Summer 2018/19: Out-of-range sightings data summary
Curtis Champion, 21 Mar 2019.
The numbers are in! Tasmanian citizen scientists have contributed the largest number of sightings of marine species outside their usual distributions this Summer. A fantastic effort by community members from all parts of Australia! These data help to provide insights into the regions where marine species are range shifting most rapidly.
The breakdown of out-of-range observations made by citizen scientist over the Summer 2018/19 period is as follows:
New South Wales: 9
Western Australia: 5
South Australia: 4