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NEFSC Aerial Survey - Summer 1995

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Description
Data of aerial survey conducted to collect line transect data to estimate abundance for as many species as possible. more

This aerial survey was flown in conjunction with shipboard surveys being conducted during the same time frame. The R/V Abel-J was chartered to conduct line transect surveys offshore from 38 degrees N offshore from approximately 40 fathoms to the Gulf Stream, and north to the Northeast Channel east of Georges Bank, United States. The aerial survey covered all inshore areas from the beach to the 40 fathom boundary of the shipboard survey and extended east to Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, Canada.

Scope
Themes:
Biology > Fish, Biology > Mammals, Biology > Reptiles
Keywords:
Marine, A, North Atlantic, Mammalia, Pisces, Testudines

Geographical coverage
A, North Atlantic [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
5 August 1995 - 17 September 1995

Taxonomic coverage
Mammalia [WoRMS]
Pisces [WoRMS]
Testudines [WoRMS]

Contributors
Federal Government of the United States of America; Department of Commerce; National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration; National Marine Fisheries Service; Northeast Fisheries Science Center (NEFSC), moredata owner
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration; National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), more

Related datasets
Published in:
OBIS-SEAMAP: Spatial Ecological Analysis of Megavertebrate Populations, more

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Dataset information:

Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Research
Metadatarecord created: 2012-11-22
Information last updated: 2012-11-22
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