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Dataset: Guam Bottomfish Bank A Study
Provided by Department of Commerce
Updated 11 Mar 2021

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The dataset on this page is a cache of the dataset https://catalog.data.gov/dataset/guam-bottomfish-bank-a-study. It is a snapshot of the dataset as it appeared on 10 Jun 2021 11:26 GMT. The current dataset could have changed in the meantime. Attribution: Contains data retrieved from Data.gov.

This was a special research project, funded by NMFS and conducted by DAWR, designed to obtain `virgin stock? type catch, effort, species composition, and size frequency data for a virtually unfished small bank about 117 miles west of Guam and to compare those statistics with similar statistics collected from more heavily fished banks south of Guam. Catch and effort, species IDs, and length and weight for all fish obtained from intense, but short lived, fishing operations on the banks were collected and entered into a database. The main idea was to create `virgin stock SPR? parameters for the shallow bottom reef fish complex harvested by local fishers. (WPacFIN can provide the exact dates of the projects). These data are considered confidential.

Dataset:Guam Bottomfish Bank A Study
Provider:Department of Commerce
Created:11/03/2021
Updated:11/03/2021
Licence:License information is derived automatically. Refer to source for license information before using this data.
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Country:United States of America

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