Dataset: Courageous Cruise 033 Biological Data overview, 1978


This record describes the datasets obtained on Courageous Cruise 033. The data were obtained from the Great Australian Bight in March and April 1978. Data were obtained from acoustic and trawl surveys of pelagic and demersal fish including Chinaman leatherjacket (Navon ayraud), Swallowtail (Trachichthodes lineatus), Red snapper (Trachichthodes gerrardi), Jackass fish (Nemadactylus macropterus) Jack mackerel (Trachurus declivis) and Ruby fish (Plagiogeneion macroleas). Fifteen new fish species were identified while several new species of boxfish (Ostraciontidae) were obtained and preserved for closer examination. Length, numbers, and weight were determined. Additional information regarding this dataset is contained in the cruise summary for this voyage.(derived from the cruise report) - Biological Field Data Sheets recorded during this voyage have been scanned to PDF, and are available (to CSIRO Staff) on-line. See the details link under "Stored Media List" (below).

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