Dugong aerial survey (dugong, cetacean, turtle) Torres Strait, November 2006

Sighting for dugongs, cetaceans, turtles in Torres Strait area during the dugong aerials surveys in November 2006.

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    Data Publication title Dugong aerial survey (dugong, cetacean, turtle) Torres Strait, November 2006
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    Sighting for dugongs, cetaceans, turtles in Torres Strait area during the dugong aerials surveys in November 2006.

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      Funding for these surveys was obtained from the following government agencies: - Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority (GBRMPA), - Department of Environment and Resource Management (DERM), - Australian Marine Mammal Centre (AMMC), - Torres Strait Regional Authority (TSRA), - Australian Fisheries Management Authority (AFMA), - Marine and Tropical Sciences Research Facility (MTSRF), - National Environmental Research Program (NERP).

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      This dataset consists of abundance/distribution and transect maps (jpg), additional metadata (pdf) and a report (pdf). Please contact Helene Marsh (Helene.Marsh@jcu.edu.au) for GIS data.

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  • Keywords
    • dugong dugon
    • marine turtle
    • aerial survey
    • ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies
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  • Research themes
    Tropical Ecosystems, Conservation and Climate Change
    FoR Codes (*)
    • 050206 - Environmental Monitoring (050206)
    • 050202 - Conservation and Biodiversity (050202)
    SEO Codes
    • 960902 - Coastal and Estuarine Land Management (960902)
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  • Start Date 2006/01/01
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  • Locations
    • Torres Strait, Northern Queensland, Australia.
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    Citation Marsh, Helene; Grech, Alana (2012): Dugong aerial survey (dugong, cetacean, turtle) Torres Strait, November 2006. James Cook University.