The Aquaculture Mapping Atlas

Atlas Data & Information

The table below provides information about the data in the Connecticut Aquaculture Mapping Atlas. Data in the viewer is from various sources. Each layer is updated by the agency or organization that publishes the data.

Layer Name
Description
Source
Metadata or Info
 
Shellfish Jurisdiction Line Shellfish area state/ town jurisdiction polygons CT DABA

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CT Marinas Coastal marinas in CT used for shellfish growing area classification purposes CT DABA View
CT Shellfish Area Marker Point features used for shellfish classification mapping CT DABA View
CT Sampling Stations CT DABA water quality monitoring station point data CT DABA View
Aquaculture Gear Areas Polygon data respresenting the approximate geographical location of "Certificate for Aquaculture Operation" permitted gear via the State of Connecticut Application for Joint Programmatic General Permit (PGP) for Aquaculture Department of the Army General Permit. CT DABA View
Aquaculture Operations Point data respresenting the approximate geographical location of "Certificate for Aquaculture Operation" permitted facilties/gear in via the State of Connecticut Application for Joint Programmatic General Permit (PGP) for Aquaculture Department of the Army General Permit CT DABA View
State Managed Shellfish Beds State managed shellfish beds CT DABA View
Town Managed Shellfish Beds Town managed shellfish beds CT DABA View
Recreational Shellfish Beds Recreational shellfish beds CT DABA View
Natural Shellfish Beds Natural shellfish beds CT DABA View
CT Seaweed License Areas licensed for seaweed production CT DABA View
Shellfish Classification Lines CT shellfish growing area classification line data CT DABA View
Shellfish Classification Areas CT shellfish growing area classification polygon data CT DABA View
Eelgrass Beds (2012) 2012 Eelgrass beds CT DEEP View
Critical Habitat Rare and specialized wildlife habitats in CT CT DEEP View
Coastal Wetlands Extent and location of coastal wetlands USFWS/NWI NE ODP (host) View
Natural Diversity Database Areas Known locations of state listed species CT DEEP View
ESI Shoreline Sensitive shoreline resources NOAA View
Sediment Class USGS Sediments LISEA/TNC View
Soundings Depth points NOAA View
Depth Class Bathymetric depth classes LISEA/TNC View
Slope Class Slope descriptions LISEA/TNC View
Aids to Navigation Aids to Navigation for US waters NOAA View
Anchorage Areas Areas where boats and ships can safely drop anchor NOAA View
Submarine Cables NASCA submarine Cables NOAA View
Submarine Cable Areas Locations of one or more submarine cable and/or pipeline areas DOC, NOAA View
2016 Leaf off Imagery 3" high resolution orthorectified aerial imagery CT CRCOG View
NOAA Navigation Charts NOAA Nautical Charts NOAA View