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Researcher: Edgar, GJ (Professor Graham Edgar)

Fields of Research

Marine and Estuarine Ecology (incl. Marine Ichthyology)
Conservation and Biodiversity
Ecological Impacts of Climate Change
Aquatic Ecosystem Studies and Stock Assessment
Freshwater Ecology
Fisheries Management
Fisheries Sciences
Ecosystem Function
Community Ecology
Biogeography and Phylogeography
Environmental Monitoring
Environmental Impact Assessment
Invasive Species Ecology
Animal Systematics and Taxonomy
Invertebrate Biology
Population Ecology
Landscape Ecology
Natural Resource Management
Global Change Biology
Biological Oceanography
Population, Ecological and Evolutionary Genetics
Speciation and Extinction
Ecological Physiology
Environmental Management
Algebra and Number Theory
Physical Oceanography
Environmental Sciences
Environmental Science and Management
Climate Change Processes
Phycology (incl. Marine Grasses)
Plant Physiology
Environment and Resource Economics
Life Histories

Research Objectives

Marine Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity
Ecosystem Assessment and Management of Marine Environments
Protected Conservation Areas in Marine Environments
Coastal and Estuarine Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity
Ecosystem Assessment and Management of Coastal and Estuarine Environments
Expanding Knowledge in the Environmental Sciences
Fisheries - Wild Caught
Environmentally Sustainable Transport
Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity at Regional or Larger Scales
Natural Hazards in Marine Environments
Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity of environments
Climate Change Adaptation Measures
Ecosystem Adaptation to Climate Change
Environment
Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity
Effects of Climate Change and Variability on Australia (excl. Social Impacts)
Coastal and Estuarine Land Management
Control of Pests, Diseases and Exotic Species in Marine Environments
Ecosystem Assessment and Management at Regional or Larger Scales
Control of Animal Pests, Diseases and Exotic Species in Coastal and Estuarine Environments
Social Impacts of Climate Change and Variability
Fisheries - Recreational
Native Forests
Control of Pests, Diseases and Exotic Species
Global Effects of Climate Change and Variability (excl. Australia, New Zealand, Antarctica and the South Pacific) (excl. Social Impacts)
Expanding Knowledge in the Biological Sciences
Physical and Chemical Conditions of Water in Marine Environments
Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic Oceanography
Fisheries - Aquaculture
Air Force
Coastal and Estuarine Water Management
Remnant Vegetation and Protected Conservation Areas in Coastal and Estuarine Environments
Documentation of Undescribed Flora and Fauna
Coastal and Marine Management Policy
Ecosystem Assessment and Management of Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic Environments
Remnant Vegetation and Protected Conservation Areas
Animal Production and Animal Primary Products
Physical and Chemical Conditions of Water in Coastal and Estuarine Environments
Wild Caught Prawns
Environmental Education and Awareness
Climate Change Models
Environmentally Sustainable Animal Production

Career Best Publications

Australian Marine Life: the Plants and Animals of Temperate Waters; Reed Books
Bias in evaluating the effects of marine protected areas: the importance of baseline data for the Galapagos Marine Reserve; Environmental Conservation
Catastrophic Decline in Mollusc Diversity in Eastern Tasmania and Its Concurrence with Shellfish Fisheries; Conservation Biology
Exploited reefs protected from fishing transform over decades into convservation features otherwise absent from seascapes; Ecological Applications
Global conservation outcomes depend on marine protected areas with five key features; Nature
Integrating abundance and functional traits reveals new global hotspots of fish diversity; Nature
The conservation significance of estuaries: a classification of Tasmanian estuaries using ecological, physicial and demographic attributes as a case study; Biological Conservation
The production and trophic ecology of shallow-water fish assemblages in southern Australia. 2. Diets of fishes and trophic relationships between fishes and benthos at Western Port, Victoria; Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology

Research Publications

A baseline survey for ecosystem monitoring in the Jervis Bay Marine Park
A baseline survey for ecosystem monitoring within the proposed Jurien Bay Marine Park
