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Title: map_REA_data.xslx
Short Name: map_REA_data.xslx
Status: Completed
Abstract:

Biological Data layers from rapid ecological assessment (REA) surveys: map_fish_data worksheet and map_benthic_data worksheet

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Entity Information

Entity Type: Spreadsheet
Description:

Biological Data layers from rapid ecological assessment (REA) surveys: map_fish_data worksheet and map_benthic_data worksheet

Data Attributes

Attribute Summary

Rubric Score Primary Key? Name Type Description
100
Survey Year VARCHAR2 Survey Year
100
Island Unknown Island
100
Site Unknown Site
100
Latitude NUMBER Latitude
100
Longitude NUMBER Longitude
100
Depth zone VARCHAR2 Surveys are conducted in one of three depth strata; shallow, mid and deep depths
100
Total fish biomass (gm-2) NUMBER Total fish biomass in grams per square meter
100
Fish species richness NUMBER The mean number of unique species recorded per site
100
Large fish biomass gm-2 (> 50cm) NUMBER Biomass (grams per square meter) of large fish (defined as greater than 50cm in total length)
100
Large fish biomass gm-2 (> 70% Lmax) NUMBER Biomass (grams per square meter) of large fish (defined as greater than 70% of the species maximum length Lmax; Williams et al. 2011)
100
Large serranid (groupers) biomass (gm-2) NUMBER Biomass (grams per square meter) of large fish (> 70% Lmax) of preferred fisheries target families: groupers
100
Large Acanthurid (surgeonfish) biomass (gm-2) NUMBER Biomass (grams per square meter) of large fish (> 70% Lmax) of preferred fisheries target families: surgeonfish
100
Large Scarid (parrotfish) biomass (gm-2) NUMBER Biomass (grams per square meter) of large fish (> 70% Lmax) of preferred fisheries target families: parrotfish
100
FG biomass (gm-2): browsers NUMBER Biomass (grams per square meter) of herbivorous functional groups indicative of reef resilience: browsers, which includes some parrotfishes, some unicornfishes, rudderfishes, batfishes and a rabbitfish.
100
FG biomass (gm-2): detritivores NUMBER Biomass (grams per square meter) of herbivorous functional groups indicative of reef resilience: detritivores
100
FG biomass (gm-2): grazers/detritivores NUMBER Biomass (grams per square meter) of herbivorous functional groups indicative of reef resilience: grazers and detritivores, which includes rabbitfishes, small angelfishes and many species of surgeonfish
100
FG biomass (gm-2): scrapers/small excavators NUMBER Biomass (grams per square meter) of herbivorous functional groups indicative of reef resilience: scrapers / small excavators. Scrapers includes the majority of parrotfishes (Hipposcarus and Scarus species) while excavating species includes all Chlorurus species, the humphead parrotfish, Bolbometopon muricatum and the bicolor parrotfish Cetoscarus bicolor.
100
FG biomass (gm-2): large excavators/bioeroders NUMBER Biomass (grams per square meter) of herbivorous functional groups indicative of reef resilience: large excavators / bioeroders. Large excavators and bioeroders are the excavators mentioned in scrapers/small excavators, but greater than 35 cm in standard length.
100
Acanthurus lineatus biomass (gm-2) NUMBER Acanthurus lineatus biomass (grams per square meter): one of several species that are landed in greatest weight by spearfishing (Domingo Ochavillo pers. comm. September 2011)
100
Acanthurus nigricans biomass (gm-2) NUMBER Acanthurus nigricans biomass (grams per square meter): one of several species that are landed in greatest weight by spearfishing (Domingo Ochavillo pers. comm. September 2011)
100
Chlorurus japanensis biomass (gm-2) NUMBER Chlorurus japanensis biomass (grams per square meter): one of several species that are landed in greatest weight by spearfishing (Domingo Ochavillo pers. comm. September 2011)
100
Ctenochaetus striatus biomass (gm-2) NUMBER Ctenochaetus striatus biomass (grams per square meter): one of several species that are landed in greatest weight by spearfishing (Domingo Ochavillo pers. comm. September 2011)
100
Myripristis berndti biomass (gm-2) NUMBER Myripristis berndti biomass (grams per square meter): one of several species that are landed in greatest weight by spearfishing (Domingo Ochavillo pers. comm. September 2011)
100
Naso unicornis biomass (gm-2) NUMBER Naso unicornis biomass (grams per square meter): one of several species that are landed in greatest weight by spearfishing (Domingo Ochavillo pers. comm. September 2011)
100
Naso lituratus biomass (gm-2) NUMBER Naso lituratus biomass (grams per square meter): one of several species that are landed in greatest weight by spearfishing (Domingo Ochavillo pers. comm. September 2011)
100
Sargocentron tiere biomass (gm-2) NUMBER Sargocentron tiere biomass (grams per square meter): one of several species that are landed in greatest weight by spearfishing (Domingo Ochavillo pers. comm. September 2011)
100
Scarus oviceps biomass (gm-2) NUMBER Scarus oviceps biomass (grams per square meter): one of several species that are landed in greatest weight by spearfishing (Domingo Ochavillo pers. comm. September 2011)
100
Scarus rubroviolaceus biomass (gm-2) NUMBER Scarus rubroviolaceus biomass (grams per square meter): one of several species that are landed in greatest weight by spearfishing (Domingo Ochavillo pers. comm. September 2011)
100
Coral cover (%) NUMBER Percent cover of (hard) corals
100
Macroalgal cover (%) NUMBER Percent cover of macro-algae
100
Coralline algal cover (%) NUMBER Percent cover of coralline algae
100
Benthic substrate ratio NUMBER The ratio of positive (hard coral and coralline algae) vs. negative (macro-algae, turf algae and soft coral) colonizers.
100
Turf algal cover (%) NUMBER Percent cover of turf algae
100
Soft coral (%) NUMBER Percent cover of soft corals.

