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Title: Larval Bluefin Tuna Ecology
Short Name: Larval BFT Ecology
Status: In Work

Fisheries oceanography research cruises were conducted aboard the NOAA Ship Gordon Gunter. During the survey, plankton samples are collected from a systematic grid of stations to assess distribution, occurrence, and abundance of the early life stages of a variety of species of fishes and invertebrates. This survey specifically targets larval bluefin tuna (Thunnus thynnus). Directed sampling efforts to assess tuna spawning and larval habitat in the Caribbean Sea and Gulf of Mexico were the main focus of this study.


To study larval bluefin tuna assemblages and ecology

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Data Set Larval Bluefin Tuna ecology

Catalog Details

Catalog Item ID: 26118
GUID: gov.noaa.nmfs.inport:26118
Metadata Record Created By: Lee M Weinberger
Metadata Record Created: 2015-07-27 13:35+0000
Metadata Record Last Modified By: SysAdmin InPortAdmin
Metadata Record Last Modified: 2022-08-09 17:11+0000
Metadata Record Published: 2022-04-27
Owner Org: SEFSC
Metadata Publication Status: Published Externally
Do Not Publish?: N
Metadata Last Review Date: 2022-04-27
Metadata Review Frequency: 1 Year
Metadata Next Review Date: 2023-04-27