Neuston ichthyoplankton data collected during NRDA Plankton Survey Walton Smith 4 (WS4) in the northern Gulf of Mexico from 2011-04-21 to 2011-05-26 on board the R/V F.G. Walton Smith Cruise WS1107

Deep-Pelagic Plankton Communities of the Northern Gulf of Mexico: Trophic Ecology, Assemblage Dynamics, and Connectivity with the Upper Ocean

DOI:
10.7266/n7-cj8g-bh71
 
UDI:
R6.x815.000:0016
Last Update:
Mar 22 2019 15:36 UTC
 
Dataset Author(s):
Zapfe, Carley, Verena Wang, and Frank Hernandez
Point of Contact:
Hernandez, Frank
University of Southern Mississippi / Department of Coastal Sciences
Gulf Coast Research Laboratory 703 East Beach Drive
Ocean Springs, Mississippi  39564
USA
frank.hernandez@usm.edu
Funding Source:
RFP-VI
Data Collection Period:
2011-04-21 to 2011-05-26

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Suggested Citation:

Zapfe, Carley, Verena Wang, and Frank Hernandez (2019) Neuston ichthyoplankton data collected during NRDA Plankton Survey Walton Smith 4 (WS4) in the northern Gulf of Mexico from 2011-04-21 to 2011-05-26 on board the R/V F.G. Walton Smith Cruise WS1107. Distributed by: Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative Information and Data Cooperative (GRIIDC), Harte Research Institute, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. doi:10.7266/n7-cj8g-bh71

Abstract:

This dataset contains neuston ichthyoplankton data collected on board the R/V F.G. Walton Smith during Natural Resource Damage Assessment (NRDA) Plankton Survey Walton Smith 4 (WS4) in the Gulf of Mexico from 2011-04-21 to 2011-05-26. This survey (WS4, chief scientist: Malinda Sutor) was part of a series of NRDA cruises conducted in 2010 and 2011 to evaluate the distribution and densities of ichthyoplankton and other zooplankton in northern Gulf of Mexico waters potentially affected by the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill (DWHOS). The dataset includes the original data (for reference only - unedited, as received from NRDA) and clean data (for analysis – edited, QC and non-pertinent parameters removed). Datasets include sampling event data (e.g., time, latitude, longitude, depth, volume filtered) and specimen data (e.g., taxonomic identification, length, number of individuals).

Purpose:

This data was collected as part of the Natural Resource Damage Assessment (NRDA) response to the 2010 MC252 Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Taxonomic data were acquired from the Deepwater Horizon Plankton Assessment Archive (DWHPAA).

Theme Keywords:

Fish, Plankton, Neuston, Natural Resource Damage Assessment (NRDA), plankton survey, Deepwater Horizon Plankton Assessment Archive (DWHPAA), ichthyoplankton, taxonomic identification, net tows, Southeast Area Monitoring and Assessment Program (SEAMAP)

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csv, xlsx

Filename:

WaltonSmith4_NEUSTON_IchthyoTaxonomicData.zip (49.73 KB)

Neuston ichthyoplankton data collected during NRDA Plankton Survey Walton Smith 4 (WS4) in the northern Gulf of Mexico from 2011-04-21 to 2011-05-26 on board the R/V F.G. Walton Smith Cruise WS1107



