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Summary

Abstract

Count data for select invertebrates and presence/absence of Endangered Species Act (ESA)-listed coral species.

'NA' values indicate field not applicable or data was not collected.

Description

Defines Columns For Data Table on esa coralspecies

Entity Information

Entity Type
Data Table

Data Attribute / Type Description
REGION
character
A mnemonic code indicating the region in which a sample was taken.
PRIMARY_SAMPLE_UNIT
Numeric
A code indicating the primary sample unit in which a sample was collected.
STATION_NR
Numeric
A number indicating the secondary sampling unit within a given primary sample unit.
Year
Numeric
A number indicating the calendar year.
Month
Numeric
A number indicating the calendar month.
Day
Numeric
A number indicating the calendar day.
HABITAT_CD
Character
A code indicating the habitat type.
STRAT
Character
A code indicating the stratum in which a sample was taken. Differs by region.
RUGOSITY_CD
character
A number indicating a rugosity category of low (0), high (1), or combined (2). Florida SEFCRI region only.
WTD_RUG
Numeric
A number indicating the weighted rugosity, in m, of the secondary sampling unit
MEAN_RUG
Numeric
A number indicating the average rugosity, in m, calculated from the total number of rugosity measurements taken along the 15m transect
LAT_DEGREES
Numeric
Latitude of secondary sampling unit in decimal degrees
LON_DEGREES
Numeric
Longitude of secondary sampling unit in decimal degrees.
MAPGRID_NR
Numeric
A number indicating gridded shapefile number.
SUB_REGION_NAME
Character
Code indicating a geographical area in REGION in which the sample was collected.
SUB_REGION_NR
Numeric
A number indicating the subregion. Florida regions only.
ZONE_NAME
Character
A code indicating the distance offshore. Florida regions only.
ZONE_NR
Numeric
A number indicating the zone name. Florida regions only.
MPA_NAME
Character
The name of the marine protected area in which the sample was collected. Florida regions only.
MPA_NR
Numeric
A number identifying the marine protected area in which the sample was collected. Zero indicates unprotected status. Florida regions only.
ADMIN
Character
The name of the marine protected area in which the sample was collected. Same as MPA_NAME.
PROT
Character
A Boolean value indicating whether a sample was in a managed area (1) or not (0). Does not imply protection. Florida regions only.
DEPTH_STRAT
character
A code indicating less than or greater than 12 meters depths.
MIN_DEPTH
Numeric
Minimum depth, in meters, of secondary sampling unit.
MAX_DEPTH
Numeric
Maximum depth, in meters, of secondary sampling unit.
METERS_COMPLETED
Numeric
A number indicating the number of meters on the transect completed for the sample.
LOBSTER_NUM
Numeric
A number indicating the quantity of Panulirus argus, Caribbean spiny lobster, in the transect survey area.
CONCH_NUM
Numeric
A number indicating the quantity of queen conch, Strombus gigas, in the transect survey area.
DIADEMA_NUM
Numeric
A number indicating the quantity of Diadema antillarum, long-spined sea urchin, in the transect survey area.
A_PALMATA
Character
A code indicating presence within the transect (PT), presence at the site (PS), or absence (A) of the Threatened coral Acropora palmata in the transect survey area.
A_CERVICORNIS
Character
A code indicating presence within the transect (PT), presence at the site (PS), or absence (A) of the Threatened coral Acropora cervicornis in the transect survey area.
D_CYLINDRUS
Character
A code indicating presence within the transect (PT), presence at the site (PS), or absence (A) of the Threatened coral Dendrogyra cylindrus in the transect survey area.
M_FEROX
Character
A code indicating presence within the transect (PT), presence at the site (PS), or absence (A) of the Threatened coral Mycetophyllia ferox in the transect survey area.
O_ANNULARIS
Character
A code indicating presence within the transect (PT), presence at the site (PS), or absence (A) of the Threatened coral Orbicella annularis in the transect survey area.
O_FRANKSI
Character
A code indicating presence within the transect (PT), presence at the site (PS), or absence (A) of the Threatened coral Orbicella franksi in the transect survey area.
O_FAVEOLATA
Character
A code indicating presence within the transect (PT), presence at the site (PS), or absence (A) of the Threatened coral Orbicella faveolata in the transect survey area.

Distribution Information

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Contact Information

Distributor
National Centers for Environmental Information - Silver Spring, Maryland (NCEI-MD)
(301) 713-3277

Item Identification

Title: NCRMP_USVI2021_Benthic_Data03_InvertebratesESAcorals.csv
Status: Completed
Publication Date: 2022
Abstract:

Count data for select invertebrates and presence/absence of Endangered Species Act (ESA)-listed coral species.

