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Title: SPECIES
Short Name: SPECIES
Status: Completed
Abstract:

The data table SPECIES identifies all species in the ESI data set. See the Browse_Graphic section for a link to the entity-relationship diagram, which describes the way this table relates to other attribute tables in the ESI data structure. Refer to the Completeness_Report for a list of layer-specific species. | Description Source: Research Planning, Inc.

Notes:

Converted from FGDC using 'fgdc_to_inport_xml_entity.pl' script.

Data Attributes

Attribute Summary

Rubric Score Primary Key? Name Type Description
100
SPECIES_ID NUMBER Numeric identifier for each species that is unique within each element and refers to a nationwide master ESI species list maintained at NOAA. | Description Source: Research Planning, Inc.
100
NAME VARCHAR Species common name | Description Source: Research Planning, Inc.
100
GEN_SPEC VARCHAR Species scientific name | Description Source: Research Planning, Inc.
100
ELEMENT VARCHAR Major categories of biological data | Description Source: Research Planning, Inc.
100
SUBELEMENT VARCHAR Element subgroup delineating a logical grouping of species | Description Source: Research Planning, Inc.
100
NHP VARCHAR Natural Heritage Program global ranking | Description Source: Network of Natural Heritage Program
100
DATE_PUB VARCHAR Date of NHP listing | Description Source: Research Planning, Inc.
100
EL_SPE VARCHAR Concatenation of ELEMENT and SPECIES_ID. This item links records in the SPECIES data table to records in the BIORES and STATUS data tables. | Description Source: Research Planning, Inc.

Attribute Details

SPECIES_ID

CC ID: 539922
Seq. Order: 1
Data Storage Type: NUMBER
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Numeric identifier for each species that is unique within each element and refers to a nationwide master ESI species list maintained at NOAA. | Description Source: Research Planning, Inc.

Allowed Values: 1 - N

NAME

CC ID: 539923
Seq. Order: 2
Data Storage Type: VARCHAR
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Species common name | Description Source: Research Planning, Inc.

Allowed Values: Species common name for the entire ESI data set: Free text |

GEN_SPEC

CC ID: 539924
Seq. Order: 3
Data Storage Type: VARCHAR
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Species scientific name | Description Source: Research Planning, Inc.

Allowed Values: Species scientific name for the entire ESI data set: Free text |

ELEMENT

CC ID: 539925
Seq. Order: 4
Data Storage Type: VARCHAR
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Major categories of biological data | Description Source: Research Planning, Inc.

Allowed Values: BIRD: Birds | FISH: Fish | HABITAT: Habitats and Plants | INVERT: Invertebrates | M_MAMMAL: Marine Mammals | REPTILE: Reptiles and Amphibians | T_MAMMAL: Terrestrial Mammals |

SUBELEMENT

CC ID: 539926
Seq. Order: 5
Data Storage Type: VARCHAR
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Element subgroup delineating a logical grouping of species | Description Source: Research Planning, Inc.

Allowed Values: alcid: Alcid | anadromous: Anadromous fish | bear: Bear | bivalve: Bivalve | crab: Crab | diadromous: Diadromous fish | diving: Diving bird | dolphin: Dolphin | e_nursery: Estuarine nursery fish | freshwater: Freshwater fish | gull_tern: Gull or tern | kelp: Kelp habitat, community, or species | m_benthic: Marine benthic fish | m_pelagic: Marine pelagic fish | pelagic: Pelagic bird | pinniped: Pinniped | raptor: Raptor | sav: Submerged aquatic vegetation | sea_otter: Sea otter | shorebird: Shorebird | shrimp: Shrimp | waterfowl: Waterfowl | whale: Whale |

NHP

CC ID: 539927
Seq. Order: 6
Data Storage Type: VARCHAR
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Natural Heritage Program global ranking | Description Source: Network of Natural Heritage Program

Allowed Values: NHP Global Conservation Status Rank: Natural Heritage Program

DATE_PUB

CC ID: 539928
Seq. Order: 7
Data Storage Type: VARCHAR
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Date of NHP listing | Description Source: Research Planning, Inc.

Allowed Values: 0: Not ranked | Numeric: mmyyyy |

EL_SPE

CC ID: 539929
Seq. Order: 8
Data Storage Type: VARCHAR
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Concatenation of ELEMENT and SPECIES_ID. This item links records in the SPECIES data table to records in the BIORES and STATUS data tables. | Description Source: Research Planning, Inc.

Allowed Values: E#####: Where E is the first character of ELEMENT and the next five characters are SPECIES_ID (eg. ELEMENT = 'BIRD' and SPECIES_ID = 1; EL_SPE = 'B00001'). |

Catalog Details

Catalog Item ID: 42432
GUID: gov.noaa.nmfs.inport:42432
Metadata Record Created By: Tyler Christensen
Metadata Record Created: 2017-04-06 11:28+0000
Metadata Record Last Modified By: SysAdmin InPortAdmin
Metadata Record Last Modified: 2019-06-04 13:14+0000
Metadata Record Published: 2017-08-07
Owner Org: ORR
Metadata Publication Status: Published Externally
Do Not Publish?: N
Metadata Review Frequency: 1 Year