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Office of Response and Restoration, 2022: NY/NJ Metro Area, Hudson River, and South Long Island 2016 INVERT Polygons, https://www.fisheries.noaa.gov/inport/item/51273.

Item Identification

Title: NY/NJ Metro Area, Hudson River, and South Long Island 2016 INVERT Polygons
Short Name: NY/NJ Metro Area, Hudson River, and South Long Island 2016 INVERT Polygons
Status: Completed
Publication Date: 2016
Abstract:

This data set contains sensitive biological resource data for marine, estuarine, and freshwater invertebrates, and federally and/or state endangered, threatened, or rare insects in the New York/New Jersey Metro Area, Hudson River, and South Long Island region. Vector polygons in this data set represent invertebrate distributions, spawning areas, migration areas, concentration areas, and harvest areas. Species-specific abundance, seasonality, status, life history, and source information are stored in associated data tables (described below) designed to be used in conjunction with this spatial data layer. This data set is a portion of the ESI data for the the NY/NJ Metro Area, Hudson River, and South Long Island region. As a whole, the ESI data characterize the marine and coastal environments and wildlife by their sensitivity to spilled oil, and include information for three main components: shoreline habitats, sensitive biological resources, and human-use resources.

Purpose:

The ESI data are intended to provide baseline environmental data for oil spill planning and response. The Clean Water Act with amendments by the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 requires response plans for immediate and effective protection of sensitive resources. The ESI data may be appropriate for many other coastal management efforts, though the original intent should be kept in mind.

Notes:

Loaded by FGDC Metadata Uploader, batch 10339, 01-25-2018 16:29 by D.M. Nelson. Lineage Processing Step exceeded 4000 character limit, so the narrative in the xml file was parsed into several steps.

The following FGDC sections are not currently supported in InPort, but were preserved and will be included in the FGDC export:

- Spatial Reference Information (FGDC:spref),

- Spatial Data Organization Information (FGDC:spdoinfo)

Other Citation Details:

Prepared by Quantum Spatial Inc., Corvallis, Oregon for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), National Ocean Service, Office of Response and Restoration, Emergency Response Division, Seattle, Washington.

Keywords

Theme Keywords

Thesaurus Keyword
Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Science Keywords
EARTH SCIENCE > HUMAN DIMENSIONS > ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS > OIL SPILLS
UNCONTROLLED
ISO 19115 Topic Category biota
ISO 19115 Topic Category environment
None Coastal resources
None Coastal Zone Management
None Environmental Monitoring
None ESI
None Invertebrates
None Oil spill planning
None Sensitivity maps
None Wildlife

Spatial Keywords

Thesaurus Keyword
Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Location Keywords
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > UNITED STATES OF AMERICA > NEW JERSEY
Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Location Keywords
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > UNITED STATES OF AMERICA > NEW YORK
UNCONTROLLED
None Hudson River
None South Long Island

Physical Location

Organization: Office of Response and Restoration
City: Seattle
State/Province: WA
Country: USA

Data Set Information

Data Set Scope Code: Data Set
Data Set Type: GIS Files
Maintenance Frequency: As Needed
Maintenance Note:

Data content is considered static once published. However, if issues with the Geodatabase linkages or table contents are identified, the Geodatabase and/or the associated Map Document may be updated. Assure most current data is being used by downloading from https://response.restoration.noaa.gov/esi_download and/or comparing modification dates provided at this site.

Data Presentation Form: Map (digital)
Entity Attribute Overview:

The primary attribute tables associated with the ESI biology data are BIOFILE, SOURCES, and BREED_DT. The geographic data layer containing biological resource information (in this case, INVERT) is linked to the BIOFILE using the RARNUM field. There is a many-to-many relationship from the data layer to the BIOFILE, as an RARNUM may be repeated in several geographic features. Likewise, in the BIOFILE, the same RARNUM may appear in multiple records, representing a unique combination of species found in that region. To be represented by the same RARNUM, these species groups must also share the same seasonality, concentration, mapping qualifier, and source information.

The items in the BIOFILE are ELEMENT, SUBELEMENT, NAME, GEN_SPEC, S, F, STATE, S_DATE, F_DATE, GRANK, GRANKDATE, MAPPING_QUALIFIER, CONC, JAN, FEB, MAR, APR, MAY, JUN, JUL, AUG, SEP, OCT, NOV, DEC, BREED1, BREED2, BREED3, BREED4, BREED5, RARNUM, G_SOURCE, S_SOURCE, and BREED. The G_SOURCE and S_SOURCE fields provide links to the SOURCES table, where object level source information is available. The BREED field is the link to the BREED_DT table, where searchable breed information is provided. The links to both of these tables are also many-to-many.

During the collection of the ESI data, six relational data tables are used to store the attribute data. These are the BIORES, BREED, SEASONAL, SOURCES, SPECIES, and STATUS tables. When we create new ESI data, we populate these tables to maintain the integrity of the data collected. Once completed, all information populating these tables is collapsed into the BIOFILE to ease data queries and general usability of the final product.