'NA' values indicate field not applicable or data was not collected.

Entity Information

Entity Type: Data Table
Active Version?: Yes
Description:

Defines Columns For Data Table on esa coralspecies

Data Attributes

Attribute Summary

Rubric Score Primary Key? Name Type Description
100
REGION character A mnemonic code indicating the region in which a sample was taken.
100
PRIMARY_SAMPLE_UNIT Numeric A code indicating the primary sample unit in which a sample was collected.
100
STATION_NR Numeric A number indicating the secondary sampling unit within a given primary sample unit.
100
Year Numeric A number indicating the calendar year.
100
Month Numeric A number indicating the calendar month.
100
Day Numeric A number indicating the calendar day.
100
HABITAT_CD Character A code indicating the habitat type.
100
STRAT Character A code indicating the stratum in which a sample was taken. Differs by region.
100
RUGOSITY_CD character A number indicating a rugosity category of low (0), high (1), or combined (2). Florida SEFCRI region only.
100
WTD_RUG Numeric A number indicating the weighted rugosity, in m, of the secondary sampling unit
100
MEAN_RUG Numeric A number indicating the average rugosity, in m, calculated from the total number of rugosity measurements taken along the 15m transect
100
LAT_DEGREES Numeric Latitude of secondary sampling unit in decimal degrees
100
LON_DEGREES Numeric Longitude of secondary sampling unit in decimal degrees.
100
MAPGRID_NR Numeric A number indicating gridded shapefile number.
100
SUB_REGION_NAME Character Code indicating a geographical area in REGION in which the sample was collected.
100
SUB_REGION_NR Numeric A number indicating the subregion. Florida regions only.
100
ZONE_NAME Character A code indicating the distance offshore. Florida regions only.
100
ZONE_NR Numeric A number indicating the zone name. Florida regions only.
100
MPA_NAME Character The name of the marine protected area in which the sample was collected. Florida regions only.
100
MPA_NR Numeric A number identifying the marine protected area in which the sample was collected. Zero indicates unprotected status. Florida regions only.
100
ADMIN Character The name of the marine protected area in which the sample was collected. Same as MPA_NAME.
100
PROT Character A Boolean value indicating whether a sample was in a managed area (1) or not (0). Does not imply protection. Florida regions only.
100
DEPTH_STRAT character A code indicating less than or greater than 12 meters depths.
100
MIN_DEPTH Numeric Minimum depth, in meters, of secondary sampling unit.
100
MAX_DEPTH Numeric Maximum depth, in meters, of secondary sampling unit.
100
METERS_COMPLETED Numeric A number indicating the number of meters on the transect completed for the sample.
100
LOBSTER_NUM Numeric A number indicating the quantity of Panulirus argus, Caribbean spiny lobster, in the transect survey area.
100
CONCH_NUM Numeric A number indicating the quantity of queen conch, Strombus gigas, in the transect survey area.
100
DIADEMA_NUM Numeric A number indicating the quantity of Diadema antillarum, long-spined sea urchin, in the transect survey area.
100
A_PALMATA Character A code indicating presence within the transect (PT), presence at the site (PS), or absence (A) of the Threatened coral Acropora palmata in the transect survey area.
100
A_CERVICORNIS Character A code indicating presence within the transect (PT), presence at the site (PS), or absence (A) of the Threatened coral Acropora cervicornis in the transect survey area.
100
D_CYLINDRUS Character A code indicating presence within the transect (PT), presence at the site (PS), or absence (A) of the Threatened coral Dendrogyra cylindrus in the transect survey area.
100
M_FEROX Character A code indicating presence within the transect (PT), presence at the site (PS), or absence (A) of the Threatened coral Mycetophyllia ferox in the transect survey area.
100
O_ANNULARIS Character A code indicating presence within the transect (PT), presence at the site (PS), or absence (A) of the Threatened coral Orbicella annularis in the transect survey area.
100
O_FRANKSI Character A code indicating presence within the transect (PT), presence at the site (PS), or absence (A) of the Threatened coral Orbicella franksi in the transect survey area.
100
O_FAVEOLATA Character A code indicating presence within the transect (PT), presence at the site (PS), or absence (A) of the Threatened coral Orbicella faveolata in the transect survey area.

Attribute Details

REGION

CC ID: 1276077
Seq. Order: 10
Data Storage Type: character
Required: Yes
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

A mnemonic code indicating the region in which a sample was taken.

