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TPWD HARC Texas Coastal Fisheries San Antonio Bay Trawl


The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) utilizes several sampling gears for fisheries-independent monitoring of finfish and shellfish communities. They include bag seines, trawls, gill nets and oyster dredges. TPWD uses multiple gears in a random sampling protocol, and they identify (to the lowest taxonomic unit possible) and count everything that they collect. This dataset contains bay trawl data collected for the San Antonio bay system in Texas from 1982 to 2008. Collected data also included spatial and temporal information describing the sample location and time, collection gear information, hydrological data (e.g. dissolved oxygen, water temperature, and salinity), weather conditions, species caught, and number of each species [...]


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SanAntonioBay_BayTrawl.xls 6.07 MB
OBIS-USA Enrollment Journal San Antonio Bay Trawl 20140620.doc 143.5 KB
TPWD_HARC_BayTrawlScript.R 7.89 KB
TPWD.Taxonomy.Hierarchy.csv 133.79 KB
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Downloaded from the HARC website and processed for inclusion in OBIS-USA by A. Benson

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