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CSIRO, Cruises, Vertebrate and Invertebrate Fishery Bycatch, North Australia, 1997
Citation
CSIRO - Prawn bycatch survey, Torres Strait, Gulf of Carpentaria and Arafura Sea, 1997-199
Contact: Commonwealth Scientific & Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), more

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Description
Biological data collected on 3 cruises of Southern Surveyor between February 1997 and October 1998 in the Torres Strait, Gulf of Carpentaria and Arafura Sea under the leadership of John Salini. The aims were to identify all vertebrate and invertebrate bycatch species in prawn trawls in the northern prawn fishery and the Torres Strait. The data were collected for the Bycatch Sustainability Project.

Scope
Themes:
Biology, Biology > Invertebrates
Keywords:
Marine, ISEW, Arafura Sea, Invertebrata, Vertebrata

Geographical coverage
ISEW, Arafura Sea

Temporal coverage
1997 - 1998

Taxonomic coverage
Invertebrata
Vertebrata [WoRMS]

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

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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