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SEFSC Atlantic surveys 1999

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Original provider: NOAA Southeast Fisheries Science Center (SEFSC) Dataset credits: Carol Roden, NOAA National Marine Fisheries Service Abstract: An Atlantic Ocean ship survey was conducted by NOAA Southeast Fisheries Science Center in 1999 to evaluate abundance, distribution and stock structure of cetaceans in southeastern U.S. Atlantic waters. Data gathered on this survey will provide abundance estimates for calculating the Potential Biological Removal for U.S. Atlantic waters as required by the 1994 amendments to the Marine Mammal Protection Act. During the 32 survey days, at least 12 cetacean species were sighted, including Atlantic spotted dolphin Bottlenose dolphin Clymene dolphin Common dolphin Fraser's dolphin Melon-headed whale Pantropical spotted dolphin Pilot whale Risso's d... More
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Original provider: NOAA Southeast Fisheries Science Center (SEFSC) Dataset credits: Carol Roden, NOAA National Marine Fisheries Service Abstract: An Atlantic Ocean ship survey was conducted by NOAA Southeast Fisheries Science Center in 1999 to evaluate abundance, distribution and stock structure of cetaceans in southeastern U.S. Atlantic waters. Data gathered on this survey will provide abundance estimates for calculating the Potential Biological Removal for U.S. Atlantic waters as required by the 1994 amendments to the Marine Mammal Protection Act. During the 32 survey days, at least 12 cetacean species were sighted, including Atlantic spotted dolphin Bottlenose dolphin Clymene dolphin Common dolphin Fraser's dolphin Melon-headed whale Pantropical spotted dolphin Pilot whale Risso's dolphin Rough-toothed dolphin Sperm whale Striped dolphin The dataset is accompanied by transect data which is provided as a separate file. Purpose: The purpose of this survey is to examine the distribution and estimate abundance of cetaceans in U.S. waters. Specific objectives of this survey are: 1. Obtain minimum abundance estimate for calculating Potential Biological Removal for each species. 2. Collect biopsy tissue samples to evaluate stock structure. 3.Establish and build time-series databases for monitoring trends in abundance. 4. Examine distribution in relation to physiographic and oceanographic features. 5. Obtain photographs and video images of selected species for photo-identification studies. Supplemental information: [2020-09-30] The following invalid species names were corrected according to the Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). Bridled Tern: Sterna anaethetus (176897) => Onychoprion anaethetus (824104) Caspian Tern: Sterna caspia (176924) => Hydroprogne caspia (176935) Laughing Gull: Larus atricilla (176837) => Leucophaeus atricilla (824079) Royal Tern: Sterna maxima (176922) => Thalasseus maximus (824142) Sandwich Tern: Sterna sandvicensis (176927) => Thalasseus sandvicensis (176932) Sooty Tern: Sterna fuscata (176894) => Onychoprion fuscatus (824105)

Data Records

The data in this occurrence resource has been published as a Darwin Core Archive (DwC-A), which is a standardized format for sharing biodiversity data as a set of one or more data tables. The core data table contains 1,068 records.

This IPT archives the data and thus serves as the data repository. The data and resource metadata are available for download in the downloads section. The versions table lists other versions of the resource that have been made publicly available and allows tracking changes made to the resource over time.

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Versions

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How to cite

Researchers should cite this work as follows:

Garrison, L. 2013. SEFSC Atlantic surveys 1999. Data downloaded from OBIS-SEAMAP (http://seamap.env.duke.edu/dataset/5) on yyyy-mm-dd.

Rights

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The publisher and rights holder of this work is OBIS-SEAMAP. To the extent possible under law, the publisher has waived all rights to these data and has dedicated them to the Public Domain (CC0 1.0). Users may copy, modify, distribute and use the work, including for commercial purposes, without restriction.

GBIF Registration

This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: 9be55037-1e81-4870-aaea-ab89c29bf741.  OBIS-SEAMAP publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by Ocean Biodiversity Information System.

Keywords

Occurrence,Marine Animal Survey,Marine Biology,Marine mammals,Seabirds,Sea turtles,Vessel,Visual Sighting; Observation; Occurrence

External data

The resource data is also available in other formats

OBIS-SEAMAP Dataset Page https://seamap.env.duke.edu/dataset/5 UTF-8 Interactive map
FGDC Metadata https://seamap.env.duke.edu/dataset/5/xml UTF-8 XML

Contacts

Who created the resource:

Lance Garrison
Primary contact
NOAA Southeast Fisheries Science Center

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Lance Garrison
Primary contact
NOAA Southeast Fisheries Science Center

Who filled in the metadata:

OBIS-SEAMAP
Marine Geospatial Ecology Lab, Duke University
A328 LSRC building
27708 Durham
NC
US
https://seamap.env.duke.edu

Who else was associated with the resource:

Distributor
OBIS-SEAMAP
Marine Geospatial Ecology Lab, Duke University
A328 LSRC building
27708 Durham
NC
US
https://seamap.env.duke.edu
Owner
Lance Garrison
Primary contact
NOAA Southeast Fisheries Science Center

Geographic Coverage

Atlantic Ocean

Bounding Coordinates South West [28.52, -81.142], North East [39.163, -73.05]

Taxonomic Coverage

Scientific names are based on the Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS).

