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Researcher: Thums, M (Ms Michele Thums)

Fields of Research

Wildlife and habitat management
Marine and estuarine ecology (incl. marine ichthyology)
Animal behaviour

Research Objectives

Assessment and management of coastal and estuarine ecosystems
Biodiversity in Antarctic and Southern Ocean environments

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A validated approach for supervised dive classification in diving vertebrates; Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology
Depletion of deep marine food patches forces divers to give up early; Journal of Animal Ecology
Foraging strategies of a Wide-ranging Predator in the Southern Ocean: the Southern Elephant Seal
In situ measures of foraging success and prey encounter reveal marine habitat-dependent search strategies; Ecology
Tracking changes in relative body composition of southern elephant seals using swim speed data; Marine Ecology Progress Series

Research Projects

Research Candidate Supervision

The Influence of Climate on the Migration Phenology of Humpback Whales (Megaptera Noveangliae) on the West Coast of Australia