Databases and Other Tools
Atlantic Coastal Fish Habitat Partnership Species-Habitat Matrix
The Species-Habitat Matrix evaluates the relative importance of coastal, estuarine and freshwater habitat types in terms of their value to the major life stages of over 100 fish species. The development, review, and analysis of the Species-Habitat Matrix represents a truly coast-wide cooperative effort to which scientists from state, federal, NGO and academic entities contributed.
Assessment of Existing Information
Want to learn more about the habitats in your favorite coastal waterbody? Search the Assessment of Existing Information using multiple web-based query tools. The Assessment of Existing Information is a database of documents, datasets, information portals on Atlantic coastal habitats which were collected and analyzed for indicator, threat, and action information. The Assessment was conducted through a contract with the NOAA National Ocean Service.
To read the NOAA Technical Memo click here.
To use the web-based query tools click here.