Data from: Russ GR et al “Coral cover a stronger driver of reef fish trophic biomass than fishing”. Ecological Applications.

Fish Data: Mean Biomass (kg/6000 square metres) from six 1000 square metre replicates of 13 different trophic groups of coral reef fish on reef slopes at Apo and Sumilon Islands Philippines, 1983-2014. Underwater Visual Census by Garry R. Russ, JCU.

Benthic Data: Mean % cover of Hard Coral (HC) and Dead Substratum (DS) associated with mean reef fish biomass (above) on reef slopes of Apo and Sumilon Islands Philippines, 1983-2014. Collected by Garry R. Russ, JCU.

The full methodology will be made available in the publication shown in the Related Publications link below. 

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    Fish Data: Mean Biomass (kg/6000 square metres) from six 1000 square metre replicates of 13 different trophic groups of coral reef fish on reef slopes at Apo and Sumilon Islands Philippines, 1983-2014. Underwater Visual Census by Garry R. Russ, JCU.

    Benthic Data: Mean % cover of Hard Coral (HC) and Dead Substratum (DS) associated with mean reef fish biomass (above) on reef slopes of Apo and Sumilon Islands Philippines, 1983-2014. Collected by Garry R. Russ, JCU.

    The full methodology will be made available in the publication shown in the Related Publications link below. 

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  • Data type dataset
  • Keywords
    • coral reefs
    • fisheries
    • coral reef fish
    • corals cover
    • marine reserves
    • ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies
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    Tropical Ecosystems, Conservation and Climate Change
    FoR Codes (*)
    • 0602 - Ecology
    SEO Codes
    • 960507 - Ecosystem Assessment and Management of Marine Environments
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  • Locations
    • Apo and Sumilon Islands, Philippines
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    Attachment Data_Russ_etal_Ecological_Applications_2020_EAP19_0820_R1.pdf pdf version of data from Russ et al Ecological Applications 2020
    The Data Manager is: Garry Russ
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    Access conditions Open: free access under license
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  • Data record size 1 file: 388 KB
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    Citation Russ, Garry (2020): Data from: Russ GR et al “Coral cover a stronger driver of reef fish trophic biomass than fishing”. Ecological Applications.. James Cook University. https://doi.org/10.25903/5efad601a0795