Slide Menu
System Maintenance Notice, Monday, December 5, 2022 @ 1pm-5pm Eastern. The Operations Team will be performing system maintenance. During this scheduled downtime, InPort will not be available.
View All
Search Help Show/Hide Menu

Item Identification

Title: ESD_FISH_REA_DataDictionary_MARIAN_2022
Short Name: FISH_REA_DataDictionary_2022
Status: Completed

Entity Information

Entity Type: Data Table
Active Version?: Yes
Description:

Data dictionary for the dataset produced by the fish nSPC surveys conducted at stratified-random sites (StRS).

Data Attributes

Attribute Summary

Rubric Score Primary Key? Name Type Description
100
OBJECTID NUMERIC Unique identifier for fish REA observations
100
ROUNDID NUMERIC Unique Identifier for ROUND record
100
MISSIONID TEXT Mission Identifier
100
REGION_NAME TEXT The Pacific Island region surveyed: American Samoa, Pacific Remote Island Areas, Mariana Archipelago, main Hawaiian Islands, Northwestern Hawaiian Islands.
100
ISLAND TEXT Island or Atoll surveyed in the Pacific Island region (REGION_NAME).
100
SITE TEXT The code for the site surveyed at the island or atoll (ISLAND). Combines a 3-letter island code with a 2-4 digit site number.
100
LATITUDE NUMERIC Latitude in decimal degrees, WGS84, for the given SITE as recorded by divers on the datasheets.
100
LONGITUDE NUMERIC Longitude in decimal degrees, WGS84 for the given SITE as recorded by divers on the datasheets.
100
REEF_ZONE TEXT The zone for the given SITE (Forereef, Backreef, Protected Slope, Lagoon).
100
DEPTH_BIN TEXT Classification of depth (shallow, mid, deep) based on midpoint between minimum and maximum depths of replicates at this site. Shallow: >0-6 m, Mid: >6-18 m, Deep: >18-30 m.
100
SITEVISITID NUMERIC Unique identifier created each time a SITE is surveyed on a DATE_.
100
DATE_ DATE Local date the survey was conducted.
100
OBS_YEAR NUMERIC 4-digit year the survey was conducted (DATE_).
100
DIVER TEXT Initials of diver conducting survey
100
REPLICATEID NUMERIC Unique identifier for the replicate sample within a Fish REA survey
100
REP TEXT Letter associated to replicate (A, B, C, or D)
100
METHOD TEXT Fish method employed: belt transect (BLT), stationary point count (SPC), or new stationary point count (nSPC)
100
PHOTOGRAPHER NUMERIC Flag to indicate photographer of benthic photos. Two divers simultaneously conduct a survey at a site (indicated by the initials of the observer in the DIVER field), only one of which captures the benthic photos. Value = -1 indicates the photographer.
100
TRAINING_YN NUMERIC Flag to signify whether replicate was for training purposes. Value = -1 indicates the replicate was for training.
100
DEPTH NUMERIC Depth of survey area in meters. Depths usually within 0-30 m.
100
SURVEY_RADIUS_M NUMERIC Radius of survey area in meters, usually 7.5 m (15-m SPC survey 'cylinder').
100
HARD_CORAL NUMERIC Hard coral cover (0-100%). Sum of benthic composition categories equals 100.
100
SOFT_CORAL NUMERIC Soft coral cover (0-100%). Sum of benthic composition categories equals 100. No longer collected as of 2016 surveys; pooled into OTHER.
100
MA NUMERIC Macroalgae cover (0-100%). Sum of benthic composition categories equals 100.
100
CCA NUMERIC Crustose coralline algae (CCA) cover (0-100%). Sum of benthic composition categories equals 100.
100
TA NUMERIC Turf algae cover (0-100%). Sum of benthic composition categories equals 100. No longer collected as of 2016 surveys; pooled into OTHER.
100
SAND NUMERIC Sand cover (0-100%). Sum of benthic composition categories equals 100.
100
TUNICATE NUMERIC Tunicate cover (0-100%). Sum of benthic composition categories equals 100. No longer collected as of 2016 surveys; pooled into OTHER.
100
ZOANTHID NUMERIC Zoanthid cover (0-100%). Sum of benthic composition categories equals 100. No longer collected as of 2016 surveys; pooled into OTHER.
100
CORALLIMORPH NUMERIC Zoanthid cover (0-100%). Sum of benthic composition categories equals 100. No longer collected as of 2016 surveys; pooled into OTHER.
100
CLAM NUMERIC Clam cover (0-100%). Sum of benthic composition categories equals 100. No longer collected as of 2016 surveys; pooled into OTHER.
100