A classification of Tasmanian estuaries and assessment of their conservation significance using ecological and physical attributes, population and land use; University of Tasmania
A classification of Tasmanian estuaries and assessment of their conservation significance using ecological and physical attributes, population and land use; University of Tasmania
A cross-continental comparison of plant and beetle responses to retention of forest patches during timber harvest; Ecological Applications
A decade of study in Tasmanian MPAS - Part 2
A morphological and phylogenetic investigation into divergence among sympatric Australian southern bull kelps (Durvillaea potatorum and D. amatheiae sp. nov.); Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution
A new genus and three new species of apseudomorph tanaidacean (Crustacea) from the Darwin region; Proceedings of the Sixth International Marine Biolgical Workshop. The Marine Flora and Fauna of Darwin Harbour, Northern Territory, Australia
A preliminary investigation of the distribution, range and extent of reef habitats and communities in Port Davey
A quantitative video baseline survey of reef biota and survey of marine habitats within Bathurst Channel, South West Tasmania
A standardised vocabulary for identifying benthic biota and substrata from underwater imagery: the CATAMI classification scheme; PLoS ONE
A trophic model of a Galapagos subtidal rocky reef for evaluating fisheries and conservation strategies; Ecological Modelling
Adaptive management of temperate reefs to minimise effects of climate change: developing new effective approaches for ecological monitoring and predictive modelling
An assessment of population responses of common inshore fishes and invertebrates following declaration of five Australian marine protected areas; Environmental Conservation
Application of biotic and abiotic indicators for detecting benthic impacts of marine salmonid farming among coastal regions of Tasmania; Aquaculture
Assessing national biodiversity trends for rocky and coral reefs through the integration of citizen science and scientific monitoring programs; Bioscience
Assessment of Jessica oil spill impacts on intertidal invertebrate communities; Marine Pollution Bulletin
Assessment of coral reef biodiversity in the Coral Sea
Australian Marine Life: the Plants and Animals of Temperate Waters; Reed Books
Australian marine protected areas; Austral Ark: The State of Wildlife in Australia and New Zealand
Baseline biodiversity survey of the Cod Grounds Commonwealth Marine Reserve
Baseline surveys for ecosystem monitoring within the Jurien Bay Marine Park 1999-2003
Baseline surveys of the subtidal reef biota of the Kent Group Marine Nature Reserve 2004-2007
Benthic macrofauna in Tasmanian estuaries: scales of distribution and relationships with environmental variables; Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology
Bias in evaluating the effects of marine protected areas: the importance of baseline data for the Galapagos Marine Reserve; Environmental Conservation
Biases associaated with the use of underwater visual census techniques to quantify the density and size-structure of fish populations; Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology
Biodiversity enhances reef fish biomass and resistance to climate change; National Academy of Sciences of The United States of America. Proceedings
Biogeographical and ecological context for managing threats to coral and rocky reef communities in the Lord Howe Island Marine Park, south-western Pacific; Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems
Biological interactions both facilitate and resist climate-related functional change in temperate reef communities; Proceedings of the Royal Society of London: Biological Sciences
Biology and ecology of Zearaja maugeana, an endangered skate restricted to two south-western Tasmanian estuaries; Marine and Freshwater Research
Biotic affinities of rocky reef fishes, invertebrates and macroalgae in different zones of the Port Davey marine protected area, south-western Tasmania; Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems
Bright spots among the world’s coral reefs; Nature
Broad-scale effects of marine salmonid aquaculture on macrobenthos and the sediment environment in southeastern Tasmania; Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology
Broad-scale impacts of salmon farms on temperate macroalgal assemblages on rocky reefs; Marine Pollution Bulletin
Broadscale effects of marine salmonid aquaculture and introduced pests on macrobenthos and the sediment environment in Tasmania between 1998 and 2003
