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Researcher: Cameron, MJ (Mr Matthew Cameron)

Fields of Research

Marine and estuarine ecology (incl. marine ichthyology)
Ecosystem function
Community ecology (excl. invasive species ecology)
Ecological impacts of climate change and ecological adaptation

Research Objectives

Assessment and management of terrestrial ecosystems
Coastal or estuarine biodiversity
Assessment and management of coastal and estuarine ecosystems
Marine biodiversity
Rehabilitation or conservation of coastal or estuarine environments

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Chemical microenvironments within macroalgal assemblages: implications for the inhibition of kelp recruitment by turf algae; Limnology and Oceanography
Ecosystem engineering by a canopy-forming kelp facilitates the recruitment of native oysters; Restoration Ecology
Habitat fragmentation causes collapse of kelp recruitment; Marine Ecology Progress Series
High kelp density attracts fishes except for recruiting cryptobenthic species; Marine Environmental Research
Kelp patch size and density influence secondary productivity and diversity of epifauna; Oikos
Patch size and density of canopy-forming kelp modify influences of ecosystem engineering on understorey algal and sessile invertebrate assemblages; Marine Ecology - Progress Series
Resilience and stability of kelp forests: the importance of patch dynamics and environment-engineer feedbacks; PLoS ONE
Understanding community-habitat associations of temperate reef fishes using fine-resolution bathymetric measures of physical structure; Marine Ecology Progress Series

Research Projects

Fish and invertebrate recruitment in response to varying kelp habitat population dynamics; Holsworth Wildlife Research Endowment (HWRE)
Relationships between Fish Population and the Physical Structure of Australia's Temperate Reefs; Project Aware Foundation (PAF)
Relationships between Fish Population and the Physical Structure of Australia's Temperate Reefs in Response to Marine Protection; Holsworth Wildlife Research Endowment (HWRE)
Relationships between Fish Population and the Physical Structure of Australia's Temperate Reefs in Response to Marine Protection; Winifred Violet Scott Charitable Trust (WVS)

Research Candidate Supervision