CYANO NUMERIC Cyanobacteria cover (0-100%). Sum of benthic composition categories equals 100. No longer collected as of 2016 surveys; pooled into OTHER.
100
SPONGE NUMERIC Sponge cover (0-100%). Sum of benthic composition categories equals 100. No longer collected as of 2016 surveys; pooled into OTHER.
100
OTHER NUMERIC Other benthic composition value (0-100%). Sum of benthic composition categories equals 100. Turf algae, tunicates, zoanthids, corallimorphs, clams, cyanobacteria, soft coral, and sponges are pooled into this category as of 2016 surveys.
100
OTHER_TYPE TEXT Other benthic composition type. No longer collected as of 2016 surveys.
100
HABITAT_CODE TEXT Code for HABITAT_TYPE.
100
HABITAT_TYPE TEXT Description of the habitat type (e.g., Aggregate Patch Reef, Pavement, Spur and Groove, Rock/Boulder).
100
CURRENT_STRENGTH TEXT Current Strength (None, Slight, Moderate, High).
100
VISIBILITY NUMERIC Visibility measured in meters.
100
MIN_DEPTH NUMERIC Minimum depth of the diver's survey cylinder in meters.
100
MAX_DEPTH NUMERIC Maximum depth of the diver's survey cylinder in meters.
100
SUBSTRATE_HEIGHT_0 NUMERIC Substrate complexity between 0cm and 20cm elevation
100
SUBSTRATE_HEIGHT_20 NUMERIC Proportion of survey area between 0-20 cm elevation (0-100%). Sum of SUBSTRATE_HEIGHT fields equals 100.
100
SUBSTRATE_HEIGHT_50 NUMERIC Proportion of survey area between 20-50 cm elevation (0-100%). Sum of SUBSTRATE_HEIGHT fields equals 100.
100
SUBSTRATE_HEIGHT_100 NUMERIC Proportion of survey area between 100-150 cm elevation (0-100%). Sum of SUBSTRATE_HEIGHT fields equals 100.
100
SUBSTRATE_HEIGHT_150 NUMERIC Proportion of survey area over 150 cm elevation (0-100%). Sum of SUBSTRATE_HEIGHT fields equals 100.
100
MAX_HEIGHT NUMERIC Highest elevation point in SPC cylinder measured in meters.
100
URCHIN_DACOR TEXT Free urchin abundance, estimated by DACOR, an abundance code based on visual estimation (Dominant [D], Abundant [A], Common [C], Occasional [O], and Rare [R]).
100
BORING_URCHIN_DACOR TEXT Boring urchin abundance, estimated by DACOR, an abundance code based on visual estimation (Dominant [D], Abundant [A], Common [C], Occasional [O], and Rare [R]).
100
SPECIES TEXT 4-letter code for TAXONNAME. Required.
100
TAXONNAME TEXT Scientific name of observed organism to the finest taxonomic resolution that divers can identify a fish to, usually to species (see RANK). Required.
100
COMMONNAME TEXT Common name (from FishBase).
100
COMMONFAMILYALL TEXT Common name of all families.
100
FAMILY TEXT Taxonomic classification: Family of observed organism (TAXONNAME).
100
SCIENTIFIC_NAME TEXT Taxonomic classification: the true scientific name (genus and species) of the observed organism (TAXONNAME). If NULL, organism not identified to species taxonomic level (see RANK).
100
RANK TEXT Lowest defined rank in taxonomic hierarchy.
100
TROPHIC TEXT Trophic level: APEX (apex predator), Cor (corallivore), H (herbivore), MI (mobile invertivore), Om (Omnivore), Par (parasite), Pisc (piscivore), Pk (planktivore), SI (sessile invertivore), X (if unidentified fish), Z (zooplantivore).
100
TROPHIC_MONREP TEXT Trophic level scheme used (Primary Consumer, Secondary Consumer, Planktivore, Piscivore).
100
LW_A NUMERIC Parameter "a" used in length-weight calculations.
100
LW_B NUMERIC Parameter "b" used in length-weight calculations.
100
LMAX NUMERIC Maximum length of the fish published in literature.
100
LENGTH_CONVERSION_FACTOR NUMERIC Factor to convert length as TOTAL LENGTH to get it to right form (standard [SL], fork [FL], or total length [TL]) for available length weight A and B parameters for this species.
100
COUNT NUMERIC Number of fish observed during survey.
100
SIZE_ NUMERIC Total length of fish, measured from the tip of the snout to the tip of the longer lobe of the caudal fin, reported in centimeters. Total length for rays (Myliobatidae) is measured from pectoral fin tip to pectoral fin tip.
100
OBS_TYPE TEXT Code for OBS_DESC.
100
OBS_DESC TEXT The type of observation made during the fish survey (Instantaneous, non-instantaneous, after 5 minutes, after 10 minutes, presence). See the Reef Fish Survey Protocol for an explanation of the observation types.

