Table 1

Sampling site locations and characteristics

Code

Site name

(GISb map reference)

Site characteristics


C1

Coomera marina

(-27.861672, 153.339089)

Cattle/kangaroo feeding, house-boat mooring site

C2

Santa Barbara

(-27.855165, 153.350612)

Well used park, BBQ, toilets and fishing, private houses about 100 m away

C3

Sanctuary Cove

(-27.851617, 153.362140)

Canal estate, modern houses and apartments, modern infrastructure, commercial/light industrial area

C4

Jabiru Island

(-27.879057, 153.380685)

Busy through road, disused sand mine, no houses, small park with toilets

C5

Paradise Point

(-27.886359, 153.396596)

Public swimming area, mouth of river, much water traffic

C6

Coombabah, Estuary

(-27.896607, 153.366845)

Established suburban area, bush island opposite


b Global information system

Rathnayake et al. BMC Microbiology 2011 11:201   doi:10.1186/1471-2180-11-201

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