Attribute Details

Survey Year

CC ID: 205277
Data Storage Type: VARCHAR2
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Survey Year

Allowed Values: 2010

Island

CC ID: 205278
Data Storage Type: Unknown
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Island

Allowed Values: Variable - Island name where sampling occurred

Site

CC ID: 205279
Data Storage Type: Unknown
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Site

Allowed Values: Variable - site name where sampling occurred

Latitude

CC ID: 205280
Data Storage Type: NUMBER
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Latitude

Unit of Measure: decimal degree
Allowed Values: -11.04524 - -14.88716

Longitude

CC ID: 205281
Data Storage Type: NUMBER
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Longitude

Unit of Measure: decimal degree
Allowed Values: -171.09241 - -168.13808

Depth zone

CC ID: 205282
Data Storage Type: VARCHAR2
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Surveys are conducted in one of three depth strata; shallow, mid and deep depths

Allowed Values: Shallow, Mid, Deep

Total fish biomass (gm-2)

CC ID: 205283
Data Storage Type: NUMBER
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Total fish biomass in grams per square meter

Unit of Measure: gm-2
Allowed Values: 1.753344238 - 150.5618747

Fish species richness

CC ID: 205284
Data Storage Type: NUMBER
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

The mean number of unique species recorded per site

Unit of Measure: #
Allowed Values: 13 - 61.5

Large fish biomass gm-2 (> 50cm)

CC ID: 205285
Data Storage Type: NUMBER
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Biomass (grams per square meter) of large fish (defined as greater than 50cm in total length)

Unit of Measure: gm-2
Allowed Values: 0 - 98.37276123

Large fish biomass gm-2 (> 70% Lmax)

CC ID: 205286
Data Storage Type: NUMBER
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Biomass (grams per square meter) of large fish (defined as greater than 70% of the species maximum length Lmax; Williams et al. 2011)

Unit of Measure: gm-2
Allowed Values: 0 - 48.75591042

Large serranid (groupers) biomass (gm-2)

