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Researcher: Gales, RP (Dr Rosemary Gales)

Fields of Research

Marine and Estuarine Ecology (incl. Marine Ichthyology)
Population, Ecological and Evolutionary Genetics
Terrestrial Ecology
Biological Sciences
Fisheries Sciences

Research Objectives

Ecosystem Assessment and Management of Marine Environments
Expanding Knowledge in the Environmental Sciences
Ecosystem Assessment and Management of Farmland, Arable Cropland and Permanent Cropland Environments
Marine Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity
Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity of environments

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Inter-annual consistency in the fluctuating energy requirements of captive harp seals Phoca groenlandica; Polar Biology
Low levels of genetic differentiation characterize Australian humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) populations; Marine Mammal Science
Terrestrial mammals of a sheep-grazing property on Bruny Island, Tasmania; Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania.
Use of temperature telemetry to monitor ingestion by a harbor seal mother and her pup throughout lactation; Polar Biology

Research Projects

Satellite tracking juvenile shy albatrosses from Tasmania; Ian Potter Foundation (IPF)

Research Candidate Supervision

Demography and Conservation of Shy Albatross (Thalassarche Cauta)
Determining Cetacean - Cephalopod Trophic Interactions - A Qualitative and Quantitative Approach
Environmental drivers of cetacean strandings between Southern Australia and New Zealand
Implications for Interactions with Fisheries
Population biology and ecology of albatrosses on Macquarie Island- implications for conservation status
The Shy Albatross (Thalassarche cauta)- Population Trends, Environmental and Anthropogenic Drivers, and the Future for Management and Conservation