Lake Macquarie (L22)
Basic information
Sample name: Lake Macquarie (L22)

Reference: R. J. MacIntyre. 1959. Some aspects of the ecology of Lake Macquarie, N.S.W., with regard to an alleged depletion of fish. VII. The benthic macrofauna. Australian Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research 10(3):341-353 [ER 3049]
Country: Australia
State: New South Wales

Coordinate: 33° 5' S, 151° 35' E
Basis of coordinate: based on political unit
Geography comments: coordinate based on Lake Macquarie
Climate and habitat
Habitat: lagoon
Protection: unprotected
Substrate: ground surface
Habitat comments: "a weed zone extended from the shore to a depth of 3 or 4 m... Within the lake there is practically no tide... In the weed zone the substrate is in places rocky or pebbly; in others sandy with varying admixtures of mud... Dominant in this zone are the sea-grasses or, on rocky shores, such larger algae as Cystophyllum and Codium"
Life forms: crustaceans, clams, other invertebrates
Sampling methods: other nets
Sample size: 616
Years: 1956
Seasons: spring
Sampling comments: five samples collected in October
"The survey was conducted from a launch fitted with an electric winch, which hauled a wire cable attached either to a 12-in. triangular dredge fitted with a coarse mesh net for qualitative work or a 0.1 m2 Van Veen grab for quantitative work"
12 "miscellaneous molluscs" are also listed: these might or might not be determinate
Sample: 3307
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2019-05-18 16:21:34
Modified: 2019-05-18 16:24:46
Abundance distribution
8 species
0 singletons
total count 616
standardised richness: 8.0
Fisher's α: 1.298
geometric series k: 0.6341
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.7751
Shannon's H: 1.6827
Good's u: 1.0000