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Researcher: Frusher, SD (Professor Stewart Frusher)

Research Fields

Aquatic Ecosystem Studies and Stock Assessment
Fisheries Sciences
Fisheries Management
Marine and Estuarine Ecology (incl. Marine Ichthyology)
Ecological Impacts of Climate Change
Environmental Management
Conservation and Biodiversity
Ecosystem Function
Natural Resource Management
Environmental Monitoring
Environmental Sciences
Aquaculture
Public Policy
Environment and Resource Economics
Zoology
Invertebrate Biology
Physical Oceanography
Global Change Biology
Animal Management
Community Ecology
Economic Geography
Analytical Biochemistry
Population Ecology
Decision Support and Group Support Systems
Impacts of Tourism
Sociology
Sustainable Agricultural Development
Environment Policy
Environmental Science and Management
Urban and Regional Studies (excl. Planning)
Animal Reproduction
Information Systems
Landscape Ecology
Sociology and Social Studies of Science and Technology
Studies in Human Society
Cross-Sectional Analysis
Computer-Human Interaction
Public Administration
Behavioural Ecology
Industry Economics and Industrial Organisation

Research Impact

Fisheries - Wild Caught
Ecosystem Assessment and Management of Marine Environments
Marine Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity
Climate Change Adaptation Measures
Effects of Climate Change and Variability on Australia (excl. Social Impacts)
Wild Caught Prawns
Ecosystem Assessment and Management of Coastal and Estuarine Environments
Fisheries - Recreational
Wild Caught Rock Lobster
Climate and Climate Change
Social Impacts of Climate Change and Variability
Fisheries - Aquaculture
Ecosystem Adaptation to Climate Change
Wild Caught Crustaceans (excl. Rock Lobster and Prawns)
Wild Caught Fin Fish (excl. Tuna)
Expanding Knowledge in the Environmental Sciences
Aquaculture Rock Lobster
Environmentally Sustainable Animal Production
Climate Change Mitigation Strategies
Global Effects of Climate Change and Variability (excl. Australia, New Zealand, Antarctica and the South Pacific) (excl. Social Impacts)
Control of Pests, Diseases and Exotic Species in Marine Environments
Coastal and Marine Management Policy
Expanding Knowledge in the Biological Sciences
Protected Conservation Areas in Marine Environments
Environmental and Natural Resource Evaluation
Wild Caught Edible Molluscs
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Development and Welfare
Essential Oils (e.g. Tea Tree, Eucalyptus, Lavender, Peppermint, Boronia, Sandlewood)
Natural Hazards in Marine Environments
Plant Production and Plant Primary Products
Expanding Knowledge through Studies of Human Society
Ecosystem Assessment and Management of Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic Environments
Environment
Climate Change Models
Economic Incentives for Environmental Protection
Application Tools and System Utilities
Education and Training Systems
Expanding Knowledge in Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services
Coastal and Estuarine Water Management
Ecosystem Assessment and Management of Urban and Industrial Environments
Information Processing Services (incl. Data Entry and Capture)
Market-Based Mechanisms
Ecosystem Assessment and Management of Mining Environments
International Aid and Development
Animal Production and Animal Primary Products

Career Best Publications

Estimating natural and fishing mortality and tag reporting rate of southern rock lobster (Jasus edwardsii) from a multiyear tagging model; Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences
Have changes in selectivity masked recruitment declines in crustacean trap fisheries?; Fisheries Research
Impact of lobster size on selectivity of traps for southern rock lobster (Jasus edwardsii); Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences
Impact of Management Change to an ITQ System in the Tasmanian Rock Lobster Fishery
Recent developments in estimating fishing and natural mortality and tag reporting rate of lobsters using multi-year tagging models; Fisheries Research
Simultaneous enhancement of rock lobster fisheries and provision of puerulus for aquaculture; Fisheries Research
Space-time variation in catchability of southern rock lobster Jasus edwardsii in Tasmania explained by environmental, physiological and density-dependent processes; Fisheries Research

Research Publications

A management support framework for subtidal rocky-reef communities on the east coast of Tasmania; MODSIM
A marine climate change adaptation blueprint for coastal regional communities
A modelled cost-benefit analysis of hybrid PIT and conventional tagging scenarios; New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research
