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Intertidal/Subtidal Organisms and Habitats (F100)

This file format is used for data from field sampling of marine organisms in intertidal or subtidal habitats. The data are collected to provide information about species abundance and distribution. Data reported may include: position, date, and time; sea surface temperature and salinity, sediment size analysis, habitat descriptors, and other supporting environmental data; sampling methods and equipment; species identification and organism counts and weights for any number of species; biological condition of individual specimens including age, sex, dimensions, and parasites; and stomach contents analysis. A text record is available for reporting comments.

File Structure:

Seven 80-character records: (1) Station Header Record, (2) Sediment Size Analysis Record, (3) Biological Sample Description, (4) Species Identification Record, (5) Individual Fish Examination, (6) Stomach Contents Examination, and (7) Text Record.


File Format:
Intertidal/Subtidal Organisms Habitats (F100)
PARAMETER DESCRIPTION STARTING COLUMN FIELD LENGTH
STATION HEADER RECORD
NODC FILE NUMBERALWAYS '100'13
NODC TRACK NUMBER6-CHARACTER UNIQUE CRUISE OR DATA SET IDENTIFIER ASSIGNED BY NODC46
RECORD NUMBERALWAYS '1'101
STATION NUMBERFIVE-CHARACTER STATION NUMBER (FILE TYPE 100 STATION CODE MAY BE USED)115
SEQUENCE NUMBERXXXX - ALWAYS "0001" INITIALLY, THEN ACCENDING NUMERICALLY UNTIL ANOTHER RECORD '1 IS ENCOUNTERED164
BLANKS203
DATE (GMT)YYYYMMDD238
TIME (GMT)HHMM (HOURS, MINUTES)314
LATITUDEDDMMSS (DEGREES, MINUTES, SECONDS)356
LATITUDE HEMISPHERE1-CHARACTER CODE - 'N' OR 'S'411
LONGITUDEDDDMMSS (DEGREES, MINUTES, SECONDS)427
LONGITUDE HEMISPHERE1-CHARACTER CODE - 'E' OR 'W'491
TEMPERATUREXXX - SEA SURFACE NEGATIVE TEMPERATURES ARE PRECEDED BY A MINUS SIGN ADJACENT TO TEMPERATURE VALUE (DEG C TO TENTHS)503
SALINITYXXX (PARTS PER THOUSAND OR PRACTICAL SALINITY UNITYS - TO TENTHS)533
DISSOLVED OXYGENXXXX (PERCENT SATURATION TO TENTHS)564
SALINITY METHODONE CHARACTER CODE - ('P"=PRACTICAL SALINITY, 'S'=SALINITY, BLANK=NOT SPECIFIED)601
STATION IDENTIFIER10-CHARACTER ORIGINATOR STATION IDENTIFIER6110
BLANKS7110

Intertidal/Subtidal Organisms Habitats (F100)
PARAMETER DESCRIPTION STARTING COLUMN FIELD LENGTH
SEDIMENT SIZE ANALYSIS RECORD
NODC FILE NUMBERALWAYS '100'13
NODC TRACK NUMBER6-CHARACTER UNIQUE CRUISE OR DATA SET IDENTFIER ASSIGNED BY NODC46
RECORD NUMBERALWAYS '2'101
STATION NUMBERSEE RECORD '1'115
SEQUENCE NUMBERSEE RECORD '1'164
SAMPLE NUMBERTHREE-CHARACTER UNIQUE SAMPLE ID203
GEAR TYPETWO-CHARACTER CODE - USE NODC CODE 0075232
SAMPLE ELEVATIONXXX - WITH RESPECT TO MEAN LOW WATER METERS TO TENTHS (NO SIGN FOR POSITIVE, FLOATING "-" FOR NEGATIVE VALUES)253
SAMPLE SURFACE AREAXXXX (SQ METERS TO THOUSANDTHS)284
DEPTH OF SAMPLEXXX (WHOLE MILLIMETERS)323
DRY WEIGHTXXXXX (TOTAL WEIGHT IN WHOLE GRAMS)355
WEIGHT OF SHELL FRAGMENTSXXXXX (DRY TOTAL WEIGHT IN WHOLE GRAMS)405
PARTICLE SIZETHE FOLLOWING 12 FIELDS ARE USED TO REPORT PERCENT BY WEIGHT TO TENTHS (BY PHI SIZE)
     < -6XXX453
     -6 TO -5XXX483
     -5 TO -4XXX513
     -4 TO -3XXX543
     -3 TO -2XXX573
     -2 TO -1XXX603
     -1 TO 0XXX633
     0 TO +1XXX663
     +1 TO +2XXX693
     +2 TO +3XXX723
     +3 TO +4XXX753
     > +4XXX783

