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The Dataset's Variables and Attributes

Row Type Variable Name Attribute Name Data Type Value
attribute NC_GLOBAL acknowledgment String No use constraints are applicable.
attribute NC_GLOBAL cdm_data_type String Point
attribute NC_GLOBAL contributor_name String Coral Reef Conservation Program
attribute NC_GLOBAL conventions String CF-1.6,ACDD-1.3
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_email String coralreef at
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_name String Coral Reef Conservation Program
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_url String (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL date_created String 2022-07-15
attribute NC_GLOBAL defaultDataQuery String &time<=max(time)&time>=min(time)
attribute NC_GLOBAL Easternmost_Easting double -168.15609
attribute NC_GLOBAL featureType String Point
attribute NC_GLOBAL featuretype String point
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_max double -11.05617
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_min double -14.546
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_resolution String point
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_units String degrees_north
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_max double -168.15609
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_min double -171.08172
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_resolution String point
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_units String degrees_east
attribute NC_GLOBAL infoUrl String (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL institution String Coral Reef Conservation Program
attribute NC_GLOBAL keywords String coral reef, corals, CoRIS, CRCP
attribute NC_GLOBAL keywords_vocabulary String None
attribute NC_GLOBAL license String No access constraints are applicable.
attribute NC_GLOBAL metadata_conventions String Unidata Dataset Discovery v1.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL naming_authority String gov.noaa.fisheries.www
attribute NC_GLOBAL ncei_template_version String NCEI_NetCDF_Point_Template_v2.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL Northernmost_Northing double -11.05617
attribute NC_GLOBAL processing_level String 4
attribute NC_GLOBAL program String Coral Reef Conservation Program
attribute NC_GLOBAL publisher_email String ncei_info at
attribute NC_GLOBAL publisher_name String NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI)
attribute NC_GLOBAL publisher_url String (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL references String (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL sourceUrl String (local files)
attribute NC_GLOBAL Southernmost_Northing double -14.546
attribute NC_GLOBAL standard_name_vocabulary String CF Standard Name Table v70
attribute NC_GLOBAL summary String Towed-diver surveys of large-bodied fishes of American Samoa
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_end String 2015-03-23T00:00:00Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_start String 2015-02-15T00:00:00Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL title String CRCP_Fish_Towed_Survey_American_Samoa
attribute NC_GLOBAL Westernmost_Easting double -171.08172
variable time   double  
attribute time _CoordinateAxisType String Time
attribute time actual_range double 1.4239584E9, 1.4270688E9
attribute time axis String T
attribute time calendar String Julian
attribute time comment String Date of the Tow survey (dates are presented as midnight UTC due to webservice field formatting requirements)
attribute time ioos_category String Time
attribute time long_name String Time
attribute time standard_name String time
attribute time time_origin String 01-JAN-1970 00:00:00
attribute time units String seconds since 1970-01-01T00:00:00Z
variable latitude   double  
attribute latitude _CoordinateAxisType String Lat
attribute latitude _FillValue double -9999.0
attribute latitude actual_range double -14.546, -11.05617
attribute latitude axis String Y
attribute latitude comment String Site latitude in decimal degrees
attribute latitude ioos_category String Location
attribute latitude long_name String Latitude
attribute latitude standard_name String latitude
attribute latitude units String degrees_north
attribute latitude valid_max double -11.05617
attribute latitude valid_min double -14.546
variable longitude   double  
attribute longitude _CoordinateAxisType String Lon
attribute longitude _FillValue double -9999.0
attribute longitude actual_range double -171.08172, -168.15609
attribute longitude axis String X
attribute longitude comment String Site longitude in decimal degrees
attribute longitude ioos_category String Location
attribute longitude long_name String Longitude
attribute longitude standard_name String longitude
attribute longitude units String degrees_east
attribute longitude valid_max double -168.15609
attribute longitude valid_min double -171.08172
variable OBJECTID   int  
attribute OBJECTID _FillValue int -9999
attribute OBJECTID actual_range int 154119, 155158
attribute OBJECTID comment String Unique identifier for an observation or tow
attribute OBJECTID ioos_category String Identifier
variable ROUNDID   int  
attribute ROUNDID _FillValue int -9999
attribute ROUNDID actual_range int 96, 96
attribute ROUNDID comment String Unique Identifier auto-assigned by database for ROUND record (corresponds to mission, cruise, cruise leg, etc.)
attribute ROUNDID ioos_category String Identifier
variable MISSIONID   String  
attribute MISSIONID comment String Mission Identifier
attribute MISSIONID ioos_category String Identifier
variable REGION_NAME   String  
attribute REGION_NAME comment String One of the five Pacific Island regions ESD surveys: Main Hawaiian islands, Northwestern Hawaiian islands, American Samoa, Marianas, and the Pacific Remote Island Areas.
