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Sea Turtle Interaction Report

Metadata Updated: March 1, 2024

The Sea Turtle Interaction Report is a report sent out in pdf format to authorized individuals that summarizes sea turtle interactions in the longline fishery. The report is broken down by specific fishery such as deep set, shallow set and American Samoa and list certain details of every sea turtle interactions. There are two types of reports that are generated and referred to as 2(b) and 2(d). The 2(b) report is sent out whenever an unconfirmed sea turtle interaction has been called in by an observer out at sea. The 2(d) report is sent out on or around the the 1st and the 15th of every month.

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

Metadata Source

Harvested from NMFS PIRO

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) (publication)
Responsible Party (Point of Contact, Custodian)
Contact Email
Guid gov.noaa.nmfs.inport:22313
Access Constraints Cite As: Pacific Islands Regional Office, [Date of Access]: Sea Turtle Interaction Report [Data Date Range],, Access Constraints: Only individuals with a signed non-disclosure agreement on file and approved to be on the email list may access these data., Use Constraints: Data must not be shared with non-authorized individuals.
Coupled Resource
Frequency Of Update fortnightly
Harvest Object Id f1ee099e-baf8-4db9-80ec-0b93d6bc6c0e
Harvest Source Id 81a16d6d-7005-4114-816e-f4943974f108
Harvest Source Title NMFS PIRO
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.
Lineage Designated observer program office staff generate bimonthly or whenever a turtle interaction was reported by an observer and distributes via email to authorized individuals.
Metadata Language eng
Metadata Type geospatial
Progress underDevelopment
Spatial Data Service Type
Spatial Reference System
Spatial Harvester True
Temporal Extent Begin 2006-04-01

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