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Prawn fishing industry publications

The following publications detail the work involved in the development of CSIRO's Prawn fishing industry in the Gulf of Carpentaria.

Contents

Papers by Munro and Kesteven

Munro ISR, 1984, Atlas of operational, environmental, and biological data from the Gulf of Carpentaria Prawn Survey, 1963-65. Part 3. Physical and chemical environment, Marine Laboratories, CSIRO Australia, Report 153, 81 pages.

Munro ISR, 1984, Atlas of operational, environmental, and biological data from the Gulf of Carpentaria Prawn Survey, 1963-65. Part 2. Survey operations, Marine Laboratories, CSIRO Australia, Report 152, 113 pages.

Munro ISR, 1983, Atlas of operational, environmental, and biological data from the Gulf of Carpentaria Prawn Survey, 1963-65. Part 1. Introduction, Marine Laboratories, CSIRO Australia, Report 151, 21 pages.

Munro ISR, 1981, 'Preview synopsis of an atlas of operational, environmental and biological data from the Gulf of Carpentaria prawn survey, 1963-65', In: CSIRO Division of Fisheries Research, Divisional Research Seminar, Cronulla, NSW, pp.15-16.

Munro ISR, 1973, 'Biology of the banana prawn (Penaeus merguiensis) in the south-east corner of the Gulf of Carpentaria', In: First Australian National Prawn Seminar, Maroochydore, QLD, Australian fisheries.

Munro ISR, 1966, 'The Gulf of Carpentaria prawn survey as an example of fisheries resource prospecting', In: Fishery Resources of Northern Territory Waters, CSIRO.

Kesteven GL, 1963, 'Prawn investigations - Gulf of Carpentaria', Field instructions, CSIRO Division of Fisheries and Oceanography.

Book chapters

Heron ML, Wang HX, Staples DJ, 1994, 'Transport processes affecting banana prawn postlarvae in the estuaries of the Gulf of Carpentaria', In: The bio-physics of marine larval dispersal, Sammarco PW, Heron ML (eds), Washington, DC, USA, AGU, 14: 253-277.

Rothlisberg PC, Staples DJ, Poiner IR, Wolanski E, 1988, 'Possible impact of the greenhouse effect on commercial prawn populations in the Gulf of Carpentaria', In: Greenhouse: Planning for Climate Change, Pearman GI (ed), Clayton, VIC, CSIRO Division of Atmospheric Research, pp.216-227.

Vance DJ, 1987, 'Effect of habitat on the recruitment and productivity of juvenile penaeid prawns in the Gulf of Carpentaria', Australian Society for Fish Biology Newsletter, pp.57.

Kirkwood GP, 1984, 'Modelling of the Gulf of Carpentaria prawn fisheries', In: Penaeid Shrimps - Their Biology and Management, Farham J (ed), Fishing News Books, UK, pp.211-219.

Forbes AMG, Church JA, 1982, 'Water movements and the transport of prawn larvae in the Gulf of Carpentaria', In: Research Report 1979-81, Marine Laboratories, CSIRO Australia: CSIRO Division of Fisheries, pp.21-30.

Others publications

Ward RD, Ovenden JR, Meadows JRS, Grewe PM, Lehnert SA, 2006, 'Population genetic structure of the brown tiger prawn, Penaeus esculentus, in tropical northern Australia', Marine Biology, 148: 599-607.

Coman GJ, Crocos PJ, Arnold SJ, Keys SJ, Preston NP, Murphy B, 2005, 'Growth, survival and reproductive performance of domesticated Australian stocks of the giant tiger prawn, Penaeus monodon, reared in tanks and raceways', Journal of the World Aquaculture Society, 36: 464-479.

Crocos PJ, Park YC, Die DJ, Warburton K, Manson FJ, 2001, 'Reproductive dynamics of endeavour prawns, Metapenaeus endeavouri and M. ensis, in Albatross Bay, Gulf of Carpentaria, Australia', Marine Biology, 138: 63-75.

Jackson CJ, Rothlisberg PC, Pendrey RC, 2001, 'Role of larval distribution and abundance in overall life-history dynamics: a study of the prawn Penaeus semisulcatus in Albatross Bay, Gulf of Carpentaria, Australia', Marine Ecology Progress Series, 213: 241-52.

Salini JP, Brewer DT, Farmer MJ, Jones PN, 2001, 'Lunar periodicity of prawns and by-catch in trawls from the Gulf of Carpentaria, northern Australia', Marine Biology, 138: 975-983.

