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Fish abundance and biomass data collected during the day using chevron traps on the coast of the southeastern United States by the Marine Resources, Monitorring, Assessment and Prediction Program (MARMAP) are available at OBIS. The OBIS compiled data includes species name, individual count, lat/lon, and some environmental correlates like depth and salinity. 

Dataset Location: OBIS St. Croix USVI Fish Assessment

Direct Download: OBIS St. Croix USVI Fish Assessment

Site Location: St. Croix

Site(s) Georeferenced: Yes

Timespan: 2001 - 2010

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OBIS data schema: species name, individual count, date, location, temperature, depth, salinity, nitrogen, oxygen, silicate.

Known Issues: weaknesses, limitations, errors, caveats, etc.

Best Practices: tips for separating the wheat from the chaff
Conditions for use: 'freely available' and 'open-access' as per OBIS:

Citation/ Distributing Authors: Originator: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (NOAA)-National Ocean Service (NOS)-National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science (NCCOS)-Center for Coastal Monitoring and Assessment (CCMA)-Biogeography TeamPublication_Date: 200703Title: St. Croix, USVI Fish Assessment and Monitoring Data (2002 - Present) Publication_Information:Publication_Information:Publication_Place: Silver Spring, MDPublisher: NOAAs Ocean Service, National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science (NCCOS)

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Available via the EcoData Retriever: No

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