Recreational Fisheries Statistics Survey
Entry ID: NMFS0008

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Abstract: Survey of recreational fishing activities along the coastal areas of the
continental U.S. plus Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, Hawaii, Guam, American
Somoa, and Northern Mariana Islands. Alaska is not covered. Data collected
includes catch by species, effort in days fished, participation in terms of
number of people, mode of fishing (party boat, pier, etc), and area of fishing.
The raw survey data are expanded from the U.S. Census to form the final data
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 45.0   S: 10.0   E: -40.0   W: -140.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1978-11-01
Originating Center
Data Center
Northeast Fisheries Science Center, National Marine Fisheries Service, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: 617-548-5213
Contact Address:
1335 East West Highway
City: Silver Spring
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20910
Country: USA
Extended Metadata Properties
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Creation and Review Dates
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-24
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