Dugong aerial survey (dugong, cetacean, turtle) Torres Strait, November 2005

Sighting for dugongs, cetaceans and turtles in Torres Strait area during the dugong aerials surveys in November 2005.

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    Data Publication title Dugong aerial survey (dugong, cetacean, turtle) Torres Strait, November 2005
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    Sighting for dugongs, cetaceans and turtles in Torres Strait area during the dugong aerials surveys in November 2005.

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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) and additional metadata (pdf).

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      Please contact Helene Marsh Helene.Marsh@jcu.edu.au for GIS data.

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  • Keywords
    • dugong dugon
    • cetacean
    • marine turtle
    • aerial survey
    • abundance
    • ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies
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    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 2005/11/01
  • End Date 2005/11/30
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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 2005. James Cook University.