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Introduced Species Survey of Mackay, Queensland

Hewitt, C.L., Campbell, M.L., Moore, K.M., Murfet, N.B. and Robertson, B. (1998) Introduced Species Survey of Mackay, Queensland. CRIMP/CSIRO Marine Research

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Abstract

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 port survey program is supported by the Australian Association of Port and Marine Authorities (AAPMA) and by the Australian Ballast Water Management Advisory Council (ABWMAC). The port survey program coordinated by the CSIRO Centre for Research on Introduced Marine Pests (CRIMP) 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 Mackay Port Authority
Publisher: CRIMP/CSIRO Marine Research
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/64858
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