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Researcher: Primo Perez, C (Dr Carmen Primo Perez)

Fields of Research

Biosecurity science and invasive species ecology
Biogeography and phylogeography
Environmental management
Marine and estuarine ecology (incl. marine ichthyology)
Animal systematics and taxonomy
Transport planning
Invertebrate biology
Pollution and contamination
Public health nutrition
Phycology (incl. marine grasses)
Health services and systems
Conservation and biodiversity
Food sustainability
Ecological applications
Environmental assessment and monitoring
Marine engineering
Ecological impacts of climate change and ecological adaptation

Research Objectives

Control of pests, diseases and exotic species in marine environments
Marine biodiversity
Biodiversity in Antarctic and Southern Ocean environments
Control of pests, diseases and exotic species in coastal and estuarine environments
Assessment and management of coastal and estuarine ecosystems
Management of greenhouse gas emissions from transport activities
Assessment and management of terrestrial ecosystems
Wave energy
Assessment and management of benthic marine ecosystems
Rehabilitation or conservation of marine environments
Control of pests, diseases and exotic species in terrestrial environments
Health status (incl. wellbeing)
Environmentally sustainable transport activities
Environmental ethics
Behaviour and health
Sustainability indicators
Effects of climate change on Australia (excl. social impacts)

Career Best Publications

5.27 Ascidian fauna south of the Sub-Tropical Front; Biogeographic Atlas of the Southern Ocean
Assessing marine biosecurity risks when data are limited: bioregion pathway and species-based exposure analyses; ICES Journal of Marine Science
Biotic and abiotic factors affecting the Tasmanian distribution and density of the introduced New Zealand porcelain crab Petrolisthes elongatus; Aquatic Invasions
Epibiotic pressure contributes to biofouling invader success; Scientific Reports
Marine biosecurity crisis decision-making: two tools to aid “go”/“no go” decision-making; Frontiers in Marine Science
Repoductive phenology of the introduced kelp Undaria pinnatifida (Phaeophyscae,Laminariales) in Port Phillip Bay(Victoria, Australia); Biological Invasions
Zoogeography of the southern African ascidian fauna ; Journal of Biogeography