Attribute Details

OBJECTID

CC ID: 365089
Seq. Order: 1
Data Storage Type: NUMERIC
Max Length: 22
Required: Yes
Primary Key: No
Precision: 38
Scale: 0
Status: Active
Description:

Unique identifier for fish REA observations

ROUNDID

CC ID: 365101
Seq. Order: 2
Data Storage Type: NUMERIC
Max Length: 22
Required: Yes
Primary Key: No
Precision: 28
Scale: 0
Status: Active
Description:

Unique Identifier for ROUND record

MISSIONID

CC ID: 365088
Seq. Order: 3
Data Storage Type: TEXT
Max Length: 30
Required: Yes
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Mission Identifier

REGION_NAME

CC ID: 365098
Seq. Order: 4
Data Storage Type: TEXT
Max Length: 30
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

The Pacific Island region surveyed: American Samoa, Pacific Remote Island Areas, Mariana Archipelago, main Hawaiian Islands, Northwestern Hawaiian Islands.

ISLAND

CC ID: 365076
Seq. Order: 5
Data Storage Type: TEXT
Max Length: 150
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Island or Atoll surveyed in the Pacific Island region (REGION_NAME).

SITE

CC ID: 365104
Seq. Order: 6
Data Storage Type: TEXT
Max Length: 150
Required: Yes
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

The code for the site surveyed at the island or atoll (ISLAND). Combines a 3-letter island code with a 2-4 digit site number.

LATITUDE

CC ID: 365077
Seq. Order: 7
Data Storage Type: NUMERIC
Max Length: 22
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Precision: 38
Status: Active
Description:

Latitude in decimal degrees, WGS84, for the given SITE as recorded by divers on the datasheets.

LONGITUDE

CC ID: 365080
Seq. Order: 8
Data Storage Type: NUMERIC
Max Length: 22
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Longitude in decimal degrees, WGS84 for the given SITE as recorded by divers on the datasheets.

REEF_ZONE

CC ID: 365097
Seq. Order: 9
Data Storage Type: TEXT
Max Length: 150
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

The zone for the given SITE (Forereef, Backreef, Protected Slope, Lagoon).

DEPTH_BIN

CC ID: 365070
Seq. Order: 10
Data Storage Type: TEXT
Max Length: 60
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Classification of depth (shallow, mid, deep) based on midpoint between minimum and maximum depths of replicates at this site. Shallow: >0-6 m, Mid: >6-18 m, Deep: >18-30 m.

SITEVISITID

CC ID: 365105
Seq. Order: 11
Data Storage Type: NUMERIC
Max Length: 22
Required: Yes
Primary Key: No
Precision: 38
Status: Active
Description:

Unique identifier created each time a SITE is surveyed on a DATE_.

DATE_

CC ID: 365068
Seq. Order: 12
Data Storage Type: DATE
Max Length: 7
Required: Yes
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Local date the survey was conducted.

OBS_YEAR

CC ID: 365092
Seq. Order: 13
Data Storage Type: NUMERIC
Max Length: 22
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Precision: 38
Status: Active
Description:

4-digit year the survey was conducted (DATE_).

DIVER

CC ID: 365071
Seq. Order: 14
Data Storage Type: TEXT
Max Length: 150
Required: Yes
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Initials of diver conducting survey

REPLICATEID

CC ID: 365100
Seq. Order: 15
Data Storage Type: NUMERIC
Max Length: 22
Required: Yes
Primary Key: No
Precision: 38
Scale: 0
Status: Active
Description:

Unique identifier for the replicate sample within a Fish REA survey

REP

CC ID: 365099
Seq. Order: 16
Data Storage Type: TEXT
Max Length: 150
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Letter associated to replicate (A, B, C, or D)

METHOD

CC ID: 365086
Seq. Order: 17
Data Storage Type: TEXT
Max Length: 150
Required: Yes
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Fish method employed: belt transect (BLT), stationary point count (SPC), or new stationary point count (nSPC)

PHOTOGRAPHER

CC ID: 365095
Seq. Order: 18
Data Storage Type: NUMERIC
Max Length: 22
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Precision: 5
Scale: 0
Status: Active
Description:

Flag to indicate photographer of benthic photos. Two divers simultaneously conduct a survey at a site (indicated by the initials of the observer in the DIVER field), only one of which captures the benthic photos. Value = -1 indicates the photographer.

