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Researcher: Leon, RI (Mr Rafael Leon)

Fields of Research

Fisheries Management
Aquatic Ecosystem Studies and Stock Assessment
Animal Physiological Ecology
Aquaculture
Fisheries Sciences

Research Objectives

Wild Caught Rock Lobster
Wild Caught Edible Molluscs
Fisheries - Wild Caught
Coastal and Estuarine Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity
Effects of Climate Change and Variability on Australia (excl. Social Impacts)
Fisheries - Aquaculture
Ecosystem Assessment and Management of Marine Environments
Fisheries - Recreational

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

An experimental analysis of assignment problems and economic rent dissipation in quota managed fisheries; North American Association of Fisheries Economists 8th Biennial Forum: Economic Sustainability, Fishing Communities, and Working Waterfronts
An experimental analysis of assignment problems and economic rent dissipation in quota managed fisheries; Ocean & Coastal Management
Assignment problems and economic rent dissipation in quota-managed fisheries; International Institute of Fisheries Economics and Trade 2014
Assignment problems and economic rent dissipation in quota-managed fisheries; Australian Society for Fish Biology and Australian Society for Limnology Joint Congress
Body size, growth and life span: implications for the polewards range shift of Octopus tetricus in south-eastern Australia; PLoS One
Changes in the lease and permanent sale quota markets of a rock lobster fishery in response to stock abundance; ICES Journal of Marine Science
Determining when and where to fish: Linking scallop spawning, settlement, size and condition to collaborative spatial harvest and industry in-season management strategies
Differing environmental drivers of settlement across the range of southern rock lobster (Jasus edwardsii) suggest resilience of the fishery to climate change; Fisheries Oceanography
Dynamics of growth in translocated lobsters
Experimental analysis of the use of fishery closures and cooperatives to reduce economic rent dissipation caused by assignment problems; ICES Journal of Marine Science
Hybrid abalone are more robust to multi-stressor environments than pure parental species; Aquaculture
Reproductive capacity of a marine species (Octopus tetricus) within a recent range extension area; Marine and Freshwater Research
Spatial variation in mortality by in-pot predation in the Tasmanian rock lobster fishery; Fisheries Oceanography

Research Projects

Ensuring monitoring and management of bycatch in Southern Rock Lobster fisheries is best practice; Fisheries Research & Development Corporation (FRDC)
Population Biology: Rock Lobster

Research Candidate Supervision