Project number: 1996-107
Project Status:
Completed
Budget expenditure: $181,592.14
Principal Investigator: Barry Bruce
Organisation: CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere Hobart
Project start/end date: 27 Oct 1996 - 14 Nov 2000
Contact:
FRDC

Objectives

1. To map the distribution of SRL larvae in southern Australia from existing plankton samples.
2. To hindcast interannual depth-dependent ocean circulation and hydrography during the period of larval availability.
3. To determine possible larval transport mechanisms and their implications for reproductive connectivity of management zones in the SRL fishery.
4. To examine the relationship between offshore ocean climate, distribution of phyllosoma and settlement of puerulus off eastern Tasmania (1992-1994 case study)

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