Project number: 1996-280
Budget expenditure: $52,212.00
Principal Investigator: Jim K. Lowry
Organisation: Australian Museum
Project start/end date: 8 Aug 1996 - 8 Sep 2004
1. To document the species of scavengers in eastern Australian marine waters.
2. To describe patterns in the structure of the scavenging guilds (groups ofspecies all making their living in the same way) in eastern Australian waters.
3. To relate these patterns to variables such as depth, temperature, latitude and sediment type.
4. To assess the effects of disturbance caused by trawling on the structure of the scavenging guilds.
Author: Jim Lowry