Marine Debris Database

Derelict Gear Data (PotGear worksheet)

Protocol Description
Year Started
None
Created By
SeaDoc Society

Fields

Label Unit Description Internal Field
Comm/Sport Text What type of fish was the derelict debris meant for (commercial/sport) DG_Debris_Commercial_Recreational
Date Removed/left in place Date Date that the debris was removed DG_Debris_Removed_Date
Date Date Date the derelict gear debris was reported DG_Debris_Reported_Date
Debris Type Text Type of derelict gear debris DG_Debris_Type
Depth Text DG_Debris_Depth
Destruct Clips Used Text Was the escape cord used (yes/no/unk) DG_Escape_Cord_Used
Fishable Text Was the area fishable with the debris in place DG_Debris_Fishable
Lat degrees decimal minutes Degrees decimal minutes of latitude coordinate of the event location DG_Debris_Lat_DegDecMin
Latitude decimal degrees Decimal degrees of latitude coordinate of the event location Latitude
Location Text Name of the area that the derelict gear debris was in DG_Debris_Location
Long degrees decimal minutes Degrees decimal minutes of longitude coordinate of the event location DG_Debris_Long_DegDecMin
Longitude decimal degrees Decimal degrees of longitude coordinate of the event location Longitude
L X W (ft) Text Area that the derelict gear debris covered DG_Debris_Area
Notes Text DG_Notes
Organisms? Text Marine life in crab pots, excluding the buoy linese and buoys DG_Organisms_In_Debris
Phone # Text DG_Debris_Reported_Phone
Removed? Text Status of the derelict gear debris ('Removed', etc...) DG_Debris_Removed
Reporter Text Who reported the derelict gear debris DG_Debris_Reported_Name
Rope/Owner ID Text Numerical code that is specific to a particular commercial fishing vessel; "Rec Pot" = recreational pots DG_Debris_Owner
Substrate Text Type of habitat the derelict gear debris was found in DG_Habitat_Type
Survey Method Text How the derelict gear debris was found DG_Debris_How_Found
Suspended (ft) Text The maximum suspension height of the derelict gear debris DG_Debris_Suspended_Height
Target ID Text DG_Project_Target_ID