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USVI commercial fisheries cost data

Metadata Updated: April 1, 2024

To assist the Caribbean Fishery Management Council in managing marine living resources in the United States Virgin Islands, the Southeast Fisheries Science Center (SEFSC) collected economic cost data from commercial fishermen in July 2014. Surveys were administered in-person during the annual registration process. Per-trip and fixed cost estimates are included. This data set includes survey results merged with individual landings from the territorial governments logbook program. Summary results and forms can be found at

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Metadata Date February 29, 2024
Metadata Created Date January 31, 2022
Metadata Updated Date April 1, 2024
Reference Date(s) (publication)
Frequency Of Update

Metadata Source

Harvested from NMFS SEFSC

Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Date February 29, 2024
Metadata Created Date January 31, 2022
Metadata Updated Date April 1, 2024
Reference Date(s) (publication)
Responsible Party (Point of Contact, Custodian)
Contact Email
Guid gov.noaa.nmfs.inport:30709
Access Constraints Cite As: Southeast Fisheries Science Center, [Date of Access]: USVI commercial fisheries cost data [Data Date Range],, Access Constraints: Waiver Needed, Use Constraints: NA
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Bbox South Lat 17.6
Bbox West Long -64.6
Coupled Resource
Frequency Of Update
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Harvest Source Id ca759a40-507d-4d0c-8f8c-64b3c5e05066
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
Metadata Type geospatial
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Progress underDevelopment
Spatial Data Service Type
Spatial Reference System
Spatial Harvester True

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