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Researcher: Ley, JA (Dr Janet Ley)

Fields of Research

Marine and estuarine ecology (incl. marine ichthyology)
Fisheries management
Population ecology
Conservation and biodiversity

Research Objectives

Oceanic processes (excl. in the Antarctic and Southern Ocean)
Fisheries - wild caught
Social impacts of climate change and variability

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A key role for marine protected areas in sustaining a regional fishery for barramundi Lates calcarifer in mangrove-dominated estuaries?; American Fisheries Society Symposium
Assessment of a juvenile and trash excluder device in a Vietnamese shrimp trawl fishery; I C E S Journal of Marine Science: (International Council for The Exploration of The Sea)
Diel variation in mangrove fish abundances and trophic guilds of northeastern Australian estuaries with a proposed trophodynamic model; Bulletin of Marine Science
Ecosystem effects of fishing closures in mangrove estuaries of tropical Australia; Marine Ecology - Progress Series
Fishes in mangrove prop root habitats of northeastern Florida Bay: distinct assemblages across an estuarine gradient; Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science
Habitat heterogeneity of New South Wales marine protected areas; The 10th International Coral Reef Symposium (Okinawa)
Linkages between estuarine and reef fish assemblages: enhancement by the presence of well-developed mangrove shorelines; The Everglades, Florida Bay and Coral Reefs of the Florida Keys: An Ecosystem Sourcebook
Linking ecosystem attributes and tropical fish assemblages in mangrove-dominated estuaries of northeastern Australia; Marine Ecology - Progress Series
Marine nurseries and effective juvenile habitats: concepts and application; Marine Ecology - Progress Series
Nursery function of tropical back-reef systems; Marine Ecology - Progress Series
Role of fishing closures and habitat in conserving regional estuarine biodiversity: a case study in northern Queensland, Australia; The World Congress on Aquatic Protected Areas
Size structure of gray snapper (Lutjanus griseus) within a mangrove 'no-take' sanctuary; Bulletin of Marine Science
The effects of net fishing: addressing biodiversity and bycatch issues in Queensland inshore waters

Research Projects

Research Candidate Supervision

Biology and Fisheries Assessment of the Arabian Pandora (Pagellus affinis) (Boulenger, 1887) in the Arabian Sea, Sultanate of Oman
Evaluation of Artificial Reef Habitats and Impacts on Fisheries Resources