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AIMS Long-term Monitoring Program: Crown-of-thorns starfish and benthos Manta Tow Data, Great Barrier Reef, Australia (1983 - present)

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64 'key' reefs in 11 sectors of the Great Barrier Reef (Cape Grenville, Princess Charlotte Bay, Cooktown/Lizard Island, Cairns, Innisfail, Townsville, Cape Upstart, Whitsunday, Pompey Complex, Swain and Capricorn Bunker) are annually surveyed for crown-of-thorns starfish using the manta tow technique. An additional 117 reefs from the sectors (excluding the Whitsunday, Swain and Capricorn-Bunker sectors) are scheduled for survey every third year ('cycle' reefs).
This data is a subset for the NERP TE project. The full dataset is described at https://apps.aims.gov.au/metadata/view/5bb9a340-4ade-11dc-8f56-00008a07204e

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