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Researcher: Stehfest, K (Dr Kilian Stehfest)

Fields of Research

Marine and Estuarine Ecology (incl. Marine Ichthyology)
Fisheries Management
Fish Physiology and Genetics
Aquatic Ecosystem Studies and Stock Assessment
Population, Ecological and Evolutionary Genetics
Ecological Physiology
Natural Resource Management

Research Objectives

Aquaculture Fin Fish (excl. Tuna)
Ecosystem Assessment and Management of Marine Environments
Wild Caught Fin Fish (excl. Tuna)
Marine Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity
Fisheries - Recreational
Fisheries - Wild Caught
Coastal and Estuarine Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity
Expanding Knowledge in the Biological Sciences

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Application of the Acoustic Propagation Model to a deep-water cross-shelf curtain; Methods in Ecology and Evolution
Examining trends in abundance of an overexploited elasmobranch species in a nursery area closure; Marine and Freshwater Research
Intraspecific differences in movement, dive behavior and vertical habitat preferences of a key marine apex predator; Marine Ecology - Progress Series
Mapping fisheries for marine spatial planning: gear-specific vessel monitoring system (VMS), marine conservation and offshore renewable energy; Marine Policy
Markov models and network analysis reveal sex-specific differences in the space-use of a coastal apex predator; Oikos
Network analysis of acoustic tracking data reveals the structure and stability of fish aggregations in the ocean; Animal Behaviour
Pass the salt: physiological consequences of ecologically relevant hyposmotic exposure in juvenile gummy sharks (Mustelus antarcticus) and school sharks (Galeorhinus galeus); Conservation Physiology
Physiological responses to hypersalinity correspond to nursery ground usage in two inshore shark species (Mustelus antarcticus and Galeorhinus galeus); Journal of Experimental Biology
Relating catchability of flathead to their seasonal activity and movement
Research shows salmon will avoid warm water and low oxygen levels
Response of Atlantic salmon Salmo salar to temperature and dissolved oxygen extremes established using animal-borne environmental sensors; Scientific Reports
Salmon Sensors interview
Tasmania's EPA head defends personal decision to approve Tassal's salmon waste collection system
The use of acoustic accelerometer tags to determine seasonal changes in activity and catchability of a recreationally caught marine teleost; ICES Journal of Marine Science

Research Projects

The impact of fish aggregating devices (FADs) on the movement and behaviour of tropical tuna (Thunnus obesus, Katsuwonus pelamis and Thunnus elbacares); Holsworth Wildlife Research Endowment (HWRE)
Vulnerability of the endangered Maugean Skate population to degraded environmental conditions in Macquarie Harbour; Fisheries Research & Development Corporation (FRDC)
Sense-T Stage 2: Sensing Macquarie Harbour

Research Candidate Supervision