Catastrophic Decline in Mollusc Diversity in Eastern Tasmania and Its Concurrence with Shellfish Fisheries; Conservation Biology
CERF Biodiversity Research in Tasmanian: An Update to the Hub; CERF Marine Biodiversity Workshop #2
Changes in fish assemblages following ten years of protection in Tasmanian marine protected areas; Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology
Changes in invertebrate and macroalgal populations in Tasmanian marine reserves in the decade following protection; Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology
Characterisation of thirteen polymorphic microsatellite markers for the red sea urchin Heliocidaris tuberculata (Lamarck, 1816) developed using a 454-sequencing approach; Conservation Genetics Resources
Citizen science as a research tool for monitoring ecological change in the marine environment; Climate Change Effects on Fish and Fisheries
Climate change cascades: Shifts in oceanography, species' ranges and subtidal marine community dynamics in eastern Tasmania; Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology
Coastal and marine resource management in the Galapagos Islands and the Archipelago of San Andres: Issues, problems and opportunities; Ocean and Coastal Management
Coastal Climate Change Range Extension Database and Mapping Project (Redmap)
Community assisted scientific assessment and management of Western Australian Marine Protected Areas. Ningaloo Marine Park report for Coastwest and Caring for our Country
Community-assisted scientific assessment and management of Western Australian Marine Protected Areas. Rottnest Island Marine Reserve report for Coastwest and Caring for our Country
Comparing large-scale bioregions and fine-scale community-level biodiversity predictions from subtidal rocky reefs across south-eastern Australia; Journal of Applied Ecology
Condition of rocky reef communities: A key marine habitat around Tasmania
Congruence in demersal fish, macroinvertebrate, and macroalgal community turnover on shallow temperate reefs; Ecological Applications
Conservation of natural wilderness values in the Port Davey marine and estuarine protected area, South-Western Tasmania; Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems
Conservation of the critically endangered Eastern Australian population of the Grey Nurse shark (Carcharias taurus) through cross-jurisdictional management of a network of marine-protected areas; Environmental Management
Conservation of threatened species in the Galapagos Marine Reserve through identification and protection of marine key biodiversity areas; Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems
Consistencies over regional scales in assemblages of mobile epifauna associated with natural and artificial plants of different shape; Aquatic Botany
Consistent multi-level trophic effects of marine reserve protection across northern New Zealand; PLoS One
Continental-scale assessment of Australia's rocky and coral reef biodiversity
Contributions of body size, habitat and taxonomy to predictions of temperate Australian fish diets; Marine Ecology - Progress Series
Coral sea marine biodiversity
Decadal trends in marine reserves reveal differential rates of change in direct and indirect effects; Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
Defining and observing stages of climate-mediated range shifts in marine systems; Global Environmental Change
Developing a quantitative, relative wave exposure index for shallow reefs in temperate Australia and potential applications in biodiversity research; Marine Connectivity
Developing a quantitative, relative wave exposure index for shallow reefs in temperate Australia and potential applications in biodiversity research; Australian Marine Science Association 46th Annual Conference
Distinguishing geographical range shifts from artefacts of detectability and sampling effort; Diversity and Distributions
Distribution of benthic communities in the fjord-like Bathurst Channel ecosystem, south-western Tasmania, a globally anomalous estuarine protected area; Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems
Do communities exist? Complex patterns of overlapping marine species distributions; Ecology
Does the global network of marine protected areas provide an adequate safety net for marine biodiversity?; Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems
Ecological effects of marine protected areas on rocky reef communities - a continental-scale analysis; Marine Ecology Progress Series
Ecology of Australian Temperate Reefs; CSIRO
