Killer Whale, Southern Resident - Critical Habitat GIS Data

A geospatial data set depicting the boundaries of marine areas designated as critical habitat under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) for Southern Resident killer whales. Data portray three specific areas: Area 1 - Summer Core Area in Haro Strait and waters adjacent to the San Juan Islands; Area 2 - Puget Sound; and Area 3 - Strait of Juan de Fuca. The areas designated include all marine waters deeper than 20 feet (6.1 meters) relative to a contiguous shoreline delimited by the line of extreme high water. These areas occur within the following counties in Washington state: Clallam, Island, Jefferson, King, Kitsap, Mason, Pierce, San Juan, Skagit, Snohomish, Thurston, and Whatcom.

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Last Updated August 6, 2019, 06:04
Created August 6, 2019, 06:04
access_constraints ["Access Constraints: None | Use Constraints: No warranty, expressed or implied is made and no liability is assumed by NOAA Fisheries as to the positional or attribute accuracy of the data. The act of distribution shall not constitute any such warranty and no responsibility is assumed by the U.S. Government in the use of these files. | Distribution Liability: No warranty, expressed or implied is made and no liability is assumed by NOAA Fisheries as to the positional or attribute accuracy of the data. The act of distribution shall not constitute any such warranty and no responsibility is assumed by the U.S. Government in the use of these files."]
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contact-email steve.stone@noaa.gov
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guid gov.noaa.nmfs.inport:56679
licence ["NOAA provides no warranty, nor accepts any liability occurring from any incomplete, incorrect, or misleading data, or from any incorrect, incomplete, or misleading use of the data. It is the responsibility of the user to determine whether or not the data is suitable for the intended purpose."]
metadata-date 2019-06-17T16:32:42
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