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Title: BENTHIC
Status: Completed
Publication Date: 2021-07
Abstract:

The BENTHIC table contains the link (RARNUM) to the attribute information for the vector polygons in this data set representing Benthic species distribution. Note that all attribute information is stored in the data tables, described below. See the Entity_and_Attribute_Overview for a detailed description of how the primary attribute tables relate to the geographic data layers. Also see the Browse_Graphic section for a link to the entity-relationship diagram, which describes the relationships between attribute tables in the ESI data structure. | Description Source: NOAA ESI Guidelines

Entity Information

Entity Type: GIS File
Description:

Feature classes, which correspond to map layers, represent a single element and geometry type. | Description Source: NOAA ESI Guidelines

Data Attributes

Note: Metadata requirements do not apply to attributes for non-tabular entities.

Attribute Summary

Rubric Score Primary Key? Name Type Description
N/A
Primary Key RARNUM NUMBER An identifier linking the record to the BIOCOMB table. RARNUM is a 9-digit integer representing a unique combination of species, seasonality, concentration, mapping qualifier, and geographic and seasonality sources. This region unique number is added to the atlas number *100,000 to generate a number that is unique across atlases| Description Source: NOAA ESI Guidelines
N/A
MAPRAR NUMBER An identifier that is used in map production for legibility. This number is the same as RARNUM without the atlas specific prefix. | Description Source: Research Planning, Inc.

Attribute Details

RARNUM

CC ID: 1073316
Seq. Order: 1
Data Storage Type: NUMBER
Max Length: 9
Min Length: 9
Required: Yes
Primary Key: Yes
Status: Active
Description:

An identifier linking the record to the BIOCOMB table. RARNUM is a 9-digit integer representing a unique combination of species, seasonality, concentration, mapping qualifier, and geographic and seasonality sources. This region unique number is added to the atlas number *100,000 to generate a number that is unique across atlases| Description Source: NOAA ESI Guidelines

Allowed Values: 18700001 - 18700152

MAPRAR

CC ID: 1073315
Seq. Order: 2
Data Storage Type: NUMBER
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

An identifier that is used in map production for legibility. This number is the same as RARNUM without the atlas specific prefix. | Description Source: Research Planning, Inc.

Allowed Values: 1 - 152

Catalog Details

Catalog Item ID: 64942
GUID: gov.noaa.nmfs.inport:64942
Metadata Record Created By: Katy R Beckham
Metadata Record Created: 2021-07-16 18:02+0000
Metadata Record Last Modified By: Brianna Key
Metadata Record Last Modified: 2021-11-17 21:51+0000
Metadata Record Published: 2021-11-17
Owner Org: ORR
Metadata Publication Status: Published Externally
Do Not Publish?: N
Metadata Review Frequency: 1 Year