Intertidal/Subtidal Organisms Habitats (F100)
PARAMETER DESCRIPTION STARTING COLUMN FIELD LENGTH
BIOLOGICAL SAMPLE DESCRIPTION
NODC FILE NUMBERALWAYS '100'13
NODC TRACK NUMBER6-CHARACTER UNIQUE CRUISE OR DATA SET IDENTFIER ASSIGNED BY NODC46
RECORD NUMBERALWAYS '3'101
STATION NUMBERSEE RECORD '1'115
SEQUENCE NUMBERSEE RECORD '1'164
SAMPLE NUMBERTHREE-CHARACTER UNIQUE QUADRANT OR HAUL203
DATE (GMT)YYYYMMDD8
TIME (GMT)HHMM (HOURS, MINUTES)314
HABTAT
     WAVE ENERGYONE-CHARACTER CODE - USE NODC CODE 0280351
     SEDIMENT SIZEONE-CHARACTER CODE - USE NODC CODE 0281361
     SURFACE ORGANICSONE-CHARACTER CODE - USE NODC CODE 0282371
     GEAR TYPETWO-CHARACTER CODE - USE NODC CODE 0075382
     SAMPLE ELEVATIONXXXX404
     DEPTH TO BOTTOMXXX - METERS (HAULS ONLY)443
     AREA SAMPLEDXXXXXXXX (SQ METERS TO THOUSANDTHS)478
     VOLUME SAMPLEDXXXXXXXXXXX (CUBIC METERS TO TEN THOUSANDTHS)5511
     DISTANCED FISHEDXXX - METERS (HAULS ONLY)663
     SAMPLING DURATIONXX - HOURS TO TENTHS (HAULS ONLY)692
     TIDE STAGEONE-CHARACTER CODE - USE NODC CODE 0154711
     TIDE HEIGHTXXX - WITH RESPECT TO MEAN LOWER LOW WATER (METERS TO TENTHS)723
     PLANT COVERXXX - SAMPLE AREA COVERED BY PLANT GROWTH (WHOLE PERCENT)753
     PHOTO TAKENONE-CHARACTER CODE - USE NODC CODE 0117781
BLANKS792

Intertidal/Subtidal Organisms Habitats (F100)
PARAMETER DESCRIPTION STARTING COLUMN FIELD LENGTH
SPECIES IDENTIFICATION RECORD
NODC FILE NUMBERALWAYS '100'13
NODC TRACK NUMBER6-CHARACTER UNIQUE CRUISE OR DATA SET IDENTIFIER ASSIGNED BY NODC46
RECORD NUMBERALWAYS '4'101
STATION NUMBERSEE RECORD '1'115
SEQUENCE NUMBERSEE RECORD '1'164
SAMPLE NUMBERTHREE-CHARACTER UNIQUE QUADRANT OR HAUL203
TAXONOMIC CODE10-CHARACTER CODE - FIRST 10 CHARACTERS OF NODC TAXONOMIC CODE (SEE STARTING COLUMN 56, BELOW)2310
LIFE HISTORYONE-CHARACTER CODE - USE NODC CODE 0148331
SUBSAMPLEXX - PERCENT OF SAMPLE USED FOR COUNT AND WEIGHT COMPUTATION FOR THIS SPECIES. (PERCENT AREA FOR QUADRANTS, PERCENT VOLUME FOR NET HAULS, OR BLANK IF NO SUBSAMPLE USED FOR COMPUTATION). 342
COUNTXXXXX - NUMBER OF ORGANISMS OF THIS SPECIES FOR ENTIRE HAUL OR QUADRANT365
WET WEIGHTXXXXXXX - GRAMS TO HUNDREDTHS OF THIS SPECIES FOR ENTIRE HAUL OR QUADRANT417
WEIGHT METHODONE-CHARACTER CODE - USE NODC CODE 0156481
DRY WEIGHTXXXXXXX - GRAMS TO HUNDREDTHS OF ENTIRE HAUL OR QUADRANT497
SUB-SPECIESTWO-DIGIT EXTENSION OF 10-DIGIT NODC TAXOMIC CODE (STARTING COLUMN 23, THIS RECORD)562
BLANKS582
TEXT21-CHARACTER FIELD6021

Intertidal/Subtidal Organisms Habitats (F100)
PARAMETER DESCRIPTION STARTING COLUMN FIELD LENGTH
INDIVIDUAL FISH EXAMINATION
NODC FILE NUMBERALWAYS '100'13
NODC TRACK NUMBER6-CHARACTER UNIQUE CRUISES OR DATA SET IDENTIFIER ASSIGNED BY NODC46
RECORD NUMBERALWAYS '5'101
STATION NUMBERSEE RECORD '1'115
SEQUENCE NUMBERSEE RECORD '1'164
SAMPLE NUMBERTHREE-CHARACTER UNIQUE QUADRANT OR HAUL203
SPECIMEN NUMBERTWO-CHARACTER SCIENTIST'S IDENTIFIER232
TAXONOMIC CODETEN-DIGIT NODC TAXONOMIC CODE2510
LIFE HISTORYONE-CHARACTER CODE - USE NODC CODE 0148351
NORMAL/ABNORMALONE-CHARACTER CODE - USE NODC CODE 0073361
PRESERVATIONONE-CHARACTER CODE - USE NODC CODE 0072371
LENGTHONE-CHARACTER CODE - USE NODC CODE 0082381
ORGANISM LENGTHXXXX (WHOLE MILLIMETERS)394
ROUND WEIGHXXXXXXX - WEIGHT BEFORE DRESSING (GRAMS TO HUNDREDTHS)437
SEXONE-CHARACTER CODE - USE NODC CODE 0101501
SEXUAL MATURITYONE-CHARACTER CODE - USE NODC CODE 0091511
AGE METHODONE-CHARACTER CODE - USE NODC CODE 0090521
AGEXX (WHOLE YEARS)532
FIN ROTTHE FOLLOWING 7 ONE-CHARACTER FIELDS ARE USED TO IDENTIFY THE EXTENT ROT ON VARIOUS FINS. EACH OF THE IDENTIFIED FINS REMAIN IN THE SAME POSITION ON EACH RECORD WITH THE CODE INDICATING THE EXTENT OF ROT.
     DORSALONE-CHARACTER CODE - USE NODC CODE 0087551
     ANALONE-CHARACTER CODE - USE NODC CODE 0087561
     CAUDALONE-CHARACTER CODE - USE NODC CODE 0087571
     RIGHT PECTORALONE-CHARACTER CODE - USE NODC CODE 0087581
     LEFT PECTORALONE-CHARACTER CODE - USE NODC CODE 0087591
     RIGHT VENTRALONE-CHARACTER CODE - USE NODC CODE 0087601
     LEFT VENTRALONE-CHARACTER CODE - USE NODC CODE 0087611
AEN TUMOR COUNTTHE NUMBER OF ANGIO EPITHELIAL NODULE TUMORS FOR:
    TOTALXX622
     EYEDXX642
     BLINDXX662
EP TUMOR COUNTTHE NUMBER OF EPIDERMAL PAPPILOMA FOR:
     TOTALXX682
     EYEDXX702
     BLINDXX722
PARASITE OCCURRENCE-ENDOONE-CHARACTER CODE - USE NODC CODE 0095741
PARASITE OCCURRENCE-ECTOONE-CHARACTER CODE - USE NODC CODE 0095751
BLANKS765

