Herring Survey Population Density and Distribution (F057) Data (1976-1977)Entry ID: FW00088
Abstract: The data type contains data from aircraft surveys of herring schools.
These data were collected to provide information on herring
population density and distribution. Start date and time, start
and end positions, and aircraft type, altitude and airspeed were
reported for each survey. Surveys were conducted for preassigned
areas; mid-point positions of census areas were reported.
Environmental information may include meteorological conditions,
sea state, air roughness and water clarity. Census data include
species identification, school position and activity, school size
index and number of schools sighted. Predominant beach type,
biota type and escarpment type may also be indicated.
NOAAServer Codes: [OL 72 50 -130 -180] ; nodateline obtain
Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: NOAA/NESDIS/National Oceanographic Data Center; Multiple contributors
Dataset Title: NODC Standard Format Herring Survey Population Density and Distribution (F057) Data (1976-1977)
Dataset Release Date: Unknown
Start Date: 1976-01-01Stop Date: 1977-12-31
AGRICULTURE > AGRICULTURAL AQUATIC SCIENCES > FISHERIES
OCEANS > AQUATIC SCIENCES > FISHERIES
BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION > ANIMALS/VERTEBRATES > FISH
BIOSPHERE > ECOSYSTEMS > MARINE ECOSYSTEMS > COASTAL
BIOSPHERE > ECOSYSTEMS > MARINE ECOSYSTEMS
BIOSPHERE > ECOLOGICAL DYNAMICS > SPECIES/POPULATION INTERACTIONS > POPULATION DYNAMICS
BIOSPHERE > ECOLOGICAL DYNAMICS > COMMUNITY DYNAMICS > COMMUNITY STRUCTURE
Use Constraints NOAA and NODC would appreciate recognition as the resource from
which these data were obtained in any publications and/or other
representations of these data.
NODC Users Guide. 1992. Washington, DC: US Dept. of Commerce.
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Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-11-18