Database documentation: marlin
The Ministry of Fisheries data sets incorporate historic research data, data collected or held by MAF Fisheries prior to the split in 1995 of Policy to the Ministry of Fisheries and research to NIWA, and since 1995 data collected by NIWA and other research providers for the Ministry of Fisheries.
This document describes the Ministry of Fisheries research data metadatabase marlin, and is a part of the database documentation series produced by NIWA.
All documents in this series include an introduction to the database design, a description of the main data structures accompanied by an Entity Relationship Diagram (ERD), and a listing of all the main tables. The ERD graphically shows how all the tables link together.
This document is intended as a guide for users and administrators of the marlin database.
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