Superclass  Osteichthyes (bony fishes),  Osteichthyes (bony fishes)
Class  Aves (Birds),  Scyphozoa (jellyfish),  Aves (Birds),  Aves (Birds)
Subclass  Elasmobranchii (cartilaginous fishes)
Order  Cetacea (cetaceans),  Cetacea (cetaceans),  Cetacea (cetaceans),  Rajiformes (rays)
Suborder  Odontoceti (toothed whales)
Family  Istiophoridae (billfishes),  Scombridae (albacores),  Anatidae (Ducks),  Ardeidae,  Exocoetidae (flyingfishes),  Laridae (Gulls),  Sphyrnidae (bonnethead sharks),  Cheloniidae (Sea Turtles),  Delphinidae (dolphins),  Procellariidae (Fulmars),  Procellariidae (Fulmars),  Laridae (Gulls),  Scombridae (albacores)
Genus  Delphinus (common dolphins),  Fregata,  Phalaropus,  Globicephala (pilot whales),  Scomberomorus (Spanish mackerels),  Opisthonema (thread herrings),  Phalacrocorax
Species  Stenella frontalis (Atlantic Spotted Dolphin),  Puffinus lherminieri (Audubon's Shearwater),  Oceanodroma castro (Band-rumped Storm Petrel),  Pterodroma hasitata (Black-capped Petrel),  Chlidonias niger (Black Tern),  Thunnus thynnus (Atlantic bluefin tuna),  Onychoprion anaethetus (Bridled Tern),  Pelecanus occidentalis (Brown Pelican),  Stomolophus meleagris,  Hydroprogne caspia (Caspian Tern),  Stenella clymene (Clymene Dolphin),  Sterna hirundo (Common Tern),  Calonectris diomedea (Cory's Shearwater),  Sterna forsteri (Forster's Tern),  Lagenodelphis hosei (Fraser's Dolphin),  Puffinus gravis (Great Shearwater),  Chelonia mydas (Green Sea Turtle),  Larus argentatus (Herring Gull),  Leucophaeus atricilla (Laughing Gull),  Dermochelys coriacea (Leatherback Sea Turtle),  Caretta caretta (Loggerhead Sea Turtle),  Peponocephala electra (Melon-headed Whale),  Tursiops truncatus (Common Bottlenose Dolphin),  Stenella attenuata (Pantropical Spotted Dolphin),  Phalaropus lobatus (Red-necked Phalarope),  Grampus griseus (Risso's Dolphin),  Steno bredanensis (Rough-toothed Dolphin),  Thalasseus maximus (Royal Tern),  Thalasseus sandvicensis (Sandwich Tern),  Onychoprion fuscatus (Sooty Tern),  Physeter macrocephalus (Sperm Whale),  Tursiops truncatus (Common Bottlenose Dolphin),  Stenella coeruleoalba (Striped Dolphin),  Mola mola (ocean sunfish),  Tursiops truncatus (Common Bottlenose Dolphin),  Oceanites oceanicus (Wilson's Storm Petrel)

Temporal Coverage

Start Date / End Date 1999-08-09 / 1999-09-25

Project Data

No Description available

Title SEFSC Atlantic surveys 1999
Funding NA

The personnel involved in the project:

Owner
Lance Garrison

Sampling Methods

NA

Study Extent NA

Method step description:

  1. NA

Collection Data

Collection Name zd_5
Collection Identifier zd_5
Parent Collection Identifier OBIS-SEAMAP

Additional Metadata

marine, harvested by iOBIS

Purpose The purpose of this survey is to examine the distribution and estimate abundance of cetaceans in U.S. waters. Specific objectives of this survey are: 1. Obtain minimum abundance estimate for calculating Potential Biological Removal for each species. 2. Collect biopsy tissue samples to evaluate stock structure. 3.Establish and build time-series databases for monitoring trends in abundance. 4. Examine distribution in relation to physiographic and oceanographic features. 5. Obtain photographs and video images of selected species for photo-identification studies.
Alternative Identifiers 9be55037-1e81-4870-aaea-ab89c29bf741
http://ipt.env.duke.edu/resource?r=zd_5