Intertidal/Subtidal Organisms Habitats (F100)
PARAMETER DESCRIPTION STARTING COLUMN FIELD LENGTH
STOMACH CONTENTS EXAMINATION
NODC FILE NUMBERALWAYS '100'13
NODC TRACK NUMBER6-CHARACTER UNIQUE CRUISE OR DATA SET IDENTIFIER ASSIGNED BY NODC46
RECORD NUMBERALWAYS '6'101
STATION NUMBERSEE RECORD '1'115
SEQUENCE NUMBERSEE RECORD '1'164
SAMPLE NUMBERTHREE-CHARACTER UNIQUE QUADRANT OR HAUL203
SPECIMEN NUMBERTWO-CHARACTER SCIENTIST'S IDENTIFIER232
PREDATOR TAXONOMIC CODETEN-DIGIT NODC TAXONOMIC CODE25 10
LIFE HISTORYONE CHARACTER CODE - USE NODC CODE 0148351
STOMACH FULLNESSONE-CHARACTER CODE - USE NODC CODE 0092361
STOMACH DIGESTIONONE-CHARACTER CODE - USE NODC CODE 0155371
WEIGHT OF STOMACH CONTENTSXXXXXX (GRAMS TO HUNDREDTHS)386
PREY TAXONOMIC CODETEN-DIGIT NODC TAXONOMIC CODE4410
LIFE HISTORYONE-CHARACTER CODE - USE NODC CODE 0148541
PREY COUNTXXXX (NUMBER OF PREY ORGANISMS OF THIS SPECIES)554
WET WEIGHT OF PREYXXXXXXX (GRAMS TO THOUSANDTHS)597
WEIGHT METHODONE-CHARACTER CODE - USE NODC CODE 0156661
MISCELLANEOUS STOMACH CONTENTSONE-CHARACTER CODE - USE NODC CODE 0209671
BLANKS6813

Intertidal/Subtidal Organisms Habitats (F100)
PARAMETER DESCRIPTION STARTING COLUMN FIELD LENGTH
TEXT RECORD
NODC FILE NUMBERALWAYS '100'13
NODC TRACK NUMBER6-CHARACTER UNIQUE CRUISE OR DATA SET IDENTIFIER ASSIGNED BY NODC46
RECORD NUMBERALWAYS '7'101
STATION NUMBERSEE RECORD '1'115
SEQUENCE NUMBER SEE RECORD '1' 16 4
TEXT 61-CHARACTER FIELD FOR TEXT 20 61

Intertidal/Subtidal Organisms Habitats (F100)
PARAMETER DESCRIPTION STARTING COLUMN FIELD LENGTH
SAMPLE RECORD
NODC FILE NUMBERALWAYS '100'13
NODC TRACK NUMBER6-CHARACTER UNIQUE CRUISE OR DATA SET IDENTIFIER ASSIGNED BY NODC46
RECORD NUMBERALWAYS '8'101
STATION NUMBERSEE RECORD '1'115
SEQUENCE NUMBER SEE RECORD '1' 16 4
SAMPLE NUMBER SEE RECORD '2' 20 3
DATE YYYYMMDD 23 8
TIME HHMM (HOURS, MINUTES) 31 4
SAMPLE EFFECTIVENESS ONE-CHARACTER CODE - USE NODC CODE 0402 35 1
SAMPLE DURATION XXXX (WHOLE MINUTES) 36 4
COMPASS HEADING, START XXX (WHOLE DEGREES) 40 3
LIGHT INTENSITY ONE-CHARACTER CODE - USE NODC CODE 0403 43 1
CURRENT SPEED XX (KNOTS TO TENTHS) 44 2
CURRENT DIRECTION XXX (WHOLE DEGREES) 46 3
BLANKS 49 32

NODC Code Table Used With Intertidal/Subtidal Organisms Habitats(F100)
0072PRESERVATION
-- BLANK - NO INFORMATION
1 -- LIVE, OR JUST DEAD
2 -- DEAD, BUT FRESH
3 -- FROZEN, THEN THAWED
4 -- PRESERVED IN FORMALIN

NODC Code Table Used With Intertidal/Subtidal Organisms Habitats (F100) File Format"
0073NORMAL/ABNORMAL
-- BLANK - NO INFORMATION
1-- NORMAL
2 -- FIN ROT
3 -- NEMATODES
4 -- FIN ROT AND NEMATODES
5 -- TUMOR BEARING
6 -- TUMOR BEARING AND FIN ROT
7 -- TUMOR BEARING AND NEMATODES
8 -- FIN ROT, NEMATODES, AND TUMOR BEARING