attribute REGION_NAME ioos_category String Location
variable ISLAND   String  
attribute ISLAND comment String Island or atoll surveyed
attribute ISLAND ioos_category String Location
variable OBS_YEAR   int  
attribute OBS_YEAR _FillValue int -9999
attribute OBS_YEAR actual_range int 2015, 2015
attribute OBS_YEAR comment String Year the survey was conducted
attribute OBS_YEAR ioos_category String Time
variable DIVEID   int  
attribute DIVEID _FillValue int -9999
attribute DIVEID actual_range int 201502151, 201503236
attribute DIVEID comment String Unique ID representing year, month, day, tow # of day
attribute DIVEID ioos_category String Identifier
variable SEGMENTID   long  
attribute SEGMENTID _FillValue long -9999
attribute SEGMENTID actual_range long 20150215101, 20150323610
attribute SEGMENTID comment String Unique identifier for SEGMENT. Added in 2018. NULL if NO_SURVEY_YN = -1
attribute SEGMENTID ioos_category String Identifier
variable DATE_   double  
attribute DATE_ actual_range double 1.4239584E9, 1.4270688E9
attribute DATE_ comment String Date of the Tow survey (dates are presented as midnight UTC due to webservice field formatting requirements)
attribute DATE_ ioos_category String Time
attribute DATE_ long_name String DATE
attribute DATE_ time_origin String 01-JAN-1970 00:00:00
attribute DATE_ units String seconds since 1970-01-01T00:00:00Z
variable DATE_UTC   double  
attribute DATE_UTC comment String Date the survey was conducted (dates are presented as midnight UTC due to webservice field formatting requirements)
attribute DATE_UTC ioos_category String Time
attribute DATE_UTC long_name String DATE UTC
attribute DATE_UTC time_origin String 01-JAN-1970 00:00:00
attribute DATE_UTC units String seconds since 1970-01-01T00:00:00Z
variable REEF_ZONE   String  
attribute REEF_ZONE comment String The reef zone for the given site (Forereef, Backreef, Protected Slope, Lagoon, unspecified)
attribute REEF_ZONE ioos_category String Biology
variable DIVER1   String  
attribute DIVER1 comment String Initials of fish diver
attribute DIVER1 ioos_category String Identifier
variable DIVER2   String  
attribute DIVER2 comment String Initials of benthic diver
attribute DIVER2 ioos_category String Identifier
variable TOWKEY   int  
attribute TOWKEY _FillValue int -9999
attribute TOWKEY actual_range int 200706930, 200706996
attribute TOWKEY comment String Towkey for the given towed diver survey fish observation
attribute TOWKEY ioos_category String Identifier
variable SEGMENT   int  
attribute SEGMENT _FillValue int -9999
attribute SEGMENT actual_range int 1, 10
attribute SEGMENT comment String Segments represent 5-minute increments; there are 10 segments per tow.
attribute SEGMENT ioos_category String Other
variable DEPTH   double  
attribute DEPTH _FillValue double -9999.0
attribute DEPTH actual_range double 6.37265789, 21.59457143
attribute DEPTH comment String Mean Depth (in meters) of the towed-diver segment
attribute DEPTH ioos_category String Physical Oceanography
attribute DEPTH long_name String depth
attribute DEPTH standard_name String depth
attribute DEPTH units String m
variable DEPTH_SD   double  
attribute DEPTH_SD _FillValue double -9999.0
attribute DEPTH_SD actual_range double 0.32480512, 4.92968425
attribute DEPTH_SD comment String Standard deviation of depth of the towed-diver segment
attribute DEPTH_SD ioos_category String Physical Oceanography
variable TEMPERATURE   double  
attribute TEMPERATURE _FillValue double -9999.0
attribute TEMPERATURE actual_range double 29.2802425, 30.44613571
attribute TEMPERATURE comment String Temperature of the Towed Diver Survey
attribute TEMPERATURE ioos_category String Temperature
attribute TEMPERATURE units String degrees_Celsius
variable TEMPERATURE_SD   double  
attribute TEMPERATURE_SD _FillValue double -9999.0
attribute TEMPERATURE_SD actual_range double 8.6691E-4, 0.36940599
attribute TEMPERATURE_SD comment String Standard deviation of temperature of the Towed Diver Survey
attribute TEMPERATURE_SD ioos_category String Temperature
variable STARTLOCALTIME   double  
attribute STARTLOCALTIME actual_range double 1.42402926E9, 1.42716366E9
attribute STARTLOCALTIME comment String Local start time of the Towed Diver Survey
attribute STARTLOCALTIME ioos_category String Time
attribute STARTLOCALTIME time_origin String 01-JAN-1970 00:00:00
attribute STARTLOCALTIME units String seconds since 1970-01-01T00:00:00Z
variable ENDLOCALTIME   double  
attribute ENDLOCALTIME actual_range double 1.42402956E9, 1.4271639E9
attribute ENDLOCALTIME comment String Local end time of the Towed Diver Survey
attribute ENDLOCALTIME ioos_category String Time
attribute ENDLOCALTIME long_name String ENDLOCALTIME
attribute ENDLOCALTIME time_origin String 01-JAN-1970 00:00:00
