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Zooplankton sampling in the coastal waters of south eastern Tasmania, Australia (2009-2015)

Latest version published by CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere on Mar 13, 2019 CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere

Zooplankton was counted and identified from three sites over the 5-year period. The net used (200 microm Bongo net) was designed to catch meso-zooplankton with an integrated vertical tow through the water column. One net from each of the paired Bongo samples was analysed and the data expressed as numbers per m3. Copepods dominated the zooplankton, with other groups such as salps, krill, appendicularians, cladocerans, chaetognaths and meroplanktonic larvae being seasonally dominant.

Data Records

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How to cite

Researchers should cite this work as follows:

Swadling, K.M., Eriksen, R.S., Beard, J.M. and Crawford, C.M. (2018) Zooplankton sampling in the coastal waters of south eastern Tasmania. Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies, University of Tasmania. Data accessed at http://metadata.imas.utas.edu.au/geonetwork/srv/en/metadata.show?uuid=2f950283-8f4b-41b7-a379-a3b3af0c48e0 on (access date).

Rights

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The publisher and rights holder of this work is CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial (CC-BY-NC) 4.0 License.

GBIF Registration

This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: 4a1fb401-3186-4e60-bbd4-f61de71a0c76.  CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by Atlas of Living Australia.

Keywords

Occurrence; Specimen

Contacts

Who created the resource:

Kerrie Swadling
Principal Investigator
Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies (IMAS), University of Tasmania (UTAS)University of Tasmania IMAS - Hobart, Private Bag 129 7001 Hobart Tasmania AU

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Kerrie Swadling
Principal Investigator
Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies (IMAS), University of Tasmania (UTAS)University of Tasmania IMAS - Hobart, Private Bag 129 7001 Hobart Tasmania AU

Who filled in the metadata:

Kerrie Swadling
Principal Investigator
Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies (IMAS), University of Tasmania (UTAS)University of Tasmania IMAS - Hobart, Private Bag 129 7001 Hobart Tasmania AU

Who else was associated with the resource:

Publisher
Dave Watts
OBIS Australia Node Manager
CSIRO Oceans & Atmosphere PO Box 1538 7001 Hobart Tasmania AU +61 3 6232 5062
http://www.obis.org.au

Geographic Coverage

Storm Bay, Tasmania, Australia

Bounding Coordinates South West [-43.187, 147.435], North East [-43.113, 147.657]

Temporal Coverage

Start Date / End Date 2009-11-09 / 2015-04-22

Sampling Methods

Zooplankton were collected with a 2-m long Bongo net (mouth diameter: 75 cm; mesh size: 200 microm). The nets were deployed to within 2 m of the seabed and hauled steadily (1 m s-1) back to the surface. On-board, zooplankton samples were anesthetised using soda water and refrigerated. The catches were returned to the laboratory and preserved in 4% formaldehyde.

Study Extent Storm Bay

Method step description:

  1. When necessary, samples were subsplit with a Folsom plankton splitter so that between 400 and 1000 individuals were counted. Many groups, including copepods, krill, salps and cladocerans, were identified to species. Other individuals were identified to coarser taxonomic levels.When necessary, samples were subsplit with a Folsom plankton splitter so that between 400 and 1000 individuals were counted. Many groups, including copepods, krill, salps and cladocerans, were identified to species. Other individuals were identified to coarser taxonomic levels.

Bibliographic Citations

  1. Salmon Sub-program: Marine currents, nutrients and plankton in the coastal waters of south eastern Tasmania and responses to changing weather patterns. https://data.imas.utas.edu.au/attachments/3b002636-f1b2-441d-a135-f043df3c8c15/2014-031-DLD.pdf

Additional Metadata

marine, harvested by iOBIS

Alternative Identifiers http://ogc-act.csiro.au/ipt/resource?r=imas_zooplankton_sampling