Ecosystem model of Tasmanian waters explores impacts of climate-change induced changes in primary productivity; Ecological Modelling: International Journal on Ecological Modelling and Engineering and Systems Ecology
Ecosystem monitoring in different zones within the Jurien Bay Marine Park - results of 2004 surveys
Ecosystem Monitoring of subtidal reefs in different management zones of the Jurien Bay Marine Park 1999-2007
Ecosystem Monitoring of Subtidal Reefs in the Jarvis Bay Marine Park
Ecosystem Monitoring of Subtidal Reefs in the Jervis Bay Marine Park 1996 - 2005
Effectiveness of biological surrogates for predicting patterns of marine biodiversity: a global meta-analysis; PLoS ONE
Effects of algal canopy clearance on plant, fish and macroinvertebrate communities on eastern Tasmanian reefs; Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology
Effects of Catchment Activities on Macrofaunal Assemblages in Tasmanian Estuaries; Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science
Effects of the Jessica oil spill on artisanal fisheries in the Galápagos; Marine Pollution Bulletin
Effects of the declaration of marine reserves on Tasmanian reef fishes, invertebrates and plants; Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology
El Niño, grazers and fisheries interact to greatly elevate extinction risk for Galapagos marine species ; Global Change Biology
Eureka Prize for Environmental Research 2014
Evaluating the effectiveness of Marine Protected Areas as a fisheries management tool
Expanding marine protected areas to include degraded coral reefs; Conservation Biology
Experimental Analysis of Structural versus Trophic Importance of Seagrass Beds. I. Effects of Macrofaunal and Meiofaunal Invertebrates; Vie et Milieu
Experimental Analysis of Structural Versus Trophic Importance of Seagrass Beds. II. Effects on fishes, decapods and cephalopods; Vie et Milieu
Exploited reefs protected from fishing transform over decades into convservation features otherwise absent from seascapes; Ecological Applications
Functional traits reveal early responses in marine reserves following protection from fishing; Diversity and Distributions
Global conservation outcomes depend on marine protected areas with five key features; Nature
Global human footprint on the linkage between biodiversity and ecosystem functioning in reef fishes; Public Library of Science Biology
Global patterns in the impact of marine herbivores on benthic primary producers; Ecology Letters
Global patterns of kelp forest change over the past half-century; National Academy of Sciences of The United States of America. Proceedings
Humans and seasonal climate variability threaten large-bodied coral reef fish with small ranges; Nature Communications
Identification and gap analysis of Key Biodiversity Areas: Targets for comprehensive protected area systems; IUCN
Identification and Gap Analysis of Key Biodiversity Areas: Targets for Comprehensive Protected Area Systems; IUCN
Impact of the Iron Baron Oil Spill on Subtidal Reef Assemblages in Tasmania; Marine Polluition Bulletin
Impacts of a population outbreak of the urchin Tripneustes gratilla amongst Lord Howe Island coral communities; Coral Reefs
Impacts of the Jessica oil spill on intertidal and shallow subtidal plants and animals; Marine Pollution Bulletin
Impacts of the Jessica oil spill: an introduction; Marine Pollution Bulletin
Imperilled species in aquatic ecosystems: emerging threats, management and future prognoses; Aquatic Conservation
Implications of macroalgal isolation by distance for networks of marine protected areas; Conservation Biology
Integrating abundance and functional traits reveals new global hotspots of fish diversity; Nature
Key biodiversity areas as globally significant target sites for the conservation of marine biological diversity; Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems
Linking global patterns of kelp forest change and variation in climate over the past half-century; 11th International Temperate Reefs Symposium
Long-term shifts in abundance and distribution of a temperate fish fauna: a response to climate change and fishing practices; Global Ecology and Biogeography
Long-term trends in invertebrate-habitat relationships under protected and fished conditions; Marine Biology
Loss of native rocky reef biodiversity in Australian metropolitan embayments; Marine Pollution Bulletin
Macro-algal communities in three major Australian estuaries: Broad-scale patterns in response to anthropogenic impacts; New Waves in Marine Science
Marine and Estuarine Ecosystems in the Port Davey-Bathurst Harbour Region: Biodiversity, Threats and Management Options
Marine protected areas; Marine Ecology
