Primary productivity
Very poor,Poor,Good,Very good

Trends are regionally variable and depend on the magnitude and timing of nutrient supply

Year(s): 
2016
3
Improving
Confidence (in grade): 
Adequate
Confidence (in trend): 
Adequate
Comparability (to previous reports): 
Not assessed
Evans K, Bax NJ, Smith DC (2016). Marine environment: Primary productivity . 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/primary-productivity, DOI 10.4226/94/58b657ea7c296