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Dataset Title:  Persistence of E. lori settlers on sponge habitat in South Water Caye, Belize
during 2015.
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Institution:  BCO-DMO   (Dataset ID: bcodmo_dataset_728458)
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 Date (unitless) ?          "2015/07/28"    "2015/08/23"
 Trial (unitless) ?          1    2
 Sp_ID (unitless) ?          1    120
 Sp_species (unitless) ?          "B"    "Y"
 Sp_size (centimeters) ?          13    81
 Sp_tubes (count) ?          1    12
 Sp_depth (feet) ?          40.0    60.0
 sp_depth_m (meters) ?          12.2    18.3
 Start_size (millimeters) ?          9.6    16.3
 End_size (millimeters) ?          10.7    18.1
 Start (days) ?          0    11
 Stop (days) ?          2    12
 Event_time (unitless) ?          0    1
 time2 (Time, days) ?          2    12
 Event (unitless) ?          0    1
 Seed_pres (unitless) ?          0    1
 Res_pres (unitless) ?          0    1
 Lag_res_pres (unitless) ?          0    1
 Res_n (count) ?          0    4
 Lag_res_n (count) ?          0    4
 New_set_pres (unitless) ?          0    1
 New_set_n (count) ?          0    3
 Ps_pres (unitless) ?          0    1
 Ps_n (count) ?          0    2
 
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The Dataset Attribute Structure (.das) for this Dataset

Attributes {
 s {
  Date {
    String bcodmo_name "date";
    String description "Date of observation; YYYY/MM/DD";
    String long_name "Date";
    String nerc_identifier "https://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/P01/current/ADATAA01/";
    String source_name "Date";
    String time_precision "1970-01-01";
    String units "unitless";
  }
  Trial {
    Byte _FillValue 127;
    Byte actual_range 1, 2;
    String bcodmo_name "replicate";
    String description "Data was collected during trial 1 or 2";
    String long_name "Trial";
    String units "unitless";
  }
  Sp_ID {
    Byte _FillValue 127;
    Byte actual_range 1, 120;
    String bcodmo_name "sample";
    String description "Tag number from 1 - 120 use to identify sponges";
    String long_name "Sp ID";
    String nerc_identifier "https://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/P02/current/ACYC/";
    String units "unitless";
  }
  Sp_species {
    String bcodmo_name "species";
    String description "Sponge species: Aplysina fistularis (Y); or Agelas conifera (B)";
    String long_name "Sp Species";
    String units "unitless";
  }
  Sp_size {
    Byte _FillValue 127;
    Byte actual_range 13, 81;
    String bcodmo_name "length_max";
    String description "Maximum tube length of sponge";
    String long_name "Sp Size";
    String units "centimeters";
  }
  Sp_tubes {
    Byte _FillValue 127;
    Byte actual_range 1, 12;
    String bcodmo_name "count";
    String description "Number of sponge tubes greater than 10 centimeters";
    String long_name "Sp Tubes";
    String units "count";
  }
  Sp_depth {
    Float64 _FillValue NaN;
    Float64 actual_range 40.0, 60.0;
    String bcodmo_name "depth";
    String description "Depth at base of the sponge in feet";
    String long_name "Sp Depth";
    String nerc_identifier "https://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/P09/current/DEPH/";
    String units "feet";
  }
  sp_depth_m {
    Float32 _FillValue NaN;
    Float32 actual_range 12.2, 18.3;
    String bcodmo_name "depth";
    String description "Depth at base of the sponge in meters";
    String long_name "Sp Depth M";
    String nerc_identifier "https://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/P09/current/DEPH/";
    String units "meters";
  }
  Start_size {
    Float32 _FillValue NaN;
    Float32 actual_range 9.6, 16.3;
    String bcodmo_name "length";
    String description "The standard length of each settler seeded onto sponge at the start of the persistence experiment";
    String long_name "Start Size";
    String units "millimeters";
  }
  End_size {
    Float32 _FillValue NaN;
    Float32 actual_range 10.7, 18.1;
    String bcodmo_name "length";
    String description "The standard length of each seeded settler that persisted to the end of the experiment";
    String long_name "End Size";
    String units "millimeters";
  }
  Start {
    Byte _FillValue 127;
    Byte actual_range 0, 11;
    String bcodmo_name "time_begin";
    String description "Starting time of interval";
    String long_name "Start";
    String units "days";
  }
  Stop {
    Byte _FillValue 127;
    Byte actual_range 2, 12;
    String bcodmo_name "time_end";
    String description "Ending time of interval";
    String long_name "Stop";
    String units "days";
  }
  Event_time {
    Byte _FillValue 127;
    Byte actual_range 0, 1;
    String bcodmo_name "unknown";
    String description "Indicates weather and event (i.e. settler disappearance) occurred (1) or did not occur (0) during the interval between observations.";
    String long_name "Event Time";
    String units "unitless";
  }
  time2 {
    Byte _FillValue 127;
    Byte actual_range 2, 12;
    String bcodmo_name "days";
    String description "Time (days post seeding) that settlers experience an event (disappearance) or are censored";
    String long_name "Time";
