American Horseshoe Crab Abundance in the Northern Central Gulf of Mexico from 2012-05-21 to 2013-08-20 (NCEI Accession 0149391)

Metadata Updated: December 4, 2020

This dataset contains sightings of American horseshoe crab, Limulus polyphemus, during shoreline surveys conducted in late spring and summer in 2012 and 2013. The study area was in the northern Gulf of Mexico extending from Fort Morgan peninsula of the Alabama coast west to Horn Island off the Mississippi coast, which covers a total distance from east to west of about 60 km. Live crabs, dead crabs, and molts are included.

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Metadata Date 2020-06-15T06:32:10Z
Metadata Created Date December 4, 2020
Metadata Updated Date December 4, 2020
Reference Date(s) May 3, 2016 (publication)
Frequency Of Update asNeeded

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Date 2020-06-15T06:32:10Z
Metadata Created Date December 4, 2020
Metadata Updated Date December 4, 2020
Reference Date(s) May 3, 2016 (publication)
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Guid gov.noaa.nodc:0149391
Access Constraints Cite as: Carmichael, Ruth; Estes Jr, Maurice (2016). American Horseshoe Crab Abundance in the Northern Central Gulf of Mexico from 2012-05-21 to 2013-08-20 (NCEI Accession 0149391). [indicate subset used]. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.7289/v5zs2th4. Accessed [date]., Use liability: NOAA and NCEI cannot provide any warranty as to the accuracy, reliability, or completeness of furnished data. Users assume responsibility to determine the usability of these data. The user is responsible for the results of any application of this data for other than its intended purpose.
Bbox East Long -87.96343
Bbox North Lat 30.25214
Bbox South Lat 30.2
Bbox West Long -88.75416
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Frequency Of Update asNeeded
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Licence accessLevel: Public
Metadata Language eng
Metadata Type geospatial
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Spatial Harvester True
Temporal Extent Begin 2012-05-21
Temporal Extent End 2013-08-20

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