AFSC/RACE/SAP/Pathobiology: 2016 Bitter crab disease prevalence in Chionoecetes spp. from eastern Bering Sea upper continental slope

Metadata Updated: February 27, 2019

This dataset contains crab data from a field survey of Chionoecetes spp. collected during the 2016 NOAA/NMFS/AFSC/RACE groundfish and invertebrate resources bottom trawl survey of the eastern Bering Sea continental slope (EBSS). Crabs were taken opportunistically, at any station regardless of location and depth, and at random. Blood samples were taken from collected crab using non-lethal methods and were preserved in 100% ethanol. Samples were tested in a laboratory with a DNA test to detect the presence of the parasite Hematodinium sp., the causative agent of Bitter Crab Syndrome (BCS). The data includes sampling year, sampling station information, species, crab morphometrics, Hematodinium sp. parasite presence/absence based on PCR assay results.

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Metadata Date November 15, 2018
Metadata Created Date February 7, 2018
Metadata Updated Date February 27, 2019
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Frequency Of Update asNeeded

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Harvested from NOAA CSW Harvest Source

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Date November 15, 2018
Metadata Created Date February 7, 2018
Metadata Updated Date February 27, 2019
Reference Date(s) (publication)
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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. Acknowledgement of 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 -165.398
Bbox North Lat 60.595
Bbox South Lat 54.266
Bbox West Long -179.483
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Frequency Of Update asNeeded
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Harvest Object Id 832065b6-b7ad-4de8-b500-885cd0e650c9
Harvest Source Id 2aed8e29-fc5b-4cde-aa66-fb1118fd705e
Harvest Source Title NOAA CSW Harvest Source
Licence NOAA provides no warranty, nor accepts any liability occurring from any incomplete, incorrect, or misleading data, or from any incorrect, incomplete, or misleading use of the data. It is the responsibility of the user to determine whether or not the data is suitable for the intended purpose.
Metadata Language eng
Metadata Type geospatial
Progress underDevelopment
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Spatial Harvester True

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