    String units "days";
  }
  Event {
    Byte _FillValue 127;
    Byte actual_range 0, 1;
    String bcodmo_name "unknown";
    String description "Indicates whether an event (i.e. settler disappearance) occurred (1) or did not occur (0) at any time during the trial.";
    String long_name "Event";
    String units "unitless";
  }
  Seed_pres {
    Byte _FillValue 127;
    Byte actual_range 0, 1;
    String bcodmo_name "unknown";
    String description "Seeded settler presence (1) or absence (0)";
    String long_name "Seed Pres";
    String units "unitless";
  }
  Res_pres {
    Byte _FillValue 127;
    Byte actual_range 0, 1;
    String bcodmo_name "unknown";
    String description "Residents presence (1) or absence (0)";
    String long_name "Res Pres";
    String units "unitless";
  }
  Lag_res_pres {
    Byte _FillValue 127;
    Byte actual_range 0, 1;
    String bcodmo_name "unknown";
    String description "Resident presence (1) or absence (0) during previous interval";
    String long_name "Lag Res Pres";
    String units "unitless";
  }
  Res_n {
    Byte _FillValue 127;
    Byte actual_range 0, 4;
    String bcodmo_name "count";
    String description "Number of residents observed on each sponge";
    String long_name "Res N";
    String units "count";
  }
  Lag_res_n {
    Byte _FillValue 127;
    Byte actual_range 0, 4;
    String bcodmo_name "count";
    String description "Number of residents during the previous interval";
    String long_name "Lag Res N";
    String units "count";
  }
  New_set_pres {
    Byte _FillValue 127;
    Byte actual_range 0, 1;
    String bcodmo_name "unknown";
    String description "New settler presence (1) or absence (0) on a tagged sponge (i.e. individuals";
    String long_name "New Set Pres";
    String units "unitless";
  }
  New_set_n {
    Byte _FillValue 127;
    Byte actual_range 0, 3;
    String bcodmo_name "count";
    String description "Number of new settlers observed on a tagged sponge";
    String long_name "New Set N";
    String units "count";
  }
  Ps_pres {
    Byte _FillValue 127;
    Byte actual_range 0, 1;
    String bcodmo_name "unknown";
    String description "Post-settler presence (1) or absence (0) on a tagged sponge (i.e. E. lori individuals greater than or equal to 10mm but less than or equal to 18mm standard length that moved to the sponge from elsewhere on the reef)";
    String long_name "Ps Pres";
    String units "unitless";
  }
  Ps_n {
    Byte _FillValue 127;
    Byte actual_range 0, 2;
    String bcodmo_name "count";
    String description "Number of post-settlers observed on a tagged sponge";
    String long_name "PS N";
    String units "count";
  }
 }
  NC_GLOBAL {
    String access_formats ".htmlTable,.csv,.json,.mat,.nc,.tsv";
    String acquisition_description 
"Settlers were seeded onto sponges along the transect to test the hypothesis
that the distribution of E. lori settlers is the result of variation in their
persistence (i.e., defined here as the time a settler spent on a sponge as a
result of mortality and/or movement) across settlement habitats. For each of
the 120 tagged sponges, divers recorded the presence or absence of the seeded
settler every other day for two weeks (n = 7 observations/settler). New
settlers that arrived from the water column and individuals from elsewhere
that moved to tagged sponges were identified using differences in size and
pigmentation (Figure 3), removed from the sponge, and measured to confirm size
(SL). Following completion of the first two-week trial, a second trial was
carried out using the same sponges, but with a new group of 120 E. lori
settlers.";
    String awards_0_award_nid "651264";
    String awards_0_award_number "OCE-1459546";
    String awards_0_data_url "http://www.nsf.gov/awardsearch/showAward.do?AwardNumber=1459546";
    String awards_0_funder_name "NSF Division of Ocean Sciences";
    String awards_0_funding_acronym "NSF OCE";
    String awards_0_funding_source_nid "355";
    String awards_0_program_manager "Michael E. Sieracki";
    String awards_0_program_manager_nid "50446";
    String cdm_data_type "Other";
    String comment 
"Persistence of E. lori settlers 
  P. Buston and J. Majoris, PIs 
  Version 28 Feb 2018";
    String Conventions "COARDS, CF-1.6, ACDD-1.3";
    String creator_email "info@bco-dmo.org";
    String creator_name "BCO-DMO";
    String creator_type "institution";
    String creator_url "https://www.bco-dmo.org/";
    String data_source "extract_data_as_tsv version 2.3  19 Dec 2019";
    String date_created "2018-02-27T19:46:52Z";
    String date_modified "2019-03-19T18:08:51Z";
    String defaultDataQuery "&time<now";
    String doi "10.1575/1912/bco-dmo.728458.1";
    String history 
"2022-08-16T15:35:49Z (local files)
2022-08-16T15:35:49Z https://erddap.bco-dmo.org/erddap/tabledap/bcodmo_dataset_728458.html";
    String infoUrl "https://www.bco-dmo.org/dataset/728458";
    String institution "BCO-DMO";
    String keywords "bco, bco-dmo, biological, chemical, data, dataset, date, depth, dmo, end, End_size, erddap, event, Event_time, lag, Lag_res_n, Lag_res_pres, management, new, New_set_n, New_set_pres, oceanography, office, preliminary, pres, Ps_n, Ps_pres, res, Res_n, Res_pres, seed, Seed_pres, set, size, Sp_depth, sp_depth_m, Sp_ID, Sp_size, Sp_species, Sp_tubes, species, start, Start_size, stop, time, time2, trial, tubes";
