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Total Oceanic Commercial Fisheries Length-Frequency Data Files

Metadata Updated: August 15, 2019

The Oceanic Commercial Fisheries Length-Frequency Data File contains length samples of tunas, sharks, billfishes and other large pelagics caught by various country's commercial fishing fleets. Minimum data resolution is by country, fishing gear, year, month and statistical ocean region. The majority of the data are available by 1-degree square or larger latitude by longitude quadrangle. Data are collected from various sources, ICCAT, IPTP, directly from various countries, directly through field sampling programs and other scientific workshops.

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Metadata Date April 17, 1990
Metadata Created Date August 15, 2019
Metadata Updated Date August 15, 2019
Reference Date(s) (publication)
Frequency Of Update asNeeded

Metadata Source

Harvested from Pennsylvania Geospatial Data Clearinghouse

Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Date April 17, 1990
Metadata Created Date August 15, 2019
Metadata Updated Date August 15, 2019
Reference Date(s) (publication)
Responsible Party Southwest Fisheries Center NOAA National Marine Fisheries Service Pelagic Fisheries Resources Division (Point of Contact)
Contact Email
Access Constraints Use Constraints: none, Access Constraints: none
Bbox East Long +180
Bbox North Lat +50
Bbox South Lat -60
Bbox West Long -180
Coupled Resource
Frequency Of Update asNeeded
Harvest Object Id e254ba62-620c-4ebb-b244-d2033be727ff
Harvest Source Id 461fc638-8de6-4c37-9f60-43399e6f6031
Harvest Source Title Pennsylvania Geospatial Data Clearinghouse
Licence No warranty expressed or implied is made regarding the accuracy or utility of the data on any system or for general or scientific purposes, nor shall the act of distribution constitute any such warranty. This disclaimer applies both to individual use of the data and aggregate use with other data. It is strongly recommended that these data are directly acquired from the Southwest Fisheries Center and not indirectly though other sources which may have changed the data in some way. It is also strongly recommended that careful attention be paid to the contents of the metadata file associated with these data. Neither the SWFC nor the NASA Global Change Master Directory shall be held liable for improper or incorrect use of the data described and/or contained herein.
Metadata Language
Metadata Type geospatial
Progress underDevelopment
Spatial Data Service Type
Spatial Reference System
Spatial Harvester True
Temporal Extent Begin 1950-01-01

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