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2.3. MAWS species code authority file

This file defines the species codes for MAWS data. Its current file name is “spcode02.dbf”.

NameTypeSizeContents
NUMBC5 Five-digit species number.
SPECC4 MAPS four-letter species code based on the common name. Example: “SCGO” for “small Canada Goose sp.”
COMMONNAMEC37 Common name, e.g., “Small Canada Goose”.
SPEC6C6 MAWS six-letter species code based on the scientific name. Example: BRACPA for Small Canada Goose, Branta canadensis parvipes.