Slide Menu
Search Help Show/Hide Menu
Short Citation:
Northwest Fisheries Science Center, 2022: Washington coast sablefish - Reproductive Life History Analysis of Sablefish Populations off the Washington and California Coasts, https://www.fisheries.noaa.gov/inport/item/18510.

Item Identification

Title: Washington coast sablefish - Reproductive Life History Analysis of Sablefish Populations off the Washington and California Coasts
Short Name: Washington coast sablefish (Reproductive Life History Analysis of Sablefish Populations off the Washington and California Coasts)
Status: Completed
Creation Date: 2012-09-01
Publication Date: 2019-05-29
Abstract:

Sablefish (Anoplopoma fimbria) have a wide distribution along the Pacific coast, extending from Baja California to Alaska, the Bering Sea and through to the eastern coast of Japan. A unique feature of these fish is the wide variation in temperature and depth that sablefish experience throughout their life cycle, extending from depths 200m as adults to the surface as larvae and juveniles. While the landed weight of sablefish in the commercial fishery is relatively small, the exceptionally high value of this species ranks it 3rd in economic value to walleye pollock and Pacific cod. As such, sablefish are highly managed throughout the Pacific, and understanding the biology of this species is essential for proper management. The aim of this project is to characterize the reproductive life history of two populations of sablefish in coastal Washington and California.

Fish will be collected from the same geographical location on a monthly basis for one year. The reproductive status will be determined from gonadal histology and plasma sex steroid levels, and age will be determined from otoliths. It is expected that data on size, age, rate of gonadal development, seasonal timing of spawning, fecundity, frequency of reproduction, and potential shifts in distribution of sexes will be obtained. This study applies directly to the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Reauthorization Act, because the data will be used to improve stock assessments and estimates of spawning biomass in this commercially important species. This project is a cooperation with the commercial fishing industry and scientists at the Northwest Fisheries Science Center (NWFSC) and Southwest Fisheries Science Center (SWFSC).

Size, sex, gonad stage, fecundity.

Purpose:

Addresses Legal Mandate

Raw/field data

Notes:

Loaded by batch 4449, 02-20-2013 18:24

Supplemental Information:

Subject to Public Access to Research Results (PARR): Yes

Keywords

Theme Keywords

Thesaurus Keyword
UNCONTROLLED
None reproductive biology
None sablefish

Spatial Keywords

Thesaurus Keyword
UNCONTROLLED
None Bodega Bay
None Montlake
None Santa Cruz, CA
None Seattle, WA
None Westport, Washington

Instrument Keywords

Thesaurus Keyword
UNCONTROLLED
None Instrument Not Applicable

Physical Location

Organization: Northwest Fisheries Science Center
City: Seattle
State/Province: WA
Country: USA

Data Set Information

Data Set Scope Code: Data Set
Data Set Type: Spreadsheet
Data Presentation Form: Table (digital)

Support Roles

Data Steward

CC ID: 849468
Date Effective From: 2015-10-01
Date Effective To:
Contact (Person): Goetz, Rick
Address: 7305 East Beach Drive
Manchester, WA 98226
Email Address: Rick.Goetz@noaa.gov
Phone: 360-871-8322

Distributor

CC ID: 849469
Date Effective From: 2015-10-01
Date Effective To:
Contact (Organization): Northwest Fisheries Science Center (NWFSC)
Address: 2725 Montlake Boulevard East
Seattle, WA 98112
USA
Email Address: nmfs.nwfsc.metadata@noaa.gov
Phone: 206-860-3200
URL: NWFSC Home

Metadata Contact

CC ID: 849467
Date Effective From: 2015-10-01
Date Effective To:
Contact (Organization): Northwest Fisheries Science Center (NWFSC)
Address: 2725 Montlake Boulevard East
Seattle, WA 98112
USA
Email Address: nmfs.nwfsc.metadata@noaa.gov
Phone: 206-860-3200
URL: NWFSC Home

Originator

CC ID: 849471
Date Effective From: 2015-10-01
Date Effective To:
Contact (Person): Swanson, Penny
Address: 2725 Montlake Blvd East
Seattle, WA 98112
Email Address: Penny.Swanson@noaa.gov
Phone: 206-860-3282

Point of Contact

CC ID: 849470
Date Effective From: 2015-10-01
Date Effective To:
Contact (Person): Goetz, Rick
Address: 7305 East Beach Drive
Manchester, WA 98226
Email Address: Rick.Goetz@noaa.gov
Phone: 360-871-8322

Extents

Extent Group 1

Extent Group 1 / Geographic Area 1

CC ID: 849477
W° Bound: -126.416
E° Bound: -126.416
N° Bound: 47.0741
S° Bound: 47.0741
Description

Westport, Washington: Charter fishing boats off of Westport, WA

Extent Group 1 / Time Frame 1

CC ID: 849476
Time Frame Type: Range
Start: 2012-03-01
End: 2014-04-30

Extent Group 2

Extent Group 2 / Geographic Area 1

CC ID: 849480
W° Bound: -122.3062
E° Bound: -122.3062
N° Bound: 47.6449
S° Bound: 47.6449
Description

