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CERMES Barbados Lionfish Derby Data

Latest version published by Centre for Resource Management and Environmental Studies on Jan 23, 2018 Centre for Resource Management and Environmental Studies

Since its first connfirmed sighting in November 2011, it is believed that the lionfish population has steadily increased.One of the methods utlised in Barbados to control the Alien invasive lionfish is that of an annual derby. On December 5th and 6th, 2015, teams of divers (both free divers and SCUBA divers) took to the local waters to hunt for and kill lionfish. Caught lionfish were landed at a scoring station to be counted and allow for the collection of basic biological data (such as lengths, weights, sex and maturity). In addition to biological data, teams (observers) also provide information on dive sites (locations) and associated geographic information (i.e. GPS coordinates) where available. This event was a Reef Environmental Education Foundation (REEF) sanctioned derby event (see http://www.reef.org/lionfish/events).

Data Records

The data in this occurrence resource has been published as a Darwin Core Archive (DwC-A), which is a standardized format for sharing biodiversity data as a set of one or more data tables. The core data table contains 1,515 records.

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How to cite

Researchers should cite this work as follows:

ECCO Inc. 2016. 2015-16 Barbados Lionfish Derby Data. East Coast Conservation Organisation Incorporated, St. Joseph, Barbados

Rights

Researchers should respect the following rights statement:

The publisher and rights holder of this work is Centre for Resource Management and Environmental Studies. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (CC-BY) 4.0 License.

GBIF Registration

This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: 7904180c-36c9-40ca-aed2-463e36a04df7.  Centre for Resource Management and Environmental Studies publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by Participant Node Managers Committee.

Keywords

Occurrence; Observation

Contacts

Who created the resource:

Caroline Bissada
Director
East Coast Conservation Organisation (ECCO) Inc. Cleaver's Hill Bathsheba St. Joseph BB +246-823-4250
https://www.facebook.com/ECCOIncBarbados/

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Caroline Bissada
Director
East Coast Conservation Organisation (ECCO) Inc. Cleaver's Hill Bathsheba St. Joseph BB +246-823-4250
https://www.facebook.com/ECCOIncBarbados/

Who filled in the metadata:

Caroline Bissada
Director
East Coast Conservation Organisation (ECCO) Inc. Cleaver's Hill Bathsheba St. Joseph BB +246-823-4250
https://www.facebook.com/ECCOIncBarbados/

Who else was associated with the resource:

Programmer
David Bloom
VertNet Coordinator
http://www.vertnet.org
Programmer
John Wieczorek
Information Architect
http://www.vertnet.org

Geographic Coverage

Barbados

Bounding Coordinates South West [13.042, -59.711], North East [13.427, -59.337]

Taxonomic Coverage

Pterois volitans

Class  Actinopterygii

Temporal Coverage

Start Date / End Date 2015-12-05 / 2015-12-06
Start Date 2016-11-13

Project Data

To facilitate the monitoring of lionfish populations around Barbados via snap shots of data collected (2015, 2016)

Title Barbados Lionfish Derby Data
Identifier BID-CA2016-0013-SMA
Funding GBIF: BID-CA2016-0013-SMA

The personnel involved in the project:

Principal Investigator
Julian Walcott

Additional Metadata

http://vertnet.org/resources/norms.html

Alternative Identifiers 7904180c-36c9-40ca-aed2-463e36a04df7
http://ipt.vertnet.org:8080/ipt/resource?r=cermes_lionfishderby