Project number: 1992-045
Project Status:
Completed
Budget expenditure: $876,750.00
Principal Investigator: Neil Loneragan
Organisation: CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere Cleveland
Project start/end date: 26 Sep 1992 - 7 Nov 1996
Contact:
FRDC

Objectives

1. To describe factors which determine the carrying capacity of juvenile nursery habitats for tiger prawns (Penaeus esculantus and P semisulcatus)
2. To describe factors which limit the distribution of seagrass species that form important nursery habitats for juvenile tiger prawns
3. Examine the distribution and abundance of juvenile banana prawns (P. merguiensis) in different mangrove communities.
4. To classify mangrove communities and describe the productivity of different communities

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