Seattle, WA: Laboratory at NWFSC, Seattle, WA

Extent Group 2 / Time Frame 1

CC ID: 849479
Time Frame Type: Range
Start: 2012-03-01
End: 2014-04-30

Extent Group 3

Extent Group 3 / Geographic Area 1

CC ID: 849483
W° Bound: -123.0511
E° Bound: -123.0511
N° Bound: 38.3309
S° Bound: 38.3309
Description

Bodega Bay: Charter fishing boats in Bodega Bay

Extent Group 3 / Time Frame 1

CC ID: 849482
Time Frame Type: Range
Start: 2012-03-01
End: 2013-04-30

Extent Group 4

Extent Group 4 / Geographic Area 1

CC ID: 849486
W° Bound: -122.0242
E° Bound: -122.0242
N° Bound: 36.9897
S° Bound: 36.9897
Description

Santa Cruz, CA: Laboratory at SWFSC, Santa Cruz, CA

Extent Group 4 / Time Frame 1

CC ID: 849485
Time Frame Type: Range
Start: 2012-03-01
End: 2013-04-30

Access Information

Security Class: Unclassified
Data Access Procedure:

At this time, contact the Data Manager for information on obtaining access to this data set. In the near future, the NWFSC will strive to provide all data resources as a web service in order to meet the NOAA Data Access Policy Directive (https://nosc.noaa.gov/EDMC/PD.DA.php).

Data Access Constraints:

NA

Distribution Information

Distribution 1

CC ID: 849473
Start Date: 2019-05-29
End Date: Present
Download URL: https://www.webapps.nwfsc.noaa.gov/apex/parr/coop_noaa_sablefish_database/data/page/
Distributor: Northwest Fisheries Science Center (NWFSC) (2015-10-01 - Present)
File Name: COOP NOAA Sablefish Database (RESTful)
Description:

Data about Sablefish sampled in Washington State between August 2012 and December 2013.

Distribution 2

CC ID: 849472
Start Date: 2019-05-29
End Date: Present
Download URL: https://www.webapps.nwfsc.noaa.gov/apex/parrdata/inventory/tables/table/coop_noaa_sablefish_database
Distributor: Northwest Fisheries Science Center (NWFSC) (2015-10-01 - Present)
File Name: COOP NOAA Sablefish Database
Description:

Data about Sablefish sampled in Washington State between August 2012 and December 2013.

URLs

URL 1

CC ID: 849474
URL: https://www.webapps.nwfsc.noaa.gov/apex/parrdata/inventory/datasets/dataset/12870
Name: Washington coast sablefish
URL Type:
Online Resource
File Resource Format: Web site
Description:

NWFSC Dataset Information page. Size, sex, gonad stage, fecundity

Technical Environment

Description:

Access Database

Data Quality

Accuracy:

Medium

Quality Control Procedures Employed:

These data were collected and processed in accordance with established protocols and best practices under the direction of the project’s Principal Investigator. Contact the dataset Data Manager in section 3 for full QA/QC methodology.

Data Management

Have Resources for Management of these Data Been Identified?: No
Approximate Percentage of Budget for these Data Devoted to Data Management: 0
Do these Data Comply with the Data Access Directive?: Yes
Is Access to the Data Limited Based on an Approved Waiver?: No
If Distributor (Data Hosting Service) is Needed, Please Indicate: Yes
Approximate Delay Between Data Collection and Dissemination: 0 days
If Delay is Longer than Latency of Automated Processing, Indicate Under What Authority Data Access is Delayed:

No Delay

Actual or Planned Long-Term Data Archive Location: NCEI-MD
Approximate Delay Between Data Collection and Archiving: 365
How Will the Data Be Protected from Accidental or Malicious Modification or Deletion Prior to Receipt by the Archive?:

The Northwest Fisheries Science Center facilitates backup and recovery of all data and IT components which are managed by IT Operations through the capture of static (point-in-time) backup data to physical media. Once data is captured to physical media (every 1-3 days), a duplicate is made and routinely (weekly) transported to an offsite archive facility where it is maintained throughout the data's applicable life-cycle.

Lineage

Lineage Statement:

These data were collected and processed in accordance with established protocols and best practices under the direction of the project’s Principal Investigator. Contact the dataset Data Manager in section 3 for full QA/QC methodology.

Child Items

Rubric scores updated every 15m

Rubric Score Type Title
Entity COOP NOAA Sablefish Database

Catalog Details

Catalog Item ID: 18510
GUID: gov.noaa.nmfs.inport:18510
Metadata Record Created By: SysAdmin InPortAdmin
Metadata Record Created: 2013-02-20 18:24+0000
Metadata Record Last Modified By: SysAdmin InPortAdmin
Metadata Record Last Modified: 2019-06-04 13:14+0000
Metadata Record Published: 2019-06-04
Owner Org: NWFSC
Metadata Publication Status: Published Externally
Do Not Publish?: N
Metadata Next Review Date: 2020-06-04