Research Publications

5.27 Ascidian fauna south of the Sub-Tropical Front; Biogeographic Atlas of the Southern Ocean
Antarctic ascidians: an isolated and homogeneous fauna; Polar Research
Ascidians collected during the Spanish Antarctic expedition CIEMAR 99/00 in the Bransfield and Gerache Straits; Journal of Natural History
Assessing marine biosecurity risks when data are limited: bioregion pathway and species-based exposure analyses; ICES Journal of Marine Science
Biogeografia de ascidiaceos sudafricanos (Biogeography of South African ascidians); XIII Symposio Iberico de Estudiios del Bentos Marino
Biogeographical elements of the Antarctic ascidian fauna; ASLO Summer Meeting 2005
Biogeography of the cold and cold-temperate ascidian fauna in the Southern Hemisphere; Fourth biennial conference of the International Biography Society
Bioinvasions in relation to shipping ; 2011 Navigating Change Forum
Biosecurity risk assessment of introduced species on the Port of Jakarta, Indonesia; 7th International Conference Marine Bioinvasions
Biotic and abiotic factors affecting Tasmanian distribution and density of the introduced New Zealand porcelain crab Petrolisthes elongatus; Marine Extremes and Everything in Between AMSA NZMSS 2012
Biotic and abiotic factors affecting the Tasmanian distribution and density of the introduced New Zealand porcelain crab Petrolisthes elongatus; Aquatic Invasions
Cefallocordados. Generallidades y fauna andaluza (Cephalochordates. Gneralities and Andalusian fauna); Proyecto Andalucia Naturaleza, Volume XV Zoologia III
Diferenciacion de ascidias nativas, criptogenicas e introducidas usando criterios preestablecidos: que criterios son mas relevantes? ( Differentiating native from introduced ascidians by applying established criteria: are some criteria more relevant than others?); 111 Workshop Red Cyted-Biovmar
Differences in reproductive phenology of Undaria pinnatifida in two Australian regions; AMSA 2010
Distribucion de los elementos biogeograficos de la ascidiofauna de la Region Antarctica y regiones adyacentes (Distribution of the biogeographical elements of the ascidiofauna from the Antarctic Region and adjacent regions) ; VII SIMPOSIO ESPANOL DE ESTUDIOS POLARES
Epibiotic pressure contributes to biofouling invader success; Scientific Reports
Guide for detecting and monitoring introduced marine species; Métodos para el estudio de la biodiversidad en ecosistemas marinos tropicales de Iberoamérica para la adaptación al cambio climático
Marine biosecurity crisis decision-making: two tools to aid “go”/“no go” decision-making; Frontiers in Marine Science
Native, cryptogenic or introduced? Ascidian species in the cold and cold-temperate regions of the Southern Hemishere; 2nd International Symposium in marine Sciences
New data on the reproductive phenology of the introduced kelp Undaria pinnatifida(Phaeophyceae, Laminariales) in Port Phillip Bay(Victoria, Australia); 17 International Conference on Aquatic Invasive Species
Origen de la ascidiofauna antartica, subantartica y sudamericana (Origin of Antarctic, sub-Antarctic and South American ascidiofauna); XIV SIEBM Simposio Iberico de Estudios de Biologia Marina
Phenology of the introduced kelp Undaria pinnatifida in Blairgowrie (Australia) and management implications; 7th International Conference on Marine Bioinvasions
Predicting the risk of introduced marine species to the Galapagos Islands; Sixth International conference on Marine Biovasions, marine bioinvaders: agents of change in a changing world.
Preliminary assessment of the impacts of a wave energy converter on marine species native to South Australian coastal habitats; The South Australian Naturalist
Preliminary assessment of the impacts of a wave energy converter on marine species native to South Australian coastal habitats; South Australian Naturalist
Prevalence of food insecurity and satisfaction with on-campus food choices among Australian university students; International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education
Public perception of marine and coastal protected areas in Tasmania, Australia: Importance, management and hazards; Ocean & Coastal Management
Repoductive phenology of the introduced kelp Undaria pinnatifida (Phaeophyscae,Laminariales) in Port Phillip Bay(Victoria, Australia); Biological Invasions
Reproductive Phenology of the Introduced Kelp Undaria Pinnatifida(Phaeophyceae,laminariales)in Port Philip Bay(Victoria Australia)Compared with Tasmania; Sixth International conference on Marine Biovasions, marine bioinvaders: agents of change in a changing world.
Settlement preference of native and non indigenous epibionts; 7th International Conference on Marine Bioinvasions
Stakeholder perception of hazards to marine and coastal World Heritage areas in Australia; Marine Extremes & Everything in Between AMSA NZMSS 2012 Hobart Tasmania
The Influence of spatial scale on the relationship between native diversity and invasion; Fifth International Conference on marine Bioinvasions
The perceived importance and intended purchasing patterns of sustainable foods in Australian university students; Sustainability
The Tasmanian distribution and density of the introduced New Zealand porcelain crab Petrolisthes elongatus; 7th International Conference on Marine Bioinvasions
Transition to a sustainable fleet; Preparing for the Electric Vehicle Era
Tunicados Generalidades y fauna andaluza (Tunicates. Generalities and Andalusian fauna); Proyecto Andalucia Naturaleza, Volume XV Zoologia III
University of Tasmania Travel Behaviour Survey 2019: Update report
University of Tasmania Travel Behaviour Survey 2021: Update report
Using a hub and spoke model to assess internal marine biosecurity risk patterns within Indonesi; 7th International Conference Marine Bioinvasions
Zoogeography of the Antarctic ascidian fauna in relation to the sub-Antarctic and South America; Antarctic Science
Zoogeography of the southern African ascidian fauna ; Journal of Biogeography
Zoogeography of the southern New Zealand, Tasmanian and southern African ascidian fauna; New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research
Zoogeography of the Southern New Zealand, Tasmanian and Southern African ascidian fauna; AMSA 2007
[L&G] UI Greenmetric ranking - an experience; Australasian Campuses Towards Sustainability 2017

Research Projects

17th International conference on Aquatic Invasive Species - San Diego, USA - 2010; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Developing a Collaborative Transport Research Program; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Impacts of a Wave Energy Converter on marine ecosystems in coastal South Australia; Holsworth Wildlife Research Endowment (HWRE)
Impacts of a Wave Energy Converter on marine ecosystems of coastal South Australia; Institute of Marine Engineering, Science & Technology (IMAREST)
June 2011: Seventh International Conference on Marine Bioinvasions; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Preliminary assessment of the impacts of a wave energy converter on marine species native to SA coastal habitats; Field Naturalists Society of South Australia Inc (FNSSA)
Patterns of biological invasions of benthic invertebrates in Victoria (Australia), with special attention to The Class Ascidiacea
Patterns of biological invasions of encrusting benthic invertebrates

Research Candidate Supervision

An Invasive Crustacean in Tasmania, Australia- A Study on the Introduced Porcelain Crab Petrolisthes Elongatus
Is the Distribution of Native and Introduced Species Determined by Substrate Origin and/or Substrate Availability?
The Impact of oscillating Water Column Wave Energy Converters on the Marine Environment- Colonisarion by Biofouling Communities
Using Risk Perception to Develop a Robust Risk Assessment on Introduced Marine Species Within Marine Protected Areas