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Researcher: Trebilco, R (Dr Rowan Trebilco)

Fields of Research

Marine and Estuarine Ecology (incl. Marine Ichthyology)
Wildlife and Habitat Management
Fisheries Management
Conservation and Biodiversity
Community Ecology
Ecological Impacts of Climate Change
Ecosystem Function
Biostatistics
Environmental Science and Management
Biological Oceanography

Research Objectives

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

Career Best Publications

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

Research Publications

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
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
Mapping species richness and human impact drivers to inform global pelagic conservation prioritisation; Biological Conservation
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
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; Royal Society of London. Philosophical Transactions. Biological Sciences
The role of habitat complexity in shaping the size structure of a temperate reef fish community; Marine Ecology - Progress Series
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

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)
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