The influence of exposure and habitat on fish assemblages in Princess Royal Harbour and King George Sound, Albany, Western Australia.

  • Todd Bond (Creator)
  • Euan Harvey (Creator)
  • Matthew Birt (Creator)
  • Benjamin Saunders (Creator)
  • Damon Driessen (Creator)
  • Laura Fullwood (Creator)

Dataset

Description

The three main habitats of King George Sound and Princess Royal Harbour of Albany, Western Australia are seagrass, sand and temperate rocky reef. They present an opportunity to assess the influence of habitat on local fish assemblages. A team of students from UWA investigated this influence using baited remote underwater stereo-video systems (stereo-BRUVS).

Collection Method: Stereo BRUV
Camera Orientation: Forward Facing
Camera Calibration: Calibrated
Camera Calibration Information: All cameras were calibrated prior to and post field work.
Scoring System Used: Event Measure
Sizing Laser: Sizing Laser Not Used
Water Column Position: Demersal Environment
Geomorphic Class: Geomorphic Class Not Targeted
Number Of Deployments: 60
Date made available5 Mar 2013
PublisherThe University of Western Australia
Date of data production1 Apr 2012 - 30 Apr 2012
Geographical coverageKing George Sound
Geospatial point-35.072876,117.885934

Keywords

  • Stereo BRUV
  • Albany
  • Temperate fish
  • 040501 Biological Oceanography

Cite this

Bond, T. (Creator), Harvey, E. (Creator), Birt, M. (Creator), Saunders, B. (Creator), Driessen, D. (Creator), Fullwood, L. (Creator)(5 Mar 2013). The influence of exposure and habitat on fish assemblages in Princess Royal Harbour and King George Sound, Albany, Western Australia. The University of Western Australia. 10.4225/23/591522add1254