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Northeast Fisheries Science Center Bottom Trawl Survey Data

Dates

Start Date
1948-07-14
End Date
2008-11-08

Citation

NOAA's National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) Northeast Fisheries Science Center (2005). Northeast Fisheries Science Center Bottom Trawl Survey Data. NOAA's National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) Northeast Fisheries Science Center, Ecosystems Survey Branch. Woods Hole, Massachusetts, United States of America.http://www.nefsc.noaa.gov/esb/

Summary

This is the Northeast Fisheries Science Center Bottom Trawl Survey database for Northwest Atlantic marine organisms. Survey cruises use a bottom trawl to sample randomly selected stations in an attempt to delineate the species composition, geographic distribution, and abundance of various resources. Fish and selected invertebrate species are identified. Weight, length, total catch numbers, age structures, maturity stages, sex determinations and food content are recorded or collected during the survey cruises. Associated oceanographic and meteorological data, salinity, conductivity, and temperature data are available for all stations. Ichthyoplankton and zooplankton data is available for a subset of the stations. Geographic coverage [...]

Contacts

Technical Contact :
Linda Despres

Attached Files

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nefsc_20170407.csv
“Legacy data”
193.69 MB text/csv
extendedmeasurementorfact.txt
“DarwinCore:measurementOrFact”
48.75 MB text/plain
occurrence.txt
“DarwinCore:occurrence”
185.32 MB text/plain
nefsc_20170407_cleanup.R 12.07 KB text/x-rsrc

Communities

  • Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) - USA Dataset Collection

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Python ScienceBase script acting on data from the OBIS-USA Postgres database

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  • nefsc_bottom_trawl_surveys_coml

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