    String license "https://www.bco-dmo.org/dataset/728458/license";
    String metadata_source "https://www.bco-dmo.org/api/dataset/728458";
    String param_mapping "{'728458': {'Sp_depth': 'master - depth'}}";
    String parameter_source "https://www.bco-dmo.org/mapserver/dataset/728458/parameters";
    String people_0_affiliation "Boston University";
    String people_0_affiliation_acronym "BU";
    String people_0_person_name "Dr Peter Buston";
    String people_0_person_nid "544437";
    String people_0_role "Principal Investigator";
    String people_0_role_type "originator";
    String people_1_affiliation "Boston University";
    String people_1_affiliation_acronym "BU";
    String people_1_person_name "Dr John Majoris";
    String people_1_person_nid "728439";
    String people_1_role "Co-Principal Investigator";
    String people_1_role_type "originator";
    String people_2_affiliation "Boston University";
    String people_2_affiliation_acronym "BU";
    String people_2_person_name "Dr John Majoris";
    String people_2_person_nid "728439";
    String people_2_role "Contact";
    String people_2_role_type "related";
    String people_3_affiliation "Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution";
    String people_3_affiliation_acronym "WHOI BCO-DMO";
    String people_3_person_name "Hannah Ake";
    String people_3_person_nid "650173";
    String people_3_role "BCO-DMO Data Manager";
    String people_3_role_type "related";
    String project "Elacatinus Dispersal II";
    String projects_0_acronym "Elacatinus Dispersal II";
    String projects_0_description 
"Description from NSF award abstract:
Understanding how far young fish move away from their parents is a major goal of marine ecology because this dispersal can make connections between distinct populations and thus influence population size and dynamics. Understanding the drivers of population dynamics is, in turn, essential for effective fisheries management. Marine ecologists have used two different approaches to understand how fish populations are connected: genetic methods that measure connectivity and oceanographic models that predict connectivity. There is, however, a mismatch between the predictions of oceanographic models and the observations of genetic methods. It is thought that this mismatch is caused by the behavior of the young, or larval, fish. The objective of this research is to study the orientation capabilities of larval fish in the wild throughout development and under a variety of environmental conditions to see if the gap between observations and predictions of population connectivity can be resolved. The project will have broader impacts in three key areas: integration of research and teaching by training young scientists at multiple levels; broadening participation of undergraduates from underrepresented groups; and wide dissemination of results through development of a website with information and resources in English and Spanish.
The overall objective of the research is to investigate the role of larval orientation behavior throughout ontogeny in determining population connectivity. This will be done using the neon goby, Elacatinus lori, as a model system in Belize. The choice of study system is motivated by the fact that direct genetic methods have already been used to describe the complete dispersal kernel for this species, and these observations indicate that dispersal is less extensive than predicted by a high-resolution biophysical model; E. lori can be reared in the lab from hatching to settlement providing a reliable source of larvae of all ages for proposed experiments; and a new, proven behavioral observation platform, the Drifting In Situ Chamber (DISC), allows measurements of larval orientation behavior in open water. The project has three specific objectives: to understand ontogenetic changes in larval orientation capabilities by correlating larval orientation behavior with developmental sensory anatomy; to analyze variation in the precision of larval orientation in different environmental contexts through ontogeny; and to test alternative hypotheses for the goal of larval orientation behavior, i.e., to determine where larvae are heading as they develop.";
    String projects_0_end_date "2018-04";
    String projects_0_geolocation "Belizean Barrier Reef System";
    String projects_0_name "Collaborative Research: The Role of Larval Orientation Behavior in Determining Population Connectivity";
    String projects_0_project_nid "651265";
    String projects_0_start_date "2015-05";
    String publisher_name "Biological and Chemical Oceanographic Data Management Office (BCO-DMO)";
    String publisher_type "institution";
    String sourceUrl "(local files)";
    String standard_name_vocabulary "CF Standard Name Table v55";
    String summary "Persistence of E. lori settlers on sponge habitat in South Water Caye, Belize during 2015.";
    String title "Persistence of E. lori settlers on sponge habitat in South Water Caye, Belize during 2015.";
    String version "1";
    String xml_source "osprey2erddap.update_xml() v1.3";
  }
}

 

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