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Pacific Shrimp Trawl Survey (OBIS Canada)

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Abstract: OBIS version of shrimp trawl survey and commercial bycatch sampling data from 1953-2006. Survey data are collected by stock assessment staff during annual trawl surveys. Data includes catch of commercial shrimp species that are used for in-season stock assessment analyses. Commercial bycatch data area collected by stock assessment staff and by staff of Archipelago Marine Resources who board commercial vessels during fishing activities and record catch and bycatch data.

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.

OBIS schema concepts included in this dataset are: Date Last Modified, Institution Code, Collection Code, Catalog Number, Scientific Name, Basis of Record, Phylum, Class, Order, Family, Genus, Species, Year Collected, Month Collected, Day Collected, Time of Day, Continent/Ocean, Locality, Longitude, and Latitude
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Description: OBIS Advanced Search 1980 - 2006
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 55.0   S: 48.25   E: -136.0   W: -136.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Boutillier, JA
Dataset Title: Pacific Shrimp Trawl Survey
Dataset Series Name: Fisheries and Oceans Stock Status Report
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: http://www.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/csas/Csas/status/1999/C6-08e.pdf
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1953-01-01
Stop Date: 2006-12-31
ISO Topic Category
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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.

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

Recognize the limitations of data in OBIS http://www.iobis.org/data/policy/disclaimer for details.
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Data Set Progress
Data Center
Canada Regional Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS) Node Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.marinebiodiversity.ca/OBISCanada

Data Center Personnel
Email: OBISCanada at dfo-mpo.gc.ca
Contact Address:
Bedford Institute of Oceanography, P.O. Box 1006
City: Dartmouth
Province or State: Nova Scotia
Postal Code: B2Y 4A2
Country: Canada
Phone: +01-250-756-7048
Fax: +01-250-756-7052
Email: BoutillierJ at pac.dfo-mpo.gc.ca
Contact Address:
3190 Hammond Bay Rd
City: Nanaimo
Province or State: British Columbia
Postal Code: V9T 6N7
Country: Canada
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2007-03-31
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-24

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