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Researcher: Atkins, N (Dr Natalia Atkins)

Fields of Research

Evolutionary biology
Zoology
Phycology (incl. marine grasses)
Information retrieval and web search
Conservation and biodiversity
Marine and estuarine ecology (incl. marine ichthyology)
Comparative physiology
Behavioural ecology

Research Objectives

Expanding knowledge in the environmental sciences
Other plant production and plant primary products
Fisheries - aquaculture
Marine biodiversity

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A database of chlorophyll a in Australian waters; Scientific Data
A database of marine phytoplankton abundance, biomass and species composition in Australian waters; Scientific Data
A database of zooplankton biomass in Australian marine waters; Scientific Data
Are babies better in autumn or spring? The consequences of extending gestation in a biennially reproducing viviparous lizard; Journal of Experimental Zoology, Part A: Ecological Genetics and Physiology
Australia’s continental-scale acoustic tracking database and its automated quality control process; Scientific Data
Does date of birth or a capacity for facultative placentotrophy influence offspring quality in a viviparous skink, Niveoscincus microlepidotus?; Australian Journal of Zoology
Fecal testosterone concentrations may not be useful for monitoring reproductive cycles in blue-tongued lizards; Australian and New Zealand Society for Comparative Physiology and Biochemistry, 16th annual meeting
Fecal Testosterone Concentrations May Not Be Useful for Monitoring Reproductive Status in Male Blue-Tongued Lizards (Tiliqua nigrolutea: Scincidae); Journal of Herpetology
Information infrastructure for Australia’s Integrated Marine Observing System; Earth Science Informatics
Late stage deferral of parturition in the viviparous lizard Niveoscincus ocellatus (Gray 1845): implications for offspring quality and survival; Biological Journal of the Linnean Society
Linking Environmental Data and Samples: Abstract Volume; Linking Environmental Data and Samples
Parental effects in two species of viviparous lizards: Niveoscincus microlepidotus and N. ocellatus
Successful treatment of a mite infestation in gravid spotted snow skinks (Niveoscincus ocellatus); Herpetofauna - Sydney
Timing of parturition in two species of viviparous lizard: influences of b-adrenergic stimulation and temperature upon uterine responses to arginine vasotocin (AVT); Journal of Comparative Physiology B

Research Projects

Research Candidate Supervision