Entity Attribute Detail Citation:

NOAA ESI Guidelines

Entity Attribute Detail URL: https://response.restoration.noaa.gov/esi_guidelines
Distribution Liability:

Although these data have been processed and used successfully on a computer system at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), no warranty, expressed or implied, is made by NOAA regarding the utility of the data on any other system, nor shall the act of distribution constitute any such warranty. NOAA warrants the delivery of this product in computer-readable format. If problems are encountered in downloading the ESI data or with file corruption, contact NOAA (see Distributor). These data represent a snapshot in time and temporal changes may have occurred. The data are not intended to include all biological or human-use resources present in an area; they focus on species and resources particularly sensitive to oiling. In the event of a spill, they should be used for a first assessment only. The data providers are the experts with regard to individual resources. They should be contacted to confirm if more current data exist or if in-depth information is needed about a particular resource.

Data Set Credit: This project was supported by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), National Ocean Service (NOS), Office of Response and Restoration (OR&R), Emergency Response Division (ERD), Seattle, Washington.

Support Roles

Data Steward

CC ID: 712337
Date Effective From: 2016
Date Effective To:
Contact (Position): ESI Program Manager
Address: 7600 Sand Point Way NE
Seattle, WA 98115
Email Address: orr.esi@noaa.gov

Distributor

CC ID: 712338
Date Effective From: 2016
Date Effective To:
Contact (Position): ESI Program Manager
Address: 7600 Sand Point Way NE
Seattle, WA 98115
Email Address: orr.esi@noaa.gov

Metadata Contact

CC ID: 712336
Date Effective From: 2016
Date Effective To:
Contact (Position): ESI Program Manager
Address: 7600 Sand Point Way NE
Seattle, WA 98115
Email Address: orr.esi@noaa.gov

Originator

CC ID: 712339
Date Effective From: 2016
Date Effective To:
Contact (Position): ESI Program Manager
Address: 7600 Sand Point Way NE
Seattle, WA 98115
Email Address: orr.esi@noaa.gov

Extents

Currentness Reference: Publication Date

Extent Group 1

Extent Description:

This reflects the extent of all land and water features included in the overall New York, New Jersey, Hudson River, and South Long Island ESI study region. The bounding box for this particular feature class may vary depending on occurrences identified and mapped.

Extent Group 1 / Geographic Area 1

CC ID: 712335
W° Bound: -74.595
E° Bound: -71.7215
N° Bound: 42.8226
S° Bound: 39.9993
Description

This reflects the extent of all land and water features included in the overall New York, New Jersey, Hudson River, and South Long Island ESI study region. The bounding box for this particular feature class may vary depending on occurrences identified and mapped.

Extent Group 1 / Time Frame 1

CC ID: 712334
Time Frame Type: Range
Start: 2014
End: 2016
Description:

Time Frame Range starts with ESI Project Start Year, and ends with ESI Atlas Publication Year.

Spatial Information

Spatial Resolution

Level of Detail Description:

In the "Vector Representation" section, Topology Level is considered "Geometry Only", and Polygons are considered as "Complex Objects".

Spatial Representation

Representations Used

Grid: No
Vector: Yes
Text / Table: Yes
TIN: No
Stereo Model: No
Video: No

Vector Representation 1

CC ID: 722905
Topology Level: Geometry Only
Complex Object Present?: Yes
Complex Object Count: 617
Composite Object Present?: No
Curve Object Present?: No
Point Object Present?: No
Solid Object Present?: No
Surface Object Present?: No

Access Information

Security Class: Unclassified
Data Access Procedure:

Data can be accessed by downloading the zipped ArcGIS geodatabase from the Download URL (see Distribution Information). Questions can be directed to the ESI Program Manager (Point Of Contact).

Data Access Constraints:

None

Data Use Constraints:

DO NOT USE MAPS FOR NAVIGATIONAL PURPOSES. Management boundaries are not to be considered legal boundaries. Edges may have been altered for cartographic processes. Note that the ESI database should not be used to the exclusion of other pertinent data or information held by state or federal agencies or other organizations. Likewise, information contained in the database cannot be used in place of consultations with environmental, natural resource, and cultural resource agencies, or in place of field surveys. Recognize that the information contained in the ESI database represents known concentration areas or occurrences of natural, cultural, and human-use resources, but does not necessarily represent the full distribution or range of each species or resource. This is particularly important to recognize when considering potential impacts to protected resources, such as endangered species, wetlands, etc. Besides the above warnings, there are no use constraints on these data. Acknowledgment of the originators, publishers, contributors, and sources listed would be appreciated in products derived from these data.

Metadata Access Constraints:

None

Metadata Use Constraints:

None

Distribution Information

Distribution 1

CC ID: 712340
Start Date: 2016
End Date: Present
Download URL: https://response.restoration.noaa.gov/esi_download
Distributor: ESI Program Manager (2016 - Present)
File Name: NY_NJ_2016_GDB.zip
Description:

This feature class is part of the downloadable Esri Arc Geodatabase.

File Date/Time: 2016-09-12 00:00:00
File Type: Arc Geodatabase
File Size: 64 MB
Compression: Zip

URLs

URL 1

CC ID: 712342
URL: https://response.restoration.noaa.gov/esi
Name: ESI Overview
URL Type:
Online Resource
File Resource Format: html
Description:

Overview of ESI data content and uses.

