Plankton species abundance data collected during R/V Bellows cruise BE-1205 in the DeSoto Canyon, Gulf of Mexico from 2011-10-24 to 2011-10-26 (NCEI Accession 0174626)

Metadata Updated: February 27, 2019

This dataset reports plankton species relative abundances from sites off the Florida Panhandle Bight at the head of DeSoto Canyon. Plankton samples were collected from 16 offshore shelf sites October 24 to October 26, 2011. It includes sites, date/times,length of tow, plankton samples, counts, and the percentage of total plankton represented by each group. Plankton species were categorized as Ceratium spp., Dinophysis spp., other dinoflagellates, Chaetoceros/Bacteriastrum spp., Rhizosolenia/Guinardia spp, Eucampia/Hemiaulus spp., other chain-forming diatoms, Thalassionematales spp., Nitzschioid diatoms, other diatoms, Cyanobacteria (Trichodesmium spp.), and zooplankton.

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Metadata Date January 8, 2019
Metadata Created Date February 27, 2019
Metadata Updated Date February 27, 2019
Reference Date(s) July 20, 2018 (publication)
Frequency Of Update asNeeded

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Date January 8, 2019
Metadata Created Date February 27, 2019
Metadata Updated Date February 27, 2019
Reference Date(s) July 20, 2018 (publication)
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Access Constraints Cite as: Nienow, James (2018). Plankton species abundance data collected during R/V Bellows cruise BE-1205 in the DeSoto Canyon, Gulf of Mexico from 2011-10-24 to 2011-10-26 (NCEI Accession 0174626). Version 1.1. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Dataset. [access date], NOAA and NCEI cannot provide any warranty as to the accuracy, reliability, or completeness of furnished data. Users assume responsibility to determine the usability of these data. The user is responsible for the results of any application of this data for other than its intended purpose.
Bbox East Long -85.775
Bbox North Lat 30.33333
Bbox South Lat 29.29333
Bbox West Long -87.25
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Harvest Object Id e1451ccc-69aa-43e7-a834-98c0fbf30788
Harvest Source Id 2aed8e29-fc5b-4cde-aa66-fb1118fd705e
Harvest Source Title NOAA CSW Harvest Source
Licence accessLevel: Public
Metadata Language eng
Metadata Type geospatial
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Spatial Harvester True
Temporal Extent Begin 2011-10-24
Temporal Extent End 2011-10-26

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