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Vessel Operator System

Metadata Updated: March 1, 2024

Operator cards are required for any operator of a charter/party boat and or a commercial vessel (including carrier and processor vessels) issued a vessel permit from the Greater Atlantic Region and possessing or fishing for Atlantic Sea Scallops, Northeast Multispecies, Spiny Dogfish, Monkfish, American Lobster, Atlantic Herring, Atlantic Surfclam, Ocean Quahog, Maine Mahogany Quahog, Atlantic Mackerel, Loligo Squid, Illex Squid, Butterfish, Scup, Black Sea Bass, Golden Tilefish, Skates, Atlantic Deep-Sea Red Crab, or Atlantic Bluefish, in or from the EEZ.

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

Metadata Source

Harvested from NMFS GARFO

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) 1994 (creation), (publication)
Responsible Party (Point of Contact, Custodian)
Contact Email
Guid gov.noaa.nmfs.inport:1463
Access Constraints Cite As: Greater Atlantic Regional Fisheries Office, [Date of Access]: Vessel Operator System [Data Date Range],, Access Constraints: Access is restricted to personnel authorized in accordance with NOAA Administrative Order 216-100. A signed non-disclosure agreement must be on file for all authorized personnel. The IRM help desk or APSD Data Request staff are the POC for non-disclosure forms.
Coupled Resource
Frequency Of Update continual
Harvest Object Id 51fa80d2-1a3c-45bd-9ba5-e6e1073e4535
Harvest Source Id f35b4a24-7cc0-43d3-ad58-86b86c6a0d47
Harvest Source Title NMFS GARFO
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 Paper Vessel operator applications are submitted, and NOAA staff input these data via an internal user interface.
Metadata Language eng
Metadata Type geospatial
Progress underDevelopment
Spatial Data Service Type
Spatial Reference System
Spatial Harvester True
Temporal Extent Begin 1994

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