Great Lakes Commercial Fishing Database
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Summary
Abstract: The Great Lakes Commercial Fishing Database contains commercial fishing data
from the United States. The states of Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota,
New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin gather monthly fishing reports and
forward them to the Great Lakes Center. The database provides the fisherman's
name, information about the vessel, the estimated weight and estimated dollar
value.

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Purpose: The purpose is to provide information about the Great Lakes Fishing catch to a
wide variety of users.
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Description: View reports from 1971 to 2011

Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 49.0   S: 41.0   E: -76.0   W: -93.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Gregory Smith; Scott Nelson; Great Lakes Science Center, BRD, U.S. Geological Survey
Dataset Title: Great Lakes Commercial Fishing Database
Dataset Release Date: 1996
Dataset Release Place: Ann Arbor, MI
Dataset Publisher: Great Lakes Science Center, Biological Resources Division, USGS
Online Resource: http://www.glsc.usgs.gov/commercial-fishing-reports
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1929-01-01
Stop Date: 2011-12-31
Quality Contact individual states for information about accuracy.
Data Set Progress
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Originating Center
Data Center
Great Lakes Science Center, Biological Resources Division, U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Department of the Interior Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.glsc.usgs.gov/

Data Center Personnel
Name: SCOTT NELSON
Phone: (734) 214-7243
Email: scott_nelson at usgs.gov
Contact Address:
Great Lakes Science Center
U.S. Geological Survey
1451 Green Road
City: Ann Arbor
Province or State: Michigan
Postal Code: 48105
Country: USA
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: (734) 214-7243
Email: scott_nelson at usgs.gov
Contact Address:
Great Lakes Science Center
U.S. Geological Survey
1451 Green Road
City: Ann Arbor
Province or State: Michigan
Postal Code: 48105
Country: USA
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Publications/References
Citation Information:
Originator: Great Lakes Fishery Commission
Publication Date: 1979-09
Title: Commercial Fish Production in Great Lakes 1867-1977
Series Information:
Series Name: Great Lakes Fishery Commission Tecnical Report
Issue Identification: No. 3
Publication Information:
Publisher: Great Lakes Fishery Commission
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Creation and Review Dates
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-04-03
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