AFSC/RACE/SAP/Jensen: Bitter crab disease mortality in SE Alaska Tanner crab

Metadata Updated: February 8, 2018

These are data from a laboratory experiment in which wild caught male Tanner crab (Chionoecetes bairdi) from Stephens Passage, SE Alaska were held to evaluate crab survival while harboring Hematodinium sp., a parasitic dinoflagellate and causative agent of Bitter Crab Syndrome (BCS). In October 2014, Tanner crab in various condition states were targeted and collected. Targeted crab condition states were visually healthy, visually BCS positive or questionably BCS positive. Crab were held from capture until death (ongoing) and crab were tested regularly for parasite presence using two methods, blood smears and a PCR assay to detect the presence of parasite DNA. The data include crab morphometrics, disease status by diagnostic method, and crab survival duration.

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Metadata Date March 1, 2017
Metadata Created Date May 31, 2016
Metadata Updated Date February 8, 2018
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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Date March 1, 2017
Metadata Created Date May 31, 2016
Metadata Updated Date February 8, 2018
Reference Date(s) (publication)
Responsible Party (); Alaska Fisheries Science Center (Point of Contact, Custodian)
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Access Constraints Access Constraints: There are no legal restrictions on access to the data. They reside in public domain and can be freely distributed. | Use Constraints: User must read and fully comprehend the metadata prior to use. Applications or inferences derived from the data should be carefully considered for accuracy. Acknowledgementof NOAA/NMFS/AFSC, as the source from which these data were obtained in any publications and/or other representations of these, data is suggested. | Distribution Liability: The user is responsible for the results of any application of this data for other than its intended purpose. NOAA denies liability if the data are misused.
Bbox East Long -134.5
Bbox North Lat 58.4
Bbox South Lat 58.2
Bbox West Long -134.8
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Harvest Object Id 8eb712b6-01a9-4795-badd-a9c6467bd4b8
Harvest Source Id 2aed8e29-fc5b-4cde-aa66-fb1118fd705e
Harvest Source Title NOAA CSW Harvest Source
Metadata Language eng
Metadata Type geospatial
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Spatial Harvester True
Temporal Extent Begin 2014

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