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CSIRO, Rachel Cruises, Shark Data, Arafura Sea, North Australia, 1984
Citation
CSIRO - Arafura Sea shark surveys (Rachel cruises 1984-1985)
Contact: Commonwealth Scientific & Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), more

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Availability: Creative Commons License This dataset is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

Description
Biological data collected on 12 Cruises of the chartered fishing vessel "Rachel" in the Arafura Sea between January 1984 and May1985. The dataset consists of length, sex, species identity data for sharks, mainly Carcharhinus tilstoni, Carcharhinus sorrah, Scomberomorus commerson and Thunnus tonggol, from gillnet and longline samples. This dataset was collected as part of the CSIRO Northern Pelagic Fish Stock Research Project.

Scope
Themes:
Biology > Fish
Keywords:
Marine, ISEW, Arafura Sea,

Geographical coverage
ISEW, Arafura Sea

Temporal coverage
1984 - 1985

Taxonomic coverage
Selachimorpha

Parameter
Occurrence of biota

Contributors
Commonwealth Scientific & Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), moredata creator

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

Publication
Based on this dataset:
Stevens, J.D. et al. (2000). Movements, recapture patterns, and factors affecting the return rate of carcharhinid and other sharks tagged off northern Australia. Mar. Freshw. Res. 51(2): 127-141. hdl.handle.net/10.1071/MF98158, more

Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Research: field survey
Metadatarecord created: 2015-03-11
Information last updated: 2015-05-20
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