URL 2

CC ID: 712344
URL: https://response.restoration.noaa.gov/resources/esi-guidelines
Name: ESI Guidelines
URL Type:
Online Resource
File Resource Format: pdf
Description:

Guidelines for developing ESI data content and overview of ESI data structure. Useful for data collectors and users requiring more in depth information on the ESI process.

URL 3

CC ID: 733724
URL: https://response.restoration.noaa.gov/sites/default/files/ESI-Browse-Graphic.pdf
Name: ESI Browse Graphic
URL Type:
Browse Graphic
File Resource Format: pdf
Description:

Depicts the relationships between the spatial data layers and the attribute data tables for the NY/NJ Metro Area, Hudson River, and South Long Island ESI data.

Technical Environment

Description:

The software package used to develop the atlas is Environmental Systems Research Institute's ArcGIS for Desktop 10.2(R). The hardware configuration is PCs with Windows Operating System 7.

Data Quality

Accuracy:

A multi-stage error checking process is used to verify both attribute accuracy and logical consistency throughout data production. The process includes a standardized data entry methodology, data review by in-house and external resource experts, a final Quality Assurance/Quality Control (QA/QC) process, and multiple automated logical consistency checks. Quantitative data (such as densities, counts, abundances, or concentrations) provided by resource experts for inclusion in the data set may vary widely in attribute accuracy, depending upon the methodology used to collect and compile such data. For a more detailed evaluation of source data attribute accuracy, contact the sources listed in the Lineage section.

Completeness Report:

These data represent a synthesis of digital data, expert knowledge, survey data, maps, and unpublished reports on invertebrate distributions, spawning areas, migration areas, concentration areas, and harvest areas. These data do not necessarily represent all invertebrate occurrences in the NY/NJ Metro Area, Hudson River, and South Long Island region. The following species are included in this data set: (Species_ID, Common Name, Scientific Name or n/a if not applicable): 19, Blue mussel, Mytilus edulis; 25, Softshell clam, Mya arenaria; 41, Bay scallop, Argopecten irradians; 42, Northern quahog, Mercenaria mercenaria; 43, Eastern oyster, Crassostrea virginica; 44, Horseshoe crab, Limulus polyphemus; 45, American lobster, Homarus americanus; 46, Channeled whelk, Busycon canaliculatum; 49, Blue crab, Callinectes sapidus; 73, Longfin squid, Loligo pealeii; 285, Northeastern beach tiger beetle, Cicindela dorsalis dorsalis; 286, Ocean quahog, Arctica islandica; 287, Atlantic surfclam, Spisula solidissima; 377, Tidewater mucket, Leptodea ochracea; 378, Rare insect, n/a; 505, Monarch butterfly, Danaus plexippus; 543, Alewife floater, Anodonta implicata; 554, Eastern elliptio, Elliptio complanata; 575, Rare, LT, or LE invertebrate, n/a; 585, Coastal barrens buckmoth, Hemileuca maia ssp. 5; 586, Pine Barrens underwing, Catocala herodias gerhardi; 588, Atlantic razor, Siliqua costata; 658, Sandplain heterocampa, Heterocampa varia; 659, Checkered white, Pontia protodice; 660, Frosted elfin, Callophrys irus; 661, Gray petaltail, Tachopteryx thoreyi; 662, Hairy-necked tiger beetle, Cicindela hirticollis; 663, Hessel's hairstreak, Callophrys hesseli; 664, Eastern buckmoth, Hemileuca maia maia; 665, Jersey jair underwing, Catocala jair ssp. 2; 666, Leonard's skipper, Hesperia leonardus; 667, Little bluet, Enallagma minusculum; 668, Myrina Fritillary, Boloria selene myrina; 669, Pine Barrens bluet, Enallagma recurvatum; 670, Scarlet bluet, Enallagma pictum; 675, Whelk, n/a.

Conceptual Consistency:

A multi-stage error checking process, described in the above Attribute Accuracy Report, is used to verify both attribute accuracy and logical consistency throughout data production. This process includes multiple automated logical consistency checks that test the files for missing or duplicate data, rules for proper coding, GIS topological consistencies, and SQL SERVER(R) to ArcGIS(R) consistencies. A final review is made by the GIS manager, before the final Geodatabase and metadata are created. After the data are delivered to NOAA, they are again subjected to several consistency checks, and processed into the final delivery format.

Lineage

Sources

2000 NAVESINK RIVER HARD CLAM SURVEY - HARD CLAM RELATIVE ABUNDANCE AND DISTRIBUTION

CC ID: 712378
Contact Name: NEW JERSEY DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION, BUREAU OF SHELLFISHERIES
Publish Date: 2000-01-01
Extent Type: Discrete
Extent Start Date/Time: 2000
Citation URL: HTTP://WWW.NJ.GOV/DEP/LANDUSE/SHELLFISH.HTML

2000 SHELLFISH INVENTORY: RARITAN AND SANDY HOOK BAY DISTRIBUTION OF BLUE MUSSELS, MYTILUS EDULIS

CC ID: 712367
Contact Name: NEW JERSEY DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION, BUREAU OF SHELLFISHERIES
Publish Date: 2000-01-01
Extent Type: Discrete
Extent Start Date/Time: 2000
Citation URL: HTTP://WWW.NJ.GOV/DEP/LANDUSE/SHELLFISH.HTML

