Item Identification

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

Biological Data layers from towed-diver surveys: tow_map_biomass worksheet, tow_shark worksheet, tow_cheilinus_undulatus worksheet, and tow_large_coral worksheet

Notes:

Loaded by FGDC Metadata Uploader, batch 6236, 06-16-2015 11:42

Entity Information

Entity Type: Spreadsheet
Description:

Biological Data layers from towed-diver surveys: tow_map_biomass worksheet, tow_shark worksheet, tow_cheilinus_undulatus worksheet, and tow_large_coral worksheet

Data Attributes

Attribute Summary

Rubric Score Primary Key? Name Type Description
100
ISLAND Unknown Island name where sampling occurred
100
TOW ID NUMBER Unique identifier for towed-diver surveys (tracks). 4-digit year, 2-digit month, 2-digit day, single-digit tow number (1-6)
100
SEGMENT ID NUMBER Unique identifier for 5-min observations (segments) of tow surveys (tracks). 4-digit year, 2-digit month, 2-digit day, single-digit tow number (1-6), 2-digit segment number (01-10)
100
SEGMENT LATITUDE (CENTROID) NUMBER Latitude of the calculated centroid (using ArcGIS) for each 5-min observation (segment) of the tow survey
100
SEGMENT LONGITUDE (CENTROID) NUMBER Longitude of the calculated centroid (using ArcGIS) for each 5-min observation (segment) of the tow survey
100
SEGMENT LENGTH (m) NUMBER Length in meters for each 5-min observation (segment) of the tow survey
100
AREA (m2) NUMBER Area in square meters surveyed for each 5-minute observation (segment) of the tow survey. Divers survey 5 meters on either side of tow track.
100
BIOMASS (g) NUMBER Biomass (grams) of large-bodied fish greater than 50 cm total length.
100
BIOMASS (gm-2) NUMBER Biomass (grams per square meter) of large-bodied fish greater than 50 cm total length.
100
SEGMENT DEPTH (m) NUMBER Depth in meters of each diver for each 5-min observation (segment) of the tow survey. Divers are usually towed approximately 1 meter above the seafloor.
100
FAMILY NAME Unknown Taxonomic family name of observed species.
100
TAXONOMIC NAME Unknown Genus and species of of observed species.
100
SPECIES CODE Unknown CRED's 4-letter (internal) species code
100
COUNT NUMBER The number of species observed of a particular size (cm) during a 5-minute observation (segment)
100
SIZE (cm) NUMBER The size in centimeters of species observed during a 5-minute observation (segment)

Attribute Details

ISLAND

CC ID: 205311
Data Storage Type: Unknown
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Island name where sampling occurred

Allowed Values: Variable

TOW ID

CC ID: 205312
Data Storage Type: NUMBER
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Unique identifier for towed-diver surveys (tracks). 4-digit year, 2-digit month, 2-digit day, single-digit tow number (1-6)

Unit of Measure: none
Allowed Values: 201002231 - 201003205

SEGMENT ID

CC ID: 205313
Data Storage Type: NUMBER
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Unique identifier for 5-min observations (segments) of tow surveys (tracks). 4-digit year, 2-digit month, 2-digit day, single-digit tow number (1-6), 2-digit segment number (01-10)

Unit of Measure: none
Allowed Values: 20100223101 - 20100320510

SEGMENT LATITUDE (CENTROID)

CC ID: 205314
Data Storage Type: NUMBER
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Latitude of the calculated centroid (using ArcGIS) for each 5-min observation (segment) of the tow survey

Unit of Measure: decimal degree
Allowed Values: -14.91052889 - -11.04530926

SEGMENT LONGITUDE (CENTROID)

CC ID: 205315
Data Storage Type: NUMBER
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Longitude of the calculated centroid (using ArcGIS) for each 5-min observation (segment) of the tow survey

Unit of Measure: decimal degree
Allowed Values: -171.092538 - -168.1376437

SEGMENT LENGTH (m)

CC ID: 205316
Data Storage Type: NUMBER
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Length in meters for each 5-min observation (segment) of the tow survey

Unit of Measure: meters
Allowed Values: 49.89 - 366.65

AREA (m2)

CC ID: 205317
Data Storage Type: NUMBER
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Area in square meters surveyed for each 5-minute observation (segment) of the tow survey. Divers survey 5 meters on either side of tow track.

Unit of Measure: m2
Allowed Values: 498.94 - 3666.50

BIOMASS (g)

CC ID: 205318
Data Storage Type: NUMBER
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Biomass (grams) of large-bodied fish greater than 50 cm total length.

Unit of Measure: g
Allowed Values: 0 - 203315.46

BIOMASS (gm-2)

CC ID: 205319
Data Storage Type: NUMBER
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Biomass (grams per square meter) of large-bodied fish greater than 50 cm total length.

Unit of Measure: gm-2
Allowed Values: 0 - 124.49

SEGMENT DEPTH (m)

CC ID: 205320
Data Storage Type: NUMBER
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Depth in meters of each diver for each 5-min observation (segment) of the tow survey. Divers are usually towed approximately 1 meter above the seafloor.

Unit of Measure: m
Allowed Values: -25.45888525 - -10.10369672

FAMILY NAME

CC ID: 205321
Data Storage Type: Unknown
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Taxonomic family name of observed species.

Allowed Values: Variable

TAXONOMIC NAME

CC ID: 205322
Data Storage Type: Unknown
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Genus and species of of observed species.

Allowed Values: Variable

SPECIES CODE

CC ID: 205323
Data Storage Type: Unknown
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

CRED's 4-letter (internal) species code

Allowed Values: Variable

COUNT

CC ID: 205324
Data Storage Type: NUMBER
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

The number of species observed of a particular size (cm) during a 5-minute observation (segment)

Unit of Measure: #
Allowed Values: 1 - 3

SIZE (cm)

CC ID: 205325
Data Storage Type: NUMBER
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

The size in centimeters of species observed during a 5-minute observation (segment)

Unit of Measure: cm
Allowed Values: 65 - 200

Catalog Details

Catalog Item ID: 25469
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
Do Not Publish?: N
Metadata Next Review Date: 2021-01-13