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Filming and snorkelling as visual techniques to survey fauna in difficult to access tropical rainforest streams

Ebner, Brendan C.; Fulton, Christopher J.; Cousins, Stephen; Donaldson, James A.; Kennard, Mark J.; Meynecke, Jan-Olaf; Schaffer, Jason


Dense tropical rainforest, waterfalls and shallow riffle-run-pool sequences pose challenges for researcher access to remote reaches of streams for surveying aquatic fauna, particularly when using capture-based collecting techniques (e.g. trapping, backpack and boat electrofishing). We compared the detection of aquatic species (vertebrates and invertebrates >1cm in body length) within pool habitats of a rainforest stream obtained by two visual techniques during both the wet and dry season:...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2015-10-16
Type: Journal article
Source: Marine and Freshwater Research
DOI: 10.1071/MF13339


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