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Southeast Regional Office, 2024: Gulf sturgeon Critical Habitat Units 1-7,

Item Identification

Title: Gulf sturgeon Critical Habitat Units 1-7
Short Name: Gulf sturgeon Critical Habitat Units 1-7
Status: Completed
Publication Date: 2003-03-19

These data represent the critical habitat for Gulf Sturgeon as designated by Federal Register Vol. 68, No. 53, Wednesday, March 19, 2003, 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 6452, 07-08-2015 17:43

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

- Spatial Reference Information (FGDC:spref),

- Spatial Data Organization Information (FGDC:spdoinfo)


Theme Keywords

Thesaurus Keyword
ISO 19115 Topic Category
ISO 19115 Topic Category
ISO 19115 Topic Category
PARR Exclusion Non-Environmental Data
None Acipenser oxyrinchus desotoi
None Critical Habitat
None Endangered Species
None fishery-dependent
None GIS
None Gulf Sturgeon

Temporal Keywords

Thesaurus Keyword
None March 19, 2003

Spatial Keywords

Thesaurus Keyword
None Alabama
None Apalachicola Bay
None Apalachicola River
None Big Black Creek
None Blackwater River
None Bogue Chitto River
None Chickasawhay River
None Choctawhatchee Bay
None Choctawhatchee River
None Conecuh River
None Escambia River
None Florida
None Gulf of Mexico
None Lake Borgne
None Lake Pontchartrain
None Leaf River
None Louisiana
None Mississippi
None Mississippi Sound
None Near shore Gulf of Mexico
None Pascagoula River
None Pearl River
None Pensacola Bay
None Santa Rosa Sound
None Shoal River
None Suwannee River
None Suwannee Sound
None Yellow River

Data Set Information

Data Set Scope Code: Data Set
Maintenance Frequency: As Needed
Data Presentation Form: Map (digital)

Support Roles


CC ID: 845271
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: 207385
Date Effective From: 2015-07-08
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
View Historical Support Roles


Currentness Reference: Ground Condition

Extent Group 1

Extent Group 1 / Geographic Area 1

CC ID: 207384
W° Bound: -90.394973
E° Bound: -82.68156
N° Bound: 32.398597
S° Bound: 29.27917

Extent Group 1 / Time Frame 1

CC ID: 207383
Time Frame Type: Discrete
Start: 2003-12-24

Access Information

Security Class: Unclassified
Data Access Constraints:


Data Use Constraints:

The text description in 68 FR 13370 is always the one, true definition of Gulf sturgeon 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: 845272
Start Date: 2019-05-30
End Date: Present
Download URL:
Distributor: Southeast Regional Office (SERO) (2019-05-30 - Present)

Technical Environment


Microsoft Windows 7 Version 6.1 (Build 7601) Service Pack 1; Esri ArcGIS

Data Quality

Completeness Report:

Complete Pending NMFS PRD Review

Conceptual Consistency:

Not Applicable


Process Steps

Process Step 1

CC ID: 207390

All polyline features were extracted from the 2000 Census Tiger Line Hydrography features. All hydrography from each county listed in the Final Rule were displayed in a GIS and the listed features were then selected, exported and merged to new shapefiles containing only the contiguous, listed river features.

Process Date/Time: 2004-02-18 00:00:00

Child Items

Rubric scores updated every 15m

Rubric Score Type Title
Entity Gulf_sturgeon_Critical_Habitat_Unit1_7

Catalog Details

Catalog Item ID: 25837
GUID: gov.noaa.nmfs.inport:25837
Metadata Record Created By: Amanda L Frick
Metadata Record Created: 2015-07-08 17:43+0000
Metadata Record Last Modified By: SysAdmin InPortAdmin
Metadata Record Last Modified: 2023-05-30 18:09+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