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Atlantic Oculina Survey (2004)

Metadata Updated: April 1, 2024

The Southeast Fisheries Science Center Mississippi Laboratories conducts standardized fisheries independent resource surveys off the east coast of the United States to provide abundance and distribution information to support regional and international stock assessments. A pilot pelagic longline survey was conducted in 2004 off the east coast of the United States. The objective of the survey was to examine the feasibility of using pelagic longline gear to collect fisheries-independent data on stocks of offshore fishes and to establish protocols for future use. Additional objectives included examining the distribution and relative abundance of pelagic fishes in the region and collect biological and environmental data.

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Metadata Date February 29, 2024
Metadata Created Date June 2, 2022
Metadata Updated Date April 1, 2024
Reference Date(s) (publication)
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Harvested from NMFS SEFSC

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Date February 29, 2024
Metadata Created Date June 2, 2022
Metadata Updated Date April 1, 2024
Reference Date(s) (publication)
Responsible Party (Custodian)
Contact Email
Guid gov.noaa.nmfs.inport:29406
Access Constraints Cite As: Southeast Fisheries Science Center, [Date of Access]: Atlantic Oculina Survey (2004) [Data Date Range],, Access Constraints: There are not restrictions or legal prerequisites for accessing this data., Use Constraints: NOAA NMFS does not approve, recommend, or endorse any proprietary product or proprietary material mentioned in this publication. No reference shall be made to NMFS, or to this publication furnished by NMFS, in any advertising or sales promotion which would indicate or imply that NMFS approves, recommends, or endorses any proprietary product or proprietary material mentioned herein or which has as its purpose any intent to cause directly or indirectly the advertised product to be used or purchased because of this NMFS publication. NMFS is not responsible for any uses of these datasets beyond those for which they were intended, and NMFS makes no claims regarding the accuracy of any data provided by agencies or individuals outside NMFS. Acknowlegement of NOAA NMFS and SEAMAP would be appreciated in products derived or publications generated from this data.
Bbox East Long -75
Bbox North Lat 36
Bbox South Lat 29
Bbox West Long -81
Coupled Resource
Frequency Of Update
Harvest Object Id 9d4cd4d5-abf6-4418-97ac-e621c7ee259b
Harvest Source Id ca759a40-507d-4d0c-8f8c-64b3c5e05066
Harvest Source Title NMFS SEFSC
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.
Lineage Catch data (species, length, weight, sex) are collected on paper and are then entered into the database. All longline set locations and environmental data are imported directly into the database. All data are thoroughly scrutinized by watch leaders at sea and then again checked for accuracy at the end of each survey. Once considered complete and accurate, data were transferred to the custodian.
Metadata Language eng
Metadata Type geospatial
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Progress completed
Spatial Data Service Type
Spatial Reference System
Spatial Harvester True

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