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A sampling design for long-term monitoring of dolphin populations in Darwin Harbour : Report for Northern Territory Department of Natural Resources, Environment, the Arts and Sport

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Title
A sampling design for long-term monitoring of dolphin populations in Darwin Harbour : Report for Northern Territory Department of Natural Resources, Environment, the Arts and Sport
Creator
Brooks, Lyndon; Pollock, Kenneth; Northern Territory. Department of Natural Resources, Environment, the Arts and Sport
Collection
E-Publications; E-Books; PublicationNT
Date
2011
Location
Darwin Harbour
Description
This document specifies a sampling design for long-term monitoring of dolphin populations in Darwin Harbour. In order to monitor and assess the impact of construction activities associated with the INPEX Ichthys Development Project, INPEX Browse Ltd. (INPEX) and Northern Territory Department of Natural Resources, Environment, the Arts and Sport (NRETAS) have agreed that an integrated monitoring programme will be implemented. The proposed research is to employ capture-recapture statistical models based on the capture histories of individuals identified by photographs of their dorsal fins in repeated sampling. - Introduction
Notes
At head of title: Southern Cross University and Murdoch University; Made available via the Publications (Legal Deposit) Act 2004 (NT)
Table of contents
Introduction -- The robust design capture-recapture model -- Summary of key findings from existing photographic identification data for Darwin Harbour -- Simulations -- Proposed sampling design -- Spatial analysis -- References
Language
English
Subject
Dolphins -- Conservation -- Northern Territory -- Darwin Harbour; Marine mammals -- Conservation -- Northern Territory -- Darwin Harbour; Indo-Pacific humpback dolphin; Australian snubfin dolphin; Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphin
Publisher name
Northern Territory Government
Place of publication
Palmerston
Format
ii, 18 pages : illustrations, colour maps ; 30 cm.
File type
application/pdf
ISBN
9781743501009
Use
Attribution International 4.0 (CC BY 4.0)
Copyright owner
Northern Territory Government
License
https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
Parent handle
https://hdl.handle.net/10070/265161
Citation address
https://hdl.handle.net/10070/265161
Related items
https://hdl.handle.net/10070/461026

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