Caribbean Marine Mammal Assessment Vessel Surveys

Metadata Updated: April 21, 2022

These data sets are a compilation of large vessel surveys for marine mammal stock assessments in Caribbean waters conducted during 2000-2001. These surveys were designed as line-transect surveys with data collection through both visual methods and passive acoustic tools. Visual survey data were collected following standard protocols and are intended for analysis using the line-transect Distance method to provide estimates of abundance for marine mammal stocks within the survey area. Each survey includes a collection of data sets including visual survey data (survey effort and sightings of marine mammals and other species), passive and active acoustics data, sample collection information, and physical oceanographic data.

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Metadata Date March 29, 2022
Metadata Created Date November 12, 2020
Metadata Updated Date April 21, 2022
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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Date March 29, 2022
Metadata Created Date November 12, 2020
Metadata Updated Date April 21, 2022
Reference Date(s) (publication)
Responsible Party (Point of Contact, Custodian)
Contact Email
Guid gov.noaa.nmfs.inport:26489
Access Constraints Cite As: Southeast Fisheries Science Center, [Date of Access]: Caribbean Marine Mammal Assessment Vessel Surveys [Data Date Range],, Access Constraints: None |
Bbox East Long -59
Bbox North Lat 21
Bbox South Lat 11.5
Bbox West Long -68
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Frequency Of Update
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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.
Metadata Language eng
Metadata Type geospatial
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Progress underDevelopment
Spatial Data Service Type
Spatial Reference System
Spatial Harvester True
Temporal Extent Begin 2000
Temporal Extent End 2001

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