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      eng; USA
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  Metadata author: 
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      Individual name: 
          Carley Zapfe
      Organisation name: 
          University of Southern Mississippi / Gulf Coast Research Laboratory
      Position name: 
          Research Technician
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        Contact: 
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              Delivery point: 
                  703 East Beach Drive
              City: 
                  Ocean Springs
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                  Mississippi
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                  39564
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                  USA
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                  carley.zapfe@usm.edu
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      ISO 19115-2:2009(E)
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      https://data.gulfresearchinitiative.org/metadata/R6.x815.000:0016
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Identification info: Data identification: Citation: Citation: Title: Neuston ichthyoplankton data collected during NRDA Plankton Survey Walton Smith 4 (WS4) in the northern Gulf of Mexico from 2011-04-21 to 2011-05-26 on board the R/V F.G. Walton Smith Cruise WS1107 Alternate title: Date: Date: Date: 2019-03-18 Date type: Date type code: publication Abstract: This dataset contains neuston ichthyoplankton data collected on board the R/V F.G. Walton Smith during Natural Resource Damage Assessment (NRDA) Plankton Survey Walton Smith 4 (WS4) in the Gulf of Mexico from 2011-04-21 to 2011-05-26. This survey (WS4, chief scientist: Malinda Sutor) was part of a series of NRDA cruises conducted in 2010 and 2011 to evaluate the distribution and densities of ichthyoplankton and other zooplankton in northern Gulf of Mexico waters potentially affected by the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill (DWHOS). The dataset includes the original data (for reference only - unedited, as received from NRDA) and clean data (for analysis – edited, QC and non-pertinent parameters removed). Datasets include sampling event data (e.g., time, latitude, longitude, depth, volume filtered) and specimen data (e.g., taxonomic identification, length, number of individuals). Purpose: This data was collected as part of the Natural Resource Damage Assessment (NRDA) response to the 2010 MC252 Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Taxonomic data were acquired from the Deepwater Horizon Plankton Assessment Archive (DWHPAA). Status: Progress code: completed Point of contact: Responsible party: Individual name: Frank Hernandez Organisation name: University of Southern Mississippi / Department of Coastal Sciences Position name: Assistant Professor Contact info: Contact: Phone: Telephone: Voice: 2288188800 Facsimile: Address: Address: Delivery point: Gulf Coast Research Laboratory 703 East Beach Drive City: Ocean Springs Administrative area: Mississippi Postal code: 39564 Country: USA Electronic mail address: frank.hernandez@usm.edu Role: Role code: pointOfContact Point of contact: Responsible party: Individual name: Carley Zapfe Organisation name: University of Southern Mississippi / Gulf Coast Research Laboratory Position name: Research Technician Contact info: Contact: Phone: Telephone: Voice: Facsimile: Address: Address: Delivery point: 703 East Beach Drive City: Ocean Springs Administrative area: Mississippi Postal code: 39564 Country: USA Electronic mail address: carley.zapfe@usm.edu Role: Role code: author Point of contact: Responsible party: Individual name: Verena Wang Organisation name: University of Southern Mississippi / Department of Coastal Sciences Position name: Postdoctoral Research Associate Contact info: Contact: Phone: Telephone: Voice: Facsimile: Address: Address: Delivery point: 703 East Beach Drive City: Ocean Springs Administrative area: Mississippi Postal code: 39564 Country: Electronic mail address: Verena.Wang@usm.edu Role: Role code: pointOfContact Descriptive keywords: Keywords: Keyword: Fish Keyword: Plankton Keyword: Neuston Keyword: Natural Resource Damage Assessment (NRDA) Keyword: plankton survey Keyword: Deepwater Horizon Plankton Assessment Archive (DWHPAA) Keyword: ichthyoplankton Keyword: taxonomic identification Keyword: net tows Keyword: Southeast Area Monitoring and Assessment Program (SEAMAP) Type: Keyword type code: theme Descriptive keywords: Keywords: Keyword: northern Gulf of Mexico Type: Keyword type code: place Language: eng; USA Topic category: Topic category code: biota Extent: Extent: Geographic element: Geographic bounding box: West bound longitude: -90 East bound longitude: -87 South bound latitude: 27.5 North bound latitude: 29.16 Geographic element: BoundingPolygon: Polygon: gml:MultiPoint: gml:pointMember: Point: gml:pos: 28 -89.5 gml:pointMember: Point: gml:pos: 27.5 -90 gml:pointMember: Point: gml:pos: 28 -89 gml:pointMember: Point: gml:pos: 28.5 -89 gml:pointMember: Point: gml:pos: 28.71 -88.42 gml:pointMember: Point: gml:pos: 29.16 -88.02 gml:pointMember: Point: gml:pos: 28.5 -87 gml:pointMember: Point: gml:pos: 28 -88 Temporal element: Temporal extent: Extent: Time period: Description: ground condition Begin date: 2011-04-21 End date: 2011-05-26 Supplemental Information: Archive number (number assigned to the sample in the Deepwater Horizon Plankton Assessment Archive, typically one archive number per field sample id), cruise name, cruise number, station id (B# stations are from the NOAA SEAMAP Grid), DayNightSample (time of day associated with the sample where D (day) is 1 hour after sunrise to 1 hour before sunset, N (night) is 1 hour post-sunset to 1 hour pre-sunrise), DeepShallowSample (general depths targeted by MOCNESS tow, where S is shallow (0-160 m) and D is deep (0-1500+ m)), field sample id (unique identifier for each depth discrete net sample within the neuston tow), sample date (MM/DD/YY), sample date start (MM/DD/YY), sample date end (MM/DD/YY), sample time (hh:mm:ss am/pm, local time), tow start time (hh:mm:ss am/pm, local time), tow end time (hh:mm:ss am/pm, local time), upper depth (m), lower depth (m), maximum deployment depth (m), volume (volume of water filtered through the net, m^3), volume source (source of volume number such as MOCNESS instrument file), StartLat (start latitude of tow, decimal degrees), StartLon (start longitude of tow, decimal degrees), EndLat (end latitude of tow, decimal degrees), EndLon (end longitude of tow, decimal degrees), latitude (target coordinates, not actual sampling coordinates), longitude (target coordinates, not actual sampling coordinates), sampling notes, flow meter start (starting number on the flowmeter), flow meter end (ending number on the flowmeter), filter method (gear/net type used), sample_taxon_id (unique identifier for the taxonomic sample, field sample id + sort category + unique identifier), sort_category (sample type, where I = ichthyoplankton < 25 mm, I25 = ichthyoplankton > 25mm, and N = nekton), taxon (lowest taxonomic identification), aliquot (portion of the field sample quantified for ichthyoplankton specimens), displacement_volume (displacement volume of the field sample, ml), number_of_vials (number of vials containing specimens from taxonomic sample), description (life stage assigned to specimen at time of identification), min_meas (smallest specimen measurement, mm), max_meas (largest specimen measurement, mm), RND1-10 (measurements taken of randomly selected specimens, mm), measured_count (number of specimens measured), not_measured_count (number of specimens not measured), total specimens (total number of specimens in the vial), identifier comments, rank (lowest taxonomic level of the identification taxon name), kingdom, phylum, subphylum, superclass, class, subclass, infraclass, superorder, order, suborder, superfamily, family, subfamily, tribe, genus, species.
          
