Table 1

Transect locations: 5 m belt transects conducted in coastal areas of the Perth metropolitan region and Busselton area.

Transect label

Location

Depth

Light level

Study site


WP1

Woodman Point

3.0 m

High

West/North-West facing gently sloping wall, limestone boulders, high sedimentation rate

WP2

Woodman Point

7.0 m

High

West/North-West facing gently sloping wall, limestone boulders, high sedimentation rate

SM1

South Mole

5.7 m

Low

South facing wall with overhang

SM2

South Mole

7.8 m

Full Sun

Open sandy flat bottom

EB

Eagle Bay

7.2 m

Full Sun

Upper surface of large rock

BJ

Busselton Jetty

6.9 m

Medium

Jetty pylons

Mn*

Mindarie

8.2 m

Medium

West/South-West facing overhang


*Transect Mn was only 3 m in length.

Lemloh et al. BMC Ecology 2009 9:4   doi:10.1186/1472-6785-9-4

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