CC ID: 205287
Data Storage Type: NUMBER
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Biomass (grams per square meter) of large fish (> 70% Lmax) of preferred fisheries target families: groupers

Unit of Measure: gm-2
Allowed Values: 0 - 7.758902495

Large Acanthurid (surgeonfish) biomass (gm-2)

CC ID: 205288
Data Storage Type: NUMBER
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Biomass (grams per square meter) of large fish (> 70% Lmax) of preferred fisheries target families: surgeonfish

Unit of Measure: gm-2
Allowed Values: 0.01908637 - 54.12650983

Large Scarid (parrotfish) biomass (gm-2)

CC ID: 205289
Data Storage Type: NUMBER
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Biomass (grams per square meter) of large fish (> 70% Lmax) of preferred fisheries target families: parrotfish

Unit of Measure: gm-2
Allowed Values: 0 - 44.26161275

FG biomass (gm-2): browsers

CC ID: 205290
Data Storage Type: NUMBER
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Biomass (grams per square meter) of herbivorous functional groups indicative of reef resilience: browsers, which includes some parrotfishes, some unicornfishes, rudderfishes, batfishes and a rabbitfish.

Unit of Measure: gm-2
Allowed Values: 0 - 43.58682781

FG biomass (gm-2): detritivores

CC ID: 205291
Data Storage Type: NUMBER
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Biomass (grams per square meter) of herbivorous functional groups indicative of reef resilience: detritivores

Unit of Measure: gm-2
Allowed Values: 0 - 18.20381216

FG biomass (gm-2): grazers/detritivores

CC ID: 205292
Data Storage Type: NUMBER
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Biomass (grams per square meter) of herbivorous functional groups indicative of reef resilience: grazers and detritivores, which includes rabbitfishes, small angelfishes and many species of surgeonfish

Unit of Measure: gm-2
Allowed Values: 0.005791284 - 17.5471783

FG biomass (gm-2): scrapers/small excavators

CC ID: 205293
Data Storage Type: NUMBER
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Biomass (grams per square meter) of herbivorous functional groups indicative of reef resilience: scrapers / small excavators. Scrapers includes the majority of parrotfishes (Hipposcarus and Scarus species) while excavating species includes all Chlorurus species, the humphead parrotfish, Bolbometopon muricatum and the bicolor parrotfish Cetoscarus bicolor.

Unit of Measure: gm-2
Allowed Values: 0 - 23.82518641

FG biomass (gm-2): large excavators/bioeroders

CC ID: 205294
Data Storage Type: NUMBER
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Biomass (grams per square meter) of herbivorous functional groups indicative of reef resilience: large excavators / bioeroders. Large excavators and bioeroders are the excavators mentioned in scrapers/small excavators, but greater than 35 cm in standard length.

Unit of Measure: gm-2
Allowed Values: 0 - 28.04198491

Acanthurus lineatus biomass (gm-2)

CC ID: 205295
Data Storage Type: NUMBER
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Acanthurus lineatus biomass (grams per square meter): one of several species that are landed in greatest weight by spearfishing (Domingo Ochavillo pers. comm. September 2011)

Unit of Measure: gm-2
Allowed Values: 0 - 12.06328639

Acanthurus nigricans biomass (gm-2)

CC ID: 205296
Data Storage Type: NUMBER
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Acanthurus nigricans biomass (grams per square meter): one of several species that are landed in greatest weight by spearfishing (Domingo Ochavillo pers. comm. September 2011)

Unit of Measure: gm-2
Allowed Values: 0 - 12.74394749

Chlorurus japanensis biomass (gm-2)

CC ID: 205297
Data Storage Type: NUMBER
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Chlorurus japanensis biomass (grams per square meter): one of several species that are landed in greatest weight by spearfishing (Domingo Ochavillo pers. comm. September 2011)

Unit of Measure: gm-2
Allowed Values: 0 - 7.826506606

Ctenochaetus striatus biomass (gm-2)

