GulfCet II-Cetaceans, Sea Turtles and Seabirds in the Northern Gulf of Mexico: Distribution, Abundance and Habitat Associations
Entry ID: usgsbrdcr_d_GulfCetII_1paren

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Summary
Abstract: The Gulf of Mexico is a semi-enclosed, intercontinental sea with a total area
of about 1.5 square kilometers. As a large marine ecosystem, it has a unique
bathymetry, hydrography and productivity. Cetaceans, sea turtles and seabirds
are upper trophic level predators that play an important role in the pelagic
marine ecosystem of the Gulf of Mexico. These are highly valued taxa,
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 30.0   S: 24.0   E: -84.0   W: -90.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Davis, R.W., E.W. Evans, and B. Wursig, eds.
Dataset Title: GulfCet II-Cetaceans, Sea Turtles and Seabirds in the Northern Gulf of Mexico: Distribution, Abundance and Habitat Associations
Dataset Release Date: 1999
Dataset Release Place: Galveston, Texas 77843
Dataset Publisher: USGS, BRD by the GulfCet Program, Dept. of Marine Biology, Texas A&M U
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1996-04-17
Stop Date: 1996-07-31
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Access Constraints None
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Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Data Center
Gulf of Mexico Outer Continental Shelf Region, Minerals Management Service, U.S. Department of the Interior Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.gomr.mms.gov/

Data Center Personnel
Name: MMS PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICE
Phone: (800) 200-GULF
Phone: (504) 736-2519
Fax: (504) 736-2620
Email: DAPSU at mms.gov
Contact Address:
Minerals Management Service
Gulf of Mexico OCS Region
1201 Elmwood Park Boulevard
City: New Orleans
Province or State: LA
Postal Code: 70123-2394
Country: USA
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 409-740-4712
Fax: 409 740-5002
Email: davisr at tamug.tamu.edu
Contact Address:
Texas A& M University
5007 Avenue H
City: Galveston
Province or State: TX
Postal Code: 77553
Country: USA
Publications/References
Eds. Davis, R.W., W.E. Evans, and B. Wursig, eds. 1999, Cetaceans, Sea Turtles
and Seabirds in the Northern Gulf of Mexico: Distribution, Abundance and
Habitat Associations. Galveston, Texas. Prepared under U.S. Geological Survey,
Biological Resources Division by the GulfCet Program, Department of Marine
Biology Texas A&M University at Galveston. In cooperation with the U.S.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 1999-10-29
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-04-10
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