noaa-fisheries-afsc-data-socrata/afscracesap-detailed-crab-data-from-noaa-fisheries-7da3-deff

  • alaska
  • bering sea
  • biota
  • chukchi sea
  • norton sound
  • + 2

AFSC/RACE/SAP: Detailed Crab Data From NOAA Fisheries Service Annual Eastern Bering Sea Summer Bottom Trawl Surveys 1975 - 2018

AFSC/RACE/SAP: Detailed Crab Data From NOAA Fisheries Service Annual Eastern Bering Sea Summer Bottom Trawl Surveys 1975 - 2018

This dataset contains detailed crab data collected from the annual NOAA/NMFS/AFSC/RACE crab-groundfish bottom trawl survey of the eastern Bering Sea continental shelf. The standard survey area, surveyed each year since 1975, encompasses a major portion of the eastern Bering Sea shelf between the 20 meter and 200 meter isobaths and from the Alaska Peninsula to the north of St. Matthew Island. The study area is divided into a grid with cell sizes of 20 x 20 nautical miles (37 x 37 kilometers). Sampling takes place within each 20 x 20 nautical mile grid cell. In areas surrounding St. Matthew (1983-present) and the Pribilof Islands (1981-present), grid corners were also sampled to better assess king crab concentrations. In 1975, tows were 1 hour in duration; from 1976 to present, each tow is one-half hour in duration, averaging 1.54 nautical miles (2.86 kilometers) - exact tow duration and distance fished for each haul can be found in RACEBASE.HAUL. 100% of the catch is sorted for red, blue, and golden king crab, bairdi Tanner, snow crab, hybrid Tanner, and hair crab. Crabs are sorted by species and sex, and a sample is measured to the nearest millimeter to provide a size-frequency distribution (see note under use constraints for analyzing catches where crab were subsampled for measurement). Carapace width is measured for Tanner crabs, and carapace length is measured for king and hair crabs.

Columns

NameSocrata field nameColumn name in sgr mountData typeDescription
SHELL_CONDITIONshell_conditionshell_conditionNumber
MERUS_LENGTHmerus_lengthmerus_lengthText
GIS_STATIONgis_stationgis_stationText
DISEASE_CODEdisease_codedisease_codeNumber
DISEASE_VENTRALdisease_ventraldisease_ventralText
HAULhaulhaulNumber
WIDTHwidthwidthNumber
SPECIES_KFRCspecies_kfrcspecies_kfrcNumber
CRAB_IDcrab_idcrab_idNumber
VESSELvesselvesselNumber
HAULJOINhauljoinhauljoinNumber
CHELA_HEIGHTchela_heightchela_heightNumber
SPECIES_CODEspecies_codespecies_codeNumber
EGG_COLORegg_coloregg_colorNumber
EGG_CONDITIONegg_conditionegg_conditionNumber
COMMENTScommentscommentsText
SAMPLING_FACTORsampling_factorsampling_factorNumber
CRUISEcruisecruiseNumber
DISEASE_DORSALdisease_dorsaldisease_dorsalText
LENGTHlengthlengthNumber
DISEASE_LEGSdisease_legsdisease_legsText
CLUTCH_SIZEclutch_sizeclutch_sizeNumber
STATIONstationstationText
SEXsexsexNumber
WEIGHTweightweightText

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