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In situ behavioural observation of juvenile Pomacentrus amboinensis in response to small motor boat noise

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Title
In situ behavioural observation of juvenile Pomacentrus amboinensis in response to small motor boat noise
Type
Dataset
Date Record Created
2016-05-03
Date Record Modified
2018-01-03
Language
English
Coverage
Date Coverage
2014-11-16 to 2014-12-15
Time Period
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Geospatial Location
  • Lizard Island, Queensland, Australia
Description
Descriptions
  1. Type: full

    Data from a field experiment conducted by Lucy Holmes during her BSc Honours thesis on the effect of boat noise (30hp 2-stroke engine) on juvenile Pomacentrus amboinensis. Data from 3 min SCUBA behavioural observations. Variables in the Excel dataset are: Fish ID Time since treatment start, Treatment, Number of bites, Total distance moved, Max distance ventured, Boldness, Relative distance ventured.

    The full methodology is available in the publication shown in the Related Publications link below.

  2. Type: note

    This dataset is available as a spreadsheet in MS Excel (.xlsx) and Open Document formats (.ods)

Related Publications
  1. Lucy J. Holmes, Jamie McWilliam, Maud C.O. Ferrari and Mark I. McCormick (2017) Juvenile damselfish are affected but desensitize to small motor boat noise. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology. 494, pp. 63-68.
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People
Creators
  1. Aggregated by: Miss Lucy Holmes , lucy.holmes@my.jcu.edu.au , Discipline of Marine Biology (6621)
  2. Associated with: Prof Mark McCormick , mark.mccormick@jcu.edu.au , Discipline of Marine Biology (6621)
Primary Contact
Prof Mark McCormick, mark.mccormick@jcu.edu.au
Supervisors
  1. Prof Mark McCormick , mark.mccormick@jcu.edu.au
Collaborators
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Subject
Fields of Research
  1. 060205 - Marine and Estuarine Ecology (incl. Marine Ichthyology) (060205)
  2. 060201 - Behavioural Ecology (060201)
Socio-Economic Objective
  1. 970106 - Expanding Knowledge in the Biological Sciences (970106)
Keywords
  1. coral reef fish
  2. behavioural ecology
  3. boat noise
  4. anthropogenic disturbance
  5. damselfish
  6. Pomacentrus amboinensis
  7. ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies
Research Activity
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Research Themes
Tropical Ecosystems, Conservation and Climate Change
Rights
License
CC BY-NC: Attribution-Noncommercial 3.0 AU
License - Other
Mark McCormick
Access Rights/Conditions
Open access. If the data is not freely accessible via the link provided, please contact the nominated data manager or researchdata@jcu.edu.au for assistance.
Type
open
Rights
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Citation
Cite:
Holmes, L.; McCormick, M. (2016). In situ behavioural observation of juvenile Pomacentrus amboinensis in response to small motor boat noise. James Cook University. [Data Files] http://dx.doi.org/10.4225/28/5731691B9C95B
Digital Object Identifier (DOI):
10.4225/28/5731691B9C95B