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Taxonomic Group
This field is for coding the primary taxonomic groups (i.e. fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds etc.) represented in BISON-M.
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This is a list of counties in the State of New Mexico where the species is known to occur. Note: The '999 - New Mexico' code was added to the list of counties for coding 'NM state distribution' information. This is necessary when county-level distribution for that species is not available.
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Gap Vegetation
This is a list of the GAP Vegetation codes for New Mexico. This field includes the entire hierarchical structure of the vegetation classification system from the NM GAP project.
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This code field contains additional details about the habitat of the species.
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Land Use
This lists the land use/land cover associations for the species. The codes are from Anderson's Land Use/Land Cover classification scheme. (Keep in mind these codes were created to code land masses as depicted in aerial photographs, primarily remote sensing.)
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Other Distribution
Lands under various ownerships have been assigned 5-digit codes and entered into a list of recognized parcels. Each land owner has been assigned a two-digit prefix in the 5-digit code to simplify identification.
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State codes represent state distribution (e.g., extant, extirpated, accidental).
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These codes indicate the legal or economic status of the species.
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Find a Species Booklet
Find a specific species by name or taxonomic group.
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Species Report
Run pre-made reports that search based on one or two fields.
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Database Query
Run custom reports that search on up to eight commonly-used fields.
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Power Search
Run custom reports that search on any of the BISON-M database fields.
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