Marine Debris Database

Derelict Gear Data (Reported DG worksheet)

Protocol Description
Year Started
None
Created By
SeaDoc Society

Fields

Label Unit Description Internal Field
Age of net Text Age of the debris (new/old) DG_Debris_Age
Bottom Type Text Type of habitat the derelict gear debris was found in DG_Habitat_Type
Date Date Date the derelict gear debris was reported DG_Debris_Reported_Date
Disposition Text Status of the derelict gear debris ('Removed', etc...) DG_Debris_Removed
Distance to shore miles DG_Debris_Distance_Shore
Exposure Text What was the reported exposure of the derelict gear debris (high/medium/low) DG_Debris_Reported_Exposure
Gear Code Text This number is a counter that enables the data user to determine how many retrieved pots were from each fishing vessel DG_Gear_Code
Gear Length Text DG_Debris_Length_Text
Gear Type Text Type of derelict gear debris DG_Debris_Type
Gear Width Text DG_Debris_Width_Text
How Found Text How the derelict gear debris was found DG_Debris_How_Found
How Snared Text DG_How_Trapped
Latitude (Degrees Decimal Minutes) degrees decimal minutes Degrees decimal minutes of latitude coordinate of the event location DG_Debris_Lat_DegDecMin
Minutes Latitude minutes DG_Debris_Latitude_Minute
Lethality Text Is the derelict gear debris lethal DG_Debris_Lethality
Location Text Name of the area that the derelict gear debris was in DG_Debris_Location
Longitude (Degrees Decimal Minutes) degrees decimal minutes Degrees decimal minutes of longitude coordinate of the event location DG_Debris_Long_DegDecMin
Minutes Longitude minutes DG_Debris_Longitude_ Minute
Max Depth (ft) feet Maximum depth of the derelict gear debris DG_Debris_Max_Depth
Min Depth (ft) feet The minimum depth of the derelict gear debris DG_Debris_Min_Depth
Number of Birds Count DG_Number_Birds
Number of Crabs Count DG_Number_Crabs
Number of Lingcod Count DG_Number_Lingcod
Number of Mammals Count DG_Number_Mammals
Number of Other Fish Count DG_Number_Other_Fish
Number of Other Invertibrates Count DG_Number_Other_Invertabrates
Number of Rockfish Count DG_Number_Rockfish
Number of Salmon Count DG_Number_Salmon
Number of Sea Stars Count DG_Number_Seastars
Other Text DG_Other_Details
Project Text Name of the project behind the derelict gear debris tracking or removal DG_Project_Name
Project Gear ID Text DG_Project_Gear_ID_Text
Record Text DG_Project_Record
Removal Date Date Date that the debris was removed DG_Debris_Removed_Date
Reporter Text Who reported the derelict gear debris DG_Debris_Reported_Name
Telephone Text DG_Debris_Reported_Phone