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Analysis of the reef slope community structure at Pram Point (species composition of invertebrates and fish, sponge reproduction, sediment type, sedimentation rates and tissue sampling for analysis)
Entry ID: K054_1991_1992_NZ_1

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Summary
Abstract: The reef community at Cape Armitage was surveyed over two seasons (1987/88 and 1988/89). This community exists on a fan like shallow slope platform. In the same season, Pram Point was initially assessed and in this season (1991/92) the benthic community was investigated. In contrast to the shoal of Cape Armitage, the Pram Point reef is steeply sloping and provides an interesting contrast in ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
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1.   N: -77.85   S: -77.85   E: 166.67   W: 166.67  
Min Depth: 0 Max Depth: 25
2.   N: -77.85   S: -77.85   E: 166.75   W: 166.75  
Min Depth: 0 Max Depth: 25


Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1991-10-16
Stop Date: 1991-11-09
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Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Data Center
Antarctica New Zealand, New Zealand Antarctic Institute, New Zealand Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.antarcticanz.govt.nz/

Data Center Personnel
Name: SHULAMIT GORDON
Phone: +64 3 358 0200
Fax: +64 3 358 0211
Email: s.gordon at antarcticanz.govt.nz
Contact Address:
Antarctica New Zealand
Private Bag 4745
City: Christchurch
Country: New Zealand
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: +61 (07) 4753 4431
Fax: +61 (07) 4772 5852
Email: c.battershill at aims.gov.au
Contact Address:
Australian Institute of Marine Science
PMB 3, Townsville MC
City: Townsville
Province or State: Queensland
Postal Code: 4819
Country: Australia
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Publications/References
Battershill, C. 1992 Icy sponges. New Zealand science monthly 3(10): 8-9

Battershill, C. 1995 Under the Antarctic sea ice: the sponge gardens. Water and atmosphere 3(1): 24-25
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2009-05-21
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-06-06

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