A molecular approach to identify prey of the southern rock lobster; Bulletin of Entomological Research
A novel tag-recovery model with two size classes for estimating fishing and natural mortality, with implications for the southern rock lobster (Jasus edwardsii) in Tasmania, Australia; ICES Journal of Marine Science
A quantitative metric to identify critical elements within seafood supply networks; PLoS ONE
A remote infrared capable multi-camera system for in situ observations of lobster behaviour and predator interactions; 7th International Conference & Workshop on Lobster Biology and Management
A retrospective analysis of the effects of adopting individual transferable quotas in the Tasmanian red rock lobster, Jasus edwardsii, fishery; Aquatic Living Resources
Adaptation options for marine industries and coastal communities using community structure and dynamics; Sustainability Science
Adapting fish and fisheries to climate change: the role of Australia's National Climate Change Adaption Research Network for Marine Biodiversity and Resources; ASFB 2010 Conference & Climate Change Symposium
Adaptive behaviour of fishers to external perturbations: simulation of the Tasmanian rock lobster fishery; Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries
An index-removal abundance estimator that allows for seasonal change in catchability, with application to southern rock lobster Jasus edwardsii; Transactions of the American Fisheries Society
Are coastal communities in Australia ready for change?
Assessing the risk of climate change to aquaculture: a case study from south-east Australia; Aquaculture Environment Interactions
Assessment of Broad Scale Exploitation Rates and Biomass Estimates for the Tasmanian Southern Rock Lobster Fishery
Australian National Climate Change Adaptation Research Network for Marine Biodiversity and Resources; Climate Change Effects on Fish and Fisheries
Behaviour of lobster to traps; 7th International Conference & Workshop on Lobster Biology & Management
Behaviour: The missing ingredient in fisheries assessment; ASFB2004 Annual Conference
Behaviour: The missing ingredient in fisheries assessment; AMSA Annual Conference 2004
Building blocks of economic resilience to climate change: a south east Australian fisheries example; Regional Environmental Change: Natural and Social Aspects
Bycatch in the Tasmanian rock lobster fishery; Australian Society for Fish Biology Workshop
Catchability of the southern rock lobster Jasus edwardsii. I. Effects of sex, season and catch history; Marine and Freshwater Research
Catchability of the southern rock lobster Jasus edwardsii. II. Effects of size; Marine and Freshwater Research
Chapter 4.5: Impacts and effects of ocean warming on the contributions of fisheries and aquaculture to food security; Explaining Ocean Warming: Causes, Scale, Effects and Consequences
Citizen science as a research tool for monitoring ecological change in the marine environment; Climate Change Effects on Fish and Fisheries
Climate change cascades: Shifts in oceanography, species' ranges and subtidal marine community dynamics in eastern Tasmania; Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology
Climate change, overfishing and recent phase shift in a temperate reef ecosystem; Australian Society for Fish Biology 2006 Conference
Climate change, overfishing: together catastrophic for shallow reefs
Climate driven changes in marine assemblages in SE Australia: A southern hemisphere 'hotspot'; Climate Change Effects on Fish and Fisheries
Climate-driven range extension of a sea urchin: altered dynamics of a rapidly warming temperate reef system; 8th International Temperate Reef Symposium
Coastal Climate Change Range Extension Database and Mapping Project (Redmap)
Coincident recruitment patterns of Southern Hemisphere fishes; Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences
Combining Passive Integrated Transponder Tags with Conventional T-Bar Tags to improve Tag Reporting Rate Independant of Fishers [Poster]; Advances in Fish Tagging & Marking Technology: International Symposium
Combining passive integrated transponder tags with conventional t-bar tags to improve tag reporting rate independent of fisheries; 8th International Conference and Workshop on Lobster Biology and Management
Combining passive integrated transponder tags with conventional T-bar tags to improve tag reporting rates in a rock lobster trap fishery; New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research
Communicating climate change: Climate change risk perceptions and rock lobster fishers, Tasmania; Marine Policy
Condition of rocky reef communities: A key marine habitat around Tasmania
