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Title: GoM Coastal and Estuarine Biopsy Surveys
Status: In Work

These data have been used to delinate different stocks of bottlenose dolphins in estuaries of the Gulf of Mexico.


To use biopsy tissue samples to examine genetic relationships between populations of bottlenose dolphins.


Small boat based surveys for biopsy sample collection. Most recent efforts include focussed studies in estuaries along the Texas coast and western Mississippi sound. Data include survey effort, sample collection efforts, and subsampling of collected samples. Photoidentification databases of sampled individuals are maintained in customized Access database software (FINBASE)

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Data Steward

CC ID: 210182
Date Effective From: 2012
Date Effective To:
Contact (Person): Garrison, Lance
Address: 75 Virginia Beach Dr
Miami, FL 33149
Email Address:
Phone: 305-361-4488
Fax: 305-361-4478
Business Hours: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM EST/EDT

Point of Contact

CC ID: 210183
Date Effective From: 2012
Date Effective To:
Contact (Person): Mullin, Keith D
Address: 3209 Frederic St.
Pascagoula, MS 39568
Email Address:
Phone: 228-549-1632
Fax: 228-769-9200


Currentness Reference: Ground Condition

Extent Group 1

Extent Group 1 / Geographic Area 1

CC ID: 210181
W° Bound: -98
E° Bound: -80.5
N° Bound: 31
S° Bound: 24.5

Extent Group 1 / Time Frame 1

CC ID: 210184
Time Frame Type: Continuing
Start: 2012

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Data Set GoM Coastal and Estuarine Biopsy Surveys

Catalog Details

Catalog Item ID: 25875
GUID: gov.noaa.nmfs.inport:25875
Metadata Record Created By: Lee M Weinberger
Metadata Record Created: 2015-07-10 06:15+0000
Metadata Record Last Modified By: Lee M Weinberger
Metadata Record Last Modified: 2021-04-29 15:30+0000
Metadata Record Published: 2021-04-29
Owner Org: SEFSC
Metadata Publication Status: Published Externally
Do Not Publish?: N
Metadata Review Frequency: 1 Year