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Fish Habitat Database
Entry ID: GLFC_FishHabitatDatabase

Abstract: The Fish Habitat Database is a synthesis of extensive information on habitat
requirements and characteristics of selected Great Lakes fish species.
Sponsored by the Great Lakes Fishery Commission through its Habitat Advisory
Board, the Fish Habitat Database was developed in response to a need for
habitat information on Great Lakes fish species. This need was identified in
part in the Joint ... View entire text
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 49.0   S: 44.0   E: -70.0   W: -96.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Great Lakes Fishery Commission
Dataset Title: Fish Habitat Database
Dataset Publisher: Great Lakes Science Center
Online Resource:
Quality The Fish Habitat Database, a document containing extensive information on
habitat characteristics and requirements of several Great Lakes fish species,
has potential to become a valuable source of detailed information on fish
ecology. In order for this compilation to be truly useful, however, the
information it contains must ... View entire text
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints None
Data Set Progress
Data Center
Great Lakes Science Center, Biological Resources Division, U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Department of the Interior Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: (734) 214-7243
Email: scott_nelson at
Contact Address:
Great Lakes Science Center
U.S. Geological Survey
1451 Green Road
City: Ann Arbor
Province or State: Michigan
Postal Code: 48105
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2004-05-21
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-23