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Researcher: Dambacher, J (Dr Jeffrey Dambacher)

Fields of Research

Fisheries Management
Marine and Estuarine Ecology (incl. Marine Ichthyology)
Conservation and Biodiversity
Invasive Species Ecology
Aquatic Ecosystem Studies and Stock Assessment
Environmental Management
Wildlife and Habitat Management

Research Objectives

Fisheries - Wild Caught
Expanding Knowledge in the Environmental Sciences
Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity of environments
Marine Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity
Protected Conservation Areas in Marine Environments
Control of Pests, Diseases and Exotic Species
Fisheries - Aquaculture
Control of Pests, Diseases and Exotic Species in Fresh, Ground and Surface Water Environments
Ecosystem Assessment and Management
Wild Caught Tuna
Aquaculture Prawns
Coastal and Marine Management Policy
Ecosystem Assessment and Management of Marine Environments

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A generic method of engagement to elicit regional coastal management options; Ocean & Coastal Management
An ocean observation system for monitoring the affects of climate change on the ecology and sustainability of pelagic fisheries in the Pacific Ocean; Climatic Change
Analysis of Approaches for Monitoring Biodiversity in Commonwealth Waters - Field work report
Defining dynamic pelagic habitats in oceanic waters off eastern Australia; Deep-Sea Research. Part 2: Topical Studies in Oceanography
Diversifying the use of tuna to improve food security and public health in Pacific Island countries and territories; Marine Policy
Enhancing science in coastal management through understanding its role in the decision making network; Ocean & Coastal Management
Identifying key dynamics and ideal governance structures for successful ecological management; Environmental Science and Policy
International workshop on opportunities for ecosystem approaches to fisheries management in the Pacific Ocean tuna fisheries; Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries
Making better decisions: utilizing qualitative signed digraphs modeling to enhance aquaculture production technology selection; Marine Policy
Meeting the challenge of quantitative risk assessment for genetic control techniques: A framework and some methods applied to the common Carp (Cyprinus carpio) in Australia; Biological Invasions
Modelling climate-change effects on Australian and Pacific aquatic ecosystems: A review of analytical tools and management implications; Marine and Freshwater Research
Modelling marine protected areas: insights and hurdles; Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences
Qualitative mathematical models to support ecosystem-based management of Australia's Northern Prawn Fishery; Ecological Applications
Qualitative modelling of invasive species eradication on subantarctic Macquarie Island; Journal of Applied Ecology
Spatially balanced designs that incorporate legacy sites; Methods in Ecology and Evolution
The relative importance of environmental stochasticity, interspecific interactions, and observation error: Insights from sardine and anchovy landings; Journal of Marine Systems

Research Projects

Research Candidate Supervision

Dialectical Fisheries Management. The Use of Qualitative Analysis in the Development of Metrics, Indicators, and Indices Within an Ecosystems Based Approach to Fisheries
Improving the Representation of Large Pelagic Predators in Ecosystem Models
Modelling Predator/Prey Interactions under Climate Change and Implications for a Target Fishery in Tasmania
Qualitative Modelling to Aid Ecosystem Analyses for Fisheries Management in a Data-Limited Situation
Towards Ecosystem-based Management of Tasmanian Temperate Rocky Reefs- Community Dynamics Models Indicate Alternative Community States and Management Strategies