Contesting views or collaborative opportunity? Risk perception, science and fisheries management, Tasmania Australia; Climate Change Effects on Fish and Fisheries
Conventional and acoustic tagging studies on the draughtboard shark (Cephaloscyllium laticeps) in a scientific reserve in Tasmania; AMSA Annual Conference 2004
Conventional Tags: Still Strong After 100 Years; Advances in Fish Tagging & Marking Technology: International Symposium
Creating a database to understand the vulnerability of global lobster fisheries to climate change; International Conference on Recent Advances in Lobster Biology, Aquaculture and Management
Defining and observing stages of climate-mediated range shifts in marine systems; Global Environmental Change
Detecting regime shifts in marine systems with limited biological data: an example from southeast Australia; Progress in Oceanography
Determining the potential impacts of fishing activity on rock lobster (Jasus edwardsii) behaviour and habitat utilisation via the application of radio acoustic positioning; 8th International Conference and Workshop on Lobster Biology and Management
Developing in-situ models for estimating the impact of tagging on lobsters; 8th International Conference Workshop on Lobster Biology and Management
Developing citizen science as a communication and research tool for monitoring ecological change in the marine environment; 2010 International Climate Change Adaptation Conference
Developing cost-effective industry based techniques for monitoring puerulus settlement in all conditions: trials in southern and western Tasmania. Phase 1: proof of concept
Distinguishing geographical range shifts from artefacts of detectability and sampling effort; Diversity and Distributions
Do large rock lobsters inhibit smaller ones from entering traps? A field experiment; Marine and Freshwater Research
Does pleopod setation provide a measure of maturity in female southern rock lobsters Jasus edwardsii?; Scientia Marina
Ecosystem model of Tasmanian waters explores impacts of climate-change induced changes in primary productivity; Ecological Modelling: International Journal on Ecological Modelling and Engineering and Systems Ecology
Effect of predator-prey and competitive interactions on size at emergence in the black-lip abalone Haliotis rubra in a Tasmanian MPA; Marine Ecology Progress Series
Empirical evidence for different cognitive effects in explaining the attribution of marine range shifts to climate change; ICES Journal of Marine Science
Endocrine and morphological correlates of reproduction in the draughtboard shark Cephaloscyllium laticeps (Elasmobranchii: Scyliorhinidae); Journal of Experimental Zoology
Estimating natural and fishing mortality and tag reporting rate of southern rock lobster (Jasus edwardsii) from a multiyear tagging model; Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences
Estimating survival of rock lobsters from long-term tagging programmes: how survey number and interval influence estimates; ICES Journal of Marine Science
Evaluating catchability assumptions for change-in-ratio and index-removal estimators, with application to southern rock lobster; Fisheries Research
Evaluation of a multi-year index-removal abundance estimator, with application to a Tasmanian rock lobster fishery; Fisheries Research
Evaluation of techniques for estimating fishery assessment parameters in the Tasmanian Rock Lobster Fishery
Evaluation of the use of index removal and change-in-ratio estimators; 7th International Conference & Workshop on Lobster Biology & Management
Evidence of abalone (Haliotis rubra) diet from combined fatty acid and stable isotope analysis; Marine Biology
Exploring alternative states in ecological systems with a qualitative analysis of community feedback; Ecological Modelling: International Journal on Ecological Modelling and Engineering and Systems Ecology
Exploring ecological shifts using qualitative modelling: Alternative states on Tasmanian rocky-reefs; 18th World IMACS / MODSIM Congress
Facing the wave of change: stakeholder perspectives on climate adaptation for Australian seafood supply chains; Regional Environmental Change
Finalist for Science Innovation Award
Fisheries and ecosystems in a changing climate: A case study on the Tasmanian east coast lobster fishery; Climate Change Effects on Fish and Fisheries
Fishing for the impacts of climate change in the marine sector: a case study; International Journal of Climate Change Strategies and Management
From physics to fish to folk: supporting coastal regional communities to understand their vulnerability to climate change in Australia; Fisheries Oceanography
Getting it right - how many lobsters are there and how many can we catch?
