CMAR Albatross Bay Zooplankton 1986-88 (via OBIS Australia)Entry ID: OBISAU_CMAR_ALB_ZOO
Abstract: The biomass and species composition of tropical zooplankton in Albatross Bay, Gulf of Carpentaria, northern Australia, were examined monthly for three years between March 1986 and March 1988. Zooplankton taxonomic groups were identified to species level where possible, with a primary focus on copepods. Data is stored as mean number of individuals per site. Sampling occurred across 5 sites (Site 1 = Inshore, Site 5 = Offshore, Sites progressed westward). Temperature and salinity were also recorded for many samples.
Start Date: 1986-03-10Stop Date: 1988-03-18
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Email: Peter.Rothlisberg at csiro.au
Greenwood, J.G. and Rothlisberg, P.C. (1990). Temporal and spatial variation of neritic zooplankton of the Gulf of Carpentaria, northern Australia. CSIRO/UQ Collaborative Research Grant (55) - Final Report.
Othaman, B. H. R., Greenwood, J. G. and Rothlisberg, P. C. (1990). The copepod fauna of the Gulf of Carpentaria, and its Indo-West Pacific affinities. Netherlands Journal of Sea Research, 25(4): 561-572.
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DIF Creation Date: 2008-03-19
Last DIF Revision Date: 2012-01-18