Metadata for Montana Fish Distribution - Lakes
Identification Information:
Citation:
Originator: Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks
Publication date: 11/02/2015
Title: Montana Fish Distribution - Lakes
Publisher: Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks
Online linkage: http://fwp.mt.gov/gisData/shapefiles/fishDistributionLakes.zip

Abstract:
Fish distribution for Montana lakes compiled and maintained by Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks (FWP).
Purpose:
Display and/or analysis of fish distribution for Montana lakes.

Time period of content:
Beginning date: 08/11/2004
Ending date: 11/02/2015
Currentness reference: publication date
Status:
Progress: In work
Maintenance and update frequency: As needed
Access constraints: None
Use constraints:
Users must assume responsibility to determine the usability of this data for their purposes. This data set is provided "as is" without warranty of any kind. Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks (FWP) makes no representations or warranties whatsoever with respect to the accuracy or completeness of this data set and assumes no responsibility for the suitability of this data set for a particular purpose. FWP will not be liable for any damages incurred as a result of errors in this data set.
Point of contact:
Adam Petersen
GIS Analyst/Technician
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks
1420 East 6th Ave
PO Box 200701
Helena, Montana 59620-0701


Telephone: 406-444-1275
E-Mail: apetersen@mt.gov


Data set credit: Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks
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Data Quality Information:
Lineage:
Source information:
Source scale denominator: 100000
Type of source media: None
Source contribution:
The lakes layer can be downloaded from http://fwp.mt.gov/doingBusiness/reference/gisData/shapefiles/lakes.shp.zip.

Process step:
Generated routed features from the 1:100,000 NHD GIS data using begin and end measures and fish presence information stored in the Montana Fisheries Information System (MFISH) SQL database.
Process date: 03/27/2014
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Spatial Data Organization Information:
Point and vector object information:
SDTS object type: GT-polygon composed of chains
SDTS object count: 5420
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Entity and Attribute Information:
Entity type label: Montana Fish Distribution - Lakes
Entity type definition: Entity Description

Attribute label: OBJECTID
Attribute definition: Internal feature number.
Attribute domain:
Sequential unique whole numbers that are automatically generated.

Attribute label: SHAPE
Attribute definition: Feature geometry.
Attribute domain: Coordinates defining the features.

Attribute label: LLID
Attribute definition: Waterbody unique identifier

Attribute label: FISHPRESID
Attribute definition: Internal FWP database unique identifier

Attribute label: SPECIES
Attribute definition: Fish species common name

Attribute label: SPECIESID
Attribute definition: Unique numeric identifier for fish species

Attribute label: UPDATEDATE
Attribute definition: Date database record was last updated

Attribute label: NAME
Attribute definition: Waterbody name

Attribute label: SHAPE.AREA
Attribute definition: System Attribute

Attribute label: SHAPE.LEN
Attribute definition: System Attribute
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Distribution Information:
Distributor:
Lydia Bailey
GIS Manager
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks
1420 East 6th Ave
PO Box 200701
Helena, Montana 59620-0701


Telephone: 406-444-5365
E-Mail: lbailey@mt.gov


Resource description: Offline Data


Distribution liability:
FWP will not be liable for any damages incurred as a result of errors in this data set.
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Metadata Reference Information:
Metadata date: 11/02/2015
Metadata contact:
Adam Petersen
GIS Analyst/Technician
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks
1420 East 6th Ave
PO Box 200701
Helena, Montana 59620-0701


Telephone: 406-444-1275
E-Mail: apetersen@mt.gov


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