Department of Commerce(DOC), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration(NOAA), National Marine Fisheries Service(NMFS), Southeast Fisheries Science Center(SEFSC), Unknown, Fish Aggregation Sites in the Florida Keys: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration(NOAA), National Marine Fisheries Service(NMFS), Southeast Fisheries Science Center(SEFSC), Center for Coastal Fisheries and Habitat Research (CCFHR), Beaufort, NC.
This is a Point data set. It contains the following vector data types (SDTS terminology):
Horizontal positions are specified in geographic coordinates, that is, latitude and longitude. Latitudes are given to the nearest 0.000001. Longitudes are given to the nearest 0.000001. Latitude and longitude values are specified in Decimal degrees.
Site names for each survey location given by science party
Fish species(common name) from the snapper/grouper complex
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|Low||Average fish density|
|Moderate||Above average fish density|
|High||Large fish aggregation|
This dataset represents locations and findings from 3 years of surveys on historical reef fish spawning aggregations in the Florida Keys Reef Tract. Observations were made using fishery sonar and confirmed(when possible using visual dive census) using visual census and scuba. Qualitative assessments of the abundance/biomass and behaviors of species of interest are also provided when available.
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