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An integrated examination of the drivers of movements of large filter feeding organisms of high ecotourism value: a case study [ 2011 - 2013 ]

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[Cite as http://purl.org/au-research/grants/arc/LP110100712]

Researchers Bennett Prof Michael B; Dr Anthony J Richardson; Dr Scarla J Weeks; Dr Kathy A Townsend

Brief description This aim is to define key drivers behind movements of large filter-feeding organisms, using the manta ray as a model system. As dive eco-tourism often depends on the presence of such charismatic filter-feeding animals, an understanding of why animals occupy particular sites at particular times is important, especially in the face of climate change.

Funding Amount $190,000

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