2000 SHELLFISH SURVEY: RARITAN AND SANDY HOOK BAY DISTRIBUTION AND ABUNDANCE OF THE HARD CLAM. MERCENARIA MERCENARIA

CC ID: 712372
Contact Name: NEW JERSEY DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION, BUREAU OF SHELLFISHERIES
Publish Date: 2000-01-01
Extent Type: Discrete
Extent Start Date/Time: 2000
Citation URL: HTTP://WWW.NJ.GOV/DEP/LANDUSE/SHELLFISH.HTML

AGE, SIZE AND SEXUAL MATURITY OF CHANNELED WHELK (BUSYCOTYPUS CANALICULATUS) IN BUZZARDS BAY, MASSACHUSETTS

CC ID: 712348
Contact Name: BHAE-JIN PEEMOELLER AND BRADLEY STEVENS
Publish Date: 2013-05-01
Citation URL: HTTP://FISHBULL.NOAA.GOV/1113/PEEMOELLER.PDF

BARNEGAT BAY (UPPER) HARD CLAM DISTRIBUTION

CC ID: 712369
Contact Name: NEW JERSEY DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION, BUREAU OF SHELLFISHERIES
Publish Date: 2012-01-01
Extent Type: Discrete
Extent Start Date/Time: 2012
Citation URL: HTTP://WWW.NJ.GOV/DEP/LANDUSE/SHELLFISH.HTML

BLUE CRAB DISTRIBUTION AND SEASONALITY ON THE HUDSON

CC ID: 712354
Contact Name: GREG KENNEY, NYSDEC
Publish Date: 2014-11-05

CHAPTER 3, THE BIOLOGY OF SHELLFISH IN RHODE ISLAND

CC ID: 712387
Contact Name: RHODE ISLAND SELLFISH MANAGEMENT PLAN - DRAFT
Publish Date: 2013-09-30
Citation URL: HTTP://WWW.RISMP.ORG/WP-CONTENT/UPLOADS/2014/04/SMP_CH3_BIOLOGY.PDF

COMPREHENSIVE SPECIES REPORTS

CC ID: 712365
Contact Name: NATURESERVE EXPLORER
Publish Date: 2015-07-01
Citation URL: HTTP://EXPLORER.NATURESERVE.ORG

DISTRIBUTION AND ABUNDANCE OF FISHES AND INVERTEBRATES IN MID-ATLANTIC ESTUARIES. ELMR REP. NO. 12

CC ID: 712389
Contact Name: STONE. S.L., T.A. LOWERY, J.D. FIELD, C.D. WILLIAMS, D.M. NELSON, S.H. JURY, M.E. MONACO, AND L. ANDREASEN
Publish Date: 1994-01-01

DISTRIBUTION AND ABUNDANCE OF FRESHWATER MUSSELS ON THE HUDSON RIVER

CC ID: 712353
Contact Name: DAVID STRAYER, CARY INSTITUTE
Publish Date: 2014-10-01

DISTRIBUTION AND SEASONALITY OF MARINE FISH AND INVERTEBRATES IN NEW YORK

CC ID: 712360
Contact Type: Organization
Contact Name: Kodiak Fisheries Research Center, KFRC
Publish Date: 2015-08-06

DISTRIBUTION AND SEASONALITY OF NATURAL RESOURCES AT FIRE ISLAND NATIONAL SEASHORE

CC ID: 712357
Contact Name: JORDAN RAPHAEL, FIRE ISLAND NATIONAL SEASHORE
Publish Date: 2015-06-09

DISTRIBUTION AND SEASONALITY OF NATURAL RESOURCES AT FIRE ISLAND NATIONAL SEASHORE

CC ID: 712361
Contact Name: LINDSAY RIES, FIRE ISLAND NATIONAL SEASHORE
Publish Date: 2015-06-09

DISTRIBUTION AND SEASONALITY OF NATURAL RESOURCES AT GATEWAY NATIONAL RECREATION AREA

CC ID: 712362
Contact Name: MARK CHRISTIANO, GATEWAY NATIONAL RECREATION AREA
Publish Date: 2015-06-24

ESSENTIAL FISH HABITAT SOURCE DOCUMENT: ATLANTIC SURFCLAM, SPISULA SOLIDISSIMA, LIFE HISTORY AND HABITAT CHARACTERISTICS

CC ID: 712351
Contact Name: CARGNELLI, L.M., S.J. GRIESBACH, D.B. PACKER, AND E. WEISSBERGER
Publish Date: 1999-01-01

ESSENTIAL FISH HABITAT SOURCE DOCUMENT: OCEAN QUAHOG, ARTICA ISLANDICA, LIFE HISTORY AND HABITAT CHARACTERISTICS

CC ID: 712350
Contact Name: CARGNELLI, L.M., S.J. GRIESBACH, D.B. PACKER, AND E. WEISSBERGER
Publish Date: 1999-01-01

HORSESHOE CRAB MONITORING & TAGGING ACTIVITY IN RARITAN BAY & SANDY HOOK BAY, MONMOUTH COUNTY, NEW JERSEY, MAY & JUNE 2014

