Mobile megafaunal invertebrates on subtidal reefs

Port Phillip Bay: Marine National Parks and Marine Sanctuaries only: Health of megafaunal invertebrates in Port Phillip Heads Marine National Park is good, unknown in Point Cooke and Jawbone Marine Sanctuaries and fair at Ricketts Point Marine Sanctuary.

Other marine and coastal areas: Mobile megafaunal data are limited outside Victoria’s marine protected areas. Mobile megafaunal invertebrates are rated as good in 12 parks, ‘fair’ in one park and ‘unknown’ in another. Trend data is not available.

Region: 
Marine National Parks and Sanctuaries, Port Phillip Bay, Other Marine and Coastal Areas
Measures: 
Change in abundance of large molluscs, echinoderms and crustaceans, change in size–class distribution of selected species