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DFO Maritimes Research Vessel Trawl Surveys Fish Observations (OBIS Canada)
Entry ID: OBIS.DFOgfsDBfish

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Abstract: This is the OBIS-formatted view of the Canadian Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) Maritimes Research Vessel Trawl Surveys. This data is created using a Structured Query Language (SQL) program run against the DFO production database. Refer to the parent metadata record for more information about the surveys.

This OBIS product reports the abundance and weight of demersal fish species ... View entire text

Purpose: OBIS-formatted data from Canadian Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) Maritimes Research Vessel Trawl Surveys.

OBIS Schema fields implemented in this data set are:
InstitutionCode, CatalogNumber, Citation, FieldNumber, collector, YearCollected, MonthCollected, DayCollected, TimeOfDay, startYearCollected, startMonthCollected, startDayCollected, startTimeOfDay, endYearCollected, ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 47.85   S: 39.97   E: -56.49   W: -69.98
Min Depth: 10 FATHOMS Max Depth: 440 FATHOMS

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Clark, D. and Branton, B.
Dataset Title: DFO Maritimes Research Vessel Trawl Surveys
Dataset Series Name: OBIS Canada Digital Collections
Dataset Release Date: 2007
Dataset Release Place: Bedford Institute of Oceanography, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada
Dataset Publisher: OBIS Canada
Version: 1
Data Presentation Form: Digital
Online Resource:
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1970-07-06
Stop Date: 2007-03-20
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SHIPS Ancillary Description
TRAWL Ancillary Description
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.

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citation of any publication made (printed or electronic) that cites OBIS or any
constituent part.

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Data Center
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Data Center Personnel
Phone: (732) 932-6555 x 503
Fax: 54-2965-451543
Email: phoebe at
Contact Address:
Institute of Marine and Coastal Sciences
Rutgers University
71 Dudley Road
City: New Brunswick
Province or State: NJ
Postal Code: 08901-8521
Country: USA
Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Format: OBIS Schema
Fees: None
Phone: (506) 529-5908
Fax: (506) 529-5862
Email: ClarkD at
Contact Address:
St Andrews Biological Station
531 Brandy Cove Road
City: St. Andrews
Province or State: New Brunswick
Postal Code: E5B 2L9
Country: Canada
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2007-05-04
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-23