CC ID: 712358
Contact Name: JOSEPH REYNOLDS, BAYSHORE REGIONAL WATERSHED COUNCIL
Publish Date: 2014-11-04
Extent Type: Range
Extent Start Date/Time: 2014-05
Extent End Date/Time: 2014-06

HORSESHOE CRAB SPAWNING IN RARITAN BAY

CC ID: 712359
Contact Name: JOSEPH REYNOLDS, BAYSHORE REGIONAL WATERSHED COUNCIL
Publish Date: 2015-02-13

INVENTORY OF NEW JERSEY'S SURF CLAM (SPISULA SOLIDISSIMA) RESOURCE

CC ID: 712355
Contact Name: JEFFREY C. NORMANT, NEW JERSEY DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION, BUREAU OF SHELLFISHERIES
Publish Date: 2010-11-24
Extent Type: Range
Extent Start Date/Time: 2005-07-01
Extent End Date/Time: 2009-06-30

INVENTORY OF ODONATA (DRAGONFLIES AND DAMSELFLIES) AT FIRE ISLAND NATIONAL SEASHORE

CC ID: 712349
Contact Name: BRIGGS, N., E.G. SCHNEIDER, J. SONES, AND K. PURYEAR. RHODE ISLAND NATURAL HISTORY SURVEY.
Publish Date: 2010-03-01
Extent Type: Range
Extent Start Date/Time: 2004
Extent End Date/Time: 2005

LOCATIONS OF HORSESHOE CRAB SPAWNING SITES ON LONG ISLAND

CC ID: 712356
Contact Name: JOHN TANACREDI AND SIXTO PORTILLA, CENTER FOR ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH AND COASTAL OCEANS MONITORING, MOLLOY COLLEGE
Publish Date: 2015-06-01
Extent Type: Range
Extent Start Date/Time: 2003
Extent End Date/Time: 2014

MANASQUAN AND METEDOCONK RIVERS - HARD CLAM DENSITY

CC ID: 712370
Contact Name: NEW JERSEY DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION, BUREAU OF SHELLFISHERIES
Publish Date: 1984-01-01
Extent Type: Discrete
Extent Start Date/Time: 1984
Citation URL: HTTP://WWW.NJ.GOV/DEP/LANDUSE/SHELLFISH.HTML

MANASQUAN AND METEDOCONK RIVERS - SOFT CLAM AND BLUE MUSSEL BEDS

CC ID: 712375
Contact Name: NEW JERSEY DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION, BUREAU OF SHELLFISHERIES
Publish Date: 1984-01-01
Extent Type: Discrete
Extent Start Date/Time: 1984
Citation URL: HTTP://WWW.NJ.GOV/DEP/LANDUSE/SHELLFISH.HTML

MANTOLOKING TO TOMS RIVER - SOFT CLAM AND HARD CLAM

CC ID: 712374
Contact Name: NEW JERSEY DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION, BUREAU OF SHELLFISHERIES
Publish Date: 1986-01-01
Extent Type: Discrete
Extent Start Date/Time: 1986
Citation URL: HTTP://WWW.NJ.GOV/DEP/LANDUSE/SHELLFISH.HTML

MIGRATORY SHOREBIRD FORAGING AND HORSESHOE CRAB SPAWNING SURVEYS FOR THE NEW YORK STATE MARINE DISTRICT: A LOOK AT SPECIES INTERACTIONS

CC ID: 712388
Contact Name: SCLAFANI, M., L. BROUSSEAU, K. MCKOWN, C. SUKOWSKI, M. SAUTKULIS, R. SYSAK, AND C. HUMPHREY. CORNELL COOPERATIVE EXTENSION OF SUFFOLK COUNTY AND NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION.
Publish Date: 2014-12-22
Extent Type: Range
Extent Start Date/Time: 2005
Extent End Date/Time: 2014

NATURESERVE SOURCE FEATURE (SF) POLYGON DATA FOR NEW JERSEY

CC ID: 712364
Contact Name: NATURESERVE
Publish Date: 2014-12-01
Extent Type: Range
Extent Start Date/Time: 1900
Extent End Date/Time: 2014
Citation URL: HTTP://WWW.NATURESERVE.ORG/

NAVESINK AND SHREWSBURY RIVERS - HARD CLAM DENSITY

CC ID: 712371
Contact Name: NEW JERSEY DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION, BUREAU OF SHELLFISHERIES
Publish Date: 1983-01-01
Extent Type: Discrete
Extent Start Date/Time: 1983
Citation URL: HTTP://WWW.NJ.GOV/DEP/LANDUSE/SHELLFISH.HTML

NAVESINK AND SHREWSBURY RIVERS - SOFT CLAM AND OYSTER BEDS

CC ID: 712376
Contact Name: NEW JERSEY DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION, BUREAU OF SHELLFISHERIES
Publish Date: 1983-01-01
Extent Type: Discrete
Extent Start Date/Time: 1983
Citation URL: HTTP://WWW.NJ.GOV/DEP/LANDUSE/SHELLFISH.HTML

