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Researcher: Kriegisch, N (Ms Nina Kriegisch)

Fields of Research

Marine and Estuarine Ecology (incl. Marine Ichthyology)
Community Ecology
Behavioural Ecology

Research Objectives

Marine Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity
Control of Pests, Diseases and Exotic Species in Marine Environments
Control of Animal Pests, Diseases and Exotic Species in Coastal and Estuarine Environments
Effects of Climate Change and Variability on Australia (excl. Social Impacts)
Fisheries - Wild Caught
Ecosystem Assessment and Management of Marine Environments
Ecosystem Assessment and Management of Coastal and Estuarine Environments
Rehabilitation of Degraded Coastal and Estuarine Environments

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Collapse of kelp beds to turf-dominance is mediated by urchin overgrazing not water quality alone; Aquatic Biodiversity & Ecosystems: Evolution, Interactions & Global Change
Density-dependent feedbacks, hysteresis, and demography of overgrazing sea urchins; Ecology
Drift-kelp suppresses foraging movement of overgrazing sea urchins; Oecologia
Drift-kelp suppresses sea urchin appetite for destruction; Australian Marine Sciences Association 2015 Conference
Drift-kelp suppresses sea urchin appetite for destruction; Aquatic Biodiversity & Ecosystems: Evolution, Interactions & Global Change
Mechanisms of kelp bed resilience and recovery on urbanised coasts; Australian Marine Sciences Association 2015 Conference
Mechanisms of kelp bed resilience and recovery on urbanised coasts; SER 2015 World Conference on Ecological Restoration
Octocoral barrier to grazing sea urchins allows macroalgal recovery on barrens ground; Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology
Phase-shift dynamics of sea urchin overgrazing on nutrified reefs; PLoS One
Reduced resistance to sediment-trapping turfs with decline of native kelp and establishment of an exotic kelp; Oecologia
Sea urchin control of macroalgal communities across a productivity gradient; Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology
The Reef Ecosystem Evaluation Framework: Managing for Resilience in Temperate Environments
Top-down sea urchin overgrazing overwhelms bottom-up stimulation of kelp beds despite sediment enhancement; Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology

Research Projects

Determining the effect of food availability on foraging behaviour of barrens-forming sea urchins; Holsworth Wildlife Research Endowment (HWRE)

Research Candidate Supervision