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Researcher: Hindell, MA (Professor Mark Hindell)

Research Fields

Marine and Estuarine Ecology (incl. Marine Ichthyology)
Wildlife and Habitat Management
Physical Oceanography
Conservation and Biodiversity
Behavioural Ecology
Zoology
Population Ecology
Physiology
Ecological Impacts of Climate Change
Animal Behaviour
Terrestrial Ecology
Freshwater Ecology
Biological Oceanography
Ecosystem Function
Oceanography
Fisheries Management
Palaeoclimatology
Aquatic Ecosystem Studies and Stock Assessment
Animal Physiological Ecology
Fisheries Sciences
Evolutionary Biology
Global Change Biology
Environmental Management
Analytical Biochemistry
Animal Physiology - Systems
Comparative Physiology
Physical Geography and Environmental Geoscience
Biological Sciences
Simulation and Modelling
Palaeoecology
Infectious Agents
Systems Biology
Ecology
Animal Cell and Molecular Biology
Aquaculture
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Environmental Knowledge
Population, Ecological and Evolutionary Genetics
Plant Cell and Molecular Biology
Ecological Physiology
Natural Resource Management
Applied Statistics
Climate Change Processes
Vertebrate Biology
Isotope Geochemistry
Analysis of Algorithms and Complexity
Environmental Rehabilitation (excl. Bioremediation)
Optimisation
Invertebrate Biology
Community Ecology
Biological Adaptation
Chemical Oceanography
Molecular Evolution

Research Impact

Ecosystem Assessment and Management of Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic Environments
Marine Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity
Ecosystem Assessment and Management of Marine Environments
Expanding Knowledge in the Environmental Sciences
Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity
Climate Variability (excl. Social Impacts)
Marine Oceanic Processes (excl. climate related)
Effects of Climate Change and Variability on Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic Environments (excl. Social Impacts)
Effects of Climate Change and Variability on Australia (excl. Social Impacts)
Expanding Knowledge in the Biological Sciences
Environment
Social Impacts of Climate Change and Variability
Coastal and Estuarine Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity
Fisheries - Wild Caught
Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic Oceanography
Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity of environments
Ecosystem Adaptation to Climate Change
Natural Hazards in Marine Environments
Remnant Vegetation and Protected Conservation Areas in Forest and Woodlands Environments
Ecosystem Assessment and Management at Regional or Larger Scales
Forest and Woodlands Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity
Forest and Woodlands Land Management
Wild Caught Fin Fish (excl. Tuna)
Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity at Regional or Larger Scales
Climate Change Mitigation Strategies
Fisheries - Aquaculture
Climate and Climate Change
Physical and Chemical Conditions of Water in Marine Environments
Wild Caught Tuna
Aquaculture Tuna
Global Effects of Climate Change and Variability (excl. Australia, New Zealand, Antarctica and the South Pacific) (excl. Social Impacts)
Environmentally Sustainable Animal Production
Aquaculture Fin Fish (excl. Tuna)
Expanding Knowledge in the Earth Sciences
Ecosystem Assessment and Management of Coastal and Estuarine Environments
Copper Ore Exploration
Rehabilitation of Degraded Mining Environments
Precious (Noble) Metal Ore Exploration

Career Best Publications

Dispersal of female southern elephant seals and their prey consumption during the austral summer: relevance to management and oceanographic zones; Journal of Applied Ecology
Environmental and physiological determinants of successful foraging by naive southern elephant seal pups during their first trip to sea; Canadian Journal of Zoology
Fine-scale three-dimensional spatial use by diving, lactating female Weddell seals Leptonychotes weddellii; Marine Ecology Progress Series
Loyalty pays: potential life history consequences of fidelity to marine foraging regions by southern elephant seals; Animal Behaviour
Remote sensing of Southern Ocean sea surface temperature: implications for marine biophysical models; Remote Sensing of Environment
Seasonal use of oceanographic and fisheries management zones by juvenile southern elephant seals (Mirounga leonina) from Macquarie Island; Polar Biology
Variation in maternal provisioning by lactating Antarctic fur seals (Arctocephalus gazella): response to experimental manipulation in pup demand; Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology
Winter habitat use and foraging behavior of crabeater seals along the Western Antarctic Peninsula; Deep-Sea Research Part II - Topical Studies in Oceanography
You are what you eat: describing the foraging ecology of southern elephant seals (Mirounga leonina) using blubber fatty acids; Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B - Biological Sciences

Research Publications

8. Biogeographic Patterns of Birds and Mammals; Biogeographic Atlas of the Southern Ocean
A comparison of techniques used to estimate body condition of southern elephant seals (Mirounga leonina); Wildlife Research
A new method to quantify within dive foraging behaviour in marine predators; Plos One
A preliminary investigation of the effect of repeated pedestrian approaches to Weddell seals (leptonychotes weddellii); Applied Aninal Behaviour Science
A risk assessment of fur seals interactions with aquaculture in Tasmania
A Southern Indian Ocean database of hydrographic profiles obtained with instrumented elephant seals; Nature Scientific Data
A validated approach for supervised dive classification in diving vertebrates; Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology
Activity patterns, movements and burrows of platypuses (Ornithorhynchus anatinus) in a sub-alpine Tasmanian lake; Australian Journal of Zoology
Age and reproductive maturity of New Zealand fur seals (Arctocephalus forsteri) in southern Australia; Journal of Mammalogy
Age-related shifts in the diet composition of southern elephant seals expand overall foraging niche; Marine Biology
Age-specific cost of first reproduction in female southern elephant seals; Biology Letters