NEPTUNE CITY/SHARK RIVER HILLS - HARD CLAM

CC ID: 712373
Contact Name: NEW JERSEY DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION, BUREAU OF SHELLFISHERIES
Publish Date: 1985-01-01
Extent Type: Discrete
Extent Start Date/Time: 1985
Citation URL: HTTP://WWW.NJ.GOV/DEP/LANDUSE/SHELLFISH.HTML

NEW JERSEY BMF OCEAN TRAWL DATA

CC ID: 712366
Contact Name: NEW JERSEY DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION, BUREAU OF MARINE FISHERIES
Publish Date: 2014-12-01
Extent Type: Range
Extent Start Date/Time: 2004
Extent End Date/Time: 2013

NEW JERSEY THREATENED AND ENDANGERED SPECIES FIELD GUIDE

CC ID: 712352
Contact Name: CONSERVE WILDLIFE FOUNDATION OF NEW JERSEY
Publish Date: 2015-07-01
Citation URL: HTTP://WWW.CONSERVEWILDLIFENJ.ORG/SPECIES/FIELDGUIDE/

NEW YORK NATURAL HERITAGE PROGRAM BIODIVERSITY DATABASES

CC ID: 712380
Contact Name: NEW YORK NATURAL HERITAGE PROGRAM DATABASE, NICK CONRAD
Publish Date: 2015-10-01
Extent Type: Range
Extent Start Date/Time: 1980
Extent End Date/Time: 2015

NEW YORK SURF CLAM DATA

CC ID: 712382
Contact Name: NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION
Publish Date: 2014-10-01
Extent Type: Range
Extent Start Date/Time: 2002
Extent End Date/Time: 2012

NEW YORK'S 2012 REPORT TO THE ATLANTIC STATES MARINE FISHERIES COMMISSION ON THE INTERSTATE HORSESHOE CRAB FISHERY MANAGEMENT PLAN

CC ID: 712383
Contact Name: NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION, BUREAU OF MARINE RESOURCES
Publish Date: 2014-03-14

NORTHEAST AREA MONITORING AND ASSESSMENT PROGRAM

CC ID: 712390
Contact Name: VIRGINIA INSTITUTE OF MARINE SCIENCE MULTISPECIES RESEARCH GROUP
Publish Date: 2015-01-01
Extent Type: Range
Extent Start Date/Time: 2007
Extent End Date/Time: 2013

NORTHEAST FISHERIES SCIENCE CENTER BOTTOM TRAWL SURVEY DATA

CC ID: 712386
Contact Name: NOAA, NATIONAL MARINE FISHERIES SERVICE, NORTHEAST FISHERIES SCIENCE CENTER, ECOSYSTEMS SURVEY BRANCH
Publish Date: 2009-01-01
Extent Type: Range
Extent Start Date/Time: 1979-08-02
Extent End Date/Time: 2008-09-12
Citation URL: HTTP://WWW.USGS.GOV/OBIS-USA/SEARCH/?DATASETID=NEFSC

ONLINE CONSERVATION GUIDE

CC ID: 712379
Contact Name: NEW YORK NATURAL HERITAGE PROGRAM
Publish Date: 2015-10-01
Citation URL: HTTP://WWW.ACRIS.NYNHP.ORG

PERTH AMBOY TO SANDY HOOK - SURF AND SOFT CLAMS

CC ID: 712377
Contact Name: NEW JERSEY DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION, BUREAU OF SHELLFISHERIES
Publish Date: 1983-01-01
Extent Type: Discrete
Extent Start Date/Time: 1983
Citation URL: HTTP://WWW.NJ.GOV/DEP/LANDUSE/SHELLFISH.HTML

SANDPLAIN HETEROCAMPA FACT SHEET

CC ID: 712363
Contact Name: MASSACHUSETTS DIVISION OF FISHERIES AND WILDLIFE
Publish Date: 2015-08-01
Citation URL: HTTP://WWW.MASS.GOV/EEA/DOCS/DFG/NHESP/SPECIES-AND-CONSERVATION/NHFACTS/HETEROCAMPA-VARIA.PDF

SHARK RIVER - MUSSEL BEDS

CC ID: 712368
Contact Name: NEW JERSEY DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION, BUREAU OF SHELLFISHERIES
Publish Date: 1985-01-01
Extent Type: Discrete
Extent Start Date/Time: 1985
Citation URL: HTTP://WWW.NJ.GOV/DEP/LANDUSE/SHELLFISH.HTML

SHELLFISH LANDINGS HISTORY

CC ID: 712381
Contact Name: NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION
Publish Date: 2014-10-01
Extent Type: Range
Extent Start Date/Time: 2009
Extent End Date/Time: 2013

SIGNIFICANT COASTAL FISH AND WILDLIFE HABITATS

CC ID: 712385
Contact Name: NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF STATE
Publish Date: 2012-08-01
Extent Type: Range
Extent Start Date/Time: 1987-03
Extent End Date/Time: 2012-08
Citation URL: HTTP://WWW.DOS.NY.GOV/OPD/PROGRAMS/CONSISTENCY/SCFWHABITATS.HTML

SPECIES REPORTS

CC ID: 712347
Contact Name: ANIMAL DIVERSITY WEB, UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN MUSEUM OF ZOOLOGY
Publish Date: 2015-09-01
Citation URL: HTTP://ANIMALDIVERSITY.ORG/

