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Northern Gulf of Mexico Continental Slope Study TrawlsEntry ID: OBIS.MMS.NGMCS.TRAWLS
Abstract: Data were obtained using a 9-m, semi-balloon otter trawl 3.8-cm stretch mesh,
and 1.3-cm cod. Samples were taken along depth transects in the US EEZ
(Northern Gulf of Mexico).
The National Oceanographic Data Center archives for this study are incomplete.
Data was obtained from the original contractor and converted to an
OBIS-compatable format by R.S. Carney at Louisiana State University with
support from MMS.
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Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: R.S. Carney
Dataset Title: Northern Gulf of Mexico Continental Slope Study Trawls
Dataset Release Place: Louisiana State University
Dataset Publisher: Louisiana State UniversityOnline Resource: http://www.iobis.org/
Start Date: 1983-01-01Stop Date: 1985-12-31
Quality LGL Ecological Associates carried out the study under contract with MMS. They
were closely advised by Willis E. Pequegnat and annually advised by a board of
recognized deep-sea biologists. LGL did not have prior experience in deep
water. Experts examined voucher specimens. Vouchers are on file at the U.S.
National Museum of Natural History and at Texas A&M University.
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Role: DIF AUTHOR
Email: rcarne1 at lsu.edu
Dept. Oceanography & Coastal Science Louisiana State University
City: Baton Rouge
Province or State: Louisiana
Postal Code: 70803
Gallaway, Benny J. (Ed.) . 1988. Northern Gulf of Mexico Continental Slope
Study, Final Report: Year 4. Volume II : Synthesis Report. Final report
submitted to the Minerals Management Service, New Orleans, LA. Contract No .
14-12-0001-30212. OCS Study/M MS 88-0053. 378 pp.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-11-25
Last DIF Revision Date: 2007-03-29