NODC Code Table Used With Intertidal/Subtidal Organisms Habitats(F100)
0075GEAR TYPE (100)
-- BLANK - NO INFORMATION
01 -- 4.9M (16FT.) TRAWL NET WITH 3.8 TO .6CM (1 1/2 TO 1/4 IN>) MESH
02 -- 14M (46FT.) TRAWL NET WITH 5.7 TO .6CM (2 1/2 TO 1/4IN.) MESH
03 -- 9.2M (30FT.) BEACH SEINE WITH .6CM (1/4IN.) MESH BAG
04 -- 36.6M (120FT.) BEACH SEINE WITH .6CM MESH BAG (SINKING NET)
05 -- 36.6M (120FT.) BEACH SEINE WITH .6CM MESH BAG, EQUIPPED WITH
      FLOATATION SUFFICIENT TO MAINTAIN NET AT WATER'S SURFACE
06 -- 3.1M X 6.1M (10 X 20FT.) TOW NET WITH 7.6 TO .6CM (3 TO 1/4IN.) MESH
07 -- TRAMMEL NET WITH 50.8CM (20IN.) LARGE MESH AND 5.1CM (2IN.) SMALL MESH
08 -- GILL NET
09 -- SCUBA COLLECTIONS BY SPEAR, HAND, OR SLURP GUN
10 -- SCUBA TRANSECT OBSERVATIONS
11 -- ROTENONE OR OTHER NARCOTIC COLLECTIONS
12 -- HAND COLLECTIONS
13 -- PLANKTON PUMP WITH 209 NM AND 500 NM MESHED NETS
14 -- QUADRANT (50CM X 50CM) - SURFACE SCRAPINGS ONLY
15 -- QUADRANT (50CM X 50CM) - TO A DEPTH OF 15 CM
16 -- QUADRANT (50CM X 50CM) - TO A DEPTH OF 30 CM
17 -- QUADRANT (22.5CM X 22.5CM) TO A DEPTH OF 15CM
18 -- QUADRANT (50CM X 50CM) SURFACE ONLY - SCRAPINGS BY SCUBA
19 -- VAN VEEN GRAB SAMPLER (31.6CM X 31.6CM)
20 -- CIRCULAR CORE, 7.5CM DIAMETER TO A DEPTH OF 15 CM
21 -- VAN VEEN GRAB SAMPLER (17.3CM X 17.3CM)
22 -- SURFACE CORING DEVICE
23 -- 70 CM BONGO NET ( BOTH MESH -  505 MIC.)
24 -- 70 CM BONGO NET ( BOTH MESH -  333 MIC.)
25 -- 70 CM BONGO NET (MESH 505 AND 333 MIC.)
26 -- AIRLIFT SYSTEM TO 1 MM MESH BAG
27 -- AIRLIFT SYSTEM TO 1/2 MM MESH BAG
28 -- QUADRANT ( 10 CM X 10 CM ), SURFACE SCRAPING ONLY
29 -- QUADRANT(.20 M2), SURFACE SCRAPING ONLY. THIS IS A STANDARD .25 M2 QUADRANT WITH FIVE .01 M2 QUADRANT WITH FIVE .01 M2 QUADRANTS RANDOMLY REMOVED
30 -- PURSE SEINE-250 FATHOMS LONG, 15 FATHOMS DEEP (475 MESHES); 4 INCH STRETCH EXCEPT FIRST 100 MESHES BELOW CORKLINE WHICH HAS 5 INCH STRETCH. BUNT IS 10 FATHOMS LONG, 200 MESHES DEEP, 31 /2 INCH STRETCH MESH.
31 -- QUADRANT ( 22.5 CM X 11.25 CM )-TO A DEPTH OF 15 CM.
32 -- VAN VEEN GRAB SAMPLER (SAME AS CODE 19, BUT PARTITIONED ROUGHLY INTO TWO HALVES)
33 -- DISSOLVED HYDROCARBON SAMPLING DEVICE - ONE GALLON
34 -- PLANKTON PUMP WITH 209 U MESH NET ONLY
35 -- PLANKTON PUMP WITH 505 U MESH NET ONLY
36 -- HOOK AND LINE - SPORT
37 -- COMMERCIAL TROLLING GEAR
38 -- GOFLOW BOTTLE, 10 L, TEFLON COATED
39 -- VAN VEEN GRAB, STAINLESS STEEL, 1/25 SQ METER
40 -- PURSE SEINE - 1650 FT LONG BY 120 FT DEEP WITH .75 INCH STRETCH MESH (HERRING SEINE)
41 -- AIRLIFT CORES .05M2 BY 15CM DEEP, SIEVED INTO A .7MM MESH BAG
42 -- .20M2 QUADRANT SURFACE ONLY, FOR SELECTED INVERTEBRATES > 1CM
43 -- .25M2 AIRLIFT SCRAPE TO A 0.7MM MESH BAG
44 -- .25M2 AIRLIFT SCRAPE FOR SELECTED ANIMALS >1CM
45 -- .05M2 QUADRANT SURFACE SCRAPINGS ONLY, 2MM SIZE ORGANISMS OR GREATER
46 -- QUADRANT (22.5CM BY 22.5CM) TO A DEPTH OF 15CM, 2MM ORGANISMS OR GREATER
47 -- QUADRANT (50CM BY 50CM) SURFACE ALGAE SCRAPES ONLY, 2MM SIZE ORGANISMS OR GREATER
48 -- SMITH-MCINTYRE GRAB
49 -- PISTON CORER
50 -- .5 METER DIAMETER PLANKTON NET, 505U MESH(6:1 AREA ASPECT RATIO)
51 -- .05M2 (22.5CM BY 22.5CM) AIRLIFT SCRAPE TO .7MM MESH BAG FOR ORGANISMS GREATER THAN OR EQUAL TO 1MM
52 -- PURSE SEINE 200 FT LONG BY 9 FT DEEP, 1/4 INCH MESH
53 -- BEACH SEINE 60 FT LONG BY 9 FT DEEP, 1/16 INCH MESH
54 -- PLANKTON PUMP (CREDDP) EQUIPPED WITH A 130U,253U AND 500U MESH NETS, .1M2 SAMPLING AREA TIMES .025M3 SAMPLING VOLUME
55 -- FRI-CREDDP EPIBENTHIC SLED,0.25M2, EQUIPPED WITH TWO 0.12M2 (130U) NETS
56 -- FRI-CREDDP EPIBENTHIC SLED,0.25M2, EQUIPPED WITH ONE 0.25M2 (130U) NET
57 -- FRI-CREDDP EPIBENTHIC SLED,0.25M2, EQUIPPED WITH ONE 0.25M2 (253U) NET
58 -- FRI-CREDDP EPIBENTHIC SLED,0.25M2, EQUIPPED WITH ONE 0.12M2 (130U) NET AND ONE 0.12M2 (253U) NET
59 -- FRI-CREDDP EPIBENTHIC SLED,0.25M2, EQUIPPED WITH TWO 0.12M2 (253U) NET
