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InPort is the centralized repository of documentation (metadata) for NMFS data and the tools to access the data, as required by the Data and Information Policy Directive and the Data Documentation Procedural Directive.

FIS  NOAA Fisheries

As NMFS’s official metadata catalog, InPort is the single most important component in NMFS Enterprise Data Management (EDM) architecture which enables our customers to find, access and understand our vast array of data and information.

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DIET OF IMMATURE KEMP’S RIDLEY TURTLES ( LEPIDOCHELYS KEMPI ) FROM GULLIVAN BAY, TEN THOUSAND ISLANDS, SOUTHWEST FLORIDA
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To examine the diet of immature Kemp’s ridley turtles, 66 fecal samples were collected and examined for 64 turtles captured in Gullivan Bay, Ten Thousand Islands, southwest Florida. Prey items were placed into six main categories and the percent frequency of occurrence (FO) and percent dry mass (DM) were calculated: live bottom (83.3% FO, 38.6% DM); crabs (72.7% FO, 34.9% DM); unidentified (63.6%...

Table: GULLIVAN_FECAL
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Contains information on what was found during the fecal analysis

Investigation of Immature Sea Turtles in the Coastal Waters of West Florida
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To survey immature sea turtles that inhabit the Ten Thousand Islands. Program funding came from South Florida Ecosystem Restoration. This project provided base-line data on the distribution and abundance of threatened and endangered sea turtles prior to the proposed redirection of Everglades fresh water flow. Tagging data are located on hard copy and electronic versions on CD. They are not posted...

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