Marine protected areas need accountability not wasted dollars; Aquatic Conservation
Monitoring of Tasmania Inshore Reef Ecosystems. An assessment of the potential for volunteer monitoring programs and summary of change within the Maria Island Marine Reserve from 1992-2002
New approaches to marine conservation through the scaling up of ecological data; Annual Review of Marine Science
New Leptocheliidae (Crustacea: Tanaidacea:Tanaidomorpha) from Australian seagrass and macro-algal habitats, and a redescription of the poorly-known Leptochelia ignota from Sydney Harbour; Zootaxa
New opportunities for conservation of handfishes (Family Brachionichthyidae) and other inconspicuous and threatened marine species through citizen science; Biological Conservation
New records of Staurozoa from Australian coastal waters, with a description of a new species of Lucernariopsis Uchida, 1929 (Cnidaria, Staurozoa, Stauromedusae) and a key to Australian Stauromedusae; Marine Biology Research
One-third of Reef-building corals face elevated extinction risk from climate change and local impacts; Science
Out of sight, out of mind: threats to the marine biodiversity of the Canary Islands (NE Atlantic Ocean); Marine Pollution Bulletin
Oyster reefs at risk and recommendations for conservation, restoration, and management; Bioscience
Patterns of extinction risk and threat for marine vertebrates and habitat-forming species in the Tropical Eastern Pacific; Marine Ecology Progress Series
Patterns of fish movement on eastern Tasmanian rocky reefs; Environmental Biology of Fishes
Predicting beta diversity in the marine environment: algal diversity patterns and their relationship with environmental variables on shallow subtidal reefs across southern Australia; 9th International Temperate Reefs Symposium 2011
Predicting patterns of beta diversity on shallow, temperate reefs; World Conference on Marine Biodiversity
Predicting temperate reef biodiversity: A South Australian example; New Waves in Marine Science
Predicting the diet of coastal fishes at a continental scale based on taxonomy and body size; Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology
Prediction program In: Marine Biodiversity Hub, Commonwealth Environment Research Facilities, Final report 2007-2010
Predictions of beta diversity for reef macroalgae across southeastern Australia; Ecosphere
Preliminary Report to the Long Term Impact Assessment Group. Program 7. Impact on and recovery of subtidal reefs
Quantifying wave exposure in shallow temperate reef systems: applicability of fetch models for predicting algal biodiversity; Marine Ecology - Progress Series
Redmap: Citizen science as an engagement and communication tool in a warming world; Australia - New Zealand Climate Forum 2010
Reef biodiversity monitoring at Lord Howe Island 2015
Reef fishes at all trophic levels respond positively to effective marine protected areas; PloS One
Reef Fishes of the Althorpe Islands and Adjacent coasts of Central South Australia; Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia
Reef Life Survey assessment of biodiversity in northern New Zealand marine reserves and associated coastlines
Regional biogeography of shallow reef fish and macro-invertebrate communities in the Galapagos archipelago; Journal of Biogeography
Regional classification of Tasmanian coastal waters and preliminary identification of representative marine protected area sites
Reinventing residual reserves in the sea: are we favouring ease of establishment over need for protection?; Aquatic Conservation
Relating trophic resources to community structure: a predictive index of food availability; Royal Society Open Science
Relationships between mobile macroinvertebrates and reef structure in a temperate marine reserve; Marine Ecology Progress Series
Removing vessels from the water for biofouling treatment has the potential to introduce mobile non-indigenous marine species; Marine Pollution Bulletin
Resilience and signatures of tropicalization in protected reef fish communities; Nature Climate Change
Shallow phylogeographic histories of key species in a biodiversity hotspot; Phycologia
Shallow water Tanaidae (Crustacea: Tanaidacea) of Australia; Zootaxa
Short term monitoring of biotic change in Tasmanian marine reserves; Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology
Short- and long-term benefits for forest biodiversity of retaining unlogged patches in harvested areas; Forest Ecology and Management
Spatial patterns in impacts of fishing on temperate rocky reefs: Are fish abundance and mean size related to proximity to fisher access points?; Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology
