NIWA Ocean Survey 20/20

Coastal and Marine Data Portal

Quantifying Benthic Biodiversity

Reports and Maps

Reports

  • Bowden, D.A.; Davey, N.; Fenwick, M.; George, S.; Macpherson, D.; Ray, C., . . . Gibson, K. (2017). Quantifying Benthic Biodiversity: A factual voyage report from RV Tangaroa voyage TAN1701 to Chatham Rise, 4 January - 2 February 2017. Aquatic Environment and Biodiversity Report No. 185. 194 p.
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  • Bowden, D.A.; Rowden, A.A.; Anderson, O.F.; Clark, M.R.; Hart, A.; Davey, N., . . . Chin, C. (2019). Quantifying Benthic Biodiversity: developing a dataset of benthic invertebrate faunal distributions from seabed photographic surveys of Chatham Rise. Aquatic Environment and Biodiversity Report No. 221. 35 p.
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  • Bowden, D.; Anderson, O.; Escobar-Flores, P.; Rowden, A.; Clark, M. (2019). Quantifying benthic biodiversity: using seafloor image data to build single-taxon and community distribution models for Chatham Rise, New Zealand. Aquatic Environment and Biodiversity Report No. 235. 67 p.
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Maps

Geo-referenced image files of model predictions for all taxa in this study are currently available from NIWA and will be made available for direct download on this site soon.