Australian Institute of Marine Science – Long-term monitoring Program: Visual Census Fish Data (Great Barrier Reef)
Entry ID: aims_ltm_fish

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Summary
Abstract: Data Summary - About 50 selected reefs throughout the Great Barrier Reef (GBR) are sampled in the AIMS Long-term Monitoring Project (LTMP). A visual census of fish on fixed transects (3 sites per reef, 5 x 50 m transects per site). Fishes from a list of 191 species, representing 10 families, are counted. Individuals, Genus, Species are counted for a prescribed list of 212 species: all the ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -14.52   S: -23.89   E: 152.67   W: 145.35

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Dr. H. Sweatman
Dataset Title: Australian Institute of Marine Science – Long-term monitoring Program: Visual Census Fish Data (Great Barrier Reef)
Dataset Release Date: 1992
Dataset Release Place: Australia
Dataset Publisher: OBIS Australia
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1992-03-01
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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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Distribution
Distribution Media: FTP
Distribution Format: OBIS Schema
Fees: none
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: +61 7 4753 4419
Email: g.ericson 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
Sweatman, H (1992), Long-term monitoring Program: Visual Census Fish Data (Great Barrier Reef)., Australian Institute of Marine Science
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2007-08-02
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-03-06
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