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TPWD HARC Texas Coastal Fisheries Corpus Christi Bay Gill Net


The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) utilizes several sampling gears for fisheries-independent monitoring of finfish and shellfish communities. They include bag seines, trawls, gill nets and oyster dredges. TPWD uses multiple gears in a random sampling protocol, and they identify (to the lowest taxonomic unit possible) and count everything that they collect. This dataset contains gill net data collected for the Corpus Christi bay system in Texas from 1976 to 2008. Collected data also included spatial and temporal information describing the sample location and time, collection gear information, hydrological data (e.g. dissolved oxygen, water temperature, and salinity), weather conditions, species caught, and number of each [...]


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CorpusChristiBay_GillNet.xls 2.43 MB application/
OBIS-USA Enrollment Journal Corpus Christi Bay Gill Net 20140701.doc 143.5 KB application/msword
“Old Script”
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TPWD_HARC_CorpusChristi_GillNetMBG_20140703.csv 119.79 MB text/csv
“Updated script”
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52.35 MB text/csv
2009 Resource Monitoring Operations Manual.pdf 1.01 MB application/pdf
TPWD_Taxonomy.R 4.06 KB text/x-rsrc
TPWDTaxonomy.csv 58.24 KB text/csv
CorpusChristiBay_GillNet.csv 1.09 MB text/csv


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Downloaded from the HARC website and processed for inclusion in OBIS-USA by A. Benson

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