What is InPort?
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.
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.More Information
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Entity | SEFSC
Southeast Region Finfish Age Database
Data Set | SEFSC
Data set includes port samples of reef fish species collected from commercial and recreational fishery landings in the U.S. South Atlantic (NC - FL Keys). The data set serves as an inventory of samples stored at the NMFS Beaufort Laboratory as well as final processed data. Information that may be inlcuded for each sample is trip level information, species, size meansurements, age, sex and reprod...
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Entity | SEFSC
Data in this table include the steps from processing the age structure and assigning a physical location of the processed structure to a recording of the age reading. The age readings have three parts - the increment , or annuli, count, a description of the margin of the age structure following the last annulus formed, and a quality code for the sample. These data are recorded by fish ageing exp...
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