Marine Mammal Incidental Catch Data; NMMLEntry ID: EARTH_OCEAN_NMML_marine_mammal1
Abstract: The data base contains marine mammal incidental catch data
from commercial fisheries (foreign and joint venture) in U.S.
waters of the North Pacific and Bering Sea. Data includes date,
location, species of marine mammal, condition of animal, vessel
on which mammal was caught during fishing operations. There are
no earth science type data (no physical or chemical science
data). All data are biological/fishery type data and there are
no data from north of the Bering Sea. The data is from the 200-mile
Exclusive Economic Zone only. There is no useful map data. Data are
in archive storage format only and are not readily accessible. Data
collection is ongoing but not automated since 1986.
Start Date: 1972-01-01
Distribution Media: on-line data
Creation and Review Dates
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-01-08