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Australian Institute of Marine Science - Great Barrier Reef nearshore coral diversity
Citation
Done T (1994) Australian Institute of Marine Science - Great Barrier Reef nearshore coral diversity.
Contact: Done, Terry

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Description
Surveys of coral community structure, composition and diversity carried out at nearshore reefs of the Great Barrier Reef, Australia between 1994 and 1997. more

Surveys of coral community structure, composition and diversity were carried out at nearshore reefs of the Great Barrier Reef, Australia. 466 sites on 96 reefs between Mackay and Cooktown (latitude 14-21 degrees South) were surveyed between 1994 and 1997. The aim of the study was to characterize nearshore coral communities in this region. Hard corals were identified to species level and rated by relative abundance. Total Distribution Records: 16,489 Total Number of Taxa: 69 genera, 285 species

Scope
Keywords:
Marine

Contributor
Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS), more

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


Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Research
Metadatarecord created: 2013-01-21
Information last updated: 2013-01-21
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