Salini JP, Brewer DT, Farmer MJ, Rawlinson NJF, 2000, 'Assessment and benefits of damage reduction in prawns due to use of different bycatch reduction devices in the Gulf of Carpentaria, Australia', Fisheries Research, 45: 1-8.

Condie SA, Loneragan NR, Die DJ, 1999, 'Modelling the recruitment of tiger prawns Penaeus esculentus and P. semisulcatus to nursery grounds in the Gulf of Carpentaria, northern Australia: implications for assessing stock-recruitment relationships', Marine Ecology Progress Series, 178: 55-68.

Wang YG, Haywood MDE, 1999, 'Size-dependent natural mortality of juvenile prawns Penaeus merguiensis in the Gulf of Carpentaria, Australia', Marine and Freshwater Research, 50: 313-317.

Loneragan NR, Kenyon RA, Staples DJ, Poiner IR, Conacher CA, 1998, 'The influence of seagrass type on the distribution and abundance of postlarval and juvenile tiger prawns (Penaeus esculentus and P. semisulcatus) in the western Gulf of Carpentaria, Australia', Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 228:175-195.

Brewer DT, Blaber SJM, Salini JP, Farmer MJ, 1995, 'Feeding ecology of predatory fishes from Groote Eylandt in the Gulf of Carpentaria, Australia, with special reference to predation on penaeid prawns', Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 40: 577-600.

Crocos PJ, Van Der Velde TD, 1995, 'Seasonal, spatial and interannual variability in the reproductive dynamics of the grooved tiger prawn Penaeus semisulcatus in Albatross Bay, Gulf of Carpentaria, Australia: the concept of effective spawning', Marine Biology, 122: 557-570.

Loneragan NR, Kenyon RA, Haywood MDE, Staples DJ, 1994, 'Population dynamics of juvenile tiger prawns (Penaeus esculentus and P. semisulcatus) in seagrass habitats of the western Gulf of Carpentaria, Australia', Marine Biology, 119: 133-143.

Salini JP, Blaber SJM, Brewer DT, 1994, 'Diets of trawled predatory fish of the Gulf of Carpentaria, Australia, with particular reference to predation on prawns', Australian Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research, 45: 397-411.

Somers IF, 1994, 'Species composition and distribution of commercial penaeid prawn catches in the Gulf of Carpentaria, Australia, in relation to depth and sediment type', Australian Journal of MarineMarine and Freshwater Research, 45: 317-335.

Vance DJ, 1994, 'Banana prawns in the Gulf of Carpentaria - rainfall, catchments, and catch predictions', Northern Prawn Fishery Information Notes, 17: 9-11.

Vance DJ, Heales DS, Loneragan NR, 1994, 'Seasonal, diel and tidal variation in beam-trawl catches of juvenile grooved tiger prawns, Penaeus semisulcatus (Decapoda: Penaeidae), in the Embley River, north-eastern Gulf of Carpentaria, Australia', Australian Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research, 45: 35-42.

Wassenberg TJ, Salini JP, Heatwole H, Kerr JD, 1994, 'Incidental capture of sea-snakes (Hydrophiidae) by prawn trawlers in the Gulf of Carpentaria, Australia', Australian Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research, 45: 429-443.

Wassenberg TJ, Hill BJ, 1993, 'Diet and feeding behaviour of juvenile and adult banana prawns Penaeus merguiensis in the Gulf of Carpentaria, Australia', Marine Ecology Progress Series, 94: 287-295.

Vance DJ, Staples DJ, 1992, 'Catchability and sampling of three species of juvenile penaeid prawns in the Embley River, Gulf of Carpentaria, Australia', Marine Ecology Progress Series, 87: 201-213.

Brewer DT, Blaber SJM, Salini JP, 1991, 'Predation on penaeid prawns by fishes in Albatross Bay, Gulf of Carpentaria', Marine Biology, 109: 231-240.

Crocos PJ, 1991, 'Seasonal and interannual variability in recruitment strength at each life history stage of the banana prawn Penaeus merguiensis in Albatross Bay, Gulf of Carpentaria', Bureau of Rural Resources Proceedings, pp.1674-1676.

Somers IF, Kirkwood GP, 1991, 'Population ecology of the grooved tiger prawn, Penaeus semisulcatus, in the north-western Gulf of Carpentaria, Australia: growth, movement, age structure and infestation by the bopyrid parasite Epipenaeon ingens', Australian Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research, 42: 349-367.

