Reef fish life history, 1995 - 2010 (MTSRF 4.8.3, JCU)

This data set contains life history data from 46 species of coral reef fish from four families (see list below). The data and samples on which these analyses are based were collected as part of the Effects of Line Fishing Project and the East Torres Strait Coral Reef Fishery Project. Species included in this data set include: Labridae: Cheilinus undulatus, Choerodon cyanodus, C. fasciatus, C. schoenleinii, C. venustus Lethrinidae: Lethrinus atkinsoni, L. lentjan, L. nebulosus, L. olivaceus Lutjanidae: Aprion virescens, Lutjanus adetii, L. carponotatus, L. fulviflamma, L. gibbus, L. vitta, Symphorus nematophorus Serranidae: Aethaloperca rogaa, Anyperodon leucogrammicus, Cephalopholis argus, C. boenak, C. cyanostigma, C. microprion, C. miniata, C. sexmaculatus, C. sonnerati, C. urodeta, Epinephelus corillicola, E. cyanopodus, E. fasciatus, E. fuscoguttatus, E. heagonatus, E. howlandi, E. maculatus, E. merra, E. microspilus, E. ongus, E. polyphekadion, E. quoyanus, E. tauvina, Variola albimarginata, V. louti Data Units: Length and age frequency, length-weight relationships, von Bertalanffy growth functions, length and age at maturity, length and age at sex change, total mortality (from catch curves), spawning season, reproductive cycles. Not all data are available for all species.

Principal Investigator
Simpfendorfer, Colin, Prof. School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, James Cook University (JCU)
Point Of Contact
Simpfendorfer, Colin, Prof. School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, James Cook University (JCU) colin.simpfendorfer@jcu.edu.au

Data Usage Constraints
  • Access to data set negotiated with custodian

Tags: marine