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Florida Keys Reef Visual Census 2014
Citation
South Florida Reef Visual Census; http://www.sefsc.noaa.gov/rvc_analysis20/samples/index

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Description
In 1998, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission's (FWC) Fisheries Independent Monitoring (FIM) program began a long-term monitoring effort of key reef fish populations in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary. This effort was aimed at evaluating the relative abundance, size structure, and habitat utilization of specific reef fish species that are targeted by commercial and recreational fisheries.

Scope
Themes:
Biology
Keywords:
Marine, ASW, USA, Florida, Florida Keys

Geographical coverage
ASW, USA, Florida, Florida Keys [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
2014

Parameter
Occurrence of biota

Contributors
Gulf of Mexico Coastal Ocean Observing System (GCOOS), more
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration; National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), moredata creator
University of Miami; Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, moredata creator

Related datasets
Published in:
OBIS-USA: US Ocean Biodiversity Informaton System, more

Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Research: field survey
Metadatarecord created: 2017-01-17
Information last updated: 2017-01-24
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