Funding for this research was provided by:
Leibniz-Institut für Gewässerökologie und Binnenfischerei (IGB) im Forschungsverbund Berlin e.V.
Received: 24 September 2021
Accepted: 28 May 2022
First Online: 9 July 2022
: The authors have no conflict of interest to declare that are relevant to the content of this article.
: This project required a scientific licence from the NSW Government, Office of Environment & Heritage, NSW National Parks & Wildlife Service (licence number SL101847, valid from 20/01/2017 to 31/12/2019). The licence authorised the collection of samples (soil, water and <i>Ecklonia radiata</i>) on NPWS estate for research purposes.