Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphin observations in the Richmond River 2003-2006
Christine Fury, Southern Cross University
Fury, C. 2011. Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphin observations in the Richmond River 2003-2006. Data downloaded from OBIS-SEAMAP (http://seamap.env.duke.edu/dataset/772) on yyyy-mm-dd.
Halpin, P.N., A.J. Read, E. Fujioka, B.D. Best, B. Donnelly, L.J. Hazen, C. Kot, K. Urian, E. LaBrecque, A. Dimatteo, J. Cleary, C. Good, L.B. Crowder, and K.D. Hyrenbach. 2009. OBIS-SEAMAP: The world data center for marine mammal, sea bird, and sea turtle distributions. Oceanography. 22(2):104-115.
Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops aduncus) were observed year-round during a 3-year study in the Clarence River estuary (CR) and Richmond River estuary (RR) in northern New South Wales, Australia. These sightings are from the Richmond River estuary.
For sightings in the Clarence River, please refer to the Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphin observations in the Clarence River 2003-2006 dataset.
Time was not available and records were filled with "00:00:00."
Fury, C.A. and P.L. Harrison. 2008. Abundance, site fidelity and range patterns of Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops aduncus) in two Australian subtropical estuaries. Marine and Freshwater Research. 59(11):1015-1027.
Fury, C.A. and P.L. Harrison. 2011. Impact of flood events on dolphin occupancy patterns. Marine Mammal Science. 27(3):E185-E205.
Fury, C.A. and P.L. Harrison. 2011. Seasonal variation and tidal influences on estuarine use by bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops aduncus). Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science. 93(4):389-395.
Attributes described below represent those in the original dataset provided by the provider.
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Attributes in dataset provided
|Rays and sharks||0|
|Latitude||-28.92 - -28.84|
|Longitude||153.50 - 153.59|
|Coord. prec.||6 decimal digits|
|Data type||Animal sighting|
|Sharing policy||CC-BY-NC (Minimum)|
|Also availalbe from||iOBIS|
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