60 -- PURSE SEINE, 7 METERS DEEP BY 60 METERS LONG;MESH SIZE WINGS AND BODY 1 IN, BUNT END .25 IN AND .5 IN KNOTLESS NYLON
61 -- 0.1M2 EPIBENTHIC PLANKTON PUMP WITH 130U NET FRACTION OF 3 NETS
62 -- 0.1M2 EPIBENTHIC PLANKTON PUMP WITH 253U NET FRACTION OF 3 NETS
63 -- 0.1M2 EPIBENTHIC PLANKTON PUMP WITH 500U NET FRACTION OF 3 NETS
64 -- 0.1M2 EPIBENTHIC PLANKTON PUMP WITH 130U NET ONLY, UNNESTED
65 -- 20CM BONGO NET (WITH 253U MESH NET)
66 -- QUADRANT, .2M2 (50CMX50CM), SURFACE SCRAPES ONLY FOR ALGAE > 1MM HAS ONE .05M2 SURFACE REMOVED THE CENTER
67 -- .05M2 SURFACE SCRAPE FOR ORGANISMS > 1MM
68 -- HAND SEINE, 4.3M LONG, 1.2M DEEP WITH 0.32CM MESH
69 -- BEACH SEINE, FIVE 3.05M SECTIONS, TWO OUTER HAVE 2.54CM MESH, NEXT TWO HAVE 1.27CM MESH, CENTER SECTION HAS 0.64CM MESH, 1.83CM DEEP
70 -- ROUNDHAUL SEINE 91.5M LONG, 6.86M DEEP, 9.15M BUNT WITH 0.64CM MESH, BODY HAS 1.91CM MESH
71 -- OTTER TRAWL 3.05M LEAD LINE, BODY HAS 1.91CM MESH USED; WITH 3.50MM MESH LINER
72 -- MINNOW TRAPS 40.0CM LONG, 20.0CM WIDE, 2.0CM OPENING; 3.0MM MESH
73 -- HOOP NETS, HOOP HAS 2.50MM MESH USED WITH TWO CLEATS; ONE 24.4M X 1.83M WITH 1.27CM MESH, ONE 24.4M X 2.44MM WITH 1.91 CM MESH
74 -- PLANKTON NET 0.5M DIAMETER, 0.560MM MESH SIZE
75 -- PLANKTON NET 0.3M DIAMETER, 0.243MM MESH SIZE
76 -- EKMAN DREDGE 15.24CM X 15.24CM OPENING OR 0.023SQ.M AREA, SAMPLES SIEVED WITH 1.27CM AND 2.54CM SIEVES
77 -- MODIFIED HESS SAMPLER, 14.9CM DIAMETER, 5CM DEEP WITH A 280 MICRON MESH NET
78 -- STACKED DRIFT NETS, 30.5CM SQUARE MOUTH OPENING, 111.8CM LONG WITH A 280 MICRON NET
79 -- ELECTROSHOCKER
80 -- EPIBENTHIC PUMB, (ELECTRIC MINI-PUMP) SAMPLES 63.6 SQ.CM., INTAKE FILTERED THRU A 125U SCREEN.
81 -- SURFACE SAMPLE: HAND PICKED: 0.25M2 (50X50 CM QUADRANT), FOR ALGAE (VARIABLE SIZE), ALGAE ASSOCIATED ANIMALS > 1MM AND SELECTED NON-ENCRUSTING ANIMALS (VARIABLE SIZE). DEAD SIEVED TO 1MM.
82SURACE SAMPLE: HAND PICKED: 0.25M2 (50X50 CM QUADRANT, WITH 5 RANDOM 10X10CM SUBSAMPLES REMOVED), FOR ALGAE (VARIABLE SIZES), ALGAE ASSOCIATED ANIMALS >1MM AND SELECTED NON-ENCRUSTING ANIMALS (VARIABLE SIZE). DEAD SIEVED TO 1MM.
83 -- SURFACE SCRAPE: 0.20M2 (50X50CM QUADRANT WITH 5 RANDOM 10X10CM SUBSAMPLES REMOVED), FOR ALGAE > 1MM. DEAD SIEVED TO 1MM.
84 -- SURFACE SCRAPE: 0.01M2 (10X10CM RANDOM SUBSAMPLES FROM A 50X50CM QUADRANT FROM WHICH BIOTA HAVE BEEN HAND PICKED), FOR ALGAE AND ANIMALS >1MM< HAND PICKING SIZE. DEAD SIEVED TO 1MM.
85 -- SURFACE SAMPLE: 0.25M2 (50X50CM QUADRANT FROM WHICH ALGAE WERE SAMPLED), FOR SELECTED ANIMALS >1CM. SORTED FROM 1 OR 2MM DEAD SIEVED MATERIAL.
86 -- SURFACE SAMPLE: 0.01M2 (10X10CM RANDOM SUBSAMPLE FROM, A 50X50CM QUADRANT), FOR SELECTED ANIMALS >1CM. SORTED FROM 1MM DEAD SIEVED MATERIALS. HTESE DATA ARE REDUNDANT. SEE TEXT RECORDS.
87 -- AIRLIFT SCRAPE: 0.25M2 (50X50CM QUADRANT: LIVE SEIVED TO 0.7MM, DEAD SIEVED TO 1MM, 0.05M2 REMOVED FROM CENTER IN THE FIELD, BUT ALGAE RECOMBINED IN LAB PROCESSING). FOR ALGAE >1MM.
88 -- AIRLIFT SCRAPE: .25M2 (50X50CM QUADRANT), FOR ALGAE AND ANIMALS >2MM. LIVE SIEVED TO 1MM, DEAD SIEVE TO< 2MM.
89 -- AIRLIFT CORE SAMPLE: 0.05M2X15CM (22.5X22.5X15CM), FOR ANIMALS >2MM. LIVE SIEVED TO 1MM, DEAD SIEVED TO 2MM.
90 -- TRAWL, SCCRWP, 25 FT (7.62M)
91 -- EPIBENTHIC HAND NET, 14 CM MOUTH OPENING, 100 MICROMETER MESH
92 -- 20 CM ZOOPLANKTON RING NET, 130 MICROMETER MESH
93 -- 3 LITER VAN DORN WATER SAMPLER BOTTLE
94 -- EPIBENTHIC ZOOPLANKTON PUMP, 0.016 M2, 130U MESH
95 -- WATER COLUMN ZOOPLANKTON PUMP 1 LITER/SEC
96 -- 0.5M PLANKTON NET WITH 0.333MM MESH
97 -- TIDAL INUNDATION POT (TIP, 11.34 CM2 OPENING, 300 ML VOLUME)
98 -- EPIBENTHIC (HOL) MESOPUMP, 179 CM2 WITH 130 MICROMETER SCREEN
99 -- SEAGRASS SECTION (USUALLY 10 CM), SAMPLED FOR EPIPHYTES AND EPIFAUNA.
A1 -- EPIBENTHIC PLANKTON SLED, 30 CM DIAMETER, 253 MICRON MESH