CC ID: 205298
Data Storage Type: NUMBER
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Ctenochaetus striatus biomass (grams per square meter): one of several species that are landed in greatest weight by spearfishing (Domingo Ochavillo pers. comm. September 2011)

Unit of Measure: gm-2
Allowed Values: 0 - 18.20381216

Myripristis berndti biomass (gm-2)

CC ID: 205299
Data Storage Type: NUMBER
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Myripristis berndti biomass (grams per square meter): one of several species that are landed in greatest weight by spearfishing (Domingo Ochavillo pers. comm. September 2011)

Unit of Measure: gm-2
Allowed Values: 0 - 8.798703644

Naso unicornis biomass (gm-2)

CC ID: 205300
Data Storage Type: NUMBER
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Naso unicornis biomass (grams per square meter): one of several species that are landed in greatest weight by spearfishing (Domingo Ochavillo pers. comm. September 2011)

Unit of Measure: gm-2
Allowed Values: 0 - 5.740117677

Naso lituratus biomass (gm-2)

CC ID: 205301
Data Storage Type: NUMBER
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Naso lituratus biomass (grams per square meter): one of several species that are landed in greatest weight by spearfishing (Domingo Ochavillo pers. comm. September 2011)

Unit of Measure: gm-2
Allowed Values: 0 - 6.421028863

Sargocentron tiere biomass (gm-2)

CC ID: 205302
Data Storage Type: NUMBER
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Sargocentron tiere biomass (grams per square meter): one of several species that are landed in greatest weight by spearfishing (Domingo Ochavillo pers. comm. September 2011)

Unit of Measure: gm-2
Allowed Values: 0 - 2.317295971

Scarus oviceps biomass (gm-2)

CC ID: 205303
Data Storage Type: NUMBER
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Scarus oviceps biomass (grams per square meter): one of several species that are landed in greatest weight by spearfishing (Domingo Ochavillo pers. comm. September 2011)

Unit of Measure: gm-2
Allowed Values: 0 - 2.376170568

Scarus rubroviolaceus biomass (gm-2)

CC ID: 205304
Data Storage Type: NUMBER
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Scarus rubroviolaceus biomass (grams per square meter): one of several species that are landed in greatest weight by spearfishing (Domingo Ochavillo pers. comm. September 2011)

Unit of Measure: gm-2
Allowed Values: 0 - 13.61786809

Coral cover (%)

CC ID: 205305
Data Storage Type: NUMBER
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Percent cover of (hard) corals

Unit of Measure: %
Allowed Values: 0 - 69.39501779

Macroalgal cover (%)

CC ID: 205306
Data Storage Type: NUMBER
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Percent cover of macro-algae

Unit of Measure: %
Allowed Values: 0 - 62.67605634

Coralline algal cover (%)

CC ID: 205307
Data Storage Type: NUMBER
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Percent cover of coralline algae

Unit of Measure: %
Allowed Values: 0 - 75.18518519

Benthic substrate ratio

CC ID: 205308
Data Storage Type: NUMBER
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

The ratio of positive (hard coral and coralline algae) vs. negative (macro-algae, turf algae and soft coral) colonizers.

Unit of Measure: #
Allowed Values: 0 - 17.71428571

Turf algal cover (%)

CC ID: 205309
Data Storage Type: NUMBER
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Percent cover of turf algae

Unit of Measure: %
Allowed Values: 0 - 93.66197183

Soft coral (%)

CC ID: 205310
Data Storage Type: NUMBER
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Percent cover of soft corals.

Unit of Measure: %
Allowed Values: 0 - 13.19444444

Catalog Details

Catalog Item ID: 25468
Metadata Record Created By: Annette M DesRochers
Metadata Record Created: 2015-06-16 11:42+0000
Metadata Record Last Modified By: Annette M DesRochers
Metadata Record Last Modified: 2020-01-13 16:45+0000
Metadata Record Published: 2020-01-13
Owner Org: PIFSC
Metadata Publication Status: Published Externally
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Metadata Next Review Date: 2021-01-13