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CSIRO, Tropical Zooplankton Biomass and Composition, Albatross Bay - Gulf of Carpentaria, North Australia 1986-1988
Citation
CSIRO - Albatross Bay zooplankton study 1986-88
Contact: Marine and Atmospheric Research (CSIRO-CMAR), more

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Description
The biomass and species composition of tropical zooplankton in Albatross Bay, Gulf of Carpentaria, northern Australia, were examined monthly for three years between March 1986 and March 1988. Zooplankton taxonomic groups were identified to species level where possible, with a primary focus on copepods. Data is stored as mean number of individuals per site. Sampling occurred across 5 sites (Site 1 = Inshore, Site 5 = Offshore, Sites progressed westward). Temperature and salinity were also recorded for many samples.

Scope
Themes:
Biology > Zooplankton
Keywords:
Marine

Contributors
Commonwealth Scientific & Industrial Research Organisation (Australia); Marine and Atmospheric Research (CMAR), moredata ownerdata provider

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Published in:
OBIS-Australia: Australian Ocean Biogeographic Information System, more


Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Monitoring: field survey
Metadatarecord created: 2012-12-19
Information last updated: 2015-05-20
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