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  • Santa Barbara Channel fish surveys at shallow regions of oil and gas platforms (SCUBA)
  • Love, Milton S
  • Nishimoto, Mary M
  • Kui, Li
  • Schroeder, Donna M
  • 2017-09-30
  • This dataset included fish counts that were surveyed in the shallow sections (0 – 40 meters) of the oil and gas platforms using Scuba. The oil and gas platforms are located in the Santa Barbara Channel, California, USA. Each of the eleven platforms (GILDA, GINA, HOLLY, IRENE, HERMOSA, HIDALGO, GAIL, GRACE, HARVEST, C, and HENRY) were surveyed multiple times a year from 1995 to 2000. This scuba project was conducted and reported under a cooperative agreement (Agreement 1445-CA09-95-0836) between the U. S. Geological Survey (Biological Resources Division) and the University of California, Santa Barbara. Citation of report: Love, M. S., D. M. Schroeder, and M. M. Nishimoto. 2003. The ecological role of oil and gas production platforms and natural outcrops on fishes in southern and central California: a synthesis of information. U. S. Department of the Interior, U. S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division, Seattle, Washington, 98104, OCS Study MMS 2003-032. http://www.lovelab.id.ucsb.edu/Report.pdf These fish surveys at platforms were conducted within a few days of surveys at rock outcrops; the data can be viewed at: https://portal.lternet.edu/nis/mapbrowse?scope=edi&identifier=112 The deeper sections of the oil platform were surveyed using the research submarine Delta; the data can be viewed at: https://portal.lternet.edu/nis/mapbrowse?scope=edi&identifier=111
  • N: 34.61      S: 33.56      E: -118.11      W: -120.73
  • edi.113.1  
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  • doi:10.6073/pasta/af1f2c8a402c84b0b6fc17b73a950988
  • https://pasta.lternet.edu/package/eml/edi/113/1
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