Vance DJ, 1991, 'Factors affecting adult banana prawn catches in the Gulf of Carpentaria', Australian Society for Fish Biology Newsletter, 21: 48.

Blaber SJM, Brewer DT, Salini JP, Kerr JD, 1990, 'Biomasses, catch rates and abundances of demersal fishes, particularly predators of prawns, in a tropical bay in the Gulf of Carpentaria, Australia', Marine Biology, 107: 397-408.

Brewer DT, Blaber SJM, Salini JP, 1989, 'Feeding biology of Caranx bucculentus Alleyne and Macleay (Teleostei : Carangidae) in Albatross Bay, Gulf of Carpentaria, with special reference to predation on penaeid prawns', Australian Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research, 40: 657-668.

Crocos PJ, 1987, 'Reproductive dynamics of the grooved tiger prawn, Penaeus semisulcatus, in the north-western Gulf of Carpentaria, Australia', Australian Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research, 38: 79-90.

Crocos PJ, 1987, 'Reproductive dynamics of the tiger prawn, Penaeus esculentus, and a comparison with P. semisulcatus, in the north-western Gulf of Carpentaria', Australian Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research, 38: 91-102.

Somers IF, 1987, 'Sediment type as a factor in the distribution of commercial prawn species in the western Gulf of Carpentaria, Australia', Australian Journal of Marine Freshwater Research, 38: 133-149.

Somers IF, Crocos PJ, Hill BJ, 1987, 'Distribution and abundance of the tiger prawns Penaeus esculentus and P. semisulcatus in the north-western Gulf of Carpentaria, Australia', Australian Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research, 38: 63-78.

Staples DJ, Vance DJ, 1987, 'Comparative recruitment of the banana prawn, Penaeus merguiensis, in five estuaries of the south-eastern Gulf of Carpentaria, Australia', Australian Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research, 38: 29-45.

Staples DJ, Vance DJ, 1986, 'Emigration of juvenile banana prawns Penaeus merguiensis from a mangrove estuary and recruitment to offshore areas in the wet-dry tropics of the Gulf of Carpentaria, Australia', Marine Ecology Progress Series, 27: 239-252.

Dall W, 1985, 'Biology of tiger prawns in the western Gulf of Carpentaria', Research Report 1981-1984, Marine Laboratories, CSIRO Australia, pp.51-56.

Staples DJ, Vance DJ, 1985, 'Short-term and long-term influences on the immigration of postlarval banana prawns Penaeus merguiensis, into a mangrove estuary of the Gulf of Carpentaria, Australia', Marine Ecology Progress Series, pp.2315-2329.

Staples DJ, Vance DJ, Kerr JD, 1985, 'Factors affecting year-to-year variation in the catch of banana prawns, Penaeus merguiensis, in the Gulf of Carpentaria, Australia', Journal Du Conseil International Pour L'Exploration De La Mer, 42: 83-97.

Kirkwood GP, Somers IF, 1984, 'Growth of two species of tiger prawn, Penaeus esculentus and P. semisulcatus, in the western Gulf of Carpentaria', Australian Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research, 35: 703-712.

Somers IF, Kirkwood GP, 1984, 'Movements of tagged tiger prawns, Penaeus spp., in the western Gulf of Carpentaria', Australian Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research, 35: 713-723.

Staples DJ, 1984, 'Recruitment processes and variation in yield of banana prawns, Penaeus merguiensis (Decapoda : Penaeidae) in the Gulf of Carpentaria, Australia', American Zoologist, 24: 145.

Crocos PJ, 1983, 'Breeding biology of banana prawns in the Gulf of Carpentaria', Australian Fisheries, 42: 22-24.

Crocos PJ, Kerr JD, 1983, 'Maturation and spawning of the banana prawn Penaeus merguiensis de Man (Crustacea : Penaeidae) in the Gulf of Carpentaria, Australia', Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 69: 37-59.

Somers IF, Kirkwood GP, Taylor BR, Carroll N, 1982, 'Early results reveal value of tiger prawn tagging in Gulf of Carpentaria', Australian Fisheries, 41: 4.

Moriarty DJW, Barclay MC, 1981, 'Carbon and nitrogen content of food and the assimilation efficiencies of penaeid prawns in the Gulf of Carpentaria', Australian Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research, 32: 245-251.

Somers IF, 1981, 'Tiger prawn tagging program in Gulf of Carpentaria', Australian Fisheries, 40: 18-19.

Staples DJ, 1980, 'Ecology of juvenile and adolescent banana prawns, Penaeus merguiensis, in a mangrove estuary and adjacent off-shore area of the Gulf of Carpentaria. 2. Emigration, population structure and growth of juveniles', Australian Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research, 31: 653-665.

