Data from: A low-cost solution for documenting distribution and abundance of endangered marine fauna and impacts from fisheries

Nicolas J. Pilcher, Kanjana Adulyanukosol, Himansu Das, Patricia Davis, Ellen Hines, Donna Kwan, Helene Marsh, Louisa Ponnampalam & John Reynolds
Fisheries bycatch is a widespread and serious issue that leads to declines of many important and threatened marine species. However, documenting the distribution, abundance, population trends and threats to sparse populations of marine species is often beyond the capacity of developing countries because such work is complex, time consuming and often extremely expensive. We have developed a flexible tool to document spatial distribution and population trends for dugongs and other marine species in the form...

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  • Environment Agency Abu Dhabi
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  • Marine Research Foundation
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  • Mote Marine Laboratory
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  • James Cook University
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  • San Francisco State University
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