Australian Institute of Marine Science – Zooplankton community composition of Darwin Harbour, Northern Territory
Entry ID: AIMS_Copepods_DarwinHarbour

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Summary
Abstract: The composition of the zooplankton community in a macrotidal, tropical estuarine system (Darwin Harbour, Northern Territory, Australia) was studied over a 2 year period. In all, 32 copepod species were recorded, with small euryhaline marine copepod species such as Parvocalanus crassirostris, Bestiolina similis and Oithona aruensis dominating the zooplankton. Plankton abundances ranged between ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -12.34   S: -12.72   E: 130.97   W: 130.69

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: S Duggan and AD McKinnon
Dataset Title: Australian Institute of Marine Science – Zooplankton community composition of Darwin Harbour, Northern Territory
Dataset Release Date: 2002
Dataset Release Place: Australia
Dataset Publisher: OBIS Australia
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2002-12-11
Stop Date: 2004-12-09
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Australian Institute of Marine Science, Australia Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.aims.gov.au/index.html

Data Center Personnel
Name: SCOTT BAINBRIDGE
Phone: +61 7 4753 4377
Email: adc at aims.gov.au
Contact Address:
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PMB No. 3
City: Townsville Qld.
Province or State: Queensland
Postal Code: 4810
Country: AUSTRALIA
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Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: +61 7 4753 4292
Email: d.mckinnon at aims.gov.au
Contact Address:
PMB No.3
City: Townsville
Province or State: Queensland
Postal Code: 4810
Country: Australia
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Publications/References
Duggan S and McKinnon AD (2002), Zooplankton community composition of Darwin Harbour, Northern Territory., Australian Institute of Marine Science

Duggan S, McKinnon AD and Carleton JH (2008), Zooplankton in an Australian tropical estuary, Estuaries and Coasts, 31, 2, pgs 455-467
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2009-07-20
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-03-11
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