Industry Based Survey (IBS) Cod

Metadata Updated: February 27, 2019

The "Gulf of Maine Atlantic Cod Industry-Based Survey" was a collaboration of the Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries and the fishing industry, with support from NOAA Fisheries. The goal of the survey was to define the broad scale distribution of Atlantic cod aggregations in the Gulf of Maine in space and time, by age and size composition. Specific objectives were to use the resultant data to: 1) compliment the NEFSC bottom trawl surveys and 2) evaluate the Gulf of Maine rolling closure areas that existed at the time. Intensive sampling in Gulf of Maine waters was accomplished using four commercial trawlers equipped with a trawl specifically designed for this program. Sampling protocols were adapted from the NEFSC standardized bottom trawl surveys.

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Metadata Date September 6, 2018
Metadata Created Date March 28, 2016
Metadata Updated Date February 27, 2019
Reference Date(s) (publication)
Frequency Of Update asNeeded

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Harvested from NOAA CSW Harvest Source

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Date September 6, 2018
Metadata Created Date March 28, 2016
Metadata Updated Date February 27, 2019
Reference Date(s) (publication)
Responsible Party Northeast Fisheries Science Center (Point of Contact, Custodian)
Contact Email
Access Constraints Access Constraints: User must read and fully comprehend the metadata prior to use. Applications or inferences derived from the data should be carefully considered for accuracy. NEFSC Data Access Constraint: If data is stored on an internal NEFSC network, the requester may not have direct access to query the data unless they are also authorized for network access. | Use Constraints: Acknowledgement of NOAA/NMFS/NEFSC, as the source from which these data were obtained in any publications and/or other representations of these, data is suggested.
Bbox East Long -66.955583
Bbox North Lat 44.691317
Bbox South Lat 41.108983
Bbox West Long -70.865883
Coupled Resource
Frequency Of Update asNeeded
Guid gov.noaa.nmfs.inport:27398
Harvest Object Id b09eb748-f314-495f-aa5b-5f7ee3f98e07
Harvest Source Id 2aed8e29-fc5b-4cde-aa66-fb1118fd705e
Harvest Source Title NOAA CSW Harvest Source
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
Progress completed
Spatial Data Service Type
Spatial Reference System
Spatial Harvester True
Temporal Extent Begin 2003
Temporal Extent End 2007

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