PRIMARY_SAMPLE_UNIT

CC ID: 1276075
Seq. Order: 20
Data Storage Type: Numeric
Required: Yes
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

A code indicating the primary sample unit in which a sample was collected.

STATION_NR

CC ID: 1276079
Seq. Order: 30
Data Storage Type: Numeric
Required: Yes
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

A number indicating the secondary sampling unit within a given primary sample unit.

Unit of Measure: meters

Year

CC ID: 1276084
Seq. Order: 40
Data Storage Type: Numeric
Max Length: 4
Required: Yes
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

A number indicating the calendar year.

Month

CC ID: 1276071
Seq. Order: 50
Data Storage Type: Numeric
Required: Yes
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

A number indicating the calendar month.

Day

CC ID: 1276058
Seq. Order: 60
Data Storage Type: Numeric
Required: Yes
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

A number indicating the calendar day.

HABITAT_CD

CC ID: 1276059
Seq. Order: 70
Data Storage Type: Character
Required: Yes
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

A code indicating the habitat type.

STRAT

CC ID: 1276080
Seq. Order: 80
Data Storage Type: Character
Required: Yes
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

A code indicating the stratum in which a sample was taken. Differs by region.

RUGOSITY_CD

CC ID: 1276078
Seq. Order: 90
Data Storage Type: character
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

A number indicating a rugosity category of low (0), high (1), or combined (2). Florida SEFCRI region only.

WTD_RUG

CC ID: 1276083
Seq. Order: 100
Data Storage Type: Numeric
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

A number indicating the weighted rugosity, in m, of the secondary sampling unit

MEAN_RUG

CC ID: 1276065
Seq. Order: 110
Data Storage Type: Numeric
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

A number indicating the average rugosity, in m, calculated from the total number of rugosity measurements taken along the 15m transect

LAT_DEGREES

CC ID: 1276060
Seq. Order: 120
Data Storage Type: Numeric
Required: Yes
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Latitude of secondary sampling unit in decimal degrees

LON_DEGREES

CC ID: 1276062
Seq. Order: 130
Data Storage Type: Numeric
Required: Yes
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Longitude of secondary sampling unit in decimal degrees.

MAPGRID_NR

CC ID: 1276063
Seq. Order: 140
Data Storage Type: Numeric
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

A number indicating gridded shapefile number.

SUB_REGION_NAME

CC ID: 1276081
Seq. Order: 150
Data Storage Type: Character
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Code indicating a geographical area in REGION in which the sample was collected.

SUB_REGION_NR

CC ID: 1276082
Seq. Order: 160
Data Storage Type: Numeric
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

A number indicating the subregion. Florida regions only.

ZONE_NAME

CC ID: 1276085
Seq. Order: 170
Data Storage Type: Character
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

A code indicating the distance offshore. Florida regions only.

ZONE_NR

CC ID: 1276086
Seq. Order: 180
Data Storage Type: Numeric
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

A number indicating the zone name. Florida regions only.

MPA_NAME

CC ID: 1276068
Seq. Order: 190
Data Storage Type: Character
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

The name of the marine protected area in which the sample was collected. Florida regions only.

MPA_NR

CC ID: 1276069
Seq. Order: 200
Data Storage Type: Numeric
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

A number identifying the marine protected area in which the sample was collected. Zero indicates unprotected status. Florida regions only.

ADMIN

CC ID: 1276051
Seq. Order: 210
Data Storage Type: Character
Required: Yes
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

The name of the marine protected area in which the sample was collected. Same as MPA_NAME.

PROT

CC ID: 1276076
Seq. Order: 220
Data Storage Type: Character
Required: Yes
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

A Boolean value indicating whether a sample was in a managed area (1) or not (0). Does not imply protection. Florida regions only.

Null Value: NA

DEPTH_STRAT

CC ID: 1276055
Seq. Order: 250
Data Storage Type: character
Max Length: 1
Required: Yes
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

A code indicating less than or greater than 12 meters depths.

MIN_DEPTH

CC ID: 1276067
Seq. Order: 260
Data Storage Type: Numeric
Required: Yes
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Minimum depth, in meters, of secondary sampling unit.

Unit of Measure: meters

MAX_DEPTH

CC ID: 1276064
Seq. Order: 270
Data Storage Type: Numeric
Required: Yes
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Maximum depth, in meters, of secondary sampling unit.

Unit of Measure: meters

METERS_COMPLETED

CC ID: 1276066
Seq. Order: 280
Data Storage Type: Numeric
Required: Yes
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

A number indicating the number of meters on the transect completed for the sample.