TRAINING_YN

CC ID: 365118
Seq. Order: 19
Data Storage Type: NUMERIC
Max Length: 22
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Flag to signify whether replicate was for training purposes. Value = -1 indicates the replicate was for training.

DEPTH

CC ID: 365069
Seq. Order: 20
Data Storage Type: NUMERIC
Max Length: 22
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Precision: 38
Status: Active
Description:

Depth of survey area in meters. Depths usually within 0-30 m.

SURVEY_RADIUS_M

CC ID: 365115
Seq. Order: 21
Data Storage Type: NUMERIC
Max Length: 22
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Radius of survey area in meters, usually 7.5 m (15-m SPC survey 'cylinder').

HARD_CORAL

CC ID: 365075
Seq. Order: 22
Data Storage Type: NUMERIC
Max Length: 22
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Hard coral cover (0-100%). Sum of benthic composition categories equals 100.

SOFT_CORAL

CC ID: 365107
Seq. Order: 23
Data Storage Type: NUMERIC
Max Length: 22
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Precision: 38
Status: Active
Description:

Soft coral cover (0-100%). Sum of benthic composition categories equals 100. No longer collected as of 2016 surveys; pooled into OTHER.

MA

CC ID: 365083
Seq. Order: 24
Data Storage Type: NUMERIC
Max Length: 22
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Macroalgae cover (0-100%). Sum of benthic composition categories equals 100.

CCA

CC ID: 365060
Seq. Order: 25
Data Storage Type: NUMERIC
Max Length: 22
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Precision: 38
Status: Active
Description:

Crustose coralline algae (CCA) cover (0-100%). Sum of benthic composition categories equals 100.

TA

CC ID: 365116
Seq. Order: 26
Data Storage Type: NUMERIC
Max Length: 22
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Precision: 38
Status: Active
Description:

Turf algae cover (0-100%). Sum of benthic composition categories equals 100. No longer collected as of 2016 surveys; pooled into OTHER.

SAND

CC ID: 365102
Seq. Order: 27
Data Storage Type: NUMERIC
Max Length: 22
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Precision: 38
Status: Active
Description:

Sand cover (0-100%). Sum of benthic composition categories equals 100.

TUNICATE

CC ID: 365121
Seq. Order: 28
Data Storage Type: NUMERIC
Max Length: 22
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Precision: 38
Status: Active
Description:

Tunicate cover (0-100%). Sum of benthic composition categories equals 100. No longer collected as of 2016 surveys; pooled into OTHER.

ZOANTHID

CC ID: 365124
Seq. Order: 29
Data Storage Type: NUMERIC
Max Length: 22
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Precision: 38
Status: Active
Description:

Zoanthid cover (0-100%). Sum of benthic composition categories equals 100. No longer collected as of 2016 surveys; pooled into OTHER.

CORALLIMORPH

CC ID: 365064
Seq. Order: 30
Data Storage Type: NUMERIC
Max Length: 22
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Precision: 38
Status: Active
Description:

Zoanthid cover (0-100%). Sum of benthic composition categories equals 100. No longer collected as of 2016 surveys; pooled into OTHER.

CLAM

CC ID: 365061
Seq. Order: 31
Data Storage Type: NUMERIC
Max Length: 22
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Precision: 38
Status: Active
Description:

Clam cover (0-100%). Sum of benthic composition categories equals 100. No longer collected as of 2016 surveys; pooled into OTHER.

CYANO

CC ID: 365067
Seq. Order: 32
Data Storage Type: NUMERIC
Max Length: 22
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Precision: 38
Status: Active
Description:

Cyanobacteria cover (0-100%). Sum of benthic composition categories equals 100. No longer collected as of 2016 surveys; pooled into OTHER.

SPONGE

CC ID: 365109
Seq. Order: 33
Data Storage Type: NUMERIC
Max Length: 22
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Precision: 38
Status: Active
Description:

Sponge cover (0-100%). Sum of benthic composition categories equals 100. No longer collected as of 2016 surveys; pooled into OTHER.

