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Introduced Species Survey, Newcastle, New South Wales

Hewitt, C.L., Gibbs, P., Moore, K.M., Murfet, N.B. and Ross, D.J. (1999) Introduced Species Survey, Newcastle, New South Wales. CRIMP/CSIRO Marine Research

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A prerequisite for any attempt to control the spread by shipping of introduced marine pest species in Australian waters is a knowledge of the current distribution and abundance of exotic species in Australian ports. This information base is lacking for nearly all Australian ports. The current port survey program is a joint initiative of the Australian Association of Port and Marine Authorities (AAPMA) and the CSIRO Centre for Research on Introduced Marine Pests (CRIMP) and is supported by the Australian Ballast Water Management Advisory Council (ABWMAC). The program seeks to redress the lack of knowledge about the occurrence of exotic species in Australian ports and provide a consistent basis on which the introduced species status of individual ports can be assessed…

Item Type: Report
Series Name: A report for the Newcastle Port Authority
Publisher: CRIMP/CSIRO Marine Research
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