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Researcher: Mapstone, BD (Professor Bruce Mapstone)

Fields of Research

Freshwater ecology
Aquaculture and fisheries stock assessment
Fisheries management

Research Objectives

Other environmental management
Fisheries - wild caught
Fisheries - aquaculture

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Evaluating the potential impacts of the 'larval subsidy' effect for management of fish populations on the Great Barrier Reef, Australia; MODSIM
Age structure and growth in a large teleost, Cheilinus undulatus, with a review of size distribution in labrid fishes; Marine Ecology - Progress Series
Biophysical principles to design a network of no-take areas: The Great Barrier Reef case study; 1st International Marine Protected Areas Congress
Characterizing fish populations: effects of sample size and population structure on the precision of demographic parameter estimates; Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences
Complementarity of No-Take Marine Reserves and Individual Transferable Catch Quotas for Managing the Line Fishery of the Great Barrier Reef; Conservation Biology
Consequences of inappropriate criteria for accepting age estimates from otoliths, with a case study for a long-lived tropical reef fish; Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences
Demography of a large grouper, Epinephelus fuscoguttatus, from Australia's Great Barrier Reef: implications for fishery management; Marine Ecology - Progress Series
Effects of size, fragmentation and fisher infringement of marine reserves on the catch and biomass of coral trout, Plectropomus leopardus, on the Great Barrier Reef, Australia; Fisheries Management and Ecology
Establishing representative no-take areas over 1/3 of the Great Barrier Reef: large-scale implementation of Marine Protected Area theory with lessons for global application; Conservation Biology
Evaluating large scale experimental designs for management of coral trout on the Great Barrier Reef, Australia; Ecological Applications
Evaluating the scientific benefits of spatially explicit experimental manipulations of common coral trout, Plectropomus leopardus, populations on the Great Barrier Reef, Australia; Lowell Wakefield Fisheries Symposium
Geographic influences on and the accuracy and precision of age estimates for the red bass, Lutjanus bohar (Forsskal); a large tropical reef fish; Fisheries Research
Gonad development and evidence of protogyny in the red-throat emperor, (Lethrinus miniatus: Bloch and Schneider) on the Great Barrier Reef; Journal of Fish Biology
Incorporating biological assessment into new generation water quality guidelines in Australia and New Zealand; Australasian Journal of Ecotoxicology
Information flow among fishing vessels modelled using a Bayesian Network; Environmental Modelling & Software
Intra- versus inter-annual variation in counts of reef fishes and interpretations of long-term monitoring studies; Marine Ecology - Progress Series
Monitoring Ecological Impacts - Concepts and practice in flowing waters; Cambridge University Press
Multivariate life-history indices of exploited coral reef fish populations used to measure the performance of no-take zones in a marine protected area; Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences
Regional patterns in reproductive biology of Lethrinus miniatus on the Great Barrier Reef; Marine & Freshwater Research
Scales of spatial variation in demography of a large coral reef fish: an exception to the typical model?; Fishery Bulletin
Spatial and temporal variation and effects of changes in management in discard rates from the commercial reef line fishery of the Great Barrier Reef, Australia; Fisheries Research: An International Journal on Fishing Technology, Fisheries Science and Fisheries Management
The Importance of Clear Objectives for Monitoring World Heritage Area Sites; World Heritage Papers 10: Monitoring World Heritage
The use of otolith chemistry to determine stock structure of three epinepheline serranid coral reef fishes on the Great Barrier Reef, Australia; Fisheries Research
The use of otolith morphology to indicate stock structure of Common Coral Trout Plectropomus leopardus, on the Great Barrier Reef, Australia; Fishery Bulletin
Using impact assessment methods to determine the effects of a marine reserve on abundances and sizes of valuable tropical invertebrates; Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences
Using otolith weight-age relationships to predict age-based metrics of coral reef fish populations at different spatial scales; Fisheries Research
Variation in the periodicity and timing of increment formation in red throat emperor (Lethrinus miniatus) otoliths; Marine & Freshwater Research

Research Projects

Research Candidate Supervision

Exploring the Science-Policy Gap with Australian Marine Scientists, Policymakers, and Interest Groups