Growth opportunities and critical elements in the supply chain for wild fisheries and aquaculture in a changing climate: a marine NARP project
Growth opportunities for marine fisheries and aquaculture industries in a changing climate; Applied Studies in Climate Adaptation
Growth rates of juvenile southern rock lobster (Jasus edwardsii) estimated through a diver-based tag-recapture program; Marine and Freshwater Research
Habitat use of sevengill sharks (Notorynchus cepedianus) in coastal systems of South-East Tasmania: Preliminary work; Oceania Chondichthyan Society First workshop and conference
Have changes in selectivity masked recruitment declines in crustacean trap fisheries?; Fisheries Research
Impact of lobster size on selectivity of traps for southern rock lobster (Jasus edwardsii); Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences
Impact of Management Change to an ITQ System in the Tasmanian Rock Lobster Fishery
Incorporating recreational catch into fishery assessments: a case study with the Tasmanian southern rock lobster fishery; The 3rd World Recreational Fishing Conference. Regional experiences for global solutions
Informing ecosystem-based management of the range extending long-spined sea urchin using a structured decision making process; 21st International Congress on Modelling and Simulation (MODSIM2015)
Integrating Acoustic Telemetry Data and Benthic Tarrain Models to Understand Spatial and Temporal Patters in Rock Lobster (Jasus edwardsii) Movement and Habitat Utilisation; Advances in Fish Tagging & Marking Tachnology: International Symposium
Investigating the impacts of climate change on a lobster fishery: a case study on the Tasmanian east coast lobster fishery; RALBAM 2010
Investigation of different methods for improving tag reporting rate in fisheries tagging experiments, a cost benefit analysis; 8th International conference Workshop on Lobster Biology and Management
Is climate change impacting on lobster stocks in Tasmania?; 8th International Conference and Workshop Lobster Biology and Management
IX-21 Southeast Australian Shelf: LME #42; The UNEP Large Marine Ecosystem Report: A perspective on changing conditions in LMEs of the world's Regional Seas. UNEP Regional Seas Report and Studies No. 182
Leading the change - Climate change implications for the fastest warming region in the southern hemisphere. (Invited Presentation); International Ecology Congress (INTERCOL)
Limited evidence for ecosystem-level change on reefs exposed to Haliotis rubra ('blacklip abalone') exploitation; Austral Ecology
Lobster Tagging - A New Focus
Lobster With Chips Please
Marine climate change in Tasmania
Measuring the vulnerability of marine social-ecological systems: a prerequisite for the identification of climate change adaptations; Ecology and Society
Metapopulation and source-sink dynamics in spiny and rock lobsters; 7th International Conference and Workshop on Lobster Biology and Management
Modelling seasonal catchability of the southern rock lobster Jasus edwardsii by water temperature, moulting and mating; Marine Biology
Modified puerulus collectors indicate the importance of macroalgal canopy above rocky reef for Jasus edwardsii puerulus settlement; 7th international Conference & Workshop on Lobster Biology & Management
Movement patterns of the draughtboard shark (Cephaloscyllium laticeps) combining acoustic telemetry and conventional tagging information; 6th Conference on Fish Telemetry held in Europe
Movement patterns of the draughtboard shark (Cephaloscyllium laticeps) using acoustic telemetry and conventional tagging; ASFB2004 Conference
Movement patterns of the draughtboard shark Cephaloscyllium laticeps (Scyliorhinidae) determined by passive tracking and conventional tagging; Journal of Fish Biology
Movements of the southern rock lobster Jasus edwardsii in Tasmania, Australia; Bulletin of Marine Science
Multi-layered approaches to evaluating impacts of lobster fishing; Fisheries Ecosystem Symposium (ASFB2004)
Multi-scale spatial variation in stable isotope and fatty acid profiles amongst temperate reef species: implications for design and interpretation of trophic studies; Marine Ecology Progress Series
