Fisheries Research Report No. 237
Government of Western Australia Department of Fisheries
1035 - 4549
The use of mapping techniques to identify and quantify habitats is becoming an increasingly important tool for the effective management of marine resources. With a multitude of techniques such as remote sensing, acoustic surveys and towed video all commonly used, the decision on the methodology to use depends on the resolution of output data required to answer the objectives of the survey, the spatial extent and location of survey site as well as the associated costs of surveying
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Houtman Abrolhos Islands (Sub-bioregion) - Western Australia; Habitat; Ecotypes; Mapping; Shallow water; Benthic environment; Methodology.; Remote sensing; Wallabi Group (Houtman Abrolhos Islands) - Western Australia; Houtman Abrolhos Islands - Western Australia; Western Australia
Evans, S N, Bellchambers, L M, and Murray, K. (2012), Mapping shallow water habitats of the Wallabi Group, Houtman Abrolhos Islands, using remote sensing techniques. Government of Western Australia Department of Fisheries, Perth. Report Fisheries Research Report No. 237.