Yellowtail Tagging Data (MRDBS)

Metadata Updated: August 6, 2021

The Yellowtail Flounder Tagging Program began in 2003 and works with commercial fishermen to tag and release yellowtaiI flounder with pink and yellow disc tags or green data storage tags throughout New England. The location, date and various Information is recorded upon the release of the tagged fish and the same information is recorded when the fish is recaptured by fishermen or other reporters. From this information stock movements, mortality, and growth can be estimated which leads to more accurate biological and stock assessments.

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Metadata Date July 28, 2021
Metadata Created Date November 12, 2020
Metadata Updated Date August 6, 2021
Reference Date(s) (publication)
Frequency Of Update asNeeded

Metadata Source

Harvested from NMFS NEFSC

Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Date July 28, 2021
Metadata Created Date November 12, 2020
Metadata Updated Date August 6, 2021
Reference Date(s) (publication)
Responsible Party (Point of Contact, Custodian)
Contact Email
Guid gov.noaa.nmfs.inport:27387
Access Constraints Cite As: Northeast Fisheries Science Center, [Date of Access]: Yellowtail Tagging Data (MRDBS) [Data Date Range],, Access Constraints: Network access required NEFSC Data Access Constraint: If data is stored on an internal NEFSC network, the requester may not have direct access to query the data unless they are also authorized for network access. | Use Constraints: Data application should be conducted withinthe scope of the study objectives which are mainly to characterize/estimate movement, mortality and growth of yellowtail flounder in the New England region.
Bbox East Long -65.29399
Bbox North Lat 43.18633
Bbox South Lat 37.78106
Bbox West Long -73.90728
Coupled Resource
Frequency Of Update asNeeded
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
Old Spatial {"type": "Polygon", "coordinates": [[[-73.90728, 37.78106], [-65.29399, 37.78106], [-65.29399, 43.18633], [-73.90728, 43.18633], [-73.90728, 37.78106]]]}
Progress completed
Spatial Data Service Type
Spatial Reference System
Spatial Harvester True
Temporal Extent Begin 2003

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