Fish species and other data from DERWENT HUNTER from 31 August 1959 to 16 June 1960 (NODC Accession 7300634)

Metadata Updated: March 10, 2021

In September 1959 the cruise programme for F.R.V. DERWENT HUNTER was changed and cruises were planned to investigate tuna in South-East Australian waters in a much wider area than that covered by the regular coastal operations of F.R.V. MARELDA. The first objective was to determine any associations that might exist between the distributions of souther bluefin tuna (Thunnus maccoyii) and the type of water in which they were caught.

For these investigations a tuna longline was designed and assembled. The details of this are given in the first section of this report. A short summary follows of the length frequency data of the southern bluefin caught on these cruises, and the relations between tuna and water conditions. In the final section the hydrology and tuna longlining results of Cruises DH 11/59 - DH 15/59 and DH 1/60 - DH 4/60 are given.

The zooplankton samples taken during these cruises are not discussed in this report. The results are given in C.S.I.R.O. Aust. (1962) where the regular zooplankton samples taken by F.R.V. MARELDA at selected coastal stations are discussed.

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Public: This dataset is intended for public access and use. License: No license information was provided. If this work was prepared by an officer or employee of the United States government as part of that person's official duties it is considered a U.S. Government Work.

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Metadata Created Date March 10, 2021
Metadata Updated Date March 10, 2021
Data Update Frequency irregular

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date March 10, 2021
Metadata Updated Date March 10, 2021
Publisher US National Oceanographic Data Center (Point of Contact)
Unique Identifier Unknown
Identifier gov.noaa.nodc:7300634
Language en-US
Data Last Modified 2011-02-07
Public Access Level public
Data Update Frequency irregular
Bureau Code 006:48
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Temporal 1959-08-01T00:00:00/1960-06-01T00:00:00

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