Dataset: Soela Voyage SO 4/83 Biological Data Overview


This record is an overview entry for biological data collected on Soela cruise SO 4/83. This cruise took place in the North West Shelf during 2 August - 7 September 1983, under the leadership of G. West and Keith Sainsbury. Biological data collected on this cruise include composition data of demersal fish community and selected fish specimens for growth, reproduction, mortality and diet studies. 75 sharks from longlining and 86 sharks from in the trawls. Zooplankton abundance data and larval fish samples. Photography of 70 trawls and several scampi trawls to determine gear efficiency and bottom types. Collection of scampi and crayfish including photographs. Benthos and diet data of Nemipterus peronii, N. tambuloides and Saurida undosquamis from 6 sites. Benthic and epibenthic samples including 35 mm photography of 2 beam trawl hauls.(derived from the cruise report) - Biological data is available via Data Trawler. - Biological Field Data Sheets recorded during this voyage have been scanned to PDF, and are available on-line at

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