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Researcher: Jones, H (Mr Hugh Jones)

Fields of Research

Fisheries management
Marine and estuarine ecology (incl. marine ichthyology)
Aquaculture and fisheries stock assessment
Biological oceanography
Environmental assessment and monitoring
Freshwater ecology
Pollution and contamination
Environmental management

Research Objectives

Assessment and management of terrestrial ecosystems
Wild caught edible molluscs
Fisheries - recreational freshwater
Antarctic and Southern Ocean oceanic processes
Fisheries - wild caught
Wild caught fin fish (excl. tuna)

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Accumulation of mercury in estuarine food webs: biogeochemical and ecological considerations
Application of stable isotope mixing models for defining trophic biomagnification pathways of mercury and selenium; Limnology and Oceanography
Complex patterns in fish - sediment mercury concentrations in a contaminated estuary: the influence of selenium co-contamination?; Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science
Could harvest from abalone stocks be increased through better management of the size limit/quota interaction
Long term trends of Hg uptake in resident fish from a polluted estuary; Marine Pollution Bulletin
Multiple lines of evidence to identify bioaccumulation mechanisms for mercury (Hg) in estuarine food webs with an emphasis on a recreationally targeted fish species; ICES (Annual Science Meeting)
Proposed harvest strategy for the George's Bay Northern Zone Venerupis fishery
Small bivalve survey, assessment and stock status update: 2016. Ostrea angasi - Georges Bay Venerupis largillierti - Northern Zone, Georges Bay
Spatial variability in selenium and mercury interactions in a key recreational fish species: Implications for human health and environmental monitoring; Marine Pollution Bulletin: The International Journal for Marine Environmentalists, Scientists, Engineers, Administrators, Politicians and Lawyers
Zooplankton abundance and biomass size spectra in the East Antarctic sea-ice zone during the winter–spring transition; Deep-Sea Research: Part II

Research Projects

Multiple lines of evidence to identify mercury bioaccumulation pathways in a key recreationally caught fish species; Australian Institute of Nuclear Science & Engineering (AINSE)
Tracking methylmercury contamination pathways in key commercially and recreationally fished species; Australian Seafood Cooperative Research Centre (ASCRC)
Tracking of Elasmobranch Prey Species as Evidence of Key Trophic Accumulation Pathways of Mercury (Hg); Sea World Research and Rescue Foundation Inc (SWRRFI)
Status of key Australian fish stocks (SAFS) reports 2016, and further development of the SAFS production and dissemination system

Research Candidate Supervision