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Right Whale Critical Habitat

Metadata Updated: March 1, 2024

These data represent the critical habitat for Right Whale as designated by Federal Register Vol. 59, No. 28805, May 19, 1993, Rules and Regulations. This rule was updated by Federal Register Vol. 81, No. 4838, January 27, 2016.

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Metadata Date February 29, 2024
Metadata Created Date November 12, 2020
Metadata Updated Date March 1, 2024
Reference Date(s) June 3, 1994 (publication)
Frequency Of Update asNeeded

Metadata Source

Harvested from NMFS SERO

Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Date February 29, 2024
Metadata Created Date November 12, 2020
Metadata Updated Date March 1, 2024
Reference Date(s) June 3, 1994 (publication)
Responsible Party (Point of Contact)
Contact Email
Guid gov.noaa.nmfs.inport:25857
Access Constraints Cite As: Southeast Regional Office, [Date of Access]: Right Whale Critical Habitat [Data Date Range],, Access Constraints: None, Use Constraints: Users be advised that the accuracy of this data set is completely dependent upon the accuracy of the NOAA raster charts. For more details on this process, see the process description. The text description in 59 FR 28805 is always the one, true definition of right whale critical habitat. These or any other depictions are for information purposes only and shouldn't be relied on for regulatory purposes.
Bbox East Long -80.426125
Bbox North Lat 31.250197
Bbox South Lat 27.99823
Bbox West Long -81.280816
Coupled Resource
Frequency Of Update asNeeded
Harvest Object Id 7577a95e-a05d-4d1d-a9b1-6d560b2ebacf
Harvest Source Id a2b0c993-ce80-42db-8a20-9c2229759c2b
Harvest Source Title NMFS SERO
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 completed
Spatial Data Service Type
Spatial Reference System
Spatial Harvester True

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