Dataset: Courageous Cruise 015 Biological Data overview, 1976


This record describes the datasets obtained on Courageous Cruise 015. The data were obtained from waters off the New South Wales coast, Bass Strait and the east and southeast coast of Tasmania in December 1976. Data were obtained from acoustic and trawl surveys of Jack mackerel (Trachurus declivis) and other demersal and pelagic fish including Pennant lantern fish (Maurolicus muelleri), New Zealand whiptail, gemfish, southern frost fish, mirror dory, and ling. Catch rates, biomass, length, sex, gonad size and state, and target signal strength 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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