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Larval transport simulation

Metadata Updated: February 10, 2023

The purpose of this study is to understand how oceanographic factors affect the annual recruitment success of gag grouper. We use the Connectivity Modeling System (Paris et al. 2013), an individual-based model which estimates the movement of particles in a 3-D velocity field, and has the capacity to simulate complex behaviors such as those displayed by fish larvae. Simulated gag grouper larvae are tracked from their release sites in the northeastern Gulf of Mexico to suitable settlement habitat, given the specified biological parameters. The modeling effort presented here produces an index of annual recruitment deviations for the years 2003-2012, which can be directly input into the 2013 Stock Synthesis assessment model.

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Metadata Date February 1, 2023
Metadata Created Date November 12, 2020
Metadata Updated Date February 10, 2023
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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Date February 1, 2023
Metadata Created Date November 12, 2020
Metadata Updated Date February 10, 2023
Reference Date(s) (publication)
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Guid gov.noaa.nmfs.inport:30674
Access Constraints Cite As: Southeast Fisheries Science Center, [Date of Access]: Larval transport simulation [Data Date Range],, Access Constraints: None |
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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
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Temporal Extent Begin 2011

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