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Researcher: Trebilco, R (Dr Rowan Trebilco)

Fields of Research

Marine and Estuarine Ecology (incl. Marine Ichthyology)
Wildlife and Habitat Management
Conservation and Biodiversity
Ecosystem Function
Fisheries Management
Community Ecology
Population, Ecological and Evolutionary Genetics
Ecological Impacts of Climate Change
Environmental Science and Management
Biostatistics
Animal Physiology - Cell
Biological Oceanography
Natural Resource Management
Animal Physiology - Biophysics
Population Ecology

Research Objectives

Expanding Knowledge in the Biological Sciences
Ecosystem Assessment and Management of Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic Environments
Ecosystem Assessment and Management of Marine Environments
Effects of Climate Change and Variability on Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic Environments (excl. Social Impacts)
Marine Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity
Ecosystem Assessment and Management of Coastal and Estuarine Environments
Protected Conservation Areas in Marine Environments
Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity
Coastal and Estuarine Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity
Ecosystem Assessment and Management at Regional or Larger Scales
Ecosystem Adaptation to Climate Change
Fisheries - Wild Caught
Environmental Lifecycle Assessment
Expanding Knowledge in the Environmental Sciences

Career Best Publications

Ecosystem ecology: size-based constraints on the pyramids of life; Trends in Ecology and Evolution

Research Publications

A new wave of marine evidence-based management: emerging challenges and solutions to transform monitoring, evaluating and reporting; ICES Journal of Marine Science
Can isoscapes of mesopelagic fish determine foraging hotspots of marine mammals and birds in the southern Indian Ocean?; MEASO 18
Can isoscapes of mesopelagic fish predict top predator hotspots?; Where the Poles come together: A SCAR and IASC Conference
Chapter 13: Marine protected areas as a strategy for sustainability; From Hook to Plate: The State of Marine Fisheries. A Commonwealth Perspective
Characterizing seabird bycatch in the eastern Australian tuna and billfish pelagic longline fishery in relation to temporal, spatial and biological influences; Aquatic Conservation
DNA-based diet analysis of mesopelagic fish from the southern Kerguelen Axis; Deep-Sea Research. Part 2
Ecosystem ecology: size-based constraints on the pyramids of life; Trends in Ecology and Evolution
From bacteria to whales: using functional size spectra to model marine ecosystems; Trends in Ecology and Evolution
Improving estimates of Adélie penguin breeding population size: developing factors to adjust one-off population counts for availability bias; CCAMLR Science
Indirect effects and prey behavior mediate interactions between an endangered prey and recovering predator; Ecosphere
Integrated modelling to support decision-making for marine social-ecological systems in Australia; ICES Journal of Marine Science
Integrating count effort by seasonally correcting animal population estimates (ICESCAPE): a method for estimating abundance and its uncertainty from count data using Adelie penguins as a case study; CCAMLR Science
Isotopic niches of Mesopelagic fish on the southern Kerguelen Axis: variation and overlap; The 2nd Kerguelen Plateau Marine Ecosystem and Fisheries Symposium
Kerguelen Axis 2015-16: Marine science activities in support of research and observing of marine ecosystems in the vicinity of the Kerguelen Axis during 2015-16 austral summer
Mapping species richness and human impact drivers to inform global pelagic conservation prioritisation; Biological Conservation
Mesopelagic community structure on the Southern Kerguelen Axis; The 2nd Kerguelen Plateau Marine Ecosystem and Fisheries Symposium
Productivity and fishing pressure drive variability in fish parasite assemblages of the Line Islands, equatorial Pacific; Ecology
Resolving the role of mesopelagics in Southern Ocean food webs
Resolving the role of mesopelagics in Southern Ocean food webs
Studying Seabird Diet through Genetic Analysis of Faeces: A Case Study on Macaroni Penguins (Eudyptes chrysolophus); PLOS One
Summary of baseline kelp forest surveys within and adjacent to Gwaii Haanas National Park Reserve, National Marine Conservation Area Reserve and Haida Heritage Site, Haida Gwaii, British Columbia, Canada
The paradox of inverted biomass pyramids in kelp forest fish communities; Proceedings of the Royal Society of London: Biological Sciences
The pelagic squid assemblage of the Kerguelen Axis; The 2nd Kerguelen Plateau Marine Ecosystem and Fisheries Symposium
The role of habitat complexity in shaping the size structure of a temperate reef fish community; Marine Ecology - Progress Series
The winter pack-ice zone provides a sheltered but food-poor habitat for larval Antarctic krill; Nature Ecology and Evolution
Under ice habitats for Antarctic krill larvae: could less mean more under climate warming?; Geophysical Research Letters
Unintended cultivation, shifting baselines, and conflict between objectives for fisheries and conservation; Conservation Biology
What DNA in fish stomachs can tell us about the Southern Ocean; The 2nd Kerguelen Plateau Marine Ecosystem and Fisheries Symposium

Research Projects

Mesopelagic Southern Ocean Prey and Predators (MESOPP); European Commission (EC)
New models for understanding the role of mesopelagic fishes and squid in Southern Ocean ecosystems; Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR)
Squid: the missing link in Southern Ocean ecosystem models; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
The reproductive investment and its environmental responses in Cephalopods - illustrated by Argentinean shortfin squid Illex argentinus; National Science Foundation China (NSFC)
Using size-based models to understand the role of mesopelagic fish and squid in the Southern Ocean ecosystem; Department of Environment and Energy (Cwth) (DoEE)
A size-spectrum approach to assessing coral reef fisheries impacts, habitat effects and ecosystem baselines
A size-spectrum approach to assessing reef fisheries impacts, habitat effects and ecosystem baselines
Size based insight into the structure and function of reef fish communities
Size-based insight into the structure and function of reef fish communities
Size-based insight into the structure and function of reef fish communities
Size-­based insight into the structure and function of reef fish communities

Research Candidate Supervision