The structural and functional diversity of the shallow-water benthic community at New Harbour
Entry ID: K082_2001_2002_NZ_6

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Abstract: The biodiversity of the seafloor community at New Harbour was investigated to determine the structural and functional diversity of the benthic community and resurveyed over two seasons (01-02 and 02-03). A minimum of three sites, separated by at least 50m and accessed through separate dive holes were surveyed. Two 20m transect lines were laid on the seafloor within the 15-25m depth stratum ... View entire text
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Description: LGP-Latitudinal Gradient Project
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Spatial coordinates   
  N: -77.57   S: -77.57   E: 163.52   W: 163.52
Min Depth: 15 Max Depth: 25

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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2001-10-29
Stop Date: 2002-11-09
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Cummings, V.J. 2003. Assessing biodiversity on the Antarctic sea floor. Water and atmosphere 11(3): 10-12, 2003.
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DIF Creation Date: 2005-10-11
Last DIF Revision Date: 2010-12-08
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