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Great Barrier Reef Fish Biological Data

Brown, Ian Walkden. Great Barrier Reef Fish Biological Data. Department of Employment, Economic Development and Innovation (DEEDI). [Dataset]

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Abstract

Biological measurements on fish sampled during the course of FRDC funded project Growth, Reproduction and Recruitment of Great Barrier Reef Food Fish Stocks (FRDC 90/18). The comma-delimited ascii file comprises the following fields:

1. Cruise number
2. Date (d-m-y)
3, Region (descriptor of part of Queensland coast or Great Barrier Reef system)
4. Reef (name or number)
5. Data source (Res=research, Rec=recreational fisher, Com=commercial fisher)
6. Capture method
7. Trap number (where appropriate)
8. Species name
9. LthStd (standard length, cm)
10. LthFrk (fork length, cm)
11. LthTot (total length, cm)
12. WtTot (approx total weight, g; weighed at sea)
13. FrameWt (weight of frame [after filleting, with viscera], g; weighed in lab)
14. Sex (macroscopic examination only)
15. GonadWt (g)

Data obtained by the Department Employment, Economic Development and Innovation (formerly Primary Industries and Fisheries) between 1988 and 1993, primarily in the southern Great Barrier Reef (Capricorn-Bunker and Swain Groups), with fish traps and handlining.

Item Type:Dataset
Type of Data:Numerical
Copyright Holders:© The State of Queensland, Department of Employment, Economic Development and Innovation, 1993
Coverage:
NorthWestSouthEast
-18146-24153
Funders:Fisheries Research and Development Corporation.
Projects:Growth, Reproduction and Recruitment of Great Barrier Reef Food Fish Stocks (FRDC 90/18)
Business groups:Agri-Science, Animal Science
Additional Information:By downloading this dataset you agree to the terms and conditions of the attached licence.
Keywords:Great Barrier Reef; GBR; fish.
Subjects:Aquaculture and Fisheries > Fisheries
Aquaculture and Fisheries > Fisheries > Fishery research
Deposited On:24 Aug 2010 05:17
Last Modified:05 Mar 2013 06:17

ANDS Handle: http://hdl.handle.net/10378.3/10260

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