Multi-year index-removal models which allow for various assumptions about catchability for Tasmanian Rock Lobster, Jasus edwardsii; 7th International Conference & Workshop on Lobster Biology & Management
Networking across global marine 'hotspots'; Frontiers of Science
Networking across global marine 'hotspots'; Climate Adaptation Futures
Networking across global marine 'hotspots'; Climate Change Effects on Fish and Fisheries
Networking across global marine hotspots; WSFC Coastal Zone Asia Pacific Conference World Small-Scale Fisheries Congress
New puerulus collector design suitable for fishery-dependent settlement monitoring; ICES Journal of Marine Science
Non-lethal assessment of reproductive characteristics for management and conservations of sharks; Marine Ecology Progress Series
Non-lethal method to obtain stomach samples from a large marine predator and the use of DNA analysis to improve dietary information; Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology
Ocean warming hotspots provide early warning laboratories for climate change impacts; Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries
Oman's Marine Fisheries; Indian Ocean Marine Environmental Conference
Overfishing reduces macroalgal bed resilience against grazing by the range expanding sea urchin Centrostephanus rodgersii; 12th International Echinoderms Conference
Overfishing reduces resilience of kelp beds to climate-driven catastrophic phase shift; National Academy of Sciences of The United States of America. Proceedings
Planning adaptation to climate change in fast-warming marine regions with seafood-dependent coastal communities; Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries
Potential for enhancing spiny lobster production in Australia through the capture of puerulus larvae for ongrowing and release; Seventh Asian Fisheries Fourm
Predation of trap-caught southern rock lobsters, Jasus edwardsii (Hutton, 1875), in Tasmanian waters by the Maori octopus, Octopus maorum (Hutton, 1880): Spatial and temporal trends; Fisheries Research
Predator-prey relationships and foraging ecology of a marine apex predator with a wide temperate distribution; Marine Ecology Progress Series
Preliminary estimates of exploitation rates in the Tasmanian rock lobster (Jasus edwardsii) fishery using the change-in-ration and index-removal techniques with tag-recapture data; Canadian Special Publication of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences
Preliminary Modelling of the effect of Marine Reserves on the Catch, Egg Production, and Biomass of Rock Lobsters in Tasmania
Purchase of an Underwater Infra-Red Video System
Rapid assessment of an ocean warming hotspot reveals ‘‘high’’ confidence in potential species’ range extensions; Global Environmental Change
Rapid assessment of fisheries species sensitivity to climate change; Climatic Change
Rare finds, A wave of new fish in Tasmanian waters
Re-seeding vs Quota Buy Out
Rebuilding ecosystem resilience: assessment of management options to minimise formation of 'barrens' habitat by the long-spined sea urchin (Centrostephanus rodgersii in Tasmania
Recent developments in estimating fishing and natural mortality and tag reporting rate of lobsters using multi-year tagging models; Fisheries Research
Recreational fishing in a time of rapid ocean change; Marine Policy
Redmap: Citizen science as an engagement and communication tool in a warming world; Australia - New Zealand Climate Forum 2010
Redmap: ecological monitoring and community engagement through citizen science; Tasmanian Naturalist
Redmap: ecological monitoring and community engagement through citizen science; Tasmanian Naturalist
Relationship between settlement of southern rock lobster pueruli, Jasus edwardsii, and recruitment to the fishery in Tasmania, Australia; Marine and Freshwater Research
Remote multi-camera system for in situ observations of behaviour and predator/prey interactions of marine benthic macrofauna; New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research
Reproductive potential of a marine ecosystem engineer at the edge of a newly expanded range; Global Change Biology
Reproductive seasonality and embryo development in the draughtboard shark Cephaloscyllium laticeps; Marine and Freshwater Research
Research Excellence Grants Scheme
Risk assessment of impