EAISSNA - An Electronic Atlas of Ichthyoplankton on the Scotian Shelf of North America
Entry ID: Canada_DFO_AtlasIchthyoplankton

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Summary
Abstract: The EAISSNA database contains information on location and time of spawning, and
abundance and distribution of eggs and larvae of marine fish on the Scotian
Shelf of North America. 197 scientific publications from 1919 to 2001 were
reviewed and original analysis conducted on datasets from Department of
Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) Scotian Shelf Ichthyoplankton Program (SSIP) and
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 55.0   S: 20.0   E: -33.5   W: -80.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Government of Canada, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Marine Fish Division
Dataset Title: EAISSNA - An Electronic Atlas of Ichthyoplankton on the Scotian Shelf of North America
Dataset Release Date: 2001
Dataset Release Place: Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada
Dataset Publisher: Government of Canada, Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Online Resource: http://www.marinebiodiversity.ca/en/eaissna/eaissna.html
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1954-01-01
Stop Date: 2003-12-31
ISO Topic Category
Quality Information is present as data (e.g. numbers, dates); descriptions (e.g. time
or season of spawning); scans of maps or graphics contained in scientific
publications; polygons from scanned maps digitized in MapInfo GIS and stored in
native format or in map interchange (MID/MIF) format; polygons generated in
ACON Software from fish egg and larvae data from the Fisheries Ecology and
Scotian Shelf Ichthyoplankton Programs and produced in MapInfo GIS native
format or in map interchange (MID/MIF) format.
Access Constraints Basic MSAccess database distributed as CD; accessible in Oracle on Fisheries
and Oceans Canada (DFO) Marine Fish Division Virtual Data Centre on DFO
Intranet, with permission.
Use Constraints These include any use constraints applied to assure the protection of privacy
or intellectual property, and any special restrictions or limitations on using
the data set.
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Originating Center
Data Center
Fisheries and Oceans, Canada Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/

Data Center Personnel
Name: ROBERT M. BRANTON
Phone: (902) 426-3537
Fax: (902) 426-1506
Email: brantonb at mar.dfo-mpo.gc.ca
Contact Address:
1 Challenger Drive
City: Dartmouth
Province or State: Nova Scotia
Postal Code: B2Y 3V4
Country: CA
Distribution
Fees: Gratuit-Free
Personnel
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: (902) 426-3537
Fax: (902) 426-1506
Email: brantonb at mar.dfo-mpo.gc.ca
Contact Address:
1 Challenger Drive
City: Dartmouth
Province or State: Nova Scotia
Postal Code: B2Y 3V4
Country: CA
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2004-06-09
Last DIF Revision Date: 2008-05-20
Future DIF Review Date: 2005-07-17
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