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Publication Details

Title:
Species occurrence data from the aquatic eDNAtlas database Data publication contains GIS data
Author(s):
Young, Michael K.; Isaak, Daniel J.; Schwartz, Michael K.; McKelvey, Kevin S.; Nagel, David E.; Franklin, Thomas W.; Greaves, Samuel E.; Dysthe, J. Caleb; Pilgrim, Kristine L.; Chandler, Gwynne L.; Wollrab, Sherry P.; Carim, Kellie J.; Wilcox, Taylor M.; Parkes-Payne, Sharon L.; Horan, Dona L.
Publication Year:
2018
How to Cite:
These species occurrence data and accompanying geospatial datasets were created using funding from the U.S. Government and can be used without additional permissions or fees. If you use these data in a publication, presentation, or other research product please use the following citation:
Young, Michael K.; Isaak, Daniel J.; Schwartz, Michael K.; McKelvey, Kevin S.; Nagel, David E.; Franklin, Thomas W.; Greaves, Samuel E.; Dysthe, J. Caleb; Pilgrim, Kristine L.; Chandler, Gwynne L.; Wollrab, Sherry P.; Carim, Kellie J.; Wilcox, Taylor M.; Parkes-Payne, Sharon L.; Horan, Dona L. 2018. Species occurrence data from the aquatic eDNAtlas database. Fort Collins, CO: Forest Service Research Data Archive. Updated 31 July 2020. https://doi.org/10.2737/RDS-2018-0010

The USDA Forest Service makes no warranty, expressed or implied, including the warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, nor assumes any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, reliability, completeness or utility of these geospatial data, or for the improper or incorrect use of these geospatial data. These geospatial data and related maps or graphics are not legal documents and are not intended to be used as such. The data and maps may not be used to determine title, ownership, legal descriptions or boundaries, legal jurisdiction, or restrictions that may be in place on either public or private land. Natural hazards may or may not be depicted on the data and maps, and land users should exercise due caution. The data are dynamic and may change over time. The user is responsible to verify the limitations of the geospatial data and to use the data accordingly.
Abstract:
The eDNA samples in the eDNAtlas database describe species occurrence locations and were collected by the U.S. Forest Service and numerous agencies that have partnered with the National Genomics Center for Wildlife and Fish Conservation (NGC) throughout the United States. This project began in 2015, but updates will include legacy data that were collected using the same protocol. The eDNAtlas database consists of three feature classes.

The first component (eDNAtlas_East_AGOL_SampleGridAndResults) is a systematically-spaced 1-kilometer grid of potential sample points in streams and rivers throughout the eastern United States. The points in the sampling grid are arrayed along the medium-resolution National Hydrography Dataset Version 2 (NHDPlusV2) and can be used to develop custom eDNA sampling strategies for many purposes. Each sample point has a unique identity code that enables efficient integration of processed eDNA sample results with the species occurrence database.

The second component (eDNAtlas_EastWest_AGOL_ResultsOnly) is a database of georeferenced species occurrence locations based on eDNA field sampling results, which are downloadable by species through dynamic ArcGIS Online (AGOL) mapping tools. The earliest eDNA samples in the database were collected in 2015 but new samples and results are added annually to the database, which houses thousands of species occurrence records. This feature class includes results from both the western US and the eastern portion of the country.

The third component (eDNAtlas_West_AGOL_SampleGridAndResults) is a systematically-spaced 1-kilometer grid of potential sample points in streams and rivers throughout the western United States. The points in the sampling grid are arrayed along the medium-resolution National Hydrography Dataset Version 2 (NHDPlusV2) and can be used to develop custom eDNA sampling strategies for many purposes. Each sample point has a unique identity code that enables efficient integration of processed eDNA sample results with the species occurrence database.

In the feature class attribute tables, the unique ID for each grid sample point is eDNA_ID. The unique ID for each National Genomics Center for Wildlife and Fish Conservation (NGC) lab result is ID_Tag. There can be more than one ID_Tag per eDNA_ID grid sample point.

For more information, see the website - https://www.fs.fed.us/rm/boise/AWAE/projects/eDNAtlas/the-edna-atlas-results.html

Keywords:
Arctic grayling; Thymallus articus; Boreal Toad; Anaxyrus boreas boreas; Brook Trout; Salvelinus fontinalis; Brown Trout; Salmo trutta; Bull Trout; Salvelinus confluentus; Chinook Salmon; Oncorhynchus tshawytscha; Chum Salmon; Oncorhynchus keta; Coho Salmon; Oncorhynchus kisutch; Dolly Varden; Salvelinus malma; Grizzly/Brown Bear; Ursus arctos; Harlequin Duck; Histrionicus histrionicus; Lake Trout; Salvelinus namaycush; Loach Minnow; Rhinichthys cobitis; Opossum Shrimp; Mysis diluviana; Northern Leatherside Chub; Lepidomeda copei; Northern Pike; Esox lucius; Pacific Lamprey; Entosphenus tridentatus; Snake River Physa; Physa natricina; Rocky Mountain Sculpin; Cottus; Rocky Mountain Tailed Frog; Ascaphus montanus; Rainbow Trout/Steelhead/Redband Trout; Oncorhynchus mykiss; North American River Otter; Lontra canadensis; Sacramento Pikeminnow; Ptychocheilus grandis; Sculpin; Salmonid; Slimy Sculpin; Cottus cognatus; Spikedace; Meda fulgida; Western Pearshell; Margaritifera falcata; Westslope Cutthroat Trout; Oncorhynchus clarkii lewisi; Yellowstone Cutthroat Trout; Oncorhynchus clarkii bouvieri; California Floater; Anodonta californiensis/nuttalliana; Oregon Floater; Anodonta oregonensis/kennerlyi; Burbot; Lota lota; Common Carp; Cyprinus carpio; Dreissenid Mussels (Zebra/Quagga); Dreissena; Rio Grande Chub; Gila pandora; Rio Grande Sucker; Catostomus plebeius; Smallmouth Bass; Micropterus dolomieu; Sturgeon Chub; Macrhybopsis gelida; Umpqua Chub; Oregonichthys kalawatseti; Western Pond Turtle; Actinemys marmorata; Lampreta; Lampetra spp.; Mountain Sucker; Catostomus jordani; New Zealand Mud Snail; Potamopyrgus antipodarum; Olympic Mudminnow; Novumbra hubbsi; Sauger; Sander canadensis; Walleye; Sander vitreus; Western Spadefoot Toad; Spea hammondii; American eel; (Anguilla rostrata); Channel catfish; Ictalurus punctatus; Bluehead sucker; Catostomus virescens; Coastal Tailed Frog; Ascaphus truei; Green sunfish; Lepomis cyanellus; Lahontan cutthroat trout; Oncorhynchus clarkii henshawi; Wood Frog; Lithobates [Rana] sylvaticus; Southern torrent salamander; Rhyacotriton variegatus; Roundtail chub; Gila robusta; Snapping turtle; Chelydra serpentina; Umpqua chub; Oregonichthys kalawaseti; Western ridged mussel; Gonidea angulata; biota; inlandWaters; climatologyMeteorologyAtmosphere; environment; Natural Resource Management & Use; Landscape management; Forest & Plant Health; Climate effects; Invasive species; Wildlife (or Fauna); Fish; Habitat management; Ecology, Ecosystems, & Environment; Climate change; Hydrology, watersheds, sedimentation; Inventory, Monitoring, & Analysis; Monitoring; status; study; eDNA; assay; fish; survey; occurrence; location; population; sample; aquatic; habitat; presence; absence; environmental DNA; eastern United States; western United States
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