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Southeast Regional Office, 2024: Green Turtle Critical Habitat,

Item Identification

Title: Green Turtle Critical Habitat
Short Name: Green Turtle Critical Habitat
Status: Completed
Publication Date: 1998-09-02

These data represent the critical habitat for green turtle as designated by Federal Register Vol. 63, No. 46701, September 2, 1998, Rules and Regulations.


The purpose of these data is to visually represent the critical habitat areas for GIS analysis and display.


Loaded by FGDC Metadata Uploader, batch 4535, 03-06-2013 15:25

The following FGDC sections are not currently supported in InPort, but were preserved and will be included in the FGDC export:

- Entity Attribute Information (FGDC:eainfo)

- Spatial Reference Information (FGDC:spref),

- Spatial Data Organization Information (FGDC:spdoinfo)


Theme Keywords

Thesaurus Keyword
PARR Exclusion Non-Environmental Data
None Chelonia mydas
None Critical Habitat
None Endangered Species
None fishery-dependent
None GIS
None Green Sea Turtle

Spatial Keywords

Thesaurus Keyword
None Alcarraza
None Arrecife Culebrita
None Caribbean
None Cayo Ballena
None Cayo Botijuela
None Cayo de Luis Pena
None Cayo Lobito
None Cayo Lobo
None Cayo Norte
None Cayos Geniqui
None Culebra Island
None El Mono
None Isla Culebrita
None Las Hermanas
None Los Gemelos
None Piedra Steven
None Puerto Rico

Data Set Information

Data Set Scope Code: Data Set
Data Set Type: Other
Maintenance Frequency: As Needed
Entity Attribute Overview:


Support Roles


CC ID: 845826
Date Effective From: 2019-05-30
Date Effective To:
Contact (Organization): Southeast Regional Office (SERO)
Address: 263 13th Ave. South
St. Petersburg, FL 33701
Phone: (727)824-5301
Business Hours: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm EST
Contact Instructions:

(727) 824-5301

Metadata Contact

CC ID: 175276
Date Effective From: 2014-09-10
Date Effective To:
Contact (Person): Frick, Amanda L
Address: 263 13th Ave. South
St. Petersburg, FL 33701
Email Address:
Phone: 727-824-5301
Fax: 727-824-5320

Point of Contact

CC ID: 175277
Date Effective From: 1998-09-02
Date Effective To:
Contact (Person): Klemm, Dennis
Address: 263 13th Ave. South
St. Petersburg, FL 33701
Email Address:
Phone: 727-824-5312
Fax: 727-824-5309


Currentness Reference: Ground Condition

Extent Group 1

Extent Group 1 / Geographic Area 1

CC ID: 103545
W° Bound: -65.394622
E° Bound: -65.193776
N° Bound: 18.398328
S° Bound: 18.22899

Extent Group 1 / Time Frame 1

CC ID: 103544
Time Frame Type: Discrete
Start: 1998-09-02 09:00+0000

Access Information

Security Class: Unclassified
Data Access Constraints:


Data Use Constraints:

Users be advised that the accuracy of this data set is completely dependent upon the accuracy of the shoreline data used in the creation process. For more details on this process, see the process description. The text description in 63 FR 46701 is always the one, true definition of green turtle critical habitat. These or any other depictions are for information purposes only and shouldn't be relied on for regulatory purposes.

Distribution Information

Distribution 1

CC ID: 103551
Start Date: 2019-05-30
End Date: Present
Download URL:
Distributor: Southeast Regional Office (SERO) (2019-05-30 - Present)

Online Linkage for shapefile

File Type (Deprecated): zip
File Size: 65 KB
Compression: Zip
Review Status: Chked Viruses Inapp Content



CC ID: 103547
Name: SERO Critical Habitat GIS data and maps

Online Linkage for shapefiles, maps, zipped KML, and metadata

Technical Environment


Microsoft Windows XP Version 5.1 (Build 2600) Service Pack 3; ESRI ArcCatalog

Data Quality

Completeness Report:

Complete Pending NMFS PRD Review

Catalog Details

Catalog Item ID: 18671
GUID: gov.noaa.nmfs.inport:18671
Metadata Record Created By: Amanda L Frick
Metadata Record Created: 2013-03-06 15:25+0000
Metadata Record Last Modified By: SysAdmin InPortAdmin
Metadata Record Last Modified: 2023-08-15 17:09+0000
Metadata Record Published: 2019-05-31
Owner Org: SERO
Metadata Publication Status: Published Externally
Do Not Publish?: N
Metadata Last Review Date: 2019-05-31
Metadata Review Frequency: 1 Year
Metadata Next Review Date: 2020-05-31