noaa-fisheries-afsc-data-socrata/afscfma-north-pacific-groundfish-and-halibut-6tjp-kjui

  • alaska
  • aleutian islands
  • bering sea
  • catch
  • commercial fisheries
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AFSC/FMA: North Pacific Groundfish and Halibut Observer Program Fishery Statistics - Flatfish Catch

AFSC/FMA: North Pacific Groundfish and Halibut Observer Program Fishery Statistics - Flatfish Catch

Flatfish catch and effort data collected by observers in the United States commercial groundfish fisheries of Alaska (Bering Sea, Aleutian Islands and Gulf of Alaska, 1993-2017.

Subset of the Alaska observer groundfish data, aggregating by 400km square cells and eliminating cells with less than three vessels to create a public version of the Alaska groundfish observer data.

Purpose: Allows visitors use of the aggregated observer data to create maps. These maps are designed to provide a better understanding of where groundfish are caught in the Aleutian Islands, Bering Sea and Gulf of Alaska.

Supplemental_Information: http://www.afsc.noaa.gov/FMA/fma_database.htm

Number 2 of a set of 5 files:

  1. AFSC/FMA: North Pacific Groundfish and Halibut Observer Program Fishery Statistics - Rockfish Catch

  2. AFSC/FMA: North Pacific Groundfish and Halibut Observer Program Fishery Statistics - Flatfish Catch

  3. AFSC/FMA: North Pacific Groundfish and Halibut Observer Program Fishery Statistics - Most fishes (excluding flatfishes and rockfishes) Catch

  4. AFSC/FMA: North Pacific Groundfish and Halibut Observer Program Fishery Statistics - Invertebrates Catch

  5. AFSC/FMA: North Pacific Groundfish and Halibut Observer Program Fishery Statistics - Effort Statistics

https://www.afsc.noaa.gov/FMA/spatial_data.htm; https://www.afsc.noaa.gov/FMA/data_availability_page.htm; https://www.afsc.noaa.gov/FMA/format.htm; https://www.afsc.noaa.gov/maps/FMA/datamap/metadata_template.php?fname=OBSweb.xml;

Columns

NameSocrata field nameColumn name in sgr mountData typeDescription
RATEraterateNumber
LAT400SQKMlat400sqkmlat400sqkmNumber
SPECIESspeciesspeciesText
YEARyearyearText
SIDsidsidNumber
GEARgeargearText
KGkgkgNumber
LON400SQKMlon400sqkmlon400sqkmNumber

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