Parameter: OTU

Master parameters information
Short Name:
 sample
Short Description:
 sample identification
Official Name:
 sample
No Data Value:
Description:
 

unique sample identification or number; any combination of alpha numeric characters; precise definition is file dependent

Dataset-parameters information
Supplied Name: 
OTU
Supplied Units: 
unitless
Conversion Necessary: 
no
No Data Value: 
nd
Description: 

Operational Taxonomic Unit identifier. The first four-letters describe the taxon:
ASCI: Ascidiacea
BIVA: MolluscaBivalvia
BRYO: Bryozoa
CNID: Cnidaria
CRUS: Crustacea
ECHI: Echinodermata
GAST: MolluscaGastropoda
POLY: Polychaeta
PORI: Porifera