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Title: NCEI Accession 0256800 Zipped Data Files
Publication Date: 2022

A total of 19 SDMs were developed for individual or groups of species, including:

1. Beaked whales (Ziphius and Mesoplodon spp.);

2. Pygmy or Dwarf sperm whales (Kogia spp.);

3. Blackfish (Orcinus orca, Peponocephala electra, Feresa attenuata and Pseudorca crassidens combined);

4. Pilot whales (Globicephala sp.);

5. Risso's dolphin (Grampus griseus);

6. Clymene dolphin (Stenella clymene);

7. Spinner dolphin (Stenella longirostris);

8. Striped dolphin (Stenella coeruleoalba);

9. Pantropical spotted dolphin (Stenella attenuata);

10. Oceanic Atlantic spotted dolphin (Stenella frontalis);

11. Shelf Atlantic spotted dolphin (Stenella frontalis);

12. Oceanic Common bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus);

13. Shelf Common bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus);

14. Sperm whale (Physeter macrocephalus);

15. Rice's whale (Balaenoptera ricei);

16. Green sea turtle (Chelonia mydas);

17. Kemp's Ridley sea turtle (Lepidochelys kempii);

18. Leatherback sea turtle (Dermochelys coriacea) and;

19. Loggerhead sea turtle (Caretta caretta).

Provided are 4 files for each species

.prj file

.dbf file

.shp file

.shs file


To descr ibe the zip file containing the data files for this accession

Supplemental Information:

Models were extrapolated beyond the U.S. Gulf of Mexico to provide insight into potential high density areas throughout the Gulf. However, extrapolations of this type should be interpreted with caution.

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Entity Type: Other

Zipped Shaped Fies

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CC ID: 1184380
Date Effective From: 2022
Date Effective To:
Contact (Organization): National Centers for Environmental Information - Silver Spring, Maryland (NCEI-MD)
Address: NOAA/NESDIS E/OC SSMC3, 4th Floor, 1351 East-West Highway
Silver Spring, MD 20910-3282
Phone: (301) 713-3277

Distribution Information

Distribution 1

CC ID: 1184381
Start Date: 2022
End Date: Present
Download URL:
Distributor: National Centers for Environmental Information - Silver Spring, Maryland (NCEI-MD) (2022 - Present)
File Name:

Directory of zipped shaped files

File Date/Time: 2022-07-31 03:09:00
File Type (Deprecated): Zip
File Size: 180M
Compression: Zip
Review Status: Chked Viruses Inapp Content

Catalog Details

Catalog Item ID: 67893
GUID: gov.noaa.nmfs.inport:67893
Metadata Record Created By: Lee M Weinberger
Metadata Record Created: 2022-09-16 14:42+0000
Metadata Record Last Modified By: SysAdmin InPortAdmin
Metadata Record Last Modified: 2023-08-15 17:09+0000
Metadata Record Published: 2023-07-23
Owner Org: SEFSC
Metadata Publication Status: Published Externally
Do Not Publish?: N
Metadata Review Frequency: 1 Year