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Researcher: Flukes, EB (Miss Emma Flukes)

Fields of Research

Marine and estuarine ecology (incl. marine ichthyology)
Fisheries management
Ecological impacts of climate change and ecological adaptation
Surveying (incl. hydrographic surveying)
Conservation and biodiversity
Behavioural ecology
Global change biology
Community ecology (excl. invasive species ecology)
Environmental management
Natural resource management
Other biological sciences
Other environmental sciences
Other earth sciences

Research Objectives

Assessment and management of terrestrial ecosystems
Fisheries - wild caught
Control of pests, diseases and exotic species in marine environments
Ecosystem adaptation to climate change
Marine biodiversity
Effects of climate change on Australia (excl. social impacts)
Expanding knowledge in the environmental sciences

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A seafloor habitat map for the Australian continental shelf; Scientific Data
Current state of research to combat the negative effects of the long-spined sea urchin Centrostephanus rodgersii on the East Coast of Tasmania
Drift-kelp suppresses foraging movement of overgrazing sea urchins; Oecologia
Forming sea urchin barrens from the inside out: an alternative pattern of overgrazing; Marine Ecology Progress Series
Homing behaviour by destructive crown-of-thorns starfish is triggered by local availability of coral prey; Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Biological Sciences
Phenotypic plasticity and biogeographic variation in physiology of habitat-forming seaweed: response to temperature and nitrate; Journal of Phycology
Rebuilding ecosystem resilience: assessment of management options to minimise formation of 'barrens' habitat by the long-spined sea urchin (Centrostephanus rodgersii in Tasmania
Reverse-fishing to reduce the resilience of an undesirable climate-driven stable state; Australian National Network in Marine Science
Seamap Australia - National release of a benthic habitat mapping service for the Australian continental shelf; AMSA 2018
Seamap Australia [Version 1.0] the development of a national benthic marine classification scheme for the Australian continental shelf
Seamap Australia: Visualisation and classification of Australian seabed habitats; Australian Marine Protected Areas Workshop
Seamap Australia: Visualisation and classification of Australian seabed habitats; National Environmental Science Programme Marine Biodiversity Hub Annual Workshop
Thinning of kelp canopy modifies understory assemblages: the importance of canopy density; Marine Ecology - Progress Series
Understanding reef resilience: prevention is far better than cure; Climate Adaptation in Action 2012
Urchin control

Research Projects

Extending seabed horizons: Seamap Australia tools and analytics for marine park managers; Department of Environment and Energy (Cwth) (DoEE)
Data Manager - Emma Flukes

Research Candidate Supervision