttowed (measured); Units: Nautical miles (USM/GCRL); Ft (USA/DISL); Observation Category: in situ; Sampling Instrument: Garmin GPS and various meters.
            processStep:  (LE_ProcessStep)
                description:  Parameter or Variable: Family (measured); Units: documentation only - no units; Observation Category: in situ; Sampling Instrument: documentation only - no instrument type.
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        maintenanceAndUpdateFrequency:  (MD_MaintenanceFrequencyCode) asNeeded
        maintenanceNote:  Metadata are developed, maintained and distributed by NCEI. Updates are performed as needed to maintain currentness.
        maintenanceNote:  NCEI Accession 0175786 was revised and a new version of the archival package was published. Updates to existing archival packages may provide additional files or replace obsolete files. The latest version contains the most complete and up-to-date representation of this archival information package. All of the files received prior to this update are available in the preceding version of this accession. Please see journal.txt in the /about directory for additional details on changes made.
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            description:  An instrument for measuring mass or weight.
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                code:  YSI - handheld multi-parameter instrument
            type:  YSI - handheld multi-parameter instrument
            description:  coastal instrument used to measure temperature, salinity, dissolved oxygen, and other parameters