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Oceanic Shoals Commonwealth Marine Reserve - Pelagic baited camera surveys (stereo-BRUVS), Australia (2012)

Latest version published by CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere on Mar 7, 2019 CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere

This dataset derives from deployments of pelagic baited camera systems (stereo-BRUVS) conducted within the Oceanic Shoals Commonwealth Marine Reserve (CMR) in the Timor Sea during September and October 2012 onboard the RV Solander. This resource comprises species lists and relative abundance data (measured as MaxN, the maximum number of individuals of a given species captured in any one frame) for 116 sampling sites surveyed across three focal areas.

The Oceanic Shoals Commonwealth Marine Reserve survey was undertaken as an activity within the Australian Government's National Environmental Research Program Marine Biodiversity Hub and was the key component of Research Theme 4 - Regional Biodiversity Discovery to Support Marine Bioregional Plans. Hub partners involved in the survey included the Australian Institute of Marine Science, Geoscience Australia, the University of Western Australia, Museum Victoria and the Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory. Data acquired during the survey included: multibeam sonar bathymetry and acoustic backscatter; sub-bottom acoustic profiles; physical samples of seabed sediments, infauna and epibenthic biota; towed underwater video and still camera observations of seabed habitats; baited video observations of demersal and pelagic fish, and; oceanographic measurements of the water column from CTD (conductivity, temperature, depth) casts and from deployment of sea surface drifters. Further information on the survey is available in the post-survey report published as Geoscience Australia Record 2013/38: Nichol, S.L., Howard, F.J.F., Kool, J., Stowar, M., Bouchet, P., Radke, L.,Siwabessy, J., Przeslawski, R., Picard, K., Alvarez de Glasby, B., Colquhoun, J., Letessier, T. & Heyward, A. 2013. Oceanic Shoals Commonwealth Marine Reserve (Timor Sea) Biodiversity Survey: GA0339/SOL5650 - Post Survey Report. Record 2013/38. Geoscience Australia: Canberra. (GEOCAT #76658).

Taxa have been matched to the World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) and if not then matched to the Australian Faunal Directory (AFD)

Data Records

The data in this occurrence resource has been published as a Darwin Core Archive (DwC-A), which is a standardized format for sharing biodiversity data as a set of one or more data tables. The core data table contains 375 records.

This IPT archives the data and thus serves as the data repository. The data and resource metadata are available for download in the downloads section. The versions table lists other versions of the resource that have been made publicly available and allows tracking changes made to the resource over time.

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Versions

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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 not been registered with GBIF

Keywords

Occurrence; Observation

Contacts

Who created the resource:

Phil Bouchet
Principal Investigator
Centre for Marine Futures, The University of Western Australia (UWA) 35 Stirling Highway 6009 Crawley Western Australia AU

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Phil Bouchet
Principal Investigator
Centre for Marine Futures, The University of Western Australia (UWA) 35 Stirling Highway 6009 Crawley Western Australia AU
Jessica Meeuwig
Principal Investigator
Centre for Marine Futures, The University of Western Australia (UWA) 35 Stirling Highway 6009 Crawley Western Australia AU

Who filled in the metadata:

Emma Flukes
NESP Marine Biodiversity Hub Data Manager
Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies (IMAS), University of Tasmania (UTAS) 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 +61 3 6232 5062
http://www.obis.org.au

Geographic Coverage

Oceanic Shoals

Bounding Coordinates South West [-12.25, 126.9], North East [-11.39, 127.5]

Temporal Coverage

Start Date 2012-01-01

Additional Metadata

marine, harvested by iOBIS

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