WESTERN LONG ISLAND BEACH SEINE SURVEY

CC ID: 712384
Contact Name: NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION, WESTERN LONG ISLAND BEACH SEINE SURVEY
Publish Date: 2014-12-01
Extent Type: Range
Extent Start Date/Time: 1984
Extent End Date/Time: 2013

Process Steps

Process Step 1

CC ID: 712391
Description:

Step 1. Selection of species and data sources. Four main sources of data were used to depict invertebrate distribution and seasonality for this data layer: 1) digital/tabular data sets provided by the New York Natural Heritage Program (NY NHP), NatureServe (NJ), and New York State Department of State (NYSDOS); 2) fishery-independent survey data provided by the Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS), New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC), New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP), and National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS); 3) published and unpublished reports; and 4) expert knowledge from resource experts with the NYSDEC, NJDEP, NPS, Cary Institute, Bayshore Watershed Council, and Molloy College. Invertebrates depicted in this atlas include selected marine and estuarine species of commercial, recreational, ecological, and/or conservation interest. Several known invertebrate concentrations, as well as larger, more general areas where invertebrate habitat exists, were mapped. The invertebrates mapped in the Hudson River estuary are blue crab, freshwater mussels, and rare insect species.

Process Date/Time: 2015-11-01 00:00:00
Process Contact: ESI Program Manager
Email Address: orr.esi@noaa.gov
Source: NEW YORK NATURAL HERITAGE PROGRAM BIODIVERSITY DATABASES

Process Step 2

CC ID: 722896
Description:

Step 2. Developing ESI data for blue crab. Blue crab can potentially occur throughout the Hudson River below river mile 74, but only the probable mating and nursery distribution was mapped. Mating and nursery areas are typically shallow (3 m or less) water and salt marsh habitat from river mile 0 to 74 (Kenney pers. comm.). Important concentration areas are Haverstraw Bay, Tappan Zee Bay, and Newburgh Bay. Blue crabs were mapped using NYSDEC Western Long Island beach seine data, ELMR data, and expert knowledge. A large adult wintering concentration occurs November – March in the western part of New York Harbor (Kenney pers. comm.). A concentration of spawning females was mapped in Raritan Bay with information provided by NYSDEC (McKown pers. comm.).

Process Date/Time: 2015-11-01 00:00:00
Process Contact: ESI Program Manager
Email Address: orr.esi@noaa.gov
Source: WESTERN LONG ISLAND BEACH SEINE SURVEY

Process Step 3

CC ID: 722897
Description:

Step 3. Developing ESI data for freshwaters mussels and rare insects. Based on freshwater mussel sampling by the Cary Institute, the section of the tidal Hudson River from river mile 132 to 154 supports a relatively large freshwater mussel population. The species that occur there are the tidewater mucket, alewife floater, and eastern elliptio. Densities (number of mussels per m2) were provided by the Cary Institute and used in the concentration field. Additional locations of the alewife floater and eastern elliptio, as well as rare insect species, were mapped using NY NHP data. Rare and endangered invertebrates were mapped using NY NHP and NatureServe (NJ) data with additional locations were provided by Fire Island National Seashore staff. Some species names were generalized as Rare Insect or Rare Invertebrate to protect sensitive species, as requested by the data provider. A large number of monarch butterflies move through Fire Island and Sandy Hook from August-October during their annual migration and these were included as migration areas.

Process Date/Time: 2015-11-01 00:00:00
Process Contact: ESI Program Manager
Email Address: orr.esi@noaa.gov
Source: NEW YORK NATURAL HERITAGE PROGRAM BIODIVERSITY DATABASES

Process Step 4

CC ID: 722898
Description:

Step 4. Developing ESI data for shellfish in bays. Shellfish landings data provided by NYSDEC were the primary data source for mapping shellfish distribution and concentrations in the Long Island south shore bays. For concentration, the average number of bushels landed in each bay from 2009 to 2013 was summarized for each species except for whelk. There is no mandatory reporting of harvest for whelk species, resulting in severe underestimates (McKown pers. comm.). Shellfish areas mapped with landings data were assigned the mapping qualifier HARVEST AREA. NYSDOS Significant Coastal Fish and Wildlife Habitat narratives were used to complete the south shore distribution of shellfish. Raritan Bay shellfish distributions were mapped using the Mid-Atlantic ELMR report. For bays in NJ, hardcopy shellfish maps were used to map shellfish concentrations. These maps date as far back as 1983 and are updated as resources allow, with northern quahog in Barnegat Bay the only recently mapped area/species (done in 2012). Pre-2012 data are identified with a concentration value of HISTORIC. Information from resource experts at the NYSDEC, NYSDOS Significant Coastal Fish and Wildlife Habitat narratives, and Mid-Atlantic ELMR data were used to fill data gaps.

