Gulf of Mexico Data Atlas Gulf of Mexico Data Atlas

Invertebrates

Eastern Oyster

Location of various oyster (Crassostrea virginica Ostion americano) communities in the Gulf of Mexico.

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Eastern Oyster Atlas Dataset

Brown Shrimp

11,637 40 foot trawls taken during SEAMAP Summer and Fall Shrimp/Groundfish Surveys from 1987 to 2009 and 4,304 16 foot and 20 foot trawls from the Comparative Assessment of Gulf Estuarine ecoSystems (CAGES) database from 2000 to 2007. This is fisheries independent data from both federal and state agencies.

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Brown Shrimp Atlas Dataset

Pink Shrimp

Pink shrimp (Farfantepenaeus duorarum) catch per unit effort (CPUE) and sampling effort by 10 minute longitude by latitude blocks are summarized from 11,637 40 foot shrimp trawls taken during Southeast Area Monitoring and Assessment Program (SEAMAP) fishery-independent Summer and Fall Shrimp/Groundfish Surveys from 1987 to 2009. CPUE is expressed as the number caught per 1 hour tow and effort as the number of trawls.

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Pink Shrimp Atlas Dataset

White Shrimp

White shrimp (Litopenaeus setiferus) catch per unit effort (CPUE) and sampling effort by 10 minute longitude by latitude blocks are summarized from 11,637 40 foot shrimp trawls taken during Southeast Area Monitoring and Assessment Program (SEAMAP) fishery-independent Summer and Fall Shrimp/Groundfish Surveys from 1987 to 2009. CPUE is expressed as the number caught per 1 hour tow and effort as the number of trawls.

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White Shrimp Atlas Dataset