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Title: GOM_Kemps_ridley_size_at_age.csv
Status: Completed
Abstract:

These data were yielded by analysis of skeletal growth marks in humerus bones of Kemp's ridley sea turtles collected along the US Gulf of Mexico (GOM) coast prior to April, 2010, by participants in the national Sea Turtle Stranding and Salvage Network

Physical Location

Organization: National Centers for Environmental Information - Silver Spring, Maryland
City: Silver Spring
State/Province: MD
Location Description:

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Entity Information

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

These data were yielded by analysis of skeletal growth marks in humerus bones of Kemp's ridley sea turtles collected along the US Gulf of Mexico (GOM) coast prior to April, 2010, by participants in the national Sea Turtle Stranding and Salvage Network

Data Attributes

Attribute Summary

Rubric Score Primary Key? Name Type Description
100
Turtle_ID Numeric Individual-specific turtle identification number
100
State Character Abbreviation for US State in which stranded sea turtle was recovered In all cases in which FL is indicated, it is always on the Gulf Coast of Florida.
100
Sex Character Sex of the turtle as determined through necropsy (female, male, unknown)
100
SCL Numeric Estimated initial straightline carapace length (notch-tip, cm) at beginning of annual somatic growth increment
100
Age Numeric Estimated age in years at the beginning of the annual somatic growth incremen
100
Year Numeric Calendar year associated with the annual somatic growth rate

Attribute Details

Turtle_ID

CC ID: 379482
Seq. Order: 10
Data Storage Type: Numeric
Required: Yes
Primary Key: No
Precision: 3
Status: Active
Description:

Individual-specific turtle identification number

State

CC ID: 379486
Seq. Order: 25
Data Storage Type: Character
Max Length: 2
Required: Yes
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Abbreviation for US State in which stranded sea turtle was recovered

In all cases in which FL is indicated, it is always on the Gulf Coast of Florida.

Validation Rules:

Should be a state on the Gulf Coast

Sex

CC ID: 379485
Seq. Order: 30
Data Storage Type: Character
Max Length: 7
Required: Yes
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Sex of the turtle as determined through necropsy (female, male, unknown)

Allowed Values: female male unknown

SCL

CC ID: 379484
Seq. Order: 40
Data Storage Type: Numeric
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Precision: 4
Scale: 1
Status: Active
Description:

Estimated initial straightline carapace length (notch-tip, cm) at beginning of annual somatic growth increment

Unit of Measure: cm
Null Value Meaning:

not determined

Age

CC ID: 379480
Seq. Order: 55
Data Storage Type: Numeric
Required: Yes
Primary Key: No
Precision: 5
Scale: 2
Status: Active
Description:

Estimated age in years at the beginning of the annual somatic growth incremen

Unit of Measure: years
Display Example: 12.54
Format Mask: ##.##

Year

CC ID: 379487
Seq. Order: 80
Data Storage Type: Numeric
Required: Yes
Primary Key: No
Precision: 4
Status: Active
Description:

Calendar year associated with the annual somatic growth rate

Display Example: 1999

Support Roles

Data Steward

CC ID: 753934
Date Effective From: 2013
Date Effective To:
Contact (Person): Avens, Larisa
Address: 101 Pivers Island Rd.
Beaufort, NC
Email Address: larisa.avens@noaa.gov
Phone: (252)728-8747
Fax: (252)728-8784
Contact Instructions:

Contact by email preferred.

Distributor

CC ID: 753935
Date Effective From: 2017
Date Effective To:
Contact (Organization): National Centers for Environmental Information - Silver Spring, Maryland (NCEI-MD)
Address: NOAA/NESDIS E/OC SSMC3, 4th Floor, 1351 East-West Highway
Silver Spring, MD 20910-3282
Phone: (301) 713-3277
Contact Instructions:

NCEI Archive

Metadata Contact

CC ID: 753936
Date Effective From: 2013
Date Effective To:
Contact (Person): Avens, Larisa
Address: 101 Pivers Island Rd.
Beaufort, NC
Email Address: larisa.avens@noaa.gov
Phone: (252)728-8747
Fax: (252)728-8784
Contact Instructions:

Contact by email preferred.

Point of Contact

CC ID: 753937
Date Effective From: 2013
Date Effective To:
Contact (Person): Avens, Larisa
Address: 101 Pivers Island Rd.
Beaufort, NC
Email Address: larisa.avens@noaa.gov
Phone: (252)728-8747
Fax: (252)728-8784
Contact Instructions:

Contact by email preferred.

Distribution Information

Distribution 1

CC ID: 753938
Start Date: 2017
End Date: Present
Download URL: https://www.nodc.noaa.gov/archive/arc0104/0160329/1.1/data/0-data/18757/Size_at_age/GOM_Kemps_ridley_size_at_age.csv
Distributor: National Centers for Environmental Information - Silver Spring, Maryland (NCEI-MD) (2017 - Present)
File Name: GOM_Kemps_ridley_size_at_age.csv
File Type: csv (comma-separated values)
Compression: no compression applied
Review Status: Chked Viruses Inapp Content

Catalog Details

Catalog Item ID: 36597
GUID: gov.noaa.nmfs.inport:36597
Metadata Record Created By: Lee M Weinberger
Metadata Record Created: 2017-02-01 15:43+0000
Metadata Record Last Modified By: Lee M Weinberger
Metadata Record Last Modified: 2021-04-29 15:14+0000
Metadata Record Published: 2021-04-29
Owner Org: SEFSC
Metadata Publication Status: Published Externally
Do Not Publish?: N
Metadata Next Review Date: 2022-04-30