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Coral Protection Areas

Metadata Updated: March 16, 2024

These data depict zones for the protection of deep-sea coral from physical damage by fishing gear. Commercial fishermen are prohibited from using bottom-tending gear such otter trawls; beam trawls; hydraulic dredges; non-hydraulic dredges; seines; longlines; pots and traps; and sink or anchored gillnets within these zones. Additional coral protection areas may also be defined as part of an Area of Particular Concern within an Essential Fish Habitat.

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Dates

Metadata Date February 29, 2024
Metadata Created Date February 28, 2022
Metadata Updated Date March 16, 2024
Reference Date(s) February 22, 2022 (publication)
Frequency Of Update notPlanned

Metadata Source

Harvested from NOS OCM

Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Date February 29, 2024
Metadata Created Date February 28, 2022
Metadata Updated Date March 16, 2024
Reference Date(s) February 22, 2022 (publication)
Responsible Party NOAA Office for Coastal Management (Point of Contact)
Contact Email
Guid gov.noaa.nmfs.inport:66679
Access Constraints Cite As: Office for Coastal Management, [Date of Access]: Coral Protection Areas [Data Date Range], https://www.fisheries.noaa.gov/inport/item/66679., Use Constraints: For coastal and ocean planning, Distribution Liability: https://www.marinecadastre.gov/about/disclaimer.html
Bbox East Long -65
Bbox North Lat 44.25
Bbox South Lat 36.5
Bbox West Long -75
Coupled Resource
Frequency Of Update notPlanned
Harvest Object Id b04c4d2a-0a15-4bcb-8b19-707683fc51bd
Harvest Source Id c0121fd9-df15-4168-ac04-42f6e36a794d
Harvest Source Title NOS OCM
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
Metadata Language eng
Metadata Type geospatial
Old Spatial {"type": "Polygon", "coordinates": [[[-75.0, 36.5], [-65.0, 36.5], [-65.0, 44.25], [-75.0, 44.25], [-75.0, 36.5]]]}
Progress completed
Spatial Data Service Type
Spatial Reference System EPSG::4269
Spatial Harvester True

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