FBSAD Recruit Reef Fish Belt Transect Survey at Hawaii Island (Big Island), Main Hawaiian Islands, 2005 (NODC Accession 0046935)

Metadata Updated: February 27, 2019

Shore-based belt transects were conducted at 8-13 m depths at 3 longshore sites on the leeward coast (North and South Kohala districts) of the Big Island (Hawaii Island) in the MHI during spring 2005. From 8-10 randomly positioned transects were surveyed at each site; each transect was 25-m long x 2-m wide (50 m2 area). Raw survey data consist of species-specific and size-specific (total length, TL, in cm) numerical counts of recruit (< 5 cm total length, TL) and larger (5-10 cm TL) juvenile reef fishes encountered within transect boundaries. The study was published in a peer-reviewed marine science journal in August 2007. The full citation is: "DeMartini EE, Anderson TW (2007) Habitat associations and aggregation of recruit fishes on Hawaiian coral reefs. Bulletin of Marine Science 81(1):139-152".

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Metadata Date June 20, 2018
Metadata Created Date February 7, 2018
Metadata Updated Date February 27, 2019
Reference Date(s) March 31, 2008 (publication)
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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Date June 20, 2018
Metadata Created Date February 7, 2018
Metadata Updated Date February 27, 2019
Reference Date(s) March 31, 2008 (publication)
Responsible Party Fishery Biology and Stock Assessment Division (FBSAD), Pacific Island Fisheries Sciences Center, National Marine Fisheries Service (Point of Contact)
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Access Constraints Use Constraints: Please cite FBSAD when using the data. Fishery Biology and Stock Assessment Division, Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, National Marine Fisheries Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Access Constraints: None
Bbox East Long -155.859
Bbox North Lat 20.184
Bbox South Lat 19.955
Bbox West Long -155.901
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Harvest Source Title NOAA CSW Harvest Source
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Metadata Type geospatial
Progress underDevelopment
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Spatial Harvester True
Temporal Extent Begin 2005-05-23
Temporal Extent End 2005-06-10

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