An assessment of the audibility of sound from human transport by breeding Weddell seals (Leptonychotes weddellii); Wildlife Research
Animal welfare and conservation, the debate we must have: A response to Draper and Bekoff (2012); Biological Conservation
Animal welfare and decision making in wildlife research; Biological Conservation
Annual reproductive rates of weddell seals in eastern antarctica from 1973 to 2000; Marine Ecology - Progress Series
Antarctic Bottom Water production by intense sea-ice formation in the Cape Darnley polynya; Nature Geoscience
Antarctic bottom water production from the Vincennes Bay Polynya, East Antarctica; Geophysical Research Letters
Assessing the utility of two- and three-dimensional behavioural metrics in habitat usage models; Marine Ecology - Progress Series
Assessment of scale-dependent foraging behaviour in southern elephant seals incorporating the vertical dimension: a development of the first passage time method; Journal of Animal Ecology
At-sea distribution of female southern elephant seals relative to variation in ocean surface properties; ICES Journal of Marine Science
Bayesian Estimation of Animal Movement from Archival and Satellite Tags; PLoS One
Behavioral responses of New Zealand fur seals (Arctophoca australis forsteri) to darting and the effectiveness of midazolam and tiletamine-zolazepam for remote chemical immobilization; Marine Mammal Science
Blood fatty acids indicate inter- and intra-annual variation in the diet of Adelie penguins: Comparison with stomach content and stable isotope analysis; Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology
Blubber fatty acid profiles indicate dietary resource partitioning juvenile southern between adult and elephant seals; Marine Ecology Progress Series
Body fat and condition in sperm whales, Physeter macrocephalus, from southern Australian waters; Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part A - Molecular & Integrative Physiology
Bottom-up regulation of a pole-ward migratory predator population; Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B
Breeding sites; Encyclopedia of Marine Mammals
Chapter 6: Diet and Nutrition; Marine Mammal Physiology: Requisites for Ocean Living
Chemical immobilization of adult female Weddell seals with tiletamine and zolazepam: effects of age, condition and stage of lactation; BMC Veterinary Research
Circumpolar habitat use in the southern elephant seal: implications for foraging success and population trajectories; Ecosphere
Climate change and Southern Ocean ecosystems I: how changes in physical habitats directly affect marine biota; Global Change Biology
Coarse-scale relationships between seabirds and zooplankton off south-eastern Tasmania; Marine and Freshwater Research
Colony-based foraging segregation by Antarctic fur seals at the Kerguelen Archipelago; Marine Ecology - Progress Series
Combining bio-logging and fatty acid signature analysis indicates spatio-temporal variation in the diet of the southern elephant seal, Mirounga leonina; Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology
Combining DNA and morphological analyses of faecal samples improves insight into trophic interactions: a case study using a generalist predator; Marine Biology
Comparison of southern elephant seal populations, and observations of a population on a demographic knife-edge; Marine Ecology - Progress Series
Complex interplay between intrinsic and extrinsic drivers of long-term survival trends in southern elephant seals; BMC Ecology
Concentrations of organochlorines in sperm whales (Physeter macrocephalus) from Southern Australian waters; Marine Pollution Bulletin
Contrasting responses to a climate regime change by sympatric, ice-dependent predators; BMC Evolutionary Biology
Crabeater seal diving behaviour in eastern Antarctica; Marine Ecology - Progress Series
Depletion of deep marine food patches forces divers to give up early; Journal of Animal Ecology
Detecting prey from DNA in predator scats: A comparison with morphological analysis, using Arctocephalus seals fed a known diet; Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology
Determining feeding events and prey encounter rates in a southern elephant seal : a method using swim speed and stomach temperature; Marine Mammal Science
Determining Marine Movements of Australian Pinnipeds; Evolution and Biogeography of Australian Vertebrates
Developing priority variables (“ecosystem Essential Ocean Variables” — eEOVs) for observing dynamics and change in Southern Ocean ecosystems; Journal of Marine Systems
Developments in tagging technology and their contributions to the protection of marine species at risk; Ocean Development and International Law
Diet and diving behaviour of sympatric fur seals Arctocephalus gazella and A. tropicalis at Macquarie Island; Marine Mammal Research in the Southern Hemisphere
Diet estimation based on an integrated mixed prey feeding experiment using Arctocephalus seals; Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology
Diet of juvenile southern elephant seals reappraised by stable isotopes in whiskers; Marine Ecology - Progress Series
Differential mobilization of blubber fatty acids in lactating Weddell seals: Evidence for selective use; Physiological and Biochemical Zoology
Differential resource allocation strategies in juvenile elephant seals in the highly seasonal Southern Ocean; Marine Ecology - Progress Series
Dispersal of female southern elephant seals and their prey consumption during the austral summer: relevance to management and oceanographic zones; Journal of Applied Ecology
Dive behaviour, foraging locations, and maternal-attendance patterns of Australian fur seals (Arctocephalus pusillus doriferus); Canadian Journal of Zoology
Dive characteristics can predict foraging success in Australian fur seals (Arctocephalus pusillus doriferus) as validated by animal-borne video; Biology Open
Do southern elephant seals show density dependence in fecundity?; Polar Biology
Drift dives by male New Zealand fur seals (Arctocephalus forsteri); Canadian Journal of Zoology
Drinking behaviour and water turnover rates of Antarctic fur seal pups: implications for the estimation of milk intake by isotopic dilution; Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology A - Molecular and Integrative Physiology
