Item Identification

Title: Column Notes for Small-vessel Survey and Auction Sampling to Estimate Growth and Maturity of Eteline Snappers
Short Name: Column Notes for RFP Biosampling Project
Status: In Work
Abstract:

Entity describes what types of information can be found in the data set for Small-vessel Survey and Auction Sampling to Estimate Growth and Maturity of Eteline Snappers and Improve Data-Limited Stock Assessments data. RFP Biosampling Project.

Purpose:

To explain the column notes of the Small-vessel Survey and Auction Sampling to Estimate Growth and Maturity of Eteline Snappers and Improve Data-Limited Stock Assessments data set.

Keywords

Theme Keywords

Thesaurus Keyword
None age at maturity
None bottomfish
None eteline snappers
None length at maturity
None Life History
None maturity

Spatial Keywords

Thesaurus Keyword
None MHI

Physical Location

Organization: Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center
City: Honolulu
State/Province: HI
Country: USA
Location Description:

Physical specimens (otoliths and gonads) are stored in the fish necropsy lab or IRC wet archival storage; gonads are fixed and preserved with either 10% Formalin or Glyo-Fixx. Physical data and spreadsheets are in the possession of the POC.

Entity Information

Entity Type: Spreadsheet
Active Version?: Yes
Description:

Small-vessel Survey and Auction Sampling to Estimate Growth and Maturity of Eteline Snappers.

Data Attributes

Attribute Summary

Rubric Score Primary Key? Name Type Description
100
Species VARCHAR2 The common name of the species purchased.
100
Date Purchased DATE The date the fish was purchased by the LHP or the date the fish was purchased by GVI, the wholesale buyer purchased specific fish for the LHP from the UFA fish auction.
100
Date Processed DATE The date the fish was worked up/processed in the lab at the IRC NOAA Ford Island Facility.
100
Primary Key Fish Data Num VARCHAR2 The fish data number which consists of the trip number, the sequential tag number for that trip, and the species name (Hawaiian common name).
100
GVI Purchased Vessel VARCHAR2 For fish purchased by GVI. GVI is a wholesale buyer that purchases fish from the UFA fish auction for the LHP. A tag containing the weight, species, date, and vessel that caught the fish is attached to each auction fish. The name of the fishing vessel is obtained from this tag.
100
Area of Island Caught VARCHAR2 The area of the island the fish was caught. Sometimes, fishermen share more specific location information with the LHP but, exact locations (lat & long) are rarely available. For fish purchased by GVI, it is difficult to determine which island or island area the fish was caught.
100
Island Caught VARCHAR2 Island the fish was caught; all are from the Main Hawaiian Islands.
100
Fork Length (cm) NUMBER The fork length of the fish in centimeters. For GVI purchased fish, the fork length is obtained by GVI staff; all other fish are measured by LHP staff.
100
Body Weight (kg) NUMBER The body weight of the fish in kilograms. This is a calculated value for GVI-purchased fish, fish weight is given in pounds by GVI.
100
Macro Sex VARCHAR2 The sex of the fish determined macroscopically.
100
Gonad Weight (g) NUMBER The gonad weight of the fish in grams.
100
Otoliths Extracted NUMBER The number of sagittal otoliths extracted from the fish.
100
Gonads Extracted VARCHAR2 A yes (Y) or no (N) value of whether or not gonads were extracted and saved.
100
Gonads Fixed VARCHAR What chemical the gonads were fixed and preserved in; either Glyo-Fixx or Formalin.
100
Other Tissues Hardparts Extracted CHAR A yes (Y) or no (N) value on whether or not any additional specimens were saved from the fish.
100
Body Weight lbs NUMBER The weight of the fish in pounds.
100
Price/lb CURRENCY The price per pound the LHP paid for the fish.
100
Dollar Value CURRENCY The total cost of the fish; multiply fish body weight in pounds by price per pound.
100
Notes VARCHAR2 Any additional notes about the specimen/fish.
100
Data/Specimen Issues YN CHAR A yes (Y) or no (N) value identifying whether or not any data was missing for the fish/specimen (no gonads, no fork length, no date etc.).

