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NEFSC Aerial Circle-Back Abundance Survey 2004
NOAA Northeast Fisheries Science Center. 2004. Aerial survey results; NOAA twin otter aircraft: Circle-back abundance survey

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Data of a survey conducted to describe the habitat of and estimate the abundance of cetaceans and turtles that are in the study area. more

The survey was conducted on the NOAA DeHavilland Twin Otter DHC-6, Series 300 aircraft (N57 RF) from 12 June to 12 July 2004. The study area extended between the state border between Virginia and North Carolina (36 degrees N) to the Bay of Fundy (45 degrees N) and from the United States Atlantic shoreline to the entrance of the Gulf of St. Lawrence (58 degrees W). The team was based out of Woods Hole, Massachusetts (Otis Air Force base) on June 12; Salisbury, Maryland from June 13 to 18; back to Woods Hole, Massachusetts (Otis Air Force base) from June 19 to 28; Portland, Maine on June 29 to 30; Bar Harbor, Maine from July 1 to July 7; Halifax, Nova Scotia from July 8 to July 9; Yarmouth, Nova Scotia from July 10 to 11, and back to Woods Hole, Massachusetts, United States on July 12th.

Biology > Fish, Biology > Mammals, Biology > Reptiles
Marine, A, North Atlantic, Mammalia, Pisces, Testudines

Geographical coverage
A, North Atlantic [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
13 June 2004 - 12 July 2004

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

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

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Based on this dataset:
(2004). Aerial survey results. NOAA twin otter aircraft: circle-back abundance survey. NOAA Northeast Fisheries Science Center: [s.l.]. 13 pp., more


Dataset information:

Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Research
Metadatarecord created: 2012-11-28
Information last updated: 2012-11-28
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