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Environment
PROJECT NUMBER • 2001-036
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Assessment of the importance of different near-shore marine habitats to important fishery species in Victoria using standardised survey methods, and in temperate and sub-tropical Australia using stable isotope analysis

The first part of this project was a basic survey of fish use of intertidal habitats such as mangroves, mudflats and saltmarshes, which previously had hardly been considered in temperate Australian coastal waters. Mangroves (Avicennia marina) and mudflats were used by at least 41 species of fish....
ORGANISATION:
Agriculture Victoria
Industry
Environment
PROJECT NUMBER • 1993-100
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Evaluation of methods to assess abalone abundance

The issue of how best to survey abalone populations to obtain estimates of abundance has been the subject of debate among fisheries biologists for many years. In an attempt to resolve this issue we compared and evaluated abalone abundance estimated by the following methods: Transect survey,...
ORGANISATION:
Agriculture Victoria
Environment
PROJECT NUMBER • 1986-039
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Western bass strait trawl fishery assessment

The Western Bass Strait Trawl Fishery Assessment Program was the first extensive study of the demersal trawl fishery in western Bass Strait. The study provided biological and fishery information on 11 commercially important species. All data presented here have been used extensively in the...
ORGANISATION:
Agriculture Victoria
Environment
PROJECT NUMBER • 1996-116
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Spawning and larval recruitment processes of commercially important species in coastal waters off Victoria

Information on spawning and larval recruitment processes of commercially important species in coastal waters in south-eastern Australian waters is provided based on four daytime surveys carried out on board the RV Franklin during the summer of 1997 (January-February and December) and the winter of...
ORGANISATION:
Agriculture Victoria
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