Early growth and Milk composition in the southern elephant seals (Mirounga leonina); Australian Journal of Zoology
Ecology of Weddell seals during winter: Influence of environmental parameters on their foraging behaviour; Deep-Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography
Effects of capture stress on free-ranging, reproductively active male Weddell seals ; Journal of Comparative Physiology A: sensory, neural, and behavioral physiology
Elephant seals; Encyclopedia of Marine Mammals
Energy content of mesopelagic fish from Macquarie Island; Antarctic Science
Enhancing the use of Argos satellite data for home range and long distance migration studies of marine animals; PLOS One
Environmental and physiological determinants of successful foraging by naive southern elephant seal pups during their first trip to sea; Canadian Journal of Zoology
Environmental determinants of the at-sea distribution of encounters between flesh-footed shearwaters Puffinus carniepes and fishing vessels; Marine Ecology Progress Series
Environmental influences on tooth growth in sperm whales from southern Australia; Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology
Estimates of the Southern Ocean general circulation improved by animal-borne instruments; Geophysical Research Letters
Estimating resource acquisition and at-sea body condition of a marine predator; Journal of Animal Ecology
Estimating trans-seasonal variability in water column biomass for a highly migratory, deep diving predator; PLoS ONE
Estimation of body mass in the southern elephant seal, Mirounga leonina, by photogrammetry and morphometrics; Marine Mammal Science
Evaluating and using stable-isotope analysis to infer diet composition and foraging ecology of Adelie penguins Pygoscelis adeliae; Marine Ecology - Progress Series
Factors affecting the precision of age determination of sperm whales (Physeter macrocephalus); Journal of Cetacean Research and Management
Factors influencing the winter haulout behaviour of Weddell seals: consequences for satellite telemetry; Endangered Species Research
Feast or famine: evidence for mixed capital-income breeding strategies in Weddell seals; Oecologia
Feeding ecology of wild migratory tunas revealed by archival tag records of visceral warming; Journal of Animal Ecology
Finding our way: on the sharing and reuse of animal telemetry data in Australasia; Science of the Total Environment
Fine-scale habitat selection of crabeater seals as determined by diving behavior; Deep-sea research. Part 2: Topical Studies in Oceanography
Fine-scale three-dimensional spatial use by diving, lactating female Weddell seals Leptonychotes weddellii; Marine Ecology Progress Series
Flexible foraging behaviour in a marine predator, the masked booby (Sula dactylatra), according to foraging locations and environmental conditions; Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology
Foraging behaviour of southern elephant seals over the Kerguelen Plateau; Marine Ecology Progress Series
Foraging distribution overlap and marine reserve usage amongst sub-Antarctic predators inferred from a multi-species satellite tagging experiment; Ecological Indicators
Foraging distribution overlap and marine reserve usage amongst sub-Antarctic predators inferred from a multi-species satellite tagging experiment; Ecological Indicators
Foraging ecology of subantarctic fur seals Arctocephalus tropicalis breeding on Amsterdam Island: seasonal changes in relation to maternal characteristics and pup growth; Marine Ecology - Progress Series
Foraging habitats of southern elephant seals, Mirounga leonina, from the Northern Antarctic Peninsula; Deep-Sea Research. Part 2: Topical Studies in Oceanography
Foraging habitats of top predators, and Areas of Ecological Significance, on the Kerguelen Plateau; The Kerguelen Plateau: marine ecosystem and fisheries
Foraging parameters influencing the detection and interpretation of area-restricted search behaviour in marine predators: a case study with the masked booby; PLoS ONE
Foraging strategies of southern elephant seals (Mirounga leonina) in relation to frontal zones and water masses; Antarctic Science
Foraging strategy switch of a top marine predator according to seasonal resource differences; Frontiers in Marine Science
Foraging zones of royal penguins during the breeding season, and their association with oceanographic features; Marine Ecology Progress Series
From high-resolution to low-resolution dive datasets: a new index to quantify the foraging effort of marine predators; Animal Biotelemetry
From video recordings to whisker stable isotopes: a critical evaluation of timescale in assessing individual foraging specialisation in Australian fur seals; Oecologia
Growth of female southern elephant seals Mirounga leoninaat Macquarie Island; Polar Biology
Growth of southern elephant seals, Mirounga leonina, during their first foraging trip; Australian Journal of Zoology
Growth strategies of New Zealand fur seals in southern Australia; Journal of Zoology
Guarding against oversimplifying the fundamental drivers of southern elephant seal population dynamics; Journal of Biogeography
Heart rate, swimming speed, and estimated oxygen consumption of a free-ranging southern elephant seal; Physiological Zoology
High-resolution movements of critically endangered hawksbill turtles help elucidate conservation requirements in northern Australia; Marine and Freshwater Research
Identifying foraging events in deep diving southern elephant seals, Mirounga leonina, using acceleration data loggers; Deep-Sea Research. Part 2: Topical Studies in Oceanography
Impacts of climatic anomalies on provisioning strategies of a Southern Ocean predator; Marine Ecology - Progress Series
Important marine habitat off east Antarctica revealed by two decades of multi-species predator tracking; Ecography
In situ measures of foraging success and prey encounter reveal marine habitat-dependent search strategies; Ecology
Individual vocal traits of mother and pup fur seals; Bioacoustics
Influence of maternal mass and condition on energy transfer in Weddell seals; Journal of Animal Ecology
Influence of time of day and month on Weddell seal haul-out patterns at the Vestfold Hills, Antarctica; Polar Biology
Integrative modelling of animal movement: incorporating in situ habitat and behavioural information for a migratory marine predator; Proc. R. Soc. B.