Spatial scale and the conservation of threatened species; Conservation Letters
Species extinction in the marine environment: Tasmania as a regional example of overlooked losses in biodiversity; Conservation Biology
Species traits and climate velocity explain geographic range shifts in an ocean-warming hotspot; Ecology Letters
Stability in temperate reef communities over a decadal time scale despite concurrent ocean warming; Global Change Biology
Statistical solutions for error and bias in global citizen science datasets; Biological Conservation
Subtidal macroflora of Althorpe and Haystack Islands, South Australia; Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia
Surveys of subtidal reefs in the Southwest National Park Marine Nature Reserve 2004-2017
Surveys of the subtidal reef biota of the Kent Group Marine Nature Reserve 2014-2017
Systematic global assessment of reef fish communities by the Reef Life Survey program; Scientific Data
Tasmania; Under Southern Seas - The ecology of Australia's rocky reefs
Testing absolute and percentage thresholds in the identification of key biodiversity areas; Animal Conservation
The biogeography of shallow-water macrofauna at Heard Island; Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania
The conservation significance of estuaries: a classification of Tasmanian estuaries using ecological, physicial and demographic attributes as a case study; Biological Conservation
The conservation-related benefits of a systematic marine biological sampling programme: The Tasmanian reef bioregionalisation as a case study; Biological Conservation
The Coral Sea: Physical Environment, Ecosystem Status and Biodiversity Assets; Advances in Marine Biology
The distribution and diets of crabs associated with seagrass and unvegetated habitats in Western Port, southeastern Australia; Seagrass Biology: Proceedings of an International Workshop
The distribution of macroinvertebrates and fishes in Tasmanian estuaries; Journal of Biogeography
The effect of the Jessica grounding on Galápagos reef fish communities adjacent to the wreck site; Marine Pollution Bulletin
The effect of the Jessica grounding on subtidal invertebrate and plant communities at the Galápagos wreck site; Marine Pollution Bulletin
The Galapagos sea cucumber fishery: management improves as stock decline; Environnmental Conservation
The potential of trait-based approaches to contribute to marine conservation; Marine Policy
The production and trophic ecology of shallow-water fish assemblages in southern Australia. 1. Species richness, size-structure and production of fishes in Western Port, Victoria; Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology
The production and trophic ecology of shallow-water fish assemblages in southern Australia. 2. Diets of fishes and trophic relationships between fishes and benthos at Western Port, Victoria; Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology
The production and trophic ecology of shallow-water fish assemblages in southern Australia. 3. General relationships between sediments, seagrasses, invertebrates and fishes; Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology
The Tasmanian Region; Seas at the Millenium - an Environmental Evaluation
Thermal biases and vulnerability to warming in the world’s marine fauna; Nature
Translating local benthic community structure to national biogenic reef habitat types; Global Ecology and Biogeography
Tropical Marine Fishes of Australia; Reed New Holland Publishers Pty Ltd
Ubiquity of microplastics in coastal seafloor sediments; Marine Pollution Bulletin
Understanding community-habitat associations of temperate reef fishes using fine-resolution bathymetric measures of physical structure; Marine Ecology Progress Series
Upgrading marine ecosystem restoration using ecological-social concepts; Bioscience
Variation in reef fish and invertebrate communities with level of protection from fishing across the Eastern Tropical Pacific seascape; Global Ecology and Biogeography

Research Projects

Adaptive management of temperate reefs to minimise effects of climate change: Developing new effective approaches for ecological monitoring and predictive modelling; Dept of Climate Change, Energy & Efficiency and FRDC (DCCEE-FRDC)
Biotic connectivity within the temperate Australian marine protected area network at three levels of biodiversity - communities, populations and genes; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Changes in Sheltered Marine Habitats off Southeastern Tasmania Caused by Human Activity; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Changes in Tasmanian Estuarine and Sheltered Marine Ecosystems Since European Settlement: Impacts of Human Activity; Australian Institute of Nuclear Science & Engineering (AINSE)