OTHER

CC ID: 365093
Seq. Order: 34
Data Storage Type: NUMERIC
Max Length: 22
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Other benthic composition value (0-100%). Sum of benthic composition categories equals 100. Turf algae, tunicates, zoanthids, corallimorphs, clams, cyanobacteria, soft coral, and sponges are pooled into this category as of 2016 surveys.

OTHER_TYPE

CC ID: 365094
Seq. Order: 35
Data Storage Type: TEXT
Max Length: 20
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Other benthic composition type. No longer collected as of 2016 surveys.

HABITAT_CODE

CC ID: 365073
Seq. Order: 36
Data Storage Type: TEXT
Max Length: 50
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Code for HABITAT_TYPE.

HABITAT_TYPE

CC ID: 365074
Seq. Order: 37
Data Storage Type: TEXT
Max Length: 50
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Description of the habitat type (e.g., Aggregate Patch Reef, Pavement, Spur and Groove, Rock/Boulder).

CURRENT_STRENGTH

CC ID: 365066
Seq. Order: 38
Data Storage Type: TEXT
Max Length: 20
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Current Strength (None, Slight, Moderate, High).

VISIBILITY

CC ID: 365123
Seq. Order: 39
Data Storage Type: NUMERIC
Max Length: 22
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Precision: 38
Scale: 8
Status: Active
Description:

Visibility measured in meters.

MIN_DEPTH

CC ID: 365087
Seq. Order: 40
Data Storage Type: NUMERIC
Max Length: 22
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Minimum depth of the diver's survey cylinder in meters.

MAX_DEPTH

CC ID: 365084
Seq. Order: 41
Data Storage Type: NUMERIC
Max Length: 22
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Precision: 38
Status: Active
Description:

Maximum depth of the diver's survey cylinder in meters.

SUBSTRATE_HEIGHT_0

CC ID: 365110
Seq. Order: 42
Data Storage Type: NUMERIC
Max Length: 22
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Precision: 38
Scale: 8
Status: Active
Description:

Substrate complexity between 0cm and 20cm elevation

SUBSTRATE_HEIGHT_20

CC ID: 365113
Seq. Order: 43
Data Storage Type: NUMERIC
Max Length: 22
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Precision: 38
Scale: 8
Status: Active
Description:

Proportion of survey area between 0-20 cm elevation (0-100%). Sum of SUBSTRATE_HEIGHT fields equals 100.

SUBSTRATE_HEIGHT_50

CC ID: 365114
Seq. Order: 44
Data Storage Type: NUMERIC
Max Length: 22
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Precision: 38
Scale: 8
Status: Active
Description:

Proportion of survey area between 20-50 cm elevation (0-100%). Sum of SUBSTRATE_HEIGHT fields equals 100.

SUBSTRATE_HEIGHT_100

CC ID: 365111
Seq. Order: 45
Data Storage Type: NUMERIC
Max Length: 22
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Precision: 38
Scale: 8
Status: Active
Description:

Proportion of survey area between 100-150 cm elevation (0-100%). Sum of SUBSTRATE_HEIGHT fields equals 100.

SUBSTRATE_HEIGHT_150

CC ID: 365112
Seq. Order: 46
Data Storage Type: NUMERIC
Max Length: 22
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Precision: 38
Scale: 8
Status: Active
Description:

Proportion of survey area over 150 cm elevation (0-100%). Sum of SUBSTRATE_HEIGHT fields equals 100.

MAX_HEIGHT

CC ID: 365085
Seq. Order: 47
Data Storage Type: NUMERIC
Max Length: 22
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Highest elevation point in SPC cylinder measured in meters.

URCHIN_DACOR

CC ID: 365122
Seq. Order: 48
Data Storage Type: TEXT
Max Length: 1
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Free urchin abundance, estimated by DACOR, an abundance code based on visual estimation (Dominant [D], Abundant [A], Common [C], Occasional [O], and Rare [R]).

BORING_URCHIN_DACOR

CC ID: 365059
Seq. Order: 49
Data Storage Type: TEXT
Max Length: 1
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Boring urchin abundance, estimated by DACOR, an abundance code based on visual estimation (Dominant [D], Abundant [A], Common [C], Occasional [O], and Rare [R]).

SPECIES

CC ID: 365108
Seq. Order: 50
Data Storage Type: TEXT
Max Length: 150
Required: Yes
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

4-letter code for TAXONNAME. Required.

