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Title: GoM Coastal Biopsy Surveys - NRDA

These data have been used to delinate different stocks of bottlenose dolphins in estuaries of the Gulf of Mexico to support the injury assessment related to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.


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


Small boat based surveys for biopsy sample collection. Including focussed studies in estuaries along the Lousiana coast and 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). These data are incorporated into the NRDA assessment and therefore may have restrictions on their public distribution.


Theme Keywords

Thesaurus Keyword
None Biopsy
None bottlenose dolfins

Temporal Keywords

Thesaurus Keyword
None 2010-2014

Spatial Keywords

Thesaurus Keyword
None Gulf of Mexico

Support Roles

Data Steward

CC ID: 210204
Date Effective From: 2010
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: 210205
Date Effective From: 2010
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: 210185
W° Bound: -98
E° Bound: -80.5
N° Bound: 31
S° Bound: 24.5

Extent Group 1 / Time Frame 1

CC ID: 210187
Time Frame Type: Range
Start: 2010
End: 2014-12-31

Access Information

Security Class: Unclassified

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Data Set GoM Coastal Biopsy Surveys - NRDA

Catalog Details

Catalog Item ID: 25880
GUID: gov.noaa.nmfs.inport:25880
Metadata Record Created By: Lee M Weinberger
Metadata Record Created: 2015-07-10 06:23+0000
Metadata Record Last Modified By: SysAdmin InPortAdmin
Metadata Record Last Modified: 2022-08-09 17:11+0000
Metadata Record Published: 2021-04-29
Owner Org: SEFSC
Metadata Publication Status: Published Externally
Do Not Publish?: N
Metadata Last Review Date: 2021-04-29
Metadata Review Frequency: 1 Year
Metadata Next Review Date: 2022-04-29