Interspecific differences in male vocalizations of three sympatric fur seals (Arctocephalus spp.); Journal of Zoology
Juvenile Southern Elephant Seals Exhibit Seasonal Difference in Energetic Requirements and Use of Lopids and Protein Stores; Physiological and Biochemical Zoology
Known unknowns in an imperfect world: incorporating uncertainty in recruitment estimates using multi-event capture–recapture models; Ecology and Evolution
Long distance movement of a southern elephant seal (Mirounga leonina) from Macquarie Island to Peter the First Island; Marine Mammal Science
Long-term breeding phenology shift in royal penguins; Ecology and Evolution
Longline Fisheries and Foraging Distribution of Flesh-Footed Shearwaters in Eastern Australia; The Journal of Wildlife Management
Loyalty pays: potential life history consequences of fidelity to marine foraging regions by southern elephant seals; Animal Behaviour
Marine Mammal Research in the Southern Hemisphere. Volume 1: Status, Ecology and Medicine; Surrey Beatty & Sons
Marine telemetry and the conservation and management of risk to seal species in Canada and Australia; Ocean Development and International Law
Mass cetacean strandings - a plea for empiricism; Conservation Biology
Mercury and cadmium concentrations in the tissues of three species of southern albatrosses; Polar Biology
Metabolic limits on dive duration and swimming speed in the Southern Elephant seal Mirounga leonina; Physiological and Biochemical Zoology
Milk consumption, body composition and pre-weaning growth rates of Australian fur seal (Arctocephalus pusillus doriferus) pups; Journal of Zoology
Molecular scatology as a tool to study diet: analysis of prey DNA in scats from captive Steller sea lions; Molecular Ecology
Nesting ecology of hawksbill turtles at a rookery of international significance in Australia’s Northern Territory; Wildlife Research
New insights into the cardiorespiratory physiology of weaned southern elephant seals (Mirounga leonina); Conservation Physiology
Nonbreeding distribution of flesh-footed shearwaters and the potential for overlap with north Pacific fisheries; Biological Conservation
Paternity analysis shows experience, not age, enhances mating success in a an aquatically mating pinniped, the Weddell seal (Leptonychotes weddellii); Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology
Periodic variability in cetacean strandings: links to large-scale climate events; Biology Letters
Plasticity in vertical behaviour of migrating juvenile southern bluefin tuna (Thunnus maccoyii) in relation to oceanography of the south Indian Ocean; Fisheries Oceanography
Population status, trends and a re-examination of the hypotheses explaining the recent declines of the southern elephant seal Mirounga leonina; Mammal Review
Pre-partum diet of adult female bearded seals in years of contrasting ice conditions; PLoS One
Predicting feeding success in a migratory predator: integrating telemetry, environment, and modeling techniques; Ecology
Provision of a technical assessment: role for spatial management strategies in mitigating the potential direct and indirect effects of fishing by large mid-water trawl vessels in the small pelagic fishery on protected species
Provisioning in flesh-footed shearwaters (Puffinus Carneipes): Plastic foraging behaviour and the implications for increased fishery interactions; The Auk
Pseudogenes and DNA-based diet analyses: a cautionary tale from a relatively well sampled predator-prey system; Bulletin of Entomological Research
Publish or perish: Why it's important to publicise how, and if, research activities affect animals; Wildlife Research
Pup growth and maternal care in New Zealand Fur Seals, Arctocephalus forsteri, at Maatsuyker Island, Tasmania; Wildlife Research
Putting the behavior into animal movement modeling: improved activity budgets from use of ancillary tag information; Ecology and Evolution
Radio tracking little penguins, Eudyptula minor, following the Iron Baron oil spill
Re-examining mortality sources and population trends in a declining seabird: using Bayesian methods to incorporate existing information and new data; PLOS One
Refining instrument attachment on phocid seals; Marine Mammal Science
Remote sensing of Southern Ocean sea surface temperature: implications for marine biophysical models; Remote Sensing of Environment
Resource partitioning through oceanic segregation of foraging juvenile southern elephant seals (Mirounga leonina); Oecologia
Return customers: foraging site fidelity and the effect of environmental variability in wide-ranging Antarctic fur seals; PLoS ONE
Scaling laws of marine predator search behaviour; Nature
Sea temperature variations mediate annual changes in the diet of Australian fur seals in Bass Strait; Marine Ecology - Progress Series
Seal mothers expend more on offspring under favourable conditions and less when resources are limited; Journal of Animal Ecology
Seasonal use of oceanographic and fisheries management zones by juvenile southern elephant seals (Mirounga leonina) from Macquarie Island; Polar Biology
Seasonal variation in water flux, field metabolic rate and food consumption of free-ranging koalas (Phascolarctos cinereus); Australian Journal of Zoology
Shearwater foraging in the Southern Ocean: The roles of prey availability and winds; PLoS One
Shifting trends: detecting environmentally mediated regulation in long-lived marine vertebrates using time-series data; Oecologia
South for the winter? Within-dive foraging effort reveals the trade-offs between divergent foraging strategies in a free-ranging predator; Functional Ecology
Southern Ocean frontal structure and sea-ice formation rates revealed by elephant seals; Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
Spatial and temporal variation in the diet of a high trophic level predator, the Australian fur seal (Arctocephalus pusillus doriferus); Marine Biology
Spatially explicit estimates of prey consumption reveal a new krill predator in the Southern Ocean; Plos One
Status and trends of Australian (Arctocephalus pusillus doriferus) and New Zealand fur seals (A. forsteri) in Australia and New Zealand
Stranded dolphin stomach contents represent the free-ranging population's diet; Biology Letters
Studying Seabird Diet through Genetic Analysis of Faeces: A Case Study on Macaroni Penguins (Eudyptes chrysolophus); PLOS One
Successful use of a translocation program to investigate diving behavior in a male Australian fur seal, Arctocephalus pusillus doriferus; Marine Mammal Science
Taking animal tracking to new depths: synthesizing horizontal–vertical movement relationships for four marine predators; Ecology
Telomeres as age markers in vertebrate molecular ecology; Molecular Ecology Resources
Temporal variation in Adelie penguin diet at Bechervaise Island, east Antarctica and its relationship to reproductive performance; Marine Biology: International Journal on Life in Oceans and Coastal Waters
Temporal variation in the vertical stratification of blubber fatty acids alters diet predictions for lactating Weddell seals; Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology
