Dataset: Offshore Reef Fishes of South Coast NSW

2018-03-06T00:45:01Z (GMT) by Lachlan C. Fetterplace Nathan Knott

Raw Data: These data are presence/absence of fifty fish species at each of 18 sites on relatively deep offshore patch reefs (~50 m depth) on the South Coast of NSW, Australia.

Site Details: Site names, depths, sample lengths, lat/longs.

Read Me: Before using this data set see the attached read me file.

Extended Table 1: Species list of fish recorded on relatively deep offshore patch reefs in 2013 and depth range listed in the scientific literature (see references below) for each species (Jan 2018). This table is an extended version of the summary table in Fetterplace, L. C., Turnbull, J. W., Knott, N. A. and Hardy, N., A. (2018). "The devil in the deep: expanding the known habitat of a rare and protected fish", 4(1), 22-29. European Journal of Ecology. https://doi.org/10.2478/eje-2018-0003

Data was collected as part of: Fetterplace, L.C. (2018). “The ecology of temperate soft sediment fishes: Implications for fisheries management and marine protected area design". Doctor of Philosophy thesis, University of Wollongong, in collaboration with the department of primary industries New South Wales.

When using this data-set cite:

Fetterplace, L. C., Turnbull, J. W., Knott, N. A. and Hardy, N., A. (2018). "The devil in the deep: expanding the known habitat of a rare and protected fish", 4(1), 22-29. European Journal of Ecology. https://doi.org/10.2478/eje-2018-0003

Fetterplace, L.C. (2017). “The ecology of temperate soft sediment fishes: Implications for fisheries management and marine protected area design". Doctor of Philosophy thesis, University of Wollongong.

Depth Range References:

Bray, D. J. (2018). "Fishes of Australia." Retrieved 01 Jan, 2018, from https://www.fishesofaustralia.net.au.

Froese, R. and Pauly, D. (2017). "World Wide Web electronic publication." Retrieved 1/01/2018, from www.fishbase.org.

Gomon, M. F., Bray, D. J. and Kuiter, R. H., Eds. (2008). Fishes of Australia's southern coasts, New Holland.

Kuiter, R. H. (2000). Coastal Fishes of South-eastern Australia. Gary Allen pp. 437.

McGrouther, M. (2018). "Fish Web Pages." Australian Museum. Retrieved Jan 01, 2018, from http://australianmuseum.net.au.