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Researcher: Little, R (Dr Richard Little)

Fields of Research

Fisheries management
Environmental management
Aquaculture and fisheries stock assessment
Decision support and group support systems
Information systems

Research Objectives

Fisheries - wild caught
Assessment and management of terrestrial ecosystems
Other environmental management
Fisheries - aquaculture
Wild caught fin fish (excl. tuna)
Climate change adaptation measures (excl. ecosystem)
Expanding knowledge in the environmental sciences
Rehabilitation or conservation of marine environments
Wild caught crustaceans (excl. rock lobster and prawns)
Expanding knowledge in the agricultural, food and veterinary sciences
Information systems, technologies and services

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Assessing a multilevel tier system: The role and implications of data quality and availability; Fisheries Research
Balancing indigenous and non-indigenous commercial objectives in a coral reef finfish fishery; ICES Journal of Marine Science
Best practice guidelines for Australian fisheries management agencies
Can a spatially-structured stock assessment address uncertainty due to closed areas? A case study based on pink ling in Australia; Fisheries Research
Complementarity of No-Take Marine Reserves and Individual Transferable Catch Quotas for Managing the Line Fishery of the Great Barrier Reef; Conservation Biology
Decision trade-offs for cost-constrained fisheries management; ICES Journal of Marine Science
Developing risk equivalent data-rich and data-limited harvest strategies; Fisheries Research
Does size matter? An assessment of quota market evolution and performance in the Great Barrier Reef fin-fish fishery; Ecology and Society
Downscaling and extrapolating dynamic seasonal marine forecasts for coastal ocean users; Ocean Modelling
Environmental derivatives, risk analysis, and conservation management; Conservation Letters
Environmental offsets, resilience and cost-effective conservation; Royal Society Open Science
Evaluation of management strategies in ningaloo marine park, Western Australia; International Journal of Sustainable Society
Evidence of package trading in a mature multi-species ITQ market; Marine Policy
Funding climate adaptation strategies with climate derivatives; Climate Risk Management
How much evidence is required for acceptance of productivity regime shifts in fish stock assessments: Are we letting managers off the hook?; Fisheries Research
Human-ecosystem interaction in large ensemble-models; Empirical Agent-Based Modelling: Challenges and Solutions
INFORMD2: risk-based tools supporting consultation, planning and adaptive management for aquaculture and other multiple-uses of the coastal waters of southern Tasmania
Integrated modelling to support decision-making for marine social-ecological systems in Australia; ICES Journal of Marine Science
Is risk consistent across tier-based harvest control rule management systems? A comparison of four case-studies; Fish and Fisheries
Micro-economic drivers of profitability in an ITQ-managed fishery: An analysis of the Queensland Coral Reef Fin-Fish Fishery; Marine Policy
Modelling the economic and ecological impacts of the transition to individual transferable quotas in the multispecies US west coast groundfish trawl fleet; ICES Journal of Marine Science: (International Council for The Exploration of The Sea)
Quota allocation in mixed fisheries: A bioeconomic modelling approach applied to the Channel flatfish fisheries; ICES Journal of Marine Science
Viability trade-offs in the evaluation of strategies to manage recreational fishing in a marine park; Ecological Indicators

Research Projects

Integrated Simulation Tools for the Bio-economic Assessment of Renewable Resource Systems; Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources (DISER)

Research Candidate Supervision

Bio-economic Analysis of the Response of a Fishery to Changes in Access Regulation- The Case of Individual Transferable Quotas in the Tasmanian Rock Lobster Fishery
Towards Ecosystem-based Management of Tasmanian Temperate Rocky Reefs- Community Dynamics Models Indicate Alternative Community States and Management Strategies