Parameter: day

Parameter: 
Master parameters information
Short Name:
 age
Short Description:
 age
Official Name:
 age
No Data Value:
 nd
Description:
 

Estimated age of an organism. Units and methods vary by dataset (e.g. years, months, days); values are numeric.

Dataset-parameters information
Supplied Name: 
day
Supplied Units: 
number of days
Conversion Necessary: 
no
No Data Value: 
nd
Description: 

Age of larvae in days in the format DX where X = how many days old the larva was*. For specimens where age was unclear: DS = d-stage;
VE = veliger;
PV = pedi-veliger larvae (unclear how old);
R = larvae released from brood (for brooding species);
H = larvae at time of harvest (for brooding species).
*For RCSL samples, day 13 is written as 13D