Testing optimal foraging theory models on benthic divers; Animal Behaviour
The age structure and growth of female sperm whales (Physeter macrocephalus) in southern Australian waters; Journal of Zoology
The behavioural response of lactating Weddell seals (Leptonychotes weddellii) to over-snow vehicles: a case study; Canadian Journal of Zoology
The biology of southern ocean predators
The breeding biology and factors affecting reproductive success in rockhopper penguins Eudyptes chrysocme at Macquarie Island; Polar Biology
The Composition of Australian Fur Seal (Arctocephalus pusillus doriferus) Milk throughout Lactation; Physiological and Biochemical Zoology
The diet of sperm whales (Physeter macrocephalus) in southern Australian waters; ICES Journal of Marine Science
The effect of body condition on the timing and success of breeding in Little Penguins Eudyptula minor; Ibis
The effect of investigator disturbance on egg laying, chick survival and fledging mass of short-tailed shearwaters (Puffinus tenuirostris) and little penguins (Eudyptula minor); Animal Welfare
The effects of body size and climate on post-weaning survival of elephant seals at Heard Island; Journal of Zoology
The efficacy of translocating little penguins Eudyptula minor during an oil spill; Biological Conservation
The foraging ecology of two sympatric fur seal species, Arctocephalus gazella and Arctocephalus tropicalis, at Macquarie Island during the austral summer; Marine and Freswater Research
The importance of being fat: maternal expenditure in the southern elephant seal Mirounga leonina; Marine Mammal Research in the Southern Hemisphere
The individual counts: within sex differences in foraging strategies are as important as sex-specific differences in masked boobies Sula dactylatra; Journal of Avian Biology
The influence of body size on dive duration of underyearling southern elephant seals (Mirounga leonina); Journal of Zoology
The influence of diet on foraging habitat models: a case study using nursing Antarctic fur seals; Ecography: Pattern and Diversity in Ecology
The optimal spatial scale for the analysis of elephant seal foraging as determined by geo-location in relation to sea surface temperatures; ICES Journal of Marine Science
The suppression of Antarctic bottom water formation by melting ice shelves in Prydz Bay; Nature Communications
Three mass strandings of sperm whales (Physeter macrocephalus) in southern Australian waters; Marine Mammal Science
Three-dimensional dive profiles of free-ranging Weddell seals; Polar Biology
To breathe or not to breathe: optimal strategies for finding prey in a dark, three-dimensional environment; Journal of Animal Ecology
Tracking and data-logging devices attached to elephant seals do not affect individual mass gain or survival; Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology
Tracking changes in relative body composition of southern elephant seals using swim speed data; Marine Ecology Progress Series
Twinning in southern elephant seals: the implications of resource allocation by mothers; Wildlife Research
Upper ocean stratification and sea ice growth rates during the summer-fall transition, as revealed by Elephant seal foraging in the Ad´elie Depression, East Antarctica; Ocean Sciences
Use of anthropogenic sea floor structures by Australian fur seals: potential positive ecological impacts of marine industrial development?; PLoS ONE
Use of the Southern Ocean by breeding short-tailed shearwaters (Puffinus tenuirostris); Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology
Using biometric measurements to determine gender of Flesh-footed Shearwaters, and their application as a tool in long-line by-catch management and ecological field studies; Emu
Using GPS data to evaluate the accuracy of state-space methods for correction of Argos satellite telemetry error ; Ecology
Using short-term measures of behaviour to estimate long-term fitness of southern elephant seals; Marine Ecology Progress Series
Variability in foraging behaviour of chick-rearing macaroni penguins Eudyptes chrysolophus and its relation to diet; Marine Ecology - Progress Series
Variability in sea ice cover and climate elicit sex specific responses in an Antarctic predator; Scientific Reports
Variability in the diving activity of Antarctic fur seals, Arctocephalus gazella, at Iles Kerguelen; Polar Biology
Variation in maternal provisioning by lactating Antarctic fur seals (Arctocephalus gazella): response to experimental manipulation in pup demand; Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology
Variations in behavior and condition of a Southern Ocean top predator in relation to in situ oceanographic conditions; Proceedings National Academy of Sciences
Vertical stratification of fatty acids in the blubber of southern elephant seals (Mirounga leonina): implications for diet analysis; Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology B - Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Vocal traits of hybrid fur seals: intermediate to their parental species; Animal Behaviour
Weathering a dynamic seascape: influences of wind and rain on a seabird’s year-round activity budgets; PLoS ONE
Winter distribution and abundance of crabeater seals off George V Land, East Antarctica; Antarctic Science
Winter habitat predictions of a key Southern Ocean predator, the Antarctic fur seal (Arctocephalus gazella); Deep-Sea Research. Part 2
Winter habitat use and foraging behavior of crabeater seals along the Western Antarctic Peninsula; Deep-Sea Research Part II - Topical Studies in Oceanography
Winter use of sea ice and ocean water mass habitat by southern elephant seals: the length and breadth of the mystery; Progress in Oceanography
You are what you eat: describing the foraging ecology of southern elephant seals (Mirounga leonina) using blubber fatty acids; Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B - Biological Sciences

Research Projects

2009 R1 - Attendance and Presentation at Australasian Ornithological Conference 2009 Armidale - title of presentation 'Ecology of the Tasmanian Masked Owl' - 29 November to 4 December 2009; Birds Australia (BA)
Assessing the role of Weddell seals in the Antarctic sea-ice zone; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Assessment of habitats, productivity and food webs on the Kerguelen Axis in the Indian Sector of the Southern Ocean; Department of Environment (Cwth) (DoE)
At-sea energetic requirements of southern elephant seals, 'Mirounga leonina' - a pilot study; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Bottom-up and top-down influences on demographic parameters of Southern Ocean albatrosses; Antarctic Science Ltd (AntSci)
Bottom-up and top-down influences on demographic parameters of Southern Ocean albatrosses; Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR)
Cetacean Strandings in the Southern Ocean Sanctuary: Influences on these Events; Environment Australia (EA)
Changing climate and the winter foraging behaviour of Antarctic fur seal populations; Holsworth Wildlife Research Endowment (HWRE)
