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Marine Mammal Incidental Catch Data; NMML
Entry ID: EARTH_OCEAN_NMML_marine_mammal1

Abstract: The data base contains marine mammal incidental catch data
from commercial fisheries (foreign and joint venture) in U.S.
waters of the North Pacific and Bering Sea. Data includes date,
location, species of marine mammal, condition of animal, vessel
on which mammal was caught during fishing operations. There are
no earth science type data (no physical or chemical science
data). All data are biological/fishery type data and there are
no data from north of the Bering Sea. The data is from the 200-mile
Exclusive Economic Zone only. There is no useful map data. Data are
in archive storage format only and are not readily accessible. Data
collection is ongoing but not automated since 1986.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 67.0   S: 50.0   E: -130.0   W: 170.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1972-01-01
SHIPS Ancillary Description
Originating Center
Data Center
National Marine Mammal Laboratory, Alaska Fisheries Science Center, National Marine Fisheries Service, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: (206) 526-4045
Contact Address:
National Marine Mammal Laboratory
7600 Sand Point Way NE
City: Seattle
Province or State: WA
Postal Code: 98115
Country: USA
Distribution Media: on-line data
Extended Metadata Properties
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Creation and Review Dates
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-23