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The Epipelagic Fish Community of Beaufort Sea Coastal Waters
Entry ID: brdwro0001

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Abstract: An arcticle was prepared to describe the results of offshore fishery research
conducted in northern Alaska. The research was conducted between 1988 and 1991
but new information obtained on the distribution and abundance of Arctic fishes
was never published. The combined, multi-year oceanographic (fishery and
hydrography) sampling effort repesents the most extensive data set (including
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Purpose: APPLICATION OF RESEARCH: The information is needed for environmental
assessments relative to offshore oil and gas exploration, development and
production in Prudhoe Bay and the eastern Beaufort Sea (e.g., Arctic National
Wildlife Refuge). Prior to this effort, these data were not readily accessible
to resource managers or other researchers.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 73.0   S: 70.0   E: -130.0   W: -150.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Laurie E. Jarvela
Dataset Title: The Epipelagic Fish Community of Beaufort Sea Coastal Water
Dataset Release Date: 1998-09-30
Dataset Release Place: Seattle, Washington, USA
Dataset Publisher: U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division, Western Regional Office
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1996-04-23
Stop Date: 1998-09-30
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Access Constraints None
Use Constraints None
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Originating Center
Data Center
Western Fisheries Research Center, Western Regional Office, Biological Resources Division, U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Department of the Interior Supplemental Info
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Data Center Personnel
Phone: 206-526-6282x 235
Phone: 206-220-4624
Fax: 206-526-6654
Email: lyman_thorsteinson at
Contact Address:
USGS Biological Resources Division
Western Fisheries Research Center
6505 N.E. 65th Street
City: Seattle
Province or State: Washington
Postal Code: 98115
Country: USA
Phone: (301) 614-6898
Fax: 301-614-5268
Email: Tyler.B.Stevens at
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NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
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City: Greenbelt
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-11-18
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