Climatic variability and harvest impacts on the demography of the short-tailed shearwater (Ardenna tenuirostris): A trans-hemisphere migrant; Holsworth Wildlife Research Endowment (HWRE)
Comparative Age-based Molecular Processes in Marine Mammals: Development and Application of Non-invasive, Genetic Age Estimation Techniques; Winifred Violet Scott Charitable Trust (WVS)
Developing Better Ways to Understand, Predict and Manage Competition between Fisheries and Seals in Southern Australia; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Developing solutions to marine mammal interactions with long-line fisheries; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Development and Application of Non-invasive DNA Technology for Marine Mammal Ecology and Management; Holsworth Wildlife Research Endowment (HWRE)
Diet of killer whales in Australian waters: insights from signature fatty acids and stable isotope analysis; Holsworth Wildlife Research Endowment (HWRE)
Distribution and abundance, and consumption of marine resources, by Antarctic seabirds in the pack ice zone of the Southern Indian Ocean during spring.; Antarctic Science Advisory Committee (ASAC)
Diving physiology and energy requirements of free ranging southern Elephant Seals; Antarctic Science Advisory Committee (ASAC)
Diving physiology of free ranging southern elephant seals (Mirounga leonina); Australian Research Council (ARC)
Ecological energetics in subalpine eastern quolls; Trust of M.A. Ingram (INGRAM)
Ecological Requirements of the Tasmanian Masked Owl; Birds Australia (BA)
Ecological requirements of the Tasmanian Masked Owl Tyto novaehollandiae castanops; Winifred Violet Scott Charitable Trust (WVS)
Effects of maternal foraging success and oceanographic variation on offspring behaviour and survival in the Weddell Seal; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Effects of Spatial and Temporal Variation in Marine Productivity on Energy Acquisition in Southern Elephant Seals (Mirounga leonina); Australian Research Council (ARC)
Energetic Variability in toothed whales and relationships with the marine environment; Australian Geographic Society (AGS)
energetic variability in toothed whales and relationships with the marine environment; Winifred Violet Scott Charitable Trust (WVS)
Energetic variability in toothed whales and relationships with the marine environment; Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales (RZSNSW)
Energy requirements and daily food consumptions of crabeater seals in the Autarctic winter pack-ice; Antarctic Science Advisory Committee (ASAC)
Evaluating the likelihood of regime shifts in Southern Ocean ecosystems; Holsworth Wildlife Research Endowment (HWRE)
Food consumption and energy expenditure of free ranging southern elephant seals; Antarctic Science Advisory Committee (ASAC)
Food consumption and foraging success of free-ranging southern elephant seal; Antarctic Science Advisory Committee (ASAC)
Foraging activity of Antarctic fur seals, Arctocephalus gazella, in relation to oceanographic parameters in the Kerguelen region; Sea World Research and Rescue Foundation Inc (SEAWORLD)
Foraging and reproductive strategies of the Weddell seal in the Vestfold Hills, Eastern Antarctica; Antarctic Science Advisory Committee (ASAC)
Foraging ecology and energentics of the Royal Penguin; Antarctic Science Advisory Committee (ASAC)
Foraging ecology and lactation strategies of sympatrically breeding fur seals (arctocephalus spp.) at Macquarie Island; Antarctic Science Advisory Committee (ASAC)
Foraging ecology of crested (Eudyptes) penguins at Macquarie Island.; Antarctic Science Advisory Committee (ASAC)
Foraging ecology of crested penguins; Antarctic Science Advisory Committee (ASAC)
Foraging ecology of Gentoo penguins; Antarctic Science Advisory Committee (ASAC)
Foraging Ecology, Reproductive Success and Population Trends Masked Boobies Sula dactylatra tasmani in the Western Pacific; Australian Geographic Society (AGS)
Foraging Ecology, Reproductive Success and Population Trends of Tasman boobies Sula dactylatra tasmani in the Western Pacific; Birds Australia (BA)
Foraging Ecology, Reproductive Success and Population Trends of the Masked Booby Sula dactylatra in the Western Pacific; Holsworth Wildlife Research Endowment (HWRE)
Foraging Strategies of a Wide-Ranging Apex Predator in the Southern Ocean - the Southern Elephant Seal; Holsworth Wildlife Research Endowment (HWRE)
Foraging Zones of Macaroni Penguins Breeding at Heard Island; Antarctic Science Advisory Committee (ASAC)
From Physics to Animals: Integration and Synthesis of Antarctic Predator Tracking Data with Oceanographic and Sea-ice Data; Department of Environment (Cwth) (DoE)
Interactions between fur seals and marine resources in the Antarctic Polar Frontal Zone in the Southern Indian Ocean; Antarctic Science Advisory Committee (ASAC)
Investigating the relationship between marine resources and foraging and reproductive success in two sympatrically breeding sea bird species in Southern Tasmania; Australian Geographic Society (AGS)
Investigating the relationship between marine resources and foraging and reproductive success in two sympatrically breeding seabird species in Southern Tasmania; Royal Naval Birdwatching Society (RNBWS)
Lactation strategies in fur seals: sources of variation and comparison between polar and temperate species.; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Life History Parameters and Foraging Ecology of Juvenile Southern Elephant Seals at Macquarie Island; Sea World Research and Rescue Foundation Inc (SEAWORLD)
Measuring energy expenditure and torpor in free-living mammals: a pilot study using digital radiotelemetry; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Measuring the Effects of Human Activity on Weddell Seals (Leptonychotes weddelli) in Antarctica; Sea World Research and Rescue Foundation Inc (SEAWORLD)
Measuring the Effects of Human Activity on Weddell Seals (Leptonychotes weddellii) in Antarctica; CRC for Sustainable Tourism Pty Ltd (CRCT)
Mesopelagic Southern Ocean Prey and Predators (MESOPP); European Commission (EC)
Molecular biomarkers for seabird age estimation; Linnean Society of New South Wales (LSNSW)
Molecular biomarkers for seabird age estimation.; Holsworth Wildlife Research Endowment (HWRE)
New models for understanding the role of mesopelagic fishes and squid in Southern Ocean ecosystems; Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR)
Pelagic ecosystem linkages in a changing Southern Ocean; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Population level effects of plastic ingestion of Australasian seabirds; Holsworth Wildlife Research Endowment (HWRE)
Population-level effects of plastic ingestion in Australasian seabirds; Birdlife Australia (BLA)
Population-level effects of plastic ingestion in Australasian seabirds; Australian Wildlife Society (AWSoc)
Prey consumption by seabirds in the Southern Indian Ocean; Antarctic Science Advisory Committee (ASAC)
