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Title: NF0705.xls
Abstract:

These data were collected as part of the USVI larval distribution & supply study in the U.S. and British Virgin Islands, Leeward Islands, Puerto Rico

It was created by a query of station and sampling data. Data reflect specific locations, plankton collection information from the survey, as well as lab sorting measurements and values. Any notes or comments relating to sample collections are listed here.

Data Attributes

Attribute Summary

Rubric Score Primary Key? Name Type Description
100
Primary Key Sample_No Character Unique sequential code for each sample
100
Sta Character Station Number
100
Hist_Sta Character Historical Station Number
100
Longitude Numeric Longitude Value as a decimal
100
Latitude Numeric Latitude Value expressed as a decimal in degrees
100
Dte Date Sampling Date
100
Time_Start Time Sampling start time
100
Time_End Time Sampling end time
100
Day=1/Night=0 character Indicates whether Sampling was done during the day or night
100
Gear Character Gear type code. Corresponding value in gear table
100
Mesh Numeric Gear mesh size (microns)
100
Sampling_depth Character Range Of Sampling depth (meters. It generally consists of two numbers with a dash in between them
100
Haul character net number. Numbered sequentially and R is a Reverse Haul
100
Disp_Vol Numeric Displacement volume of plankton sample (mL)
100
Wet_Weight Numeric Mass of plankton sample (g)
100
Sorter Character Initials Of The person who sorted samples
100
Processing_Lab Character Lab that processed the data
100
Flow_Start Numeric Flowmeter start value. It is blank when no flowmeter readings were taken.
100
Flow_End Numeric Flow meter End reading. It is null when no flow meter readings taken
100
Flow_Diff Numeric Calculated Difference Between Flowmeter Value At Start And Flowmeter Value at the End. It is null when there were no flow meter readings taken
100
Volume_m3 Numeric volume filtered (meters cubed)
100
Fish_lab Numeric Number of fish larvae sorted from sample
100
Eggs_lab Numeric Number of eggs sorted from sample
100
Ceph_lab Numeric Number of cephalopod larvae sorted from sample
100
Lobster_lab Numeric Number of lobster larvae sorted from sample
100
Sample_Notes Numeric Comments relating to sample collection or processing
100
Region Character Geographic region where sample was collected

Attribute Details

Sample_No

CC ID: 868877
Seq. Order: 10
Data Storage Type: Character
Max Length: 6
Required: Yes
Primary Key: Yes
Status: Active
Description:

Unique sequential code for each sample

Sta

CC ID: 868878
Seq. Order: 20
Data Storage Type: Character
Required: Yes
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Station Number

Hist_Sta

CC ID: 868879
Seq. Order: 30
Data Storage Type: Character
Max Length: 5
Required: Yes
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Historical Station Number

Longitude

CC ID: 868880
Seq. Order: 40
Data Storage Type: Numeric
Required: Yes
Primary Key: No
Scale: 4
Status: Active
Description:

Longitude Value as a decimal

Unit of Measure: degrees
Format Mask: ###.####

Latitude

CC ID: 868881
Seq. Order: 50
Data Storage Type: Numeric
Required: Yes
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Latitude Value expressed as a decimal in degrees

Format Mask: ##.####

Dte

CC ID: 868882
Seq. Order: 60
Data Storage Type: Date
Required: Yes
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Sampling Date

Time_Start

CC ID: 868883
Seq. Order: 70
Data Storage Type: Time
Required: Yes
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Sampling start time

Time_End

CC ID: 868884
Seq. Order: 80
Data Storage Type: Time
Required: Yes
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Sampling end time

Day=1/Night=0

CC ID: 868885
Seq. Order: 90
Data Storage Type: character
Max Length: 1
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Indicates whether Sampling was done during the day or night

Allowed Values: 1=Day= 0=Night

Gear

CC ID: 868886
Seq. Order: 100
Data Storage Type: Character
Max Length: 1
Required: Yes
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Gear type code.

