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Reduction in mortality of seabirds in longline fisheries - 2008 Line Shooter Header Data
Entry ID: ASAC_2295_2008

Abstract: This research was a manipulative experiment on a chartered fishing vessel that was chartered to control the confounding effects. Future users of the data should be familiar with the associated published paper, especially the Introduction (which spells out the context) and Methods. Users should also be familiar with the latin square experimental design and take note of Table 1 in the published ... View entire text
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  N: -26.6   S: -26.8   E: 153.2   W: 153.1

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Robertson, G., Candy, S.G. and Wienecke, B.
Dataset Title: Reduction in mortality of seabirds in longline fisheries - 2008 Line Shooter Header Data
Dataset Series Name: CAASM Metadata
Dataset Release Date: 2012-09-26
Dataset Publisher: Australian Antarctic Data Centre
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2008-05-02
Stop Date: 2008-05-05
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City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia
Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Size: 3.41 MB
Distribution Format: csv
Fees: Free
Robertson, G., Candy, S.G., Wienecke, B. (2010), Effect of line shooter and mainline tension on the sink rates of pelagic longlines and implications for seabird interactions., Aquatic Conservation: Marine Freshwater Ecosystems, 20, 419-427
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2012-09-25
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-24