Outer shelf (25–250 m)—invertebrate species
Very poor,Poor,Good,Very good

Temporal data and historical baselines to determine status and trend are limited. Trawling effort pressures are decreasing in the long term, but pressures associated with climate change are increasing.

Year(s): 
2016
3
Stable
Confidence (in grade): 
Limited
Confidence (in trend): 
Limited
Comparability (to previous reports): 
Somewhat comparable

South-east in poor condition

Year(s): 
2011
3
Stable
Confidence (in grade): 
Limited
Confidence (in trend): 
Limited
Comparability (to previous reports): 
Not assessed
Evans K, Bax NJ, Smith DC (2016). Marine environment: Outer shelf (25–250 m)—invertebrate species . In: Australia state of the environment 2016, Australian Government Department of the Environment and Energy, Canberra, https://soe.environment.gov.au/assessment-summary-component/marine-environment/outer-shelf-25-250-m-invertebrate-species, DOI 10.4226/94/58b657ea7c296