Author Identifiers

Kathryn M. McMahon

ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4355-6247

Paul Lavery

ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-5162-273X

Chris Cleguer

ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9026-336X

Amanda Hodgson

ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9479-3018

Collection Type

Dataset

School or Research Centre

School of Science / Centre for Marine Ecosystems Research

Contact

k.mcmahon@ecu.edu.au

Funders

Department of Biodiversity Conservation and Attractions

Grant Number

G1002899

Description

This is the summary dataset of the dugong seagrass associations data containing dugong counts, benthic habitat cover, seagrass nutrient content, water temperature, water current speed, water depth and water transparency from three locations in the Pilbara over 3 time periods in 2018-2019.

Methodology

Collected in the field using drones, drop-down cameras, loggers, collected samples and measurements.

DOI

10.25958/42sw-xp64

Research Activity Title

Conserving critical seagrass habitat for dugong: an integrated assessment across the Pilbara

Research Activity Description

This project had three components establishment of a seagrass monitoring network in the Pilbara, assessment of dugong density at these sites and identification of the key habitat features that dugongs are associated with. This data set is linked to the dugong seagrass associations.

Start of data collection time period

2018

End of data collection time period

2019

Language

Eng

File Format(s)

.xls

File Size

20 kb

Access Rights

This dataset is under embargo pending the publication of the related report

Creative Commons License

Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.

Available for download on Monday, November 01, 2021

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