Metadata in preparation, though fields description and taxonomic information of the species sighted are found in the metadata. Please contact University of North Carolina at Wilmington for questions regarding the dataset.
REQUIRED: A summary of the intentions with which the data set was developed.
CURRENTNESS REFERENCE: ground condition
SPATIAL DATA ORGANIZATION INFORMATION Direct Spatial Reference: Vector SDTS Point and Vector Object Type: Entity point Point and Vector Object Count: 864
SPATIAL REFERENCE INFORMATION - GEODETIC MODEL Horizontal Datum Name: D_WGS_1984 Ellipsoid Name: WGS_1984 Semi-major Axis: 6378137.000000 Denominator of Flattening Ratio: 298.257224
NATIVE: Microsoft Windows 2000 Version 5.0 (Build 2195) Service Pack 4; ESRI ArcCatalog 184.108.40.2060
ACCESS CONSTRAINTS: Open public unless otherwise noted.
DISTRIBUTION LIABILITY: Not to hold OBIS-SEAMAP liable for errors in the data. While we have made every effort to ensure the quality of the database, we cannot guarantee the accuracy of these datasets. Also please refer to Use Constraints.
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