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A local Tasmanian Chaetoceras sp


AusCPR team expands phytoplankton skills

July 2008

In July 2008 the AusCPR team travelled to Hobart to undertake phytoplankton taxonomy training with leading Australian phytoplankton experts Pru Bonham and Ian Jameson at CSIRO Marine and Atmospheric Research, Hobart.

Categories:  Australian Plankton Survey, Ships of Opportunity

Dave McLeod exploring the phytoplankton sample

Some of the phytoplankton species the AusCPR team collected from the Derwent River

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