Data Set (knb-lter-sbc.61.5)

SBC LTER: Reef: Sightings of sea otters (Enhydra lutris) near Santa Barbara and Channel Islands, ongoing since 2007

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Temporal, Geographic and/or Taxonomic information that applies to all data in this dataset:

Time Period:
Begin:
2007-05-01
End:
2017-10-27
Geographic Coverage
Sampling Site: 
Description: ABUR: Arroyo Burro Reef is located on the Santa Barbara Channel near the mouth of Arroyo Burro Creek and Beach. Depth ranges from 5.4 to 7 meters.
Site Coordinates:
Longitude (degree):  -119.7445915 Latitude (degree):  34.400275
Sampling Site: 
Description: AHND: Arroyo Hondo Reef is located on the Santa Barbara Channel near the east end of Gaviota State Park, CA. Depth ranges from -4.3m to -6.6 meters.
Site Coordinates:
Longitude (degree):  -120.1426165 Latitude (degree):  34.471817
Sampling Site: 
Description: Fry's 1: Fry's 1 is north of the Fry's harbor anchorage on the north shore of Santa Cruz Island, CA.
Site Coordinates:
Longitude (degree):  -119.7551 Latitude (degree):  34.05695
Sampling Site: 
Description: AQUE: Arroyo Quemado Reef: Arroyo Quemado Reef depth range from 5.4m to 10.7m. There are 7 permanent transects: Transect I --- Transect VII. Reference on Land is close to US101/Arroyo Quemada Ln.
Site Coordinates:
Longitude (degree):  -120.11905 Latitude (degree):  34.46774988
Sampling Site: 
Description: Fry's 2: Fry's 2 is north of the Fry's harbor anchorage on the north shore of Santa Cruz Island, CA.
Site Coordinates:
Longitude (degree):  -119.7558833 Latitude (degree):  34.05765
Sampling Site: 
Description: BULL: Builto: Bulito has three permanent transect: Transect I, III, VI. Depth Range from -5.5 to -7.3. Reference on land is close to Ranch Real road and Hollister Ranch road crossing section.
Site Coordinates:
Longitude (degree):  -120.33349 Latitude (degree):  34.45850533
Sampling Site: 
Description: Fry's 3: Fry's 3 is north of the Fry's harbor anchorage on the north shore of Santa Cruz Island, CA.
Site Coordinates:
Longitude (degree):  -119.7563 Latitude (degree):  34.05776667
Sampling Site: 
Description: CARP: Carpinteria Reef is located on the Santa Barbara Channel offshore of the Carpinteria Salt Marsh. Depth range is from -2.2 to -8.8 meters
Site Coordinates:
Longitude (degree):  -119.5416933 Latitude (degree):  34.3916319
Sampling Site: 
Description: Fern 1: Fern 1 is located on the west edge of a small headland east of Fry's Harbor.
Site Coordinates:
Longitude (degree):  -119.7496333 Latitude (degree):  34.05365
Sampling Site: 
Description: Fern Offshore: Fern Offshore is located on the east edge of a small headland east of Fry's Harbor.
Site Coordinates:
Longitude (degree):  -119.7470333 Latitude (degree):  34.05291667
Sampling Site: 
Description: Goleta Bay: Goleta Bay: Goleta Bay is located on the Santa Barbara Channel east of Goleta Pier. Depth range is -4.2 to -5 meters.
Site Coordinates:
Longitude (degree):  -119.8221 Latitude (degree):  34.4137165
Sampling Site: 
Description: BC 1: The BC reef is the west side of Platt's Harbor. BC 1 is SE of the main point.
Site Coordinates:
Longitude (degree):  -119.7414167 Latitude (degree):  34.05076667
Sampling Site: 
Description: IVEE: Isla Vista (IV) Reef is located on the Santa Barbara Channel near the University of California Santa Barbara, CA. Depth range is from -8.2 to -8.8 meters.
Site Coordinates:
Longitude (degree):  -119.85755 Latitude (degree):  34.402783
Sampling Site: 
Description: BC 2: The BC reef is the west side of Platt's Harbor. BC 2 is NW of the main point.
Site Coordinates:
Longitude (degree):  -119.7418167 Latitude (degree):  34.05116667
Sampling Site: 
Description: MOHK: Mohawk Reef: Mohawk Reef depth ranges from 4.5m to 6.0 m. Reference on land is Mohawk Rd / Edgewater Way.
Site Coordinates:
Longitude (degree):  -119.72957 Latitude (degree):  34.3940708
Sampling Site: 
Description: BC Point: The BC reef is the west side of Platt's Harbor. BC Point is off a small outcrop.
Site Coordinates:
Longitude (degree):  -119.7406333 Latitude (degree):  34.05035
Sampling Site: 
Description: NAPL: Naples Reef is located on the Santa Barbara Channel near the community of Naples and Dos Pueblos Canyon, Santa Barbara County, CA. Depth ranges from -5.9 to -13.4 meters.
Site Coordinates:
Longitude (degree):  -119.95154 Latitude (degree):  34.4221216
Sampling Site: 
Description: Santa Cruz Island, Diablo: Santa Cruz Island, Diablo
Site Coordinates:
Longitude (degree):  -119.75763 Latitude (degree):  34.05865
Sampling Site: 
Description: Twin W: Twin Harbors, West. North shore, Santa Cruz Island, CA
Site Coordinates:
Longitude (degree):  -119.7151333 Latitude (degree):  34.0444
Sampling Site: 
Description: Santa Cruz Island, Twin Harbor West: Santa Cruz Island, Twin Harbor West
Site Coordinates:
Longitude (degree):  -119.71513 Latitude (degree):  34.0444335
Sampling Site: 
Description: Twin E: Twin Harbors, East. North shore, Santa Cruz Island, CA
Site Coordinates:
Longitude (degree):  -119.7140833 Latitude (degree):  34.04345