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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 Unknown Species common name for the entire ESI data set | Description Source: Research Planning, Inc.
100
GEN_SPEC Unknown Species scientific name for the entire ESI data set | 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. When no information was provided on the global rank for a species, the field is blank. | 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: 541467
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: 541468
Seq. Order: 2
Data Storage Type: Unknown
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Species common name for the entire ESI data set | Description Source: Research Planning, Inc.

Allowed Values: Acceptable values change from atlas to atlas

GEN_SPEC

CC ID: 541469
Seq. Order: 3
Data Storage Type: Unknown
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Species scientific name for the entire ESI data set | Description Source: Research Planning, Inc.

Allowed Values: Acceptable values change from atlas to atlas

ELEMENT

CC ID: 541470
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: 541471
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: bivalve: Bivalve | crab: Crab | diadromous: Diadromous fish | diving: Diving bird | e_nursery: Estuarine nursery fish | fav: Floating aquatic vegetation | freshwater: Freshwater fish | gull_tern: Gull or tern | passerine: Passerine bird | pinniped: Pinniped | raptor: Raptor | sav: Submerged aquatic vegetation | shorebird: Shorebird | sm_mammal: Small mammal | turtle: Turtle | ungulate: Ungulate | wading: Wading bird | waterfowl: Waterfowl |

NHP

CC ID: 541472
Seq. Order: 6
Data Storage Type: VARCHAR
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Natural Heritage Program global ranking. When no information was provided on the global rank for a species, the field is blank. | Description Source: Network of Natural Heritage Program

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

DATE_PUB

CC ID: 541473
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: YYYYMM: YYYY for year and optionally MM for month | 0: No information was provided on the global rank for the species |

EL_SPE

CC ID: 541474
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 (e.g. ELEMENT = 'BIRD' and SPECIES_ID = 1; EL_SPE = 'B00001'). |

Catalog Details

Catalog Item ID: 42657
GUID: gov.noaa.nmfs.inport:42657
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