SEFSC CAGES Alabama Fish Length Data with CPUE

The CAGES program (Comparative Assessment of Gulf Estuarine Systems) is designed to examine the differences between estuarine ecosystems and investigate why some are more productive than others. The program focuses on estuarine areas important to commercial fisheries and includes data on commercial finfish and invertebrate species, as well as other species commonly captured in trawl sampling. This Louisiana dataset is a subset of the CAGES Relational Database which is a compilation of fishery-independent data contributed by natural resource agencies of the Gulf States (Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, and Florida). This data set includes data from trawls collected by the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (ADCNR) and Gulf Coast Research Laboratory (GCRL), as well as associated hydrographic data. Trawl data were used to calculate CPUE (catch per unit effort) at each station for the years 1981 through 2007.

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Originator NOAA National Marine Fisheries Service, Southeast Fisheries Science Center, Galveston Laboratory
Point of Contact Philip Goldstein
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Dataset Point of Contact US National Oceanographic Data Center
301-713-3277 x148
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Date(s) Publication Date: 2013-11-13
Publication Date: 1981-02-03
Publication Date: 2007-12-19
Purpose The purpose of CAGES is to compile the fishery independent data from five Gulf States into a database to more easily compare the fisheries across the US Gulf of Mexico coast. This dataset includes data collected from Alabama only. The CAGES database is intended for scientific research only.
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Spatial Bounding Box Coordinates N: 30.84° S: 30.1617° E: -87.375° W: -88.387°
Lineage Statement Lineage statement not available.
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