Australian Institute of Marine Science – Summer planktonic communities of North West Cape, Western Australia
Entry ID: AIMS_Copepods_NWCape

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Summary
Abstract: The community composition of pelagic copepods near Australia's North West Cape was studied during the austral summers of 1997/1998 and 1998/1999 from sampling from a set of 8 stations along a 36km cross-shelf transect.

Over 120 species of copepods were identified: 60 species of calanoid copepods and 5 harpacticoid copepods.

Familes (number of species) were: Aetideidae (1), Arcartiidae (5), ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -20.92   S: -22.83   E: 115.81   W: 113.32

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: AD McKinnon, and S Talbot
Dataset Title: Australian Institute of Marine Science – Summer planktonic communities of North West Cape, Western Australia.
Dataset Release Date: 1997-10-24
Dataset Release Place: Australia
Dataset Publisher: OBIS Australia
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1997-10-24
Stop Date: 1999-02-19
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For information purposes, email to obissupport@marine.rutgers.edu the full citation of any publication made (printed or electronic) that cites OBIS or any constituent part.

Recognize the limitations of data in OBIS. http://gcmd.gsfc.nasa.gov/Aboutus/xml/dif/
Data Center
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:
Australian Institute of Marine Science
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
McKinnon AD, Talbot S (1997) Australian Institute of Marine Science - Summer planktonic communities of North West Cape, Western Australia.

McKinnon AD, Talbot S, Carleton JH and Bottger-Schnack R (2008) Summer planktonic copepod communities of Australia's North West Cape (Indian Ocean) during the 1997-99 El Nino/La Nina. Journal of Plankton Research 30: 839-855.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2009-04-15
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-03-11
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