attribute ENDLOCALTIME units String seconds since 1970-01-01T00:00:00Z
variable CENTROIDLAT   double  
attribute CENTROIDLAT _FillValue double -9999.0
attribute CENTROIDLAT actual_range double -14.56062599, -11.04523805
attribute CENTROIDLAT comment String Latitude in decimal degrees, WGS84, for the center point of each 5-minute towed-diver survey segment
attribute CENTROIDLAT ioos_category String Location
attribute CENTROIDLAT units String decimal degrees
variable CENTROIDLON   double  
attribute CENTROIDLON _FillValue double -9999.0
attribute CENTROIDLON actual_range double -171.092526, -168.137397
attribute CENTROIDLON comment String Longitude in decimal degrees, WGS84, for the center point of each 5-minute towed-diver survey segment
attribute CENTROIDLON ioos_category String Location
attribute CENTROIDLON units String decimal degrees
variable PROJECTEDLENGTH   double  
attribute PROJECTEDLENGTH _FillValue double -9999.0
attribute PROJECTEDLENGTH actual_range double 99.55340968, 382.7202198
attribute PROJECTEDLENGTH comment String Length of tow segment (meters). Calculated from tow tracks using GIS
attribute PROJECTEDLENGTH ioos_category String Other
attribute PROJECTEDLENGTH units String m
variable FAMILY   String  
attribute FAMILY comment String Taxonomic family classification
attribute FAMILY ioos_category String Taxonomy
variable COMMONFAMILYALL   String  
attribute COMMONFAMILYALL comment String Common name of all families
attribute COMMONFAMILYALL ioos_category String Taxonomy
variable TAXONNAME   String  
attribute TAXONNAME comment String Scientific name of observed organism to the lowest level identified in the taxonomic hierarchy, which is usually species (see RANK).
attribute TAXONNAME ioos_category String Taxonomy
variable COMMON_NAME   String  
attribute COMMON_NAME comment String Common name of the species in the sample
attribute COMMON_NAME ioos_category String Taxonomy
variable SPECIES   String  
attribute SPECIES comment String Species observed during the survey
attribute SPECIES ioos_category String Biology
variable COUNT   int  
attribute COUNT _FillValue int -9999
attribute COUNT actual_range int 1, 90
attribute COUNT comment String Number of fish observed for that segment
attribute COUNT ioos_category String Biology
variable SIZE_   int  
attribute SIZE_ _FillValue int -9999
attribute SIZE_ actual_range int 50, 205
attribute SIZE_ comment String Total length of fish, measured from the tip of the snout to the tip of the longer lobe of the caudal fin, reported in centimeters. Total length for rays (Myliobatidae) is measured from pectoral fin tip to pectoral fin tip.
attribute SIZE_ ioos_category String Biology
attribute SIZE_ units String cm
variable LW_A   double  
attribute LW_A _FillValue double -9999.0
attribute LW_A actual_range double 0.0, 0.19343
attribute LW_A comment String Parameter 'a' used in length-weight calculations
attribute LW_A ioos_category String Biology
variable LW_B   double  
attribute LW_B _FillValue double -9999.0
attribute LW_B actual_range double 0.0, 3.566
attribute LW_B comment String Parameter 'b' used in length-weight calculations
attribute LW_B ioos_category String Biology
variable LENGTH_CONVERSION_FACTOR   double  
attribute LENGTH_CONVERSION_FACTOR _FillValue double -9999.0
attribute LENGTH_CONVERSION_FACTOR actual_range double 0.77, 1.0
attribute LENGTH_CONVERSION_FACTOR comment String Factor to convert length as total length by to get it to right form (SL or FL or TL) for available length weight A and B parameters for this species. Weight per fish is calculated as W(g)=LW A * ((TL(cm)*Length Conversion Factor) <sup>LW B</sup>)
attribute LENGTH_CONVERSION_FACTOR ioos_category String Biology
variable TROPHIC   String  
attribute TROPHIC comment String Trophic level: APEX (apex predator), Cor (corallivore), H (herbivore), MI (mobile invertivore), Om (Omnivore), Par (parrotfish), Pisc (piscivore), Pk (planktivore), SI (sessile invertivore), X (if unidentified fish), Z (zooplantivore)
attribute TROPHIC ioos_category String Biology
variable CONSUMER_GROUP   String  
attribute CONSUMER_GROUP comment String Trophic level scheme used (Primary Consumer, Secondary Consumer, Planktivore, Piscivore).*Note: Primary Consumers are all Herbivores and Deteritivores. Piscivores are species that primarily eat other fishes. Secondary Consumers are Omnivores and Invertivores
attribute CONSUMER_GROUP ioos_category String Biology
variable COMMENT_   String  
attribute COMMENT_ comment String Comment for the fish tow data
attribute COMMENT_ ioos_category String Other
variable accession_url   String  
attribute accession_url comment String url of the landing page of the accession pertaining to the data set
attribute accession_url ioos_category String Other

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