NODC Code Table Used With Intertidal/Subtidal Organisms Habitats(F100)
0082LENGTH
-- BLANK - NO INFORMATION
1-- TIP OF SNOUT TO FORK OF TAIL
2-- MIDEYE TO FORK OF TAIL
3-- TIP OF SNOUT TO HYPURAL PLATE
4-- MIDEYE TO HYPURAL PLATE
5-- TOTAL LENGTH (EXTREMITY TO EXTREMITY)
6-- SNOUT TO SECOND DORSAL ( RATFISH...)
7-- ESTIMATED TOTAL LENGTH,PART OF CAUDAL MISSING/td>
8-- APERTURE LENGTH
9-- RADIUS
A-- REGULAR DIAMETER
B-- LENGTH OF CARAPACE (BACK OF RIGHT EYE SOCKET TO END OF CARAPACE FOR KOREAN HORSEHAIR CRABS; BASE OF EYESIGHT TO MID-SORSAL POINT FOR SHRIMP
C-- WIDTH OF CARAPACE (WIDEST POINT EXCLUDING SPINES)
D-- METASOME LENGTH
E-- WIDTH OF CARAPACE (WIDEST POINT INCLUDING SPINES)
M-- MUTILATED, NOT ACCURATELY MEASUREABLE (PART OF SPECIMENT MISSING)

