Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development
Seismic surveys have the potential to affect marine life, including commercially and recreationally important finfish and invertebrate species and their prey. There is, however, considerable uncertainty around the degree of impact and relevant pressure-response pathways across the different taxonomic groups.
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Seismic exploration, Air guns, Anthropogenic factors, Risks, Marine fish, Marine invertebrates, Western Australia
Webster, F J, Wise, B S, Kemps, H, and Fletcher, W. (2018), Risk Assessment of the potential impacts of seismic air gun surveys on marine finfish and invertebrates in Western Australia. Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development, Perth. Report 288.