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East Coast North America Strategic Assessment Groundfish Atlas - ECNASAP (OBIS Canada)
Entry ID: obis.groundfish_atlas_1

Abstract: Fishery-independent groundfish data for the east coast of North America from Cape Hatteras to the US/Canadian border and for Bay of Fundy through the Scotian Shelf. Time period is 1970-95. Efforts are underway to extend taxonomic, temporal and spatial coverage of data available from OBIS.

Purpose: These data are for display on the OBIS portal and associated mapping programs and for download to personal computers for ad-hoc end-user analysis.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 61.0   S: 35.0   E: -50.0   W: -75.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Brown S. K. R., Zwanenburg K.,, Branton R.
Dataset Title: East Coast North America Strategic Assessment Groundfish Atlas - ECNASAP
Dataset Series Name: East Coast North America Strategic Assessment Project
Dataset Release Date: 2005-01-01T00:00:00.000Z
Dataset Release Place: Bedford Institute of Oceanography, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada
Dataset Publisher: OBIS Canada
Version: 1
Data Presentation Form: Digital
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1974-01-01
Stop Date: 1994-12-31
Access Constraints None.
Use Constraints Acknowledge the use of specific records from contributing databases in the form appearing in the 'Citation' field thereof (if any); and acknowledge the use of the OBIS facility.

For information purposes, email to the full citation of any publication made (printed or electronic) that cites OBIS or any constituent part.

Recognize the limitations of data in OBIS.
Data Set Progress
Data Center
Canada Regional Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS) Node Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Email: OBISCanada at
Contact Address:
Bedford Institute of Oceanography, P.O. Box 1006
City: Dartmouth
Province or State: Nova Scotia
Postal Code: B2Y 4A2
Country: Canada
Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Format: OBIS Schema
Fees: None
Phone: +01-902-426-3310
Fax: +01-902-426-1506
Email: zwanenburgk at
Contact Address:
Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Maritimes Region,
Science Branch, Marine Fish Division
Bedford Institute of Oceanography
1 Challenger Drive
P.O. Box 1006
B2Y 4A2
City: Dartmouth
Province or State: Nova Scotia
Country: CANADA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-11-25
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-07-30