Quantifying Prey Consumption Rates in Southern Elephant Seals: Does Hypo-Metabolism in Diving Seals Affect Ecosystem Models?; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Quantifying Trophic Links in Four Antarctic Marine Predators; Sea World Research and Rescue Foundation Inc (SEAWORLD)
Quantifying Trophic Links in Several Antarctic Marine Predators; Winifred Violet Scott Charitable Trust (WVS)
Quantifying Trophic Links in Several Antarctic Marine Predators; Department of Environment (Cwth) (DoE)
Satellite tracking juvenile shy albatrosses from Tasmania; Ian Potter Foundation (IPF)
Scale Dependent Effects of Environmental Variation on Two Sympatrically Breeding Seabirds in Tasmania; Holsworth Wildlife Research Endowment (HWRE)
Seals as Oceanographic Samplers; Department of Environment (Cwth) (DoE)
Seals from space: Developing techniques to use satellite remote sensing to census pack-ice seals in Prydz Bay; Department of Environment (Cwth) (DoE)
Southern Right Whales and Stable Isotopes: Towards Defining Southern Right Whale Feeding Habitat and Trophic Ecology; Department of Environment (Cwth) (DoE)
Squid: the missing link in Southern Ocean ecosystem models; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Statistically Robust Methods to Integrate Tagging and Other Spatial Data to Reduce Uncertainty about Spatial Dynamics in Marine Ecosystem Management; CSIRO-Commonwealth Scientific & Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)
The Distribution and Habitat Preferences of Cetaceans Along the West Coast of Tasmania; Santos Limited (SL)
The Distribution and Habitat Requirements of Odontocetes within the Bonney Upwelling Area, South-West Victoria, Australia: A Pilot Study; Santos Limited (SL)
The Effect of Spatial and Temporal Variation in Marine Productivity on Energy Acquisition in Female Southern Elephant Seals (Mirounga Leonina); Sea World Research and Rescue Foundation Inc (SEAWORLD)
The Effect of Spatial and Temporal Variation in Marine Productivity on Energy Acquisition in Southern Elephant Seals, Mirounga Leonina; Department of Environment (Cwth) (DoE)
The foraging ecology of Australian fur seals in Bass Strait; Sea World Research and Rescue Foundation Inc (SEAWORLD)
The foraging ecology of Australian fur seals in Bass Strait and an assessment of the potential for interactions with commercial fisheries; Australian Nature Conservation Agency (ANCA)
The foraging ecology of crested penguins at Macquarie Island; Sea World Research and Rescue Foundation Inc (SEAWORLD)
The foraging ecology of crested penguins at Maquaire Island, a study to assist in striking balance between an intensive fishing industry & the conservat; Charles A. and Anne Morrow Lindbergh Foundation (CLF)
The Species Assemblage, Distribution and Relative Abundance of Cetaceans throughout an Area of Seismic Exploration in the Western Tasmanian Region; Santos Limited (SL)
TRACK. A New Tool for Integration, Interpolation and Visualisation of Animal Tracking Data; Department of Environment (Cwth) (DoE)
Uncoupling oceanographic and life history drivers to alternate foraging strategies in Long-nosed fur seals; Holsworth Wildlife Research Endowment (HWRE)
Use of Fatty Acids from Southern Elephant Seals (mirounga leonina) to Investigate Diet Structure; Sea World Research and Rescue Foundation Inc (SEAWORLD)
Using Animal-borne Cameras to Quantify Prey Field, Habitat Characteristics and Foraging Success in a Marine Top Predator; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Using size-based models to understand the role of mesopelagic fish and squid in the Southern Ocean ecosystem; Department of Environment (Cwth) (DoE)
Using Stable Isotopes to Characterize the Structure of Marine Polar Communities; Australian Academy of Science (AASc)
When the world isn't big enough, decline of the global forager the short-tailed shearwater (Puffinus tenuirostris) in Tasmania, Australia; Australian Geographic Society (AGS)
When the World Isn't Big Enough: Decline of a Global Migrant - the Short-Tailed Shearwater; Birdlife Australia (BLA)
When the world isn't big enough: decline of a global migrant: the short-tailed shearwater; Winifred Violet Scott Charitable Trust (WVS)
Winter Foraging Locations of Southern Ocean Predators - Sub Antarctic Islands; Department of Environment (Cwth) (DoE)
Winter Foraging Locations of Southern Ocean Predators in Relation to Stochastic Variation in Sea-ice Extent; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Winter Foraging of Weddell Seals: A Pilot Study to Assess their Role in the Winter Sea-ice Zone and their Potential as Ocean Sampling Platforms; Department of Environment (Cwth) (DoE)
Winter Foraging Success of Southern Ocean Predators in Relation to Stochastic Variation in Sea-Ice Extent and Winter Water Formation; Department of Environment (Cwth) (DoE)
Winter Temperature and Salinity Profile Measurements in the Southern Ocean Using Elephant Seals as Ocean Sampling Platforms; Australian Research Council (ARC)
College of Experts
Donation via University Foundation
Donations - Geolocation Journeys
New Zealand (NZ) Sealion declines
Review of the Phillip Island Nature Park's Research Program
Role for spatial management strategies in mitigating the potential direct and indirect effects of fishing by large mid-water vessels in the Small Pelagic Fishery on protected species
Seal habitat use and salmon aquaculture interactions in Storm Bay, Tasmania
Spatial Modelling Services towards GAB 4.2 project
Status of fur seals and their interactions with aquaculture in Tasmania
Using In-situ Measurements to Measure Fine-Scale Oceanography with Higher Marine Predators in the Southern Ocean
The mating system of the Weddell seal Leptonychotes weddelli
Weddell Seal mating systems
Winter foraging, oceanic variability and reproductive success in female Weddell seals, Leptonychotes weddellii

Research Candidate Supervision

An ecosystem based approach to studying cetaceans in the Southern Ocean Sanctuary
Analysis of Marine Animal Behaviour from Electronic Tagging and Telemetry Data using State-space Models
Analytical Techniques for the Interpretation of Satellite Derived Marine Animal Locations
Analytical Tools for Estimating Predator Diets in Marine Ecosystems
Aspects of ecology of Weddell seals at the Vestfold Hills
Aspects of the Ecology of Weddell Seals Leptonychotes weddellii Along the Mawson Coastline, East Antarctica
Breeding success and foraging strategies of Adelie penguins at Bechervaise Island
Climatic Variability and Harvest Impacts on the Demography of the Short-Tailed Shearwater (Puffinus Tenuirostris)- A Trans-Equatorial Migratory Seabird
Demographic Responses of Antarctic Fur Seals to Environmental Variability
Developing predictive models of fur seal - fishery competition
DNA-based Methods for Studying the Diet of Marine Predators
Ecological Diagnostics for Marine Mammals- Appraisal of Molecular-based Methods for Dietary and Age Estimation
Ecology and Habitat of a Threatened Nocturnal Bird, the Tasmanian Masked Owl
Ecology and Physiology of Deepwater Chondrichthyans off Southeast Australia- Mercury, Stable Isotope and Lipid Analysis
Emperor penguin foraging ecology
Energetic Variability in Sperm Whales and Relationships with the Marine Environment.