Process Date/Time: 2015-11-01 00:00:00
Process Contact: ESI Program Manager
Email Address: orr.esi@noaa.gov
Source: 2000 SHELLFISH SURVEY: RARITAN AND SANDY HOOK BAY DISTRIBUTION AND ABUNDANCE OF THE HARD CLAM. MERCENARIA MERCENARIA

Process Step 5

CC ID: 722899
Description:

Step 5. Developing ESI data for horseshoe crab. Known horseshoe crab spawning areas were mapped using reports from surveyed sites. The actual spawning distribution is more widespread than is depicted on these maps, as any sandy, bayside beach could be potential habitat. High priority spawning beaches (as determined by the data provider) are indicated with HIGH in the concentration field. Spawning areas were mapped by buffering the shoreline by 50 m. Spawning areas were reviewed by resource experts and Fire Island National Seashore staff.

Process Date/Time: 2015-11-01 00:00:00
Process Contact: ESI Program Manager
Email Address: orr.esi@noaa.gov
Source: MIGRATORY SHOREBIRD FORAGING AND HORSESHOE CRAB SPAWNING SURVEYS FOR THE NEW YORK STATE MARINE DISTRICT: A LOOK AT SPECIES INTERACTIONS

Process Step 6

CC ID: 722900
Description:

Step 6. Developing ESI data for Atlantic surfclam and ocean quahog. Atlantic surfclam distributions in NY were mapped using survey data from NYSDEC. NYSDEC conducts routine population surveys using stratified random sampling. The survey takes place along the south shore of Long Island in that Atlantic Ocean from just east of Rockaway Inlet to Montauk Point, extending 3 nautical miles offshore. The study area is divided into 10 strata, with each stratum extending one mile in width and divided from west to east by Jones, Fire Island, and Moriches inlets. There is only one stratum from Moriches Inlet to Montauk Point, extending one mile from shore. Concentration values were determined by calculating the average clam density (clams/m2) in each stratum from 2005-2012 (total of 4 surveys). Concentrations are described as LOW, MEDIUM, and HIGH corresponding to the first, second and third, and fourth quartiles of density. The NJ surf clam resource is severely depleted with no recent landings except for a bait fishery off of Sandy Hook in prohibited waters. This area was given a concentration of Baitfishery Area. In approved waters the NJ surf clam harvest is virtually nonexistent, and this area was mapped as “historically productive” at the recommendation of NJDEP Bureau of Shellfisheries. Ocean quahogs were mapped using the Essential Fish Habitat (EFH) source document, which states that most adults are found at depths between 25 to 61 m with juveniles at depths of 45-75 m in the middle Atlantic Bight. Based on this information, the ocean quahog distribution was mapped from the 20 m isobath to the offshore extent of the AOI.

Process Date/Time: 2015-11-01 00:00:00
Process Contact: ESI Program Manager
Email Address: orr.esi@noaa.gov
Source: NEW YORK SURF CLAM DATA

Process Step 7

CC ID: 722901
Description:

Step 7. Assessing ocean distribution and abundance of selected species. The ocean distributions of blue crab, horseshoe crab, American lobster, and longfin squid were mapped using fisheries independent datasets: New Jersey Ocean Trawl Survey (NJ OTS), VIMS Northeast Area Monitoring and Assessment Program (NEAMAP), and NMFS Bottom Trawl Survey, using the same methods as with marine finfish as described above. For NJ OTS and NEAMAP data, the CPUE was calculated for each species by strata, and concentrations were described as “HIGH”, “MEDIUM”, “LOW” corresponding to the first, second and third, and fourth quartiles. Longfin squid concentrations were described as “ABUNDANT” or “HIGHLY ABUNDANT” due to their abundance in all depth strata. NEAMAP was used to map horseshoe crab and American lobster distributions in NY (except for the offshore strata) and NMFS was used to map blue crab in NY and all invertebrates in the NY offshore strata. A horseshoe crab concentration off the west end of Long Island was identified using the NYSDEC Atlantic surfclam survey data from 1999 – 2012 (6 years). The CPUE of horseshoe crab for each stratum was averaged across all years and concentrations were described as “HIGH”, “MEDIUM”, “LOW” corresponding to the first, second and third, and fourth quartiles. Only the high concentration strata were mapped as a concentration area.

Process Date/Time: 2015-11-01 00:00:00
Process Contact: ESI Program Manager
Email Address: orr.esi@noaa.gov
Source: NEW JERSEY BMF OCEAN TRAWL DATA

Process Step 8

CC ID: 722903
Description:

Step 8. Assessing seasonality and other considerations. The primary sources for invertebrate seasonality were mid-Atlantic ELMR, NJ OTS, EFH source documents, and resource experts from NYSDEC. Depending on the type of source data, two general approaches are used for compiling the data layer: 1) digital data layers are evaluated and used "as is" or integrated with the ESI base map features (ESIP, HYDROP, ESIL) 2) information gathered during initial interviews and reports are compiled and digitized using ESI base map features. See the Lineage section for additional information on the type of source data for this data layer. The ESI, biology, and human-use data are compiled into the standard ESI digital data format. A second set of interviews with participating resource experts are conducted to review the compiled data. If necessary, edits to the INVERT data layer are made based on the recommendations of the resource experts and digital data are created.

Process Date/Time: 2015-11-01 00:00:00
Process Contact: ESI Program Manager
Email Address: orr.esi@noaa.gov
Source: DISTRIBUTION AND ABUNDANCE OF FISHES AND INVERTEBRATES IN MID-ATLANTIC ESTUARIES. ELMR REP. NO. 12

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