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Metadata Updated: November 1, 2023

Juvenile spotted seatrout and other sportfish are being monitored annually over a 6-mo period in Florida Bay to assess their abundance over time relative to restoration of a more natural pattern of freshwater flow from the Florida Everglades through implementation of the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan (CERP). This monitoring and assessment project will provide a scientific basis for the selection of spatial and temporal abundance indices, performance measures, and targets to determine the effect of CERP on Florida Bay resources. Monitoring annually during the period of greatest abundance, May through October, will provide data to determine whether there is a significant relationship of sport fish distribution and abundance to salinity and other environmental variables. Habitat suitability models will be developed from the data and will be used to predict distribution and abundance under different scenarios of freshwater inflow, past and future. This data set provides information on stomach contents of juvenile spotted seatrout. This dataset also contains the data on potential prey species (caridean and penaeid shrimps and small fishes) caught in the trawl at a subset of stations sampled.

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Metadata Date September 28, 2023
Metadata Created Date May 5, 2022
Metadata Updated Date November 1, 2023
Reference Date(s) 2008 (creation), (publication)
Frequency Of Update

Metadata Source

Harvested from NMFS SEFSC

Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Date September 28, 2023
Metadata Created Date May 5, 2022
Metadata Updated Date November 1, 2023
Reference Date(s) 2008 (creation), (publication)
Responsible Party (Point of Contact, Custodian)
Contact Email
Guid gov.noaa.nmfs.inport:30708
Access Constraints Cite As: Southeast Fisheries Science Center, [Date of Access]: FL BAY SPECTROUT-DIET [Data Date Range],, Access Constraints: None |
Bbox East Long -80.63873
Bbox North Lat 25.16729
Bbox South Lat 24.99011
Bbox West Long -81.06568
Coupled Resource
Frequency Of Update
Harvest Object Id 22eae9aa-d90a-4374-8e76-55769e64c739
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 2008

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