Staples DJ, 1980, 'Ecology of juvenile and adolescent banana prawns, Penaeus merguiensis, in a mangrove estuary and adjacent off-shore area of the Gulf of Carpentaria. 1. Immigration and settlement of postlarvae', Australian Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research, 31: 635-652.

Clark CW, Kirkwood GP, 1979, 'Bioeconomic model of the Gulf of Carpentaria prawn fishery', Journal of the Fisheries Research Board of Canada, 36: 1304-1312.

Lucas C, Kirkwood GP, Somers IF, 1979, 'Assessment of the stocks of the banana prawn Penaeus merguiensis in the Gulf of Carpentaria', Australian Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research, 30: 639-652.

Staples DJ, 1979, 'Seasonal migration patterns of postlarval and juvenile banana prawns, Penaeus merguiensis de Man, in the major rivers of the Gulf of Carpentaria, Australia', Australian Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research, 30: 143-157.

Rothlisberg PC, Jackson CJ, Pendrey RC, 1978, 'Larvae of Gulf of Carpentaria prawns reared at sea', Australian Fisheries, 37: 8-12.

Conference proceedings

Griffiths SP, Fry GC, Manson FJ, Pillans RD, 2007, 'Feeding dynamics, consumption rates and daily ration of longtail tuna (Thunnus tonggol) in Australian waters', In: Proc. of the 58th Annual Tuna Conference : Regime shifts and effective management in a pelagic ecosystem, 21-24 May, Lake Arrowhead, California, Wexler J, Margulies D (Co-chairs), National Marine Fisheries Service, Southwest Fisheries Center, 78 pages.

Rothlisberg PC, Crocos PJ, Staples DJ, 1988, 'Recruitment dynamics of penaeid prawns in Albatross Bay, Gulf of Carpentaria', In: Australian Marine Sciences Association, Jubilee Conference 1963-1988, Sydney, NSW, pp.37-41.

Poiner IR, Harris ANM, 1986, 'Effect of commercial prawn trawling on the demersal fish communities of the south eastern Gulf of Carpentaria', In: Torres Strait Fisheries Seminar, Haines AK, Williams GC, Coates D (eds), Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, Canberra, AGPS, pp.239-261.

Rothlisberg PC, Jackson CJ, Pendrey RC, 1985, 'Distribution and abundance of early penaeid larvae in the Gulf of Carpentaria, Australia', In: 2nd Australian National Prawn Seminar, Rothlisberg PC, Hill BJ, Staples DJ (eds), Kooralbyn, QLD, pp.23-30.

Rothlisberg PC, Staples DJ, Crocos PJ, 1985, 'Review of the life history of the banana prawn, Penaeus merguiensis, in the Gulf of Carpentaria', In: 2nd Australian National Prawn Seminar, Rothlisberg PC, Hill BJ, Staples DJ (eds), Kooralbyn, QLD, pp.125-136.

Somers IF, 1985, 'Maximising value per recruitment in the fishery for banana prawns, Penaeus merguiensis, in the Gulf of Carpentaria', In: 2nd Australian National Prawn Seminar, Rothlisberg PC, Hill BJ, Staples DJ (eds), Kooralbyn, QLD, pp.185-191.

Staples DJ, 1985, 'Modelling the recruitment processes of the banana prawn, Penaeus merguiensis, in the southeastern Gulf of Carpentaria, Australia', In: 2nd Australian National Prawn Seminar, Rothlisberg PC, Hill BJ, Staples DJ (eds), Kooralbyn, QLD, pp.175-184.

Staples DJ, 1984, 'Effect of rainfall on the catch of banana prawns, Penaeus merguiensis in the Gulf of Carpentaria', In: Colloquium on the Significance of the Southern Oscillation - El Niño Phenomena and the Need for a Comprehensive Ocean Monitoring System in Australasia, Canberra, ACT, Australian Marine Sciences and Technologies Advisory Committee, pp.251-273, 15.

Staples DJ, Dall W, Vance DJ, 1984, 'Catch prediction of the banana prawn, Penaeus merguiensis, in the south-eastern Gulf of Carpentaria', In: Penaeid Shrimps : their Biology and Management, Selected Papers Presented at the Workshop on the Scientific Basis for the Management of Penaeid Shrimp, Gulland JA, Rothschild BJ (eds), Key West, Florida, USA, Farnham, England, Fishing New Books, pp.259-267.

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