Site characteristics

<p>Site characteristics annotated during each sampling event: surface (at 0.25 m) and bottom (at 0.25 m above the substrate) temperature, salinity, dissolved oxygen, and turbidity were recorded from the middle of the channel with a Hydrolab Quanta (Hydrolab Inc.)</p>

Number of Records: 

36

Date Range: 

2004-06-01 to 2004-08-01

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Variables

Variables: 

River_Number
  • Label: River Number
  • Definition: The number assigned to the river estuary from which the sample was taken
  • Type: Code list
  • Codes:
    • 1 = Rio Espiritu Santo (Espiritu Santo River)
    • 2 = Rio Mameyes (Mameyes River)
  • Missing values: None specified
Station
  • Label: River Estuary Station ID
  • Definition: A numeric ID code of the station in the Espiritu Santo or Mameyes from which the sample was taken. Numeric codes go from low to high corresponding to fresh to salt along the estuarine salinity gradient.
  • Type: Code list
  • Codes:
    • U = sample from an uncoded station
  • Missing values: None specified
Date
  • Label: Date of collection
  • Definition: Date of collection of sample (in mm/dd/yyyy)
  • Type: Date/time
  • Date format: mm/dd/yyyy
  • Missing values: None specified
Time
  • Label: Time of sampling
  • Definition: Time of day (in hh:mm:ss AM/PM format) when the collection of fishes started
  • Type: Date/time
  • Date format: hh:mm:ss
  • Missing values: None specified
Salinity_top_
  • Label: Surface Salinity
  • Definition: The salinity of the river at the top measured in PSU (Practical Salinity Unit), a unit based on the properties of sea water conductivity. It is equivalent to per thousand or (o/00) or to g/kg
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: gramsPerGram
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values: None specified
Salinity_bottom_
  • Label: Salinity Bottom
  • Definition: The salinity of the river at the bottom measured in PSU (Practical Salinity Unit), a unit based on the properties of sea water conductivity. It is equivalent to per thousand or (o/00) or to g/kg
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: gramsPerGram
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values: None specified
DOmg-L_top_
  • Label: Dissolved Oxygen at the top
  • Definition: The dissolved oxygen as sampled at the top, in mg/L
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: milligramsPerLiter
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values: None specified
DOmg-L_bottom_
  • Label: Dissolved Oxygen at the bottom
  • Definition: The dissolved oxygen found at the sample at the bottom, in mg/L
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: milligramsPerLiter
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values:
    • -999 = Missing Value
Turbidity_top_
  • Label: Turbidity at the top
  • Definition: The turbidity measured at the top
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: turbidity units
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values: None specified
Turbidity_bottom_
  • Label: Turbidity at the bottom
  • Definition: The Turbidity measured at the bottom
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: turbidity units
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values: None specified
WaterTemp_top_
  • Label: Water Temperature at the top
  • Definition: The water temperature in celsius at the top
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: celsius
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values:
    • -999 = Missing Value
WaterTemp_bottom_
  • Label: Water Temperature at the bottom
  • Definition: Water Temperature as measured in celsius at the bottom
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: celsius
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: Not specified
  • Precision: Not specified
  • Missing values:
    • -999 = Missing Value

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