Project number: 2014-012
Project Status:
Completed
Budget expenditure: $227,904.26
Principal Investigator: Jeremy Lyle
Organisation: University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Project start/end date: 29 May 2014 - 29 Sep 2016
Contact:
FRDC

Need

Reefs represent important habitats for commercially and recreationally exploited species under Tasmanian jurisdiction. In Tasmania, shallow reefs (

While the structure, composition and functioning of shallow-reefs (

Objectives

1. Characterise reef fish communities on the east and south-east coasts of Tasmania by depth and habitat structure
2. Describe habitat associations for the key reef fish species and their links to life-history characteristics
3. Assess the potential to use habitat characteristics to describe and predict fish community structure
4. Assess the significance of reef habitats for fisheries production and fishery assessments

Final report

ISBN: 978-1-86295-902-6
Author: Jeremy Lyle

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