NODC Code Table Used With Intertidal/Subtidal Organisms Habitats(F100)
0087FIN ROT
-- BLANK - NO INFORMATION
0-- NO FIN ROT
1-- SLIGHT (JUST STARTING)
2-- MODERATE ( NOT EXTENDING TO BODY ANYWHERE)
3-- SEVERE (EXTENDING TO BODY)
4-- ESSENTIALLY TOTAL

NODC Code Table Used With Intertidal/Subtidal Organisms Habitats(F100)
0090AGE METHOD
-- BLANK - NO INFORMATION
0 -- UNDETERMINED
1 -- OTOLITH READING
2 -- SCALE READING
3 -- OTOLITH AND SCALE
4 -- LENGTH

NODC Code Table Used With Intertidal/Subtidal Organisms Habitats(F100)
0091SEX MATURITY
-- BLANK - NO INFORMATION
0-- INDETERMINABLE
1-- IMMATURE - GONADS SMALL (BARELY DETERMINE SEX), APPARENTLY HAS NOT SPAWNED FOR THE FIRST TIME
2-- MATURING - OVARIES SMALL TO LARGE, EGGS ALL OPAQUE FOR MIXTURE OF OPAQUE AND TRANSPARENT EGGS OR MOSTLY TRANSPARENT EGGS, TESTES SWELLING
3-- SPAWNING - EGGS AND MILT RUNNING
4 -- SPENT - OVARIES AND TESTES FLACID
5 -- SEXUALLY INACTIVE - ADULTS WITH GONADS FIRM AND SHAPED
6 -- ANIMAL MATURE, GONAD IMMATURE
7 -- MATURE (RIPENESS, DEVELOPED)
8 -- QUIESCENT - EGGS PRESENT TRANSLUCENT, VERY SMALL BUT NOT DEVELOPING
9 -- SPONGE - EGGS PRESENT, FERTILIZED, HELD ON OUTSIDE OF BODY READY FOR HATCHING (CRAB AND SHRIMP)
D -- AMPOULE DEVELOPED - (CRAB AND SHRIMP)
E -- NO AMPOULE (CRAB AND SHRIMP)
F -- AMPOULE DEVELOPING (CRAB AND SHRIMP)

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0092STOMACH FULLNESS
-- BLANK - NO INFORMATION
1 -- EMPTY
2 -- TRACE OF PREY ORGANISMS
3 -- 25% FULL
4 -- 50% FULL
5 -- 75% FULL
6 -- 100% OR FULL
7 -- DISTENDED

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0095COLLECTION
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1 -- MEASURED AND FOUND (EXAMINATION MADE AND CHARACTERISTICS IS PRESENT)
2 -- MEASURED AND COLLECTED (OBSERVATION MADE)
3 -- MEASURED AND NOT FOUND (OBSERVATION MADE AND CHARACTERISTICS NOT PRESENT)
4 -- NOT MEASURED (OBSERVATION NOT MADE)
N -- NO
Y -- YES

NODC Code Table Used With Intertidal/Subtidal Organisms Habitats(F100)
0101SEX
-- BLANK - NO INFORMATION
0 -- INDETERMINABLE
1 -- MALE
2 -- FEMALE
3 -- HERMAPHRODITE
4 -- TRANSITIONAL
5 -- GROUPED,BOTH SEXES PRESENT
6 -- HERMAPHRODITIC, FUNCTIONAL FEMALE
7 -- HERMAPHRODITIC, FUNCTIONAL MALE

NODC Code Table Used With Intertidal/Subtidal Organisms Habitats(F100)
0117SEX
-- BLANK - NO INFORMATION
N -- NO
Y -- YES

NODC Code Table Used With Intertidal/Subtidal Organisms Habitats(F100)
0148LIFE HISTORY
-- BLANK - NO INFORMATION
0 -- INDETERMINABLE
1 -- EGG
2 -- NAUPLIUS
3 -- ZOEA
4 -- MEGALOPA
5 -- VELIGER
6 -- LARVA
7 -- JUVENILE
8 -- ADULT
9 -- COMBINATION OF 6,7,AND 8
A -- COMBINATION OF 7 AND 8
B -- COMBINATION OF 6 AND 7
C -- JUVENILE/ADULT - SEXUAL MATURITY UNKNOWN
D -- POLYP
E -- CYPRIS
F -- COPEPODID
G -- PUPA
H -- NYMPH
I -- POSTLARVA
J -- PROTOZOEA
K -- MEDUSA
L -- EGG CARRYING FEMALE
M -- EGG CASE
P -- PARTS
Q -- IMMATURE
R -- SUBADULT
S -- TROCHOPHORE LARVAE
T -- SUBADULTS AND JUVENILES
U -- MATING PAIRS
V -- MYSIS
W -- COLONY
X -- CYPHONAUTES LARVAE
Y -- GLAUCOTHOE
Z -- YOLK SAC LARVAE

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0154TIDE STAGE
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1 -- EBB
2 -- EBB SLACK
3 -- FLOOD
4 -- FLOOD SLACK

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0155STOMACH DIGESTION
-- BLANK - NO INFORMATION
1 -- ALL CONTENTS UNIDENTIFIABLE
2 -- SIMILAR TO 1, BUT TRACES OF PREY ORGANISMS IDENTIFIABLE
3 -- LESS THAN 50% IDENTIFIABLE
4 -- 50 TO 75% IDENTIFIABLE
5 -- 75 TO 100% IDENTIFIABLE
6 -- NO DIGESTION - ALL CONTENTS IDENTIFIABLa