TAXONNAME

CC ID: 365117
Seq. Order: 51
Data Storage Type: TEXT
Max Length: 765
Required: Yes
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Scientific name of observed organism to the finest taxonomic resolution that divers can identify a fish to, usually to species (see RANK). Required.

COMMONNAME

CC ID: 365063
Seq. Order: 52
Data Storage Type: TEXT
Max Length: 150
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Common name (from FishBase).

COMMONFAMILYALL

CC ID: 365062
Seq. Order: 53
Data Storage Type: TEXT
Max Length: 150
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Common name of all families.

FAMILY

CC ID: 365072
Seq. Order: 54
Data Storage Type: TEXT
Max Length: 150
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Taxonomic classification: Family of observed organism (TAXONNAME).

SCIENTIFIC_NAME

CC ID: 365103
Seq. Order: 55
Data Storage Type: TEXT
Max Length: 255
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Taxonomic classification: the true scientific name (genus and species) of the observed organism (TAXONNAME). If NULL, organism not identified to species taxonomic level (see RANK).

RANK

CC ID: 365096
Seq. Order: 56
Data Storage Type: TEXT
Max Length: 20
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Lowest defined rank in taxonomic hierarchy.

TROPHIC

CC ID: 365119
Seq. Order: 57
Data Storage Type: TEXT
Max Length: 150
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Trophic level: APEX (apex predator), Cor (corallivore), H (herbivore), MI (mobile invertivore), Om (Omnivore), Par (parasite), Pisc (piscivore), Pk (planktivore), SI (sessile invertivore), X (if unidentified fish), Z (zooplantivore).

TROPHIC_MONREP

CC ID: 365120
Seq. Order: 58
Data Storage Type: TEXT
Max Length: 150
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Trophic level scheme used (Primary Consumer, Secondary Consumer, Planktivore, Piscivore).

LW_A

CC ID: 365081
Seq. Order: 59
Data Storage Type: NUMERIC
Max Length: 22
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Precision: 38
Scale: 8
Status: Active
Description:

Parameter "a" used in length-weight calculations.

LW_B

CC ID: 365082
Seq. Order: 60
Data Storage Type: NUMERIC
Max Length: 22
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Precision: 28
Scale: 8
Status: Active
Description:

Parameter "b" used in length-weight calculations.

LMAX

CC ID: 365079
Seq. Order: 61
Data Storage Type: NUMERIC
Max Length: 22
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Precision: 28
Scale: 8
Status: Active
Description:

Maximum length of the fish published in literature.

LENGTH_CONVERSION_FACTOR

CC ID: 365078
Seq. Order: 62
Data Storage Type: NUMERIC
Max Length: 22
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Precision: 28
Scale: 8
Status: Active
Description:

Factor to convert length as TOTAL LENGTH to get it to right form (standard [SL], fork [FL], or total length [TL]) for available length weight A and B parameters for this species.

COUNT

CC ID: 365065
Seq. Order: 63
Data Storage Type: NUMERIC
Max Length: 22
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Precision: 5
Scale: 0
Status: Active
Description:

Number of fish observed during survey.

SIZE_

CC ID: 365106
Seq. Order: 64
Data Storage Type: NUMERIC
Max Length: 22
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Precision: 38
Scale: 8
Status: Active
Description:

Total length of fish, measured from the tip of the snout to the tip of the longer lobe of the caudal fin, reported in centimeters. Total length for rays (Myliobatidae) is measured from pectoral fin tip to pectoral fin tip.

OBS_TYPE

CC ID: 365091
Seq. Order: 65
Data Storage Type: TEXT
Max Length: 1
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Code for OBS_DESC.

OBS_DESC

CC ID: 365090
Seq. Order: 66
Data Storage Type: TEXT
Max Length: 20
Required: Yes
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

The type of observation made during the fish survey (Instantaneous, non-instantaneous, after 5 minutes, after 10 minutes, presence). See the Reef Fish Survey Protocol for an explanation of the observation types.

Catalog Details

Catalog Item ID: 35995
GUID: gov.noaa.nmfs.inport:35995
Metadata Record Created By: Troy T Kanemura
Metadata Record Created: 2016-12-14 20:24+0000
Metadata Record Last Modified By: Lori H Luers
Metadata Record Last Modified: 2022-11-30 19:29+0000
Metadata Record Published: 2022-11-30
Owner Org: PIFSC
Metadata Publication Status: Published Externally
Do Not Publish?: N
Metadata Last Review Date: 2017-09-11
Metadata Review Frequency: 1 Year
Metadata Next Review Date: 2018-09-11