Stock structure of Lethrinus laticaudis (Lethrinidae) across northern Australia determined using genetics, otolith microchemistry and parasite assemblage composition
Diane P Barton, Laura Taillebois, Jonathan Taylor, David A Crook, Thor Saunders, Mark Hearnden, Alan Greig, David J Welch, Stephen J Newman, Michael J Travers, Richard J Saunders, Chris Errity, Safia Maher, Christine Dudgeon, Jennifer Ovenden
Marine and Freshwater Research | CSIRO PUBLISHING | Published : 2018
Awarded by Australian Fisheries Research and Development Corporation
The authors thank the staff of the Northern Territory Department of Primary Industries and Resources (NT DPIR), the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development, Government of Western Australia and the Queensland Department of Agriculture and Fisheries Long-term Monitoring Program, the Traditional Owners and Indigenous Marine Rangers from Borroloola, Maningrida, Wadeye, Larrakia, Wunambal Gaambera, Dambimangari and Bardi-Jawi, as well as various recreational and commercial fishers for the collection of specimens. This study was supported by the Australian Fisheries Research and Development Corporation (Project Number FRDC 2013/017). Laura Taillebois received additional funding support from the North Australia Marine Research Alliance (NAMRA; Australian Institute of Marine Science; Australian National University; Charles Darwin University; Northern Territory Government) Postdoctoral Fellowship program. Diane P. Bartonalso warmly thanks the following people for their time and identification of many of the parasites included within this study: Geoff Boxshall, Ian Beveridge, Jose Lluque, Delane Kritsky, Lesley Smales, Storm Martin, Tom Cribb, Marty Deveny and (the late) Ian Whittington. The authors also thank Hock-Seng Lee, NT DPIR, for assistance with Matlab.