Juvenile Fish and Blue Crab Trawl Surveys of the Chesapeake Bay from the Virginia Institute of Marine Science
Entry ID: VIMS_TRAWL_SURVEY

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Summary
Abstract: The Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS) Juvenile Fish and Blue
Crab Trawl Survey began sampling in 1955 and continues in similar
fashion today. The primary objective of the trawl survey is to monitor
trends in seasonal distribution and abundance of juvenile fish of
about twenty recreationally, commercially, and ecologically important
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Description: VIMS Department of Fisheries Science
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 40.0   S: 36.0   E: -75.0   W: -78.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Virginia Institute of Marine Science
Dataset Title: Juvenile Fish and Blue Crab Trawl Survey
Dataset Release Place: Gloucester Point, Virginia
Dataset Publisher: Virginia Institute of Marine Science
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1955-01-01
Data Resolution
Temporal Resolution: monthly
ISO Topic Category
Quality Due to the complexity of this data set and to changes in sampling
methods over the nearly 50 years of this survey it would be easy to
misuse the data. If you have any questions you may contact the data
manager.
Use Constraints Any publications which result from use of these data are required to
cite the 'Virginia Institute of Marine Science, Juvenile Fish and Blue
Crab Trawl Survey'.
Originating Center
Data Center
Virginia Institute of Marine Science, College of William and Mary Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.vims.edu/

Data Center Personnel
Name: CHRIS BONZEK
Phone: (804) 684-7291
Fax: (804) 684-7327
Email: cfb at vims.edu
Contact Address:
Virginia Institute of Marine Science
P.O. Box 1346
City: Gloucester Point
Province or State: VA
Postal Code: 23062
Country: USA
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: (804) 684-7321
Fax: (804) 684-7327
Email: haustin at vims.edu
Contact Address:
Virginia Institute of Marine Science
P.O. Box 1346
City: Gloucester Point
Province or State: VA
Postal Code: 23062
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-03-30
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