Title

WAMSI 2 - Kimberley Node - Project 1.1.3 - Ecological connectivity of Kimberley marine communities (ECU - AIMS) [dataset]

Author Identifiers

Kathryn McMahon

ORCID: 0000-0003-4355-6247

Collection Type

Dataset

Upload Date

2017

School or Research Centre

School of Natural Sciences

Contact

This dataset is currently embargoed. To request for access, kindly contact Kathryn McMahon (k.mcmahon@ecu.edu.au)

Funders

Western Australian Marine Science Institution (WAMSI) project funded by Western Australian State Government and research partners.

Description

The overarching objective is to infer the routine distances of dispersal and patterns of connectivity among key populations within the Kimberley. Nine sub-projects will address this objective. The data provided by these methods are complimentary, and each improves the others. The projects and objectives can be summarised as:

- Existing samples and desktop study

- Genetic analyses

- Coral stock-recruitment and larval durations

- Fish otolith microchemistry

Genotypes data have been generated from seven marine organisms:

1. Tectus niloticus - gastropod (CSIRO)

2. Pomacentrus milleri - fish (CSIRO)

3. Lutjanus carponotatus - fish (CSIRO)

4. Halophila ovalis - seagrass (ECU)

5. Thalassia hemprichii - seagrass (ECU)

6. Isopora brueggmanni - coral (AIMS)

7. Acropora aspera - coral (AIMS)

There is a CSIRO metadata record that describes data for Tectus niloticus; Pomacentrus milleri and Lutjanus carponotatus (http://www.marlin.csiro.au/geonetwork/srv/eng/search# !0d389dab-d6e2-4895-ba09-389e689b565e)

Spatial representation type :

Vector: vector data is used to represent geographic data

StereoModel: three-dimensional view formed by the intersecting homologous rays of an overlapping pair of images

Geographic bounding :

North bound: -16.00000, West bound: 123.50000, East bound: 122.70000, South bound:-16.70000

Methodology

Samples obtained from a total of 5009 individuals and 157 sites were genotyped using either single nucleotide polymorphism DNA markers (SNPs; corals, mollusc, fishes) or microsatellite DNA markers (seagrass) (see thumbnail). For further details refer to final report.

FoR Codes

0405

DOI

10.4225/75/58d1f02d5ac30

Data URLs

Access record on the Australian Ocean Data Network here

Research Activity Title

WAMSI 2 - Kimberley Node - Project 1.1.3 - Ecological connectivity of Kimberley marine communities

Research Activity Description

More information on the project available here

Start of data collection time period

2013

End of data collection time period

2015

Language

English

Codes

utf8: 8-bit variable size UCS Transfer Format, based on ISO/IEC 10646

File Format(s)

Excel spreadsheet (.xlsx)

Viewing Instructions

Requires use of Microsoft Excel software.

File can be viewed using Excel Viewer. Click here to download Excel Viewer.

Creative Commons License

Creative Commons Attribution- Share Alike 2.5 Australia License
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