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Albatross Bay Fish Data 1986-1988
Entry ID: CSIRO_Albatross_fish

Abstract: 7, four- to five-day cruises were undertaken using the vessel
"Jacqueline D" in Albatross Bay, Gulf of Carpentaria between August
1986 and November 1988, using a random stratified trawl survey to
measure fish species composition and abundance. Four depth zones
between 7 and 45 m were sampled during both day and
night. Approximately 890,000 fish of 237 species were ... View entire text
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -12.5   S: -13.0   E: 142.0   W: 141.5

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Stephen Blaber, David Brewer, John Salini, CSIRO Division of Marine Research
Dataset Title: Albatross Bay Fish Data 1986-1988
Dataset Release Place: Hobart, Australia
Dataset Publisher: CSIRO Division of Marine Research
Online Resource:
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1986-08-11
Stop Date: 1988-11-15
Quality Dataset is complete. Trawl data from 133 stations are contained in
this dataset (approximately 10,900 catch records by species.)
Access Constraints Release with the permission of the custodian.
Use Constraints None
Data Set Progress
Data Center
Marine and Atmospheric Research, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization, Australia Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:
Dataset ID: MarLIN record number: 1621

Data Center Personnel
Phone: +61 (03) 6232 5318
Fax: +61 (03) 6232 5000
Email: Tony.Rees at
Contact Address:
CSIRO Marine and Atmospheric Research (CMAR)
GPO Box 1538
City: Hobart
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7001
Country: Australia
Email: john.salini at
Contact Address:
Commonwealth Scientific Industrial Research Organization
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2002-11-29
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-23
Future DIF Review Date: 2003-11-29