Galveston Bay Bait Shrimp Landings Files; Catch/effort and Species Composition Information
Entry ID: NMFS0044

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Summary
Abstract: The Galveston bait shrimp landings data files contain catch/effort and species
composition information for bait shrimp landed in Galveston Bay, Texas. Major
subsets include data from individual dealers, number of tows, number and
weights by species, number of active bait dealers, types of vessels, and nets.

These data include weekly data from July 1960 through December 1984, and
partial data (April 15 - June 15) from 1985 to present. There is no data for
1975.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 30.0   S: 28.0   E: -94.0   W: -96.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1959-07-01
ISO Topic Category
Originating Center
Data Center
Southeast Fisheries Science Center, National Marine Fisheries Service, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.sefsc.noaa.gov/

Data Center Personnel
Name: GALVESTON LABORATORY
Phone: 409-766-3500
Contact Address:
Southeast Fisheries Center
4700 Ave U
City: Galveston
Province or State: TX
Postal Code: 77551
Country: USA
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: 409-766-3500
Contact Address:
NOAA/NMFS/SEFC
SOUTHEAST FISHERIES CENTER
4700 AVE U
GALVESTON LABORATORY
City: GALVESTON
Province or State: TX
Postal Code: 77551
Country: USA
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Publications/References
BAXTER, K. N., C. H. FURR, JR., AND E. SCOTT, THE COMMERCIAL BAIT
SHRIMP FISHERY IN GALVESTON BAY, TEXAS, 1959-87, MARINE FISHERIES
REVIEW, 20-28, 1988.
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Creation and Review Dates
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-11-24
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