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Title: Otolith_Data_From_Strandings.csv
Abstract:

Contains Data collected from the Otoliths of the stomach of the stranded dolphins

Physical Location

Organization: Southeast Fisheries Science Center
City: Miami
State/Province: FL
Country: USA
Location Description:

SEFSC PARR Data Server

Entity Information

Entity Type: Data Table
Description:

Contains Data collected from the Otoliths of the stomach of the stranded dolphins

Data Attributes

Attribute Summary

Rubric Score Primary Key? Name Type Description
100
Field ID Number Character Individual identification number assigned to each specimen.
100
Stomach Chamber Character The chamber within the stomach in which the contents were found.
100
Removed from head Character Yes if the otolith was found in the head of the fish.
100
Common name Character Common name of the fish species.
100
Species Character Scientific name of the fish species.
100
Number left otoliths Numeric Number of otoliths from the left side counted from stomach contents.
100
Number right otoliths Numeric Number of otoliths from the right side counted from stomach contents.
100
Otoliths Unknown Side Numeric Number of otoliths for which it was unknown if they were from the left or right side.
100
Side Graded Character Which otolith was graded for erosion - L for left or R for right.
100
Grade character The erosion grade of the otolith:0, undamaged; 1, barely degraded, sulcus fully visible; 2, slightly degraded, somewhat chalky appearance, sulcus is still fully visible; 3-5, moderately to severely degraded, broken, erosion affecting sulcus edge.
100
Count of Minimum Number Numeric Minimum number of fish meeting the criteria of the prior fields
100
Otolith Length (mm) Numeric Measured length of the otolith (left or right).
100
Sulcus Length (mm) Numeric Measured length of the suculus (left or right).
100
Cauda length (mm) Numeric Measured length of the cauda (left or right).
100
Nodules present (Yes/No/ reduced) Character Yes indicates nodules were present on the otolith, reducted indicates nodules are present but reduced in size, and no means nodules were absent.

Attribute Details

Field ID Number

CC ID: 894589
Seq. Order: 10
Data Storage Type: Character
Max Length: 7
Required: Yes
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Individual identification number assigned to each specimen.

Stomach Chamber

CC ID: 894590
Seq. Order: 20
Data Storage Type: Character
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

The chamber within the stomach in which the contents were found.

Removed from head

CC ID: 894591
Seq. Order: 30
Data Storage Type: Character
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Yes if the otolith was found in the head of the fish.

Common name

CC ID: 894588
Seq. Order: 40
Data Storage Type: Character
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Common name of the fish species.

Species

CC ID: 894592
Seq. Order: 50
Data Storage Type: Character
Max Length: 25
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Scientific name of the fish species.

Number left otoliths

CC ID: 894593
Seq. Order: 60
Data Storage Type: Numeric
Max Length: 2
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Number of otoliths from the left side counted from stomach contents.

Number right otoliths

CC ID: 894594
Seq. Order: 70
Data Storage Type: Numeric
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Number of otoliths from the right side counted from stomach contents.

Otoliths Unknown Side

CC ID: 894595
Seq. Order: 80
Data Storage Type: Numeric
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Number of otoliths for which it was unknown if they were from the left or right side.

Side Graded

CC ID: 894596
Seq. Order: 90
Data Storage Type: Character
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Which otolith was graded for erosion - L for left or R for right.

Grade

CC ID: 894597
Seq. Order: 100
Data Storage Type: character
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

The erosion grade of the otolith:0, undamaged; 1, barely degraded, sulcus fully visible; 2, slightly degraded, somewhat chalky appearance, sulcus is still fully visible; 3-5, moderately to severely degraded, broken, erosion affecting sulcus edge.

Count of Minimum Number

CC ID: 894598
Seq. Order: 110
Data Storage Type: Numeric
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Minimum number of fish meeting the criteria of the prior fields

Otolith Length (mm)

CC ID: 894599
Seq. Order: 120
Data Storage Type: Numeric
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Measured length of the otolith (left or right).

Sulcus Length (mm)

CC ID: 894600
Seq. Order: 130
Data Storage Type: Numeric
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Measured length of the suculus (left or right).

Cauda length (mm)

CC ID: 894601
Seq. Order: 140
Data Storage Type: Numeric
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Measured length of the cauda (left or right).

Nodules present (Yes/No/ reduced)

CC ID: 894602
Seq. Order: 150
Data Storage Type: Character
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Yes indicates nodules were present on the otolith, reducted indicates nodules are present but reduced in size, and no means nodules were absent.

Catalog Details

Catalog Item ID: 58645
GUID: gov.noaa.nmfs.inport:58645
Metadata Record Created By: Lee M Weinberger
Metadata Record Created: 2020-01-16 16:54+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