MARMAP Yankee Trawl 1990-2009
OBIS-USA

Dataset credit

iOBIS and OBIS-USA

Contacts

RoleNameOrganization 
Primary contact Marcel Reichert

Citation

Abstract

Abundance and biomass of fish species collected during the day from 1973 to 1980 off the coast of the southeastern United States (Cape Fear, NC to Cape Canaveral, FL). The Yankee trawl is a bottom trawl with #72 flat nylon thread, 1.3 cm stretched mesh nylon liner, 16.5-m footrope sweep, #500 New England otter trawl doors, and 11 aluminum floats (20.3 cm diameter) spaced equally along the headrope. The footrope is equipped with 9-cm (3.5-inch) rubber rollers (“cookies”). The net has a 16.5-m footrope, 11.9-m headrope and the following stretched mesh dimensions: 11.4 cm in the wings, 10.2 cm then to 8.9 cm in the body, 5.1 cm in the cod end, and 1.3 cm in the cod end liner.

Purpose

N/A

Supplemental information

Original data obtained from no_url and registered into iOBIS on 2010-07-12. This dataset on OBIS-SEAMAP is a subset of marine mammal, seabird and/or sea turtle records from the dataset on iOBIS (Total number of records: 16826) harvested into OBIS-SEAMAP on 2011-10-11

References

. . Marcel Reichert, 2010, MARMAP Yankee Trawl 1990-2009, SCDNR/NOAA MARMAP Program, SCDNR MARMAP Aggregate data surveys, The Marine Resources Monitoring, Assessment, and Prediction (MARMAP) Program, Marine Resources Research Institute, South Carolina Department of Natural Resources, P. O. Box 12559, Charleston SC 29422-2559, U.S.A. Retrieve from http://obisusa.nbii.gov.
Data on iOBIS. 2010. http://iobis.org/mapper/?resource_id=1659. obtained on 2011-10-11.
Original data source. . http://www.dnr.sc.gov/marine/mrri/MARMAP/marmap.html. obtained on 2010-07-14.

Attributes

Overview

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Attributes in dataset provided

Attribute (table column)Description
OBIS-SEAMAP ID103151659
Seabirds0
Marine mammals0
Sea turtles2
Rays and sharks0
Other species0
Non spatial0
Non species0
Total2
Date, Begin1978-01-07
Date, End1978-01-12
Temporal prec.111111
Latitude32.76 - 33.17
Longitude-78.46 - -77.88
Coord. prec.2 decimal digits
PlatformVarious
Data typeAnimal sighting
EffortN/A
Contr. throughiOBIS
Registered2011-08-11
Updated2011-10-12
StatusPublished
Sharing policy CC-BY (All)
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