Parameter: length

Dataset: 
Parameter: 
Master parameters information
Short Name:
 length
Short Description:
 length
Official Name:
 length
No Data Value:
Description:
 

Length of specimen. Often in millimeters or centimeters. See dataset for units.

Dataset-parameters information
Supplied Name: 
length
Supplied Units: 
millimeters (?)
Conversion Necessary: 
no
Conversion Utility: 
No Data Value: 
nd
Description: 

The sizes for the aggregates are for individual animals in the chains. Chains were broken up during collection. Measurements of the aggregates do not include the "tips" but are for oral-aboral length only. The solitary forms are basically cylindrical so the length measurements are for the totals.