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Title: GOM_Kemps_ridley_growth_at_age.csv
Status: Completed
Abstract:

Provides a rate of somatic growth by age for Kemp's Ridley turtles that 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 Stranding Network.

Physical Location

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

Entity Information

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

Provides a rate of somatic growth by age for Kemp's Ridley turtles that 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 Stranding 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
Growth Numeric Annual estimated somatic growth rate (cm SCL/yr)
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: 379489
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: 379492
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: 379491
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: 379490
Seq. Order: 40
Data Storage Type: Numeric
Required: Yes
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

Growth

CC ID: 379494
Seq. Order: 50
Data Storage Type: Numeric
Max Length: 5
Required: Yes
Primary Key: No
Precision: 2
Status: Active
Description:

Annual estimated somatic growth rate (cm SCL/yr)

General Data Type: Numeric
Unit of Measure: cm/year
Display Example: 11.21
Format Mask: ##.##

Age

CC ID: 379488
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: 379493
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: 753929
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: 753930
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: 753931
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: 753932
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: 753933
Start Date: 2017
End Date: Present
Download URL: https://www.nodc.noaa.gov/archive/arc0104/0160329/1.1/data/0-data/18757/Growth_at_age/GOM_Kemps_ridley_growth_at_age.csv
Distributor: National Centers for Environmental Information - Silver Spring, Maryland (NCEI-MD) (2017 - Present)
File Name: GOM_Kemps_ridley_growth_at_age.csv
Compression: Uncompressed
Review Status: Chked Viruses Inapp Content

Catalog Details

Catalog Item ID: 36598
GUID: gov.noaa.nmfs.inport:36598
Metadata Record Created By: Lee M Weinberger
Metadata Record Created: 2017-02-01 16:33+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