Herald Cays Scientific Study Report

 

The publication reports the findings of the Herald Cays Scientific Study, fieldwork for which was carried out from 15 to 28 June 1997. The study investigated the natural resources of the North East Cay, Herald Cays, located in the central part of the Coral Sea Plateau, in the western Coral Sea, about 350 km east of Cairns.

Listed below are the research reports, which form the bulk of the publication. 

Author

Title

Batianoff GN

Observation of tropical seabird breeding sites and utilisation of seashore plants on North East Cay (Herald Cays), Coral Sea

Batianoff GN

Terrestrial flora and vegetation of North East Cay (Herald Cays), Coral Sea Islands Territory, Australia

Byron G, Malcolm H, Thompson A

The benthic communities and associated fish faunal assemblages of North East Cay, Herald Cays, Coral Sea

Comben P, Beruldsen GR

The birds of North East Cay, Herald Cays, Coringa-Herald National Nature Reserve

Davie PFJ, Short JW

Decapod Crustacea of North East Cay, Herald Cays, Coral Sea

James D

A breeding survey of Red-Tailed Tropicbird Paethon rubricauda on North East Cay, Herald Cays, Coral Sea

James D

Notes on the Purple Swamphen Porphyrio porphyrio at North East Cay, Herald Cays, Coral Sea

James D

Sexual dimorphism in the colouration of facial bare parts in Red-footed Boobies Sula sula rubripes in the Coral Sea

Loch I

Herald Cay mollusca report

Millar AJK

Marine benthic algae of North East Cay, Herald Cays, Coral Sea , South Pacific

Neil D, Jell J

Aspects of the climate and geomorphology of North East Cay, Herald Cays, and its reef: a preliminary report

Neil D, Jell J

Pisonia grandis ecosystem stability in response to geomorphic change: an hypothesis

Preker M

Hydroids from North East Cay, Herald Cays