Please note the above data parameters and units are for the clean data (edited – QC and non-pertinent parameters removed). The dataset also contains the original data (unedited – as received from NRDA), where additional parameters are available. All definitions and headers are included in the read me file. Blank cells indicate that data was not available.|Data were acquired from the Deepwater Horizon Plankton Assessment Archive (DWHPAA) and National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI). The dataset authors are curating the deep-pelagic plankton data for analysis and were not part of the sample collection effort. To obtain further original data not included in this dataset (i.e., additional gear types and sort categories) please email nmfs.sec.mslabs.dwhpaa@noaa.gov. Original data were received as multiple Microsoft Access database files (e.g., field data, taxonomic data). Files were joined, filtered by cruise, gear (Neuston), and sort category (i.e., fishes - ichthyoplankton and nekton). Original NRDA data as received from DWHPAA (post-format/filter) are included in this dataset for reference only. Clean NRDA data have undergone QC by the dataset authors. Data have been reviewed and edited for accuracy (e.g., corrections to depth, volume, latitude, and longitude based on Neuston files and cruise plans). Samples without corresponding volume data were considered non-quantitative and were removed from the dataset.|1x2 m Neuston frame outfitted with a .950mm mesh net.|||Data provided in this dataset are generated from the Natural Resource Damage Assessment Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Plankton Processing Plan. Stations sampled are on the Southeast Area Monitoring and Assessment Program (SEAMAP) Gulf of Mexico grid.
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Distribution info: Distribution: Distributor: Distributor: Distributor contact: Responsible party: Organisation name: Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative Information and Data Cooperative (GRIIDC) Contact info: Contact: Phone: Telephone: Voice: 3618253604 Address: Address: Delivery point: 6300 Ocean Drive City: Corpus Christi Administrative area: TX Postal code: 78412 Country: USA Electronic mail address: griidc@gomri.org Online Resource: Online Resource: Linkage: URL: https://data.gulfresearchinitiative.org Role: Role code: distributor Distributor format: Format: Name: csv, xlsx Version: inapplicable File decompression technique: zip Distributor transfer options: Digital transfer options: Transfer size: 0.0497 Online: Online Resource: Linkage: URL: https://data.gulfresearchinitiative.org/data/R6.x815.000:0016 Protocol: https Name: Data Landing Page Description: GRIIDC dataset landing page Function: Online function code: information
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Metadata maintenance: Maintenance information: Maintenance and update frequency: unknown Maintenance note: This ISO metadata record was automatically generated from information provided to GRIIDC for dataset: R6.x815.000:0016 on 2019-10-18T23:13:16-05:00
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