SEAMAP Spring 2015 Plankton Survey (GU1501, EK60)

During the 2015 Spring Plankton Survey, plankton samples were collected from a systematic grid of stations to assess distribution, occurrence and abundance of the early life stages of a variety of species of fishes and invertebrates in the northern Gulf of Mexico. The survey specifically targets larval bluefin tuna.

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Last Updated June 10, 2017, 18:11
Created June 10, 2017, 18:11
access_constraints ["Cite as: Southeast Fisheries Science Center (2015): Water Column Sonar Data Collection (GU1501, EK60). National Centers for Environmental Information, NOAA. doi:10.7289/V5NK3C2F [access date]", "Resource may not be available for up to one year after initial collection."]
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contact-email charles.h.thompson@noaa.gov
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guid gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.wcd:GU1501_EK60
licence ["While every effort has been made to ensure that these data are accurate and reliable within the limits of the current state of the art, NOAA cannot assume liability for any damages caused by any errors or omissions in the data, nor as a result of the failure of the data to function on a particular system. NOAA makes no warranty, expressed or implied, nor does the fact of distribution constitute such a warranty.", "These data are considered raw and have not been subjected to the NOAA's quality control or quality assurance procedures. They are released for limited public use as preliminary data to be used only with appropriate caution. NOAA cannot assume liability for any damages caused by any errors or omissions in the data, nor as a result of the failure of the data to function on a particular system. NOAA makes no warranty, expressed or implied, nor does the fact of distribution constitute such a warranty.", "Not subject to copyright protection within the United States."]
metadata-date 2017-05-30
metadata-language
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temporal-extent-begin 2015-03-04T01:40:07
temporal-extent-end 2015-04-01T20:06:01