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0156WEIGHT METHOD
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1 -- SUBSAMPLE: EXACT WEIGHT AND COUNT MULTIPLIED BY SAMPLE FACTOR (SAMPLE FACTOR-AREA OF WHOLE SAMPLE/VOLUME OF SUBSAMPLE OR VOLUME OF WHILE SAMPLE/VOLUME OF SUBSAMPLE)
2 -- SUBSAMPLE: EXACT WEIGHT AND ESTIMATED COUNT MULTIPLIED BY SAMPLE FACTOR
3 -- SUBSAMPLE: ESTIMATED WEIGHT AND EXACT COUNT MULTIPLIED BY SAMPLE FACTOR
4 -- SUBSAMPLE: ESTIMATED WEIGHT AND COUNT MULTIPLIED BY SAMPLE FACTOR
5 -- WHOLE SAMPLE: EXACT WEIGHT AND COUNT
6 -- WHOLE SAMPLE: EXACT WEIGHT AND ESTIMATED COUNT
7 -- WHOLE SAMPLE: ESTIMATED WEIGHT AND EXACT COUNT
8 -- WHOLE SAMPLE: ESTIMATED WEIGHT AND COUNT
9 -- HYBRID VALUE: ORGANISMS GREATER THAN 1CM IN LENGTH ARE COUNTED AND WEIGHED FROM ENTIRE SAMPLE AREA. THESE VALUES ARE COMBINED WITH EXACT WEIGHT AND COUNT VALUES (X SAMPLE FACTOR) FOR SMALLER ORGANISMS WITHIN A SUBSAMPLE AREA, TO OBTAIN THE TOTAL COUNT AND WEIGHT VALUES
A -- SPECIES PRESENT BUT LESS THAN 1/10 OF A GRAM (NOT WEIGHED, BUT COUNT EXACT)
B -- SPECIES PRESENT BUT NOT QUANTIFIED
C -- ALL ALGAE AND ORGANISMS GREATER THAN 1CM ONLY
D -- HYBRID VALUE, ORGANISMS GREATER THAN 1CM IN LENGTH ARE COUNTED AND WEIGHED FROM THE ENTIRE SAMPLE AREA. THESE VALUES ARE THEN ADDED TO THE COUNT WEIGHT AND COUNT VALUES (TIMES THE SAMPLE FACTOR) FOR SMALLER ORGANISMS WITHIN A SUBSAMPLE AREA. FINALLY, ORGANISMS COLLECTED FROM ALGAL SURF ARE SUBSAMPLES, COUNTED AND WEIGHED, MULTIPLED BY A SAMPLE FACTOR OF 4 AND ADDED TO THE FIRST SUM TO GIVE A HYBRID VALUE FOR THE QUADRANT.
E -- ALGAE GREATER THAN 1CM ONLY
F -- ORGANISMS GREATER THAN 1CM
G -- NO WEIGHT TAKEN, DIGESTION CAUSED DISINTEGRITY OF SPECIMENS

NODC Code Table Used With Intertidal/Subtidal Organisms Habitats(F100)
0209MISC STOMACH (100)>
-- BLANK - NO INFORMATION
0 -- WHOLE ORGANISM
1 -- PARTS (UNIDENTIFIABLE)
2 -- SIPHONS
3 -- INORGANIC PARTS
4 -- LEGS
5 -- SETAE
6 -- CHELAE
7 -- ZOOECIA
8 -- SCALES
9 -- BONES
A -- HEAD
B -- EYE
C -- JAWS
D -- TAIL
E -- SEEDS
F -- LEAVES
G -- WINGS
H -- EXUVIAE(INSECT MOLTINGS)
J -- SALPS
K -- GASTROPOD
L -- OPERCULA

NODC Code Table Used With Intertidal/Subtidal Organisms Habitats(F100)
0280WAVE ENERGY
1 -- LOW WAVE ENERGY, LOW BEACH GRADIENT (SLOPE LESS THAN 15%)
2 -- LOW WAVE ENERGY, MODERATE BEACH GRADIENT (30% SLOPE 15%)
3 -- LOW WAVE ENERGY, HIGH BEACH GRADIENT (SLOPE GREATER THAN 30%)
4 -- MODERATE WAVE ENERGY, LOW BEACH GRADIENT
5 -- MODERATE WAVE ENERGY, MODERATE BEACH GRADIEN
6 -- MODERATE WAVE ENERGY, HIGH BEACH GRADIENT
7 -- HIGH WAVE ENERGY, LOW BEACH GRADIENT
8 -- HIGH WAVE ENERGY, MODERATE BEACH GRADIENT
9 -- HIGH WAVE ENERGY, HIGH BEACH GRADIENT


NODC Code Table Used With Intertidal/Subtidal Organisms Habitats(F100)
0281SEDIMENT SIZE
0 -- ROCK, CONTINUOUS STRATA
1 -- BOULDER (GREATER THAN 256MM)
2 -- COBBLE (64MM TO 256MM)
3 -- GRAVEL (4MM TO 64MM)
4 -- COARSE SAND (.5MM TO 4MM)
5 -- MEDIUM SAND (.25MM TO .5MM)
6 -- FINE SAND (.06MM TO .25MM)
7 -- SILT (.004MM TO .06MM)
8 -- CLAY (LESS THAN .004MM)
A -- MIXTURE OF BOULDERS AND COBBLES
B -- MIXTURE OF COBBLES AND GRAVEL
C -- MIXTURE OF GRAVEL AND SAND
D -- MIXTURE OF SAND AND SILT
E -- MIXTURE OF SILT AND CLAY
F -- ARTIFICIAL SUBSTRATE-VERTICAL PILING


NODC Code Table Used With Intertidal/Subtidal Organisms Habitats(F100)
0282SURFACE ORGANICS
1 -- CHIEFLY SHELL FRAGMENTS
2 -- DETRITUS - ACCUMULATED WOOD, STICKS AND UNDECAYED COARSE ORGANICS
3 -- FIBROUS PEAT
4 -- PULPY PEAT
5 -- MUCK - COMPLETELY DECOMPOSED ORGANIC MATERIALS
6 -- EEL GRASS
7 -- KELP
8 -- PERIPHYTON
9 -- NO ORGANIC MATERIALS EVIDENT
A -- FOULING ORGANISMS
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