Unit of Measure: meters

LOBSTER_NUM

CC ID: 1276061
Seq. Order: 290
Data Storage Type: Numeric
Required: Yes
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

A number indicating the quantity of Panulirus argus, Caribbean spiny lobster, in the transect survey area.

CONCH_NUM

CC ID: 1276054
Seq. Order: 300
Data Storage Type: Numeric
Required: Yes
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

A number indicating the quantity of queen conch, Strombus gigas, in the transect survey area.

DIADEMA_NUM

CC ID: 1276056
Seq. Order: 310
Data Storage Type: Numeric
Required: Yes
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

A number indicating the quantity of Diadema antillarum, long-spined sea urchin, in the transect survey area.

A_PALMATA

CC ID: 1276053
Seq. Order: 320
Data Storage Type: Character
Required: Yes
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

A code indicating presence within the transect (PT), presence at the site (PS), or absence (A) of the Threatened coral Acropora palmata in the transect survey area.

Null Value Meaning:

PT = transect

PS = presence at the site

A = absence

A_CERVICORNIS

CC ID: 1276052
Seq. Order: 330
Data Storage Type: Character
Required: Yes
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

A code indicating presence within the transect (PT), presence at the site (PS), or absence (A) of the Threatened coral Acropora cervicornis in the transect survey area.

Allowed Values: PT = transect PS = presence at the site A = absence

D_CYLINDRUS

CC ID: 1276057
Seq. Order: 340
Data Storage Type: Character
Required: Yes
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

A code indicating presence within the transect (PT), presence at the site (PS), or absence (A) of the Threatened coral Dendrogyra cylindrus in the transect survey area.

Allowed Values: PT = transect PS = presence at the site A = absence

M_FEROX

CC ID: 1276070
Seq. Order: 350
Data Storage Type: Character
Required: Yes
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

A code indicating presence within the transect (PT), presence at the site (PS), or absence (A) of the Threatened coral Mycetophyllia ferox in the transect survey area.

Allowed Values: PT = transect PS = presence at the site A = absence

O_ANNULARIS

CC ID: 1276072
Seq. Order: 360
Data Storage Type: Character
Required: Yes
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

A code indicating presence within the transect (PT), presence at the site (PS), or absence (A) of the Threatened coral Orbicella annularis in the transect survey area.

Allowed Values: PT = transect PS = presence at the site A = absence

O_FRANKSI

CC ID: 1276074
Seq. Order: 370
Data Storage Type: Character
Required: Yes
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

A code indicating presence within the transect (PT), presence at the site (PS), or absence (A) of the Threatened coral Orbicella franksi in the transect survey area.

Allowed Values: PT = transect PS = presence at the site A = absence

O_FAVEOLATA

CC ID: 1276073
Seq. Order: 380
Data Storage Type: Character
Required: Yes
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

A code indicating presence within the transect (PT), presence at the site (PS), or absence (A) of the Threatened coral Orbicella faveolata in the transect survey area.

Allowed Values: PT = transect PS = presence at the site A = absence

Support Roles

Distributor

CC ID: 1276087
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: 1276088
Start Date: 2022
End Date: Present
Download URL: https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/archive/accession/0270849/1.1/data/0-data/NCRMP_USVI_2021_Benthics/Data_Sets/NCRMP_USVI2021_Benthic_Data03_InvertebratesESAcorals.csv
Distributor: National Centers for Environmental Information - Silver Spring, Maryland (NCEI-MD) (2022 - Present)
File Name: NCRMP_USVI2021_Benthic_Data03_InvertebratesESAcorals.csv
File Date/Time: 2022-07-14 17:20:00
File Type (Deprecated): tabular digital data (Microsoft Excel, CSV, or other tabular format)
Distribution Format: CSV - Comma Separated Values (Text)
File Size: 53K
Compression: Uncompressed
Review Status: Chked Viruses Inapp Content

Catalog Details

Catalog Item ID: 71076
GUID: gov.noaa.nmfs.inport:71076
Metadata Record Created By: Lee M Weinberger
Metadata Record Created: 2023-10-11 12:04+0000
Metadata Record Last Modified By: SysAdmin InPortAdmin
Metadata Record Last Modified: 2023-10-17 16:12+0000
Metadata Record Published: 2023-10-11
Owner Org: SEFSC
Metadata Publication Status: Published Externally
Do Not Publish?: N
Metadata Last Review Date: 2022-02-28
Metadata Review Frequency: 1 Year
Metadata Next Review Date: 2023-02-28