Attribute Details

Species

CC ID: 190229
Seq. Order: 1
Data Storage Type: VARCHAR2
Max Length: 50
Required: Yes
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

The common name of the species purchased.

Allowed Values: Onaga, Ehu, Paka, Lehi, Uku, Gindai, Kale

Date Purchased

CC ID: 190230
Seq. Order: 2
Data Storage Type: DATE
Max Length: 8
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

The date the fish was purchased by the LHP or the date the fish was purchased by GVI, the wholesale buyer purchased specific fish for the LHP from the UFA fish auction.

Null Value Meaning:

The purchased or caught date is unknown.

Date Processed

CC ID: 190231
Seq. Order: 3
Data Storage Type: DATE
Max Length: 8
Required: Yes
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

The date the fish was worked up/processed in the lab at the IRC NOAA Ford Island Facility.

Fish Data Num

CC ID: 190232
Seq. Order: 4
Data Storage Type: VARCHAR2
Max Length: 50
Required: Yes
Primary Key: Yes
Status: Active
Description:

The fish data number which consists of the trip number, the sequential tag number for that trip, and the species name (Hawaiian common name).

GVI Purchased Vessel

CC ID: 190233
Seq. Order: 5
Data Storage Type: VARCHAR2
Max Length: 50
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

For fish purchased by GVI. GVI is a wholesale buyer that purchases fish from the UFA fish auction for the LHP. A tag containing the weight, species, date, and vessel that caught the fish is attached to each auction fish. The name of the fishing vessel is obtained from this tag.

Null Value Meaning:

The fish was not purchased by GVI or the auction tag was not included with the specimen.

Area of Island Caught

CC ID: 190234
Seq. Order: 6
Data Storage Type: VARCHAR2
Max Length: 100
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

The area of the island the fish was caught. Sometimes, fishermen share more specific location information with the LHP but, exact locations (lat & long) are rarely available. For fish purchased by GVI, it is difficult to determine which island or island area the fish was caught.

Null Value Meaning:

Information about the location of where the fish was caught is unknown.

Island Caught

CC ID: 190235
Seq. Order: 7
Data Storage Type: VARCHAR2
Max Length: 50
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Island the fish was caught; all are from the Main Hawaiian Islands.

General Data Type: Character
Null Value Meaning:

The island where the fish was caught is unknown; most often, the Island Caught is unknown for GVI purchased fish.

Fork Length (cm)

CC ID: 190236
Seq. Order: 8
Data Storage Type: NUMBER
Max Length: 8
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

The fork length of the fish in centimeters. For GVI purchased fish, the fork length is obtained by GVI staff; all other fish are measured by LHP staff.

General Data Type: Integer
Null Value Meaning:

The fish length is unknown or was not recorded.

Body Weight (kg)

CC ID: 190237
Seq. Order: 9
Data Storage Type: NUMBER
Max Length: 8
Required: Yes
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

The body weight of the fish in kilograms. This is a calculated value for GVI-purchased fish, fish weight is given in pounds by GVI.

Null Value Meaning:

The body weight was not recorded or is unknown.

Macro Sex

CC ID: 190239
Seq. Order: 10
Data Storage Type: VARCHAR2
Max Length: 1
Required: Yes
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

The sex of the fish determined macroscopically.

Allowed Values: M, F, U

Gonad Weight (g)

CC ID: 190238
Seq. Order: 11
Data Storage Type: NUMBER
Max Length: 8
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

The gonad weight of the fish in grams.

Null Value Meaning:

The gonad was not extracted or available or the weight was not recorded or is unknown.

Otoliths Extracted

CC ID: 190240
Seq. Order: 12
Data Storage Type: NUMBER
Max Length: 1
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

The number of sagittal otoliths extracted from the fish.

Null Value Meaning:

Otoliths weren't extracted or otoliths will be extracted at a later date.

