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Researcher: Arthur, BT (Dr Benjamin Arthur)

Fields of Research

Marine and estuarine ecology (incl. marine ichthyology)
Wildlife and habitat management
Biological oceanography
Global change biology
Conservation and biodiversity
Ecological impacts of climate change and ecological adaptation

Research Objectives

Marine biodiversity
Assessment and management of coastal and estuarine ecosystems
Biodiversity in Antarctic and Southern Ocean environments
Expanding knowledge in the environmental sciences
Effects of climate change on Antarctic and sub-Antarctic environments (excl. social impacts)
Assessment and management of terrestrial ecosystems
Assessment and management of Antarctic and Southern Ocean ecosystems

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A complete breeding failure in an Adélie penguin colony correlates with unusual and extreme environmental events; Ecography
Habitat use and sex-specific foraging behaviour of Adélie penguins throughout the breeding season in Adélie Land, East Antarctica; Movement Ecology
Managing for change: using vertebrate at sea habitat use to direct management efforts; Ecological Indicators
Return customers: foraging site fidelity and the effect of environmental variability in wide-ranging Antarctic fur seals; PLoS ONE
South for the winter? Within-dive foraging effort reveals the trade-offs between divergent foraging strategies in a free-ranging predator; Functional Ecology
The retrospective analysis of Antarctic tracking data project; Scientific Data
Tracking of marine predators to protect Southern Ocean ecosystems; Nature
Winter habitat predictions of a key Southern Ocean predator, the Antarctic fur seal (Arctocephalus gazella); Deep-Sea Research. Part 2

Research Projects

Changing climate and the winter foraging behaviour of Antarctic fur seal populations; Holsworth Wildlife Research Endowment (HWRE)
Changing climate and the winter foraging behaviour of Antarctic fur seal populations; Sea World Research and Rescue Foundation Inc (SWRRFI)

Research Candidate Supervision