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

James Cook University
Alana M Grech (Associated with, Aggregated by) H Marsh (Aggregated by)
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Contact Information

Dr Alana Grech, ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, James Cook University, Townsville QLD 4811, Australia, Tel: +61 7 47815222

Brief description

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


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).

This dataset consists of abundance/distribution and transect maps (jpg) and additional metadata (pdf).

Please contact Helene Marsh for GIS data.

Created: 27 03 2012

Data time period: 31 10 2005 to 29 11 2005

142.0096,-9.5848000000001 142.6087,-9.5848000000001 142.6087,-10.048 142.0096,-10.048 142.0096,-9.5848000000001


text: Torres Strait, Northern Queensland, Australia.

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