Data Set Citation:
When using this data, please cite the data package:
Hudson R and Walker T.
Distribution of the jellyfish Catostylus mosaicus in Port Phillip Bay and Westernport, 1997-1999
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General Information:
Title:Distribution of the jellyfish Catostylus mosaicus in Port Phillip Bay and Westernport, 1997-1999
Identifier:klr.6
Keywords:
  • Jellyfish
  • Port Phillip Bay,Westernport, Corner Inlet, Australia, jellyfish fishery survey, Scyphomedusa, Catostylus mosaicus,
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Involved Parties

Data Set Creators:
Individual:Dr. Russell J. Hudson
Organization:Marine and Freshwater Resources Institute
Individual:Dr. Terence I. Walker
Organization:Marine and Freshwater Resources Institute
Data Set Contacts:
Individual:Dr. Kylie Pitt
Organization:Griffith School of Environment and Australian Rivers Institute- Coast and Estuaries
Address:
Gold Coast Campus,
Griffith University,
Queensland, 4222 Australia
Phone:
61 7 5552 8324 (voice)
Email Address:
K.Pitt@griffith.edu.au
Associated Parties:
Individual: Kelly Robinson
Organization:Dauphin Island Sea Lab
Position:PhD Candidate
Address:
101 Bienville Blvd.,
Dauphin Island, AL 36528 USA
Phone:
(251) 861-2141 x2289 (voice)
Email Address:
krobinson@disl.org
Individual:Dr. William 'Monty' Graham
Organization:Dauphin Island Sea Lab
Position:Faculty
Address:
101 Bienville Blvd,
Dauphin Island, AL 36528 USA
Phone:
251-861-2141 x2272 (voice)
Email Address:
mgraham@disl.org
Individual:Dr. Carlos M. Duarte
Organization:Instituto Mediterráneo de Estudios Avanzados
Position:Profesor de investigación
Phone:
+34 971611725 (voice)
Email Address:
carlosduarteimedea.uib-csic.es
Individual:Dr. Robert Condon
Organization:Dauphin Island Sea Lab
Position:Faculty Research Scientist
Address:
101 Bienville Blvd.,
Dauphin Island, AL 36528 USA
Phone:
(251) 861-2141 x7546 (voice)
Email Address:
rcondon@disl.org

Data Set Characteristics

Geographic Region:
Geographic Description:Port Phillip Bay, Victoria, Australia
Bounding Coordinates:
West:  133.5  degrees
East:  156.75  degrees
North:  -31.375  degrees
South:  -46.625  degrees
Taxonomic Range:
Classification:
Rank Name:Phylum
Rank Value:Cnidaria
Classification:
Rank Name:Class
Rank Value:Scyphozoa
Classification:
Rank Name:Order
Rank Value:Rhizostomeae
Classification:
Rank Name:Family
Rank Value:Catostylidae
Classification:
Rank Name:Genus
Rank Value:Catostylus
Classification:
Rank Name:Species
Rank Value:mosaicus

Sampling, Processing and Quality Control Methods

Step by Step Procedures
Step 1:  
Description:

Boat Count

"The total number of C. mosaicus in each stratum for each cruise was estimated from the on board observer counts of jellyfish in the randomly placed transects, the total area of the transects and the total area of the stratum" (Hudson et al. 1998).

Hudson RJ, Walker TI (1998) Distribution of the jellyfish Catostylus mosaicus in Port Phillip Bay and Westernport during April and May 1998. Marine and Freshwater Resource Institute Report. October 1998.

Data Set Usage Rights

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