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Table 1 List of location, collecting methodology, habitat type and numbers of individuals and species recorded for all collecting stations.

From: Biodiversity inventories and conservation of the marine fishes of Bootless Bay, Papua New Guinea

Station Latitude Longitude Collecting methodology Habitat Number of individuals Number of species
PNG 11-01 09° 28.674’ S 147° 11.968’ E Fish Market - hook and line, spear City market 9 12
PNG 11-02 09° 31.322’ S 147° 17.076’ E Spear (Hawaiian sling), snorkeling Seagrass bed, rocky intertidal 1 1
PNG 11-03 09° 32.085’ S 147° 16.619’ E SCUBA, Rotenone (1kg powder), spear, hook and line Coral Reef 56 45
PNG 11-04 09° 52.434’ S 147° 16.583’ E SCUBA, spear, hook and lane Coral Reef 26 25
PNG 11-05 09° 31.322’ S 147° 17.076’ E Snorkel, spear (small Filipino gun and Hawaiian sling) Seagrass, patch reef, rocks 22 17
PNG 11-06 09° 31.322’ S 147° 17.076’ E Dip net, dive light, walking around reef flat Sandbar 3 3
PNG 11-07 09° 28.674’ S 147° 11.968’ E Hook and line, spear City Market 11 11
PNG 11-08 09° 30.447’ S 147° 17.209’ E Gill net Fishers at Dock 1 1
PNG 11-09 09° 35.625’ S 147° 17.021’ E SCUBA, Rotenone (1kg powder), spear, hook and line Coral Reef 35 32
PNG 11-10 09° 35.625’ S 147° 17.021’ E Spear (small Filipino gun and Hawaiian sling) Coral Reef 50 43
PNG 11-11 09° 34.233’ S 147° 17.286’ E SCUBA, Rotenone (1kg powder), spear, hook and line Coral Reef 74 53
PNG 11-12 09° 34.233’ S 147° 17.286’ E Spear (small Filipino gun and Hawaiian sling) Coral Reef 50 31
PNG 11-13 09° 31.322’ S 147° 17.076’ E Hand net Beach- sand and coral rock 1 1
PNG 11-14 09° 32.673’ S 147° 16.494’ E SCUBA, Rotenone (1kg powder), spear, hook and line Coral Reef 45 40
PNG 11-15 09° 32.343’ S 147° 16.087’ E Spear (small Filipino gun and Hawaiian sling), small mesh gill net Coral Reef 44 33
PNG 11-16 09° 28.674’ S 147° 11.968’ E Hook and line, spear Citymarket 19 17
PNG 11-17 09° 31.322’ S 147° 17.076’ E Spear (small Filipino gun and Hawaiian sling) Reef, seagrass 5 5
PNG 11-18 09° 56.219’ S 147° 17.803’ E SCUBA, Rotenone (1kg powder), spear, hook and line Coral Reef 37 35
PNG 11-19 9° 36.319’ S 147° 17.803’ E Spear (small Filipino gun and Hawaiian sling) Coral Reef 31 28
PNG 11-20 9° 31.322’ S 147° 17.076’ E Hook and line Reef, seagrass 6 3
PNG 11-21 9° 30.003’ S 147° 17.542’ E Rotenone (0.5 kg) and dipnets Mangrove, river 18 18
PNG 11-22 9° 31.495’ S 147° 17.044’ E Hand caught Rocky shore, Mangrove 1 1
PNG 11-23 9° 32.214’ S 147° 16.469’ E Spear (Hawaiian slings) Coralreef 23 17
PNG 11-24 9° 30.983’ S 147° 16.918’ E Spear (Hawaiian slings) Coral reef 21 17
PNG 11-25 09° 31.322’ S 147° 17.076’ E Handline with small hooks, baited with bread Beach, rocky shore 3 1
PNG 11-26 09° 32.35’ S 147° 15.759’ E SCUBA, rotenone, spear Coral reef 69 65
PNG 11-27 09° 31.495’ S 147° 17.044’ E Hand caught Rocky shore, Mangrove 1 1
PNG 11-28 09° 31.322’ S 147° 17.076’ E Hook and line Beach, rocky shore 6 6
FNG 11-29 09° 31.495’ S 147° 17.044’ E Rotenone (1 kg powder) and hand nets Rocky shore, seagrass bed 51 34
PNG 11-30 09° 34.206’ S 147° 17.190’ E Spear (small Filipino gun and Hawaiian sling) Coral Reef 23 18
PNG 11-31 09° 34.206’ S 147° 17.190’ E Spear (small Filipino gun and Hawaiian sling) Coral Reef 26 20
PNG 11-32 09° 35.973’ S 147° 17.330’ E Spear (small Filipino gun and Hawaiian sling) Coral reef 2 2
PNG 11-33 09° 31.322’ S 147° 17.076’ E Dip net, dive light, walking around reef flat Sandbar 3 3
     Average 23.42 19.36
     Standard Deviation 21.46 17.29