Data for Tiger Flathead in South East Survey

Description

TigerFlathead is a a data set arising from a south-east Australia fish survey, see Bax and Williams (1999).

Usage

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Format

Lon

The Longitude of the trawl.

Lat

The Latitude of the trawl.

GA_BATHY

Bathymetry (depth) of the trawl, taken from longitude/latitude of trawls.

STRING

The distance along the 100m depth contour. The origin is arbitrary, but is northwards of all trawls.

AREA_HA

The swept area of the shot, giving a measure of effort.

Tiger Flathead_no

The number of tiger flathead caught.

Tiger Flathead_wt

The total biomass of tiger flathead caught.

References

Bax N, Williams A (eds) (1999) Habitat and fisheries production in the South East Fishery. Final report to FRDC Project 94/040, CSIRO Marine Research, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

Foster, S.D. and Bravington, M.V. (2013) A Poisson-Gamma Model for Analysis of Ecological Non-Negative Continuous Data. Journal of Environmental and Ecological Statistics 20: 533-552