BDBSA Project Metadata Detail

Survey/Project Number: 136          Total No. of Sites: 58
Survey/Project Name: Murray Mouth Reserves
Abstract: This project aims to conduct a biological survey of the terrestrial and semi-aquatic habitats of the River Murray Mouth region, near Goolwa, South Australia, in 2001/2002.
 
Start Date: 27/11/2001      End Date: 19/04/2002
Survey Type: Vegetation and Vertebrates
   
Study Area Description: Hindmarsh Island, Mud Islands Game Reserve, Young Husband Peninsula down to Pelican Point.
Objectives
         Vegetation: Survey the Biodiversity of the Terrestrial and semi-aquatic habitats of the Murray Mouth region.
         Fauna: Survey the Biodiversity of the Terrestrial and semi-aquatic habitats of the Murray Mouth region.
Methodology
         Vegetation: all species in quadrat recorded and cover abundance estimated
         Fauna: Single lines 15 Elliott traps 6 pitfalls x 50m 2 cage traps and one hour of searching for reptiles and mammals and a morning and evening onw hour search for birds

Data Distribution Rules: Public
Project Basis: Vegetation : Biological Survey of South Australia - Standard Survey methodology used.
Fauna : Biological Survey of South Australia - Standard Survey methodology used.
Information Authority: Department for Environment and Heritage (BDBSA:S&C Div) - Biological Survey and Monitoring