Environmental Influences on Annual Migrations of Juvenile Southern Bluefin Tuna (Thunnus Maccoyii)
Environmental physiology of the eastern quoll in subalpine Tasmania
Fisheries Oceanography of Yellowfin Tuna (Thunnus albacares) in the Tasman Sea
Foraging ecology of Australian Fur Seals in Bass Strait
Foraging Ecology of Masked Boobies- The Importance of Intrinsic and Extrinsic Factors
Foraging ecology of southern elephant seals from Heard Island
Foraging Ecology of Weddell Seals According to Oceanographic Parameters in Summer and Winter in East Antarctica
Foraging Strategies of a Wide-ranging Predator in the Southern Ocean - the Southern Elephant Seal
Glacial Refugia of Antarctic Ice Breeding Species
Growth of the southern elecphant seal Mirounga leonina (Linnaeus 1758) at Macquarie Island
Implications for Interactions with Fisheries
Incorporating Individual Heterogeneity into Mark-recapture Models
Investigating Decline of Short-tailed Shearwaters at Wedge Island Tasmania
Macquarie Island¿s Albatrosses- A comprehensive assessment of population and demographic status and trends and the environmental and anthropogenic
Maternal Investment by Southern Elephant Seal (Mirounga leonina)- Foraging Success and Offspring Survival
Measuring the Effect of Human Activity on Weddell Seals (Leptonychotes weddellii) in Antarctica
Migrations of juvenile southern elephant seals from Macquarie Island
Modelling the Foraging Ecology of the Flesh-footed Shearwater in Relation to Fisheries and Oceanography
Novel Methods for Quantifying Movement Behaviour of Free-ranging Fish from Telemetry Data
Population demographics of recovering fur seal, populations;what is driving the rapid increase in New Zealand fur seal numbers in Australia
Population ecology of the potoroo (Potorous tridactylus)
Population Viability Analyses in Seabirds - Adelie Penguin Pygoscelis adeliae
Quantifying the Trophic Linkages of Antarctic Marine Predators
Representing Southern Ocean predators in end-to-end ecosystem models using individual-based modelling
Reproductive Strategies of Adult Female Weddell Seals (Leptonychotes weddellii) and their Implications for Pup Survival
Response to Change in the Environment- Population Dynamics of Weddell Seals in East Antarctica
Shorebird Habitat Use and Macroinvertebrate Composition in Robbins Passage/Boullanger Bay Wetlands, NW Tasmania
Spatial Scale and the Distribution of Little Penguins (Eudyptula minor)
Spatial utilization by herbivores in Tasmania
Temporal Variability and Evaluation of Methods Used to Infer Diet of a Southern Ocean Predator, the Adelie Penguin Pygoscelis adeliae
The comparative foraging ecology of Royal Eudyptes schlegeli and Rockhopper E chrysocome Penguins
The foraging activity and provisioning strategies of Antarctic fur seals in relation to changes in oceanographic conditions at the Kerguelen Archipelago
The foraging ecology and provisioning strategies of sumpatric fur seals Arctocephalus gazella and Arctocephalus tropicalis at Macquarie Island
The Influence of Climate on the Migration Phenology of Humpback Whales (Megaptera Noveangliae) on the West Coast of Australia
The life history of sperm whales (physeter macrocephalus) in southern Australian waters
The Life-history of Short-tailed Shearwaters (Puffinus tenuirostris) in Response to Spatio-temporal Environmental Variation
The Role of Juvenile Foraging Ecology and Growth in the Evolution of Life HIstory Strategies for Southern Elephant Seals
The Sympatric Influence of the Dusky Robin Melandryas vittata on the Scarlet Robin Petroica multicolor and Flame Robin Petroica phoenicea
The Tag Location Problem
The Utility of DNA Based Diet Analysis in Foraging Ecology- A Case Study Using Marine Generalist Predator
The Winter Movements of Weddell Seals in the Sea Ice Zone of Eastern Antarctica
Top Marine Predator Foraging Behaviour in Relation to Primary Productivity in the Southern Ocean
Winter Foraging Success of Southern Elephant Seals in Relation to Variations in Sea-Ice Extent and Winter Water Formation
Winter Habitat Usage and Trophic Links for Antarctic Fur Seal Populations in the Southern Ocean
You are what you eat- investigating diet structure and trophic relationships between southern elephant seals and their prey using fatty acid signature analysis