Data Set (knb-lter-sbc.39.4)

SBC LTER: Santa Cruz Island: Abundance of Surfperch and Garibaldi

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Data Set General Information:
Identifier: knb-lter-sbc.39.4 (in the knb Catalog System)
Alternate Identifier: DOI: 10.6073/pasta/ac3bc87928169985292420ca8017e343
Alternate Identifier: knb-lter-sbc.39

These data describe the abundance and age structure of select fish species at 11 sites on the North coast of Santa Cruz Island. The study was initiated in 1982, in the Santa Barbara Channel, California, USA, and this dataset is updated annually. The abundance and age structure of all Black, Striped, Pile and Rubberlip Surfperch as well as Garibaldi encountered are recorded at permanent transects in three depth strata at at each of 11 sites. In these surveys, fish are counted along a 40m x 2m transect, counting all individuals in the water column and in the understory algae.

Short Name: SCI surfperch and garibaldi
Publication Date: 2012-02-28
Language: english
Time Period:
Detailed Data Description and Download:
SCI selected fish, all years
Santa Cruz Island Surfperch and Garibaldi data
People and Organizations:
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Contact: Information Manager, Santa Barbara Coastal LTER [  email ]
Organization Santa Barbara Coastal LTER
Owner: Schmitt, Russell J 
Owner: Holbrook, Sally J 

Data Set Citation

How to cite this data set: Schmitt, R. J.  and SJ. Holbrook. 2012. SBC LTER: Santa Cruz Island: Abundance of Surfperch and Garibaldi. Santa Barbara Coastal LTER. doi:10.6073/pasta/ac3bc87928169985292420ca8017e343

Key Words and Terms

By Thesaurus:
LTER, Santa Barbara Coastal
Santa Barbara Coastal LTER Habitats Reef
Santa Barbara Coastal LTER Measurement Types Community Structure
Santa Barbara Coastal LTER Places Santa Cruz Island
Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) v6. fish
LTER Controlled Vocabulary v1 community dynamics, community patterns, community structure, ecosystem ecology, herbivores, oceans, population dynamics, populations
LTER Controlled Vocabulary v1: Core Research Areas Populations
NBII Biocomplexity Age composition, Age groups, Age structure, Aquatic environments, Aquatic organisms, Biota, Ecosystems, Herbivorous fishes, Species diversity, Water
Embiotoca jacksoni (Black surfperch), Embiotoca lateralis (Striped surfperch), Hypsypops rubicundus (Garibaldi), Rhacochilus toxotes (Rubberlip surfperch), Rhacochilus vacca (Pile surfperch)

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