Corresponding value in gear table

Mesh

CC ID: 868913
Seq. Order: 110
Data Storage Type: Numeric
Required: Yes
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Gear mesh size (microns)

Unit of Measure: Microns

Sampling_depth

CC ID: 868914
Seq. Order: 120
Data Storage Type: Character
Required: Yes
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Range Of Sampling depth (meters. It generally consists of two numbers with a dash in between them

Unit of Measure: meters
Display Example: 25-50

Haul

CC ID: 868928
Seq. Order: 125
Data Storage Type: character
Max Length: 1
Required: Yes
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

net number. Numbered sequentially and R is a Reverse Haul

Disp_Vol

CC ID: 868932
Seq. Order: 130
Data Storage Type: Numeric
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Displacement volume of plankton sample (mL)

Unit of Measure: mL

Wet_Weight

CC ID: 868933
Seq. Order: 135
Data Storage Type: Numeric
Max Length: 3
Required: Yes
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Mass of plankton sample (g)

Unit of Measure: grams

Sorter

CC ID: 880029
Seq. Order: 140
Data Storage Type: Character
Max Length: 3
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Initials Of The person who sorted samples

Processing_Lab

CC ID: 880030
Seq. Order: 142
Data Storage Type: Character
Max Length: 10
Required: Yes
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Lab that processed the data

Flow_Start

CC ID: 868929
Seq. Order: 145
Data Storage Type: Numeric
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Flowmeter start value. It is blank when no flowmeter readings were taken.

Null Value Meaning:

There were no flow meter readings taken

Flow_End

CC ID: 868930
Seq. Order: 150
Data Storage Type: Numeric
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Flow meter End reading. It is null when no flow meter readings taken

Null Value Meaning:

There were no flow meter readings taken

Flow_Diff

CC ID: 868966
Seq. Order: 155
Data Storage Type: Numeric
Max Length: 4
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Calculated Difference Between Flowmeter Value At Start And Flowmeter Value at the End. It is null when there were no flow meter readings taken

Null Value Meaning:

There were no flow meter readings taken

Derivation:

Flow_End - Flow_Start

Volume_m3

CC ID: 868931
Seq. Order: 160
Data Storage Type: Numeric
Required: Yes
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

volume filtered (meters cubed)

Unit of Measure: cubic meters

Fish_lab

CC ID: 868960
Seq. Order: 190
Data Storage Type: Numeric
Max Length: 3
Required: Yes
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Number of fish larvae sorted from sample

Eggs_lab

CC ID: 868961
Seq. Order: 200
Data Storage Type: Numeric
Max Length: 3
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Number of eggs sorted from sample

Ceph_lab

CC ID: 868962
Seq. Order: 210
Data Storage Type: Numeric
Max Length: 3
Required: Yes
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Number of cephalopod larvae sorted from sample

Lobster_lab

CC ID: 868963
Seq. Order: 220
Data Storage Type: Numeric
Max Length: 3
Required: Yes
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Number of lobster larvae sorted from sample

Sample_Notes

CC ID: 868964
Seq. Order: 230
Data Storage Type: Numeric
Max Length: 250
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Comments relating to sample collection or processing

Region

CC ID: 868965
Seq. Order: 240
Data Storage Type: Character
Max Length: 2
Required: Yes
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Geographic region where sample was collected

Allowed Values: AN LI VI = Virgin Island

Catalog Details

Catalog Item ID: 57244
GUID: gov.noaa.nmfs.inport:57244
Metadata Record Created By: Lee M Weinberger
Metadata Record Created: 2019-08-20 15:00+0000
Metadata Record Last Modified By: Lee M Weinberger
Metadata Record Last Modified: 2021-10-13 19:08+0000
Metadata Record Published: 2021-10-13
Owner Org: SEFSC
Metadata Publication Status: Published Externally
Do Not Publish?: N
Metadata Next Review Date: 2022-10-14