Coastal Climate Change Range Extension Database & Mapping Project (CCC REDMAP); Tasmanian Community Fund (TasCF)
Connectivity among marine protected areas in habitat-forming kelps; Holsworth Wildlife Research Endowment (HWRE)
Conservation of Rare Marine Algae through Marine Protected Area Planning; Winifred Violet Scott Charitable Trust (WVS)
Coral Sea Marine Biodiversity - Globally Significant, Largely Unprotected; Winifred Violet Scott Charitable Trust (WVS)
Ecology of subtidal plant and animal communities.; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Effectiveness of Temperate Australian Marine Protected Areas as Tools for Biodiversity Conservation and Informing Fisheries Management; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Effects of Invasive Macrofauna on Marine Biodiversity and Ecosystem Function; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Evaluating the Effectiveness of Marine Protected Areas as a Fishery Management Tool; Fisheries Research & Development Corporation (FRDC)
Extending the Success of Redmap with New Website Sections and Communication Materials; Tasmanian Community Fund (TasCF)
Filling Critical Research Needs for Improved Conservation Management of the only Two Known Populations of the Endangered Maugean Skate (Zearaga maugeana); Winifred Violet Scott Charitable Trust (WVS)
Global analysis of human impacts on patterns of marine biodiversity ; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Image based biological survey of sensitive marine invertebrate assemblages on reef systems in Bathurst Channel 2010; Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water & Environment (DPIPWE)
Improving prediction of rocky reef ecosystem responses to human impacts; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Incorporation of Vulnerability and Irreplaceability into Marine Protected Area Planning; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Interactive impacts of invasive invertebrates and disturbance on marine biodiversity and ecosystem function; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Issues in marine science: developing sustainable strategies for range-shifting species ; Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations (DEEWR)
Marine Biodiversity Hub; Department of Environment and Energy (Cwth) (DoEE)
National Climate Change Adaptation Research Network in Marine Biodiversity and Resources; Department of Climate Change (DOCC)
Quantitative Biological Baseline Surveys of Shelf Rocky Reef Biota in Commonwealth MPAs off Tasmania; Department of Environment and Energy (Cwth) (DoEE)
Scientific Support for Managing Australia's Marine Biodiversity - A National Marine Biodiversity Hub; Department of Environment and Energy (Cwth) (DoEE)
Short term monitoring of biotic changes; Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water & Environment (DPIPWE)
Systematics of Australian Tanaidomorpha (Tanaidacea); Australian Nature Conservation Agency (ANCA)
The contribution of human/marine herbivore interactions to reef degradation; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Use of Marine Protected Areas to Assess Effects of Fishing on Temperate Reef Communities; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Volunteer Monitoring of the State of Australian Rocky Reef Communities; Department of Environment and Energy (Cwth) (DoEE)
College of Experts 2017-2019 - Professor Graham Edgar
Natural values of the World Heritage waters of Macquarie Harbour
Rocky Reef Health
The Baseline Biodiversity Survey of the Cod Grounds Commonwealth Marine Reserve

Research Candidate Supervision

Are Sites of High Conservation Significance Incorporated Into Marine Protected Area Networks? - A Comparison of Stakeholder Driven & Threatened Species Driven Solutions
Ecological Difference Between Subtropical Reef Communities and Biodiversity and Response to Warming of the East Australian Current
Historical biogeography of the marine fishes of northern Australia
Influence of Environmental Covariates on Reed Food Webs
Morphological Variation and Population Connectivity of the Giant Kelp (Macrocystis spp.) with Respect to Conservation and Marine Park Design.
Rare Marine Macroalgae of Southern Australia
Relationships and Interactions between Temperate Reef Fish Communities, Physical Habitat Structure and Marine Protection
Responses of Temperate Mobile Macroinvertebrates to Reef Habitat Structure and Protection from Fishing