Gonads Extracted

CC ID: 190241
Seq. Order: 13
Data Storage Type: VARCHAR2
Max Length: 1
Required: Yes
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

A yes (Y) or no (N) value of whether or not gonads were extracted and saved.

Null Value Meaning:

N value: Gonads were not included in the bag provided by GVI, gonads were too deteriorated to be saved.

Allowed Values: Y, N

Gonads Fixed

CC ID: 190242
Seq. Order: 14
Data Storage Type: VARCHAR
Max Length: 20
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

What chemical the gonads were fixed and preserved in; either Glyo-Fixx or Formalin.

Null Value Meaning:

Gonads were not extracted or saved.

Other Tissues Hardparts Extracted

CC ID: 190243
Seq. Order: 15
Data Storage Type: CHAR
Max Length: 1
Required: Yes
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

A yes (Y) or no (N) value on whether or not any additional specimens were saved from the fish.

Body Weight lbs

CC ID: 190244
Seq. Order: 16
Data Storage Type: NUMBER
Max Length: 8
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

The weight of the fish in pounds.

Price/lb

CC ID: 190245
Seq. Order: 17
Data Storage Type: CURRENCY
Max Length: 8
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

The price per pound the LHP paid for the fish.

Dollar Value

CC ID: 190248
Seq. Order: 18
Data Storage Type: CURRENCY
Max Length: 8
Required: Yes
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

The total cost of the fish; multiply fish body weight in pounds by price per pound.

Notes

CC ID: 190249
Seq. Order: 19
Data Storage Type: VARCHAR2
Max Length: 500
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Any additional notes about the specimen/fish.

Data/Specimen Issues YN

CC ID: 190250
Seq. Order: 20
Data Storage Type: CHAR
Max Length: 1
Required: Yes
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

A yes (Y) or no (N) value identifying whether or not any data was missing for the fish/specimen (no gonads, no fork length, no date etc.).

Allowed Values: Y, N

Support Roles

Data Steward

CC ID: 190225
Date Effective From: 2014-07-01
Date Effective To:
Contact (Person): Sundberg, Meagan A
Address: 1845 Wasp Blvd.
Honolulu, HI 96818
USA
Email Address: meagan.sundberg@noaa.gov
Phone: (808)725-5379
Business Hours: 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. M-F
Contact Instructions:

Email with questions.

Metadata Contact

CC ID: 190227
Date Effective From: 2014
Date Effective To:
Contact (Person): Sundberg, Meagan A
Address: 1845 Wasp Blvd.
Honolulu, HI 96818
USA
Email Address: meagan.sundberg@noaa.gov
Phone: (808)725-5379
Business Hours: 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. M-F

Originator

CC ID: 190228
Date Effective From: 2014
Date Effective To:
Contact (Person): Humphreys, Robert L
Address: 1845 Wasp Blvd.
Honolulu, HI 96818
USA
Email Address: robert.humphreys@noaa.gov
Phone: (808)983-5377

Point of Contact

CC ID: 190226
Date Effective From: 2014-07-01
Date Effective To:
Contact (Person): Sundberg, Meagan A
Address: 1845 Wasp Blvd.
Honolulu, HI 96818
USA
Email Address: meagan.sundberg@noaa.gov
Phone: (808)725-5379
Business Hours: 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. M-F

Extents

Extent Group 1

Extent Group 1 / Time Frame 1

CC ID: 190247
Time Frame Type: Continuing
Start: 2014-07-01

Access Information

Security Class: Sensitive

Catalog Details

Catalog Item ID: 23695
Metadata Record Created By: Meagan A Sundberg
Metadata Record Created: 2015-03-10 19:33+0000
Metadata Record Last Modified By: SysAdmin InPortAdmin
Metadata Record Last Modified: 2019-06-04 13:14+0000
Metadata Record Published: 2019-07-23
Owner Org: PIFSC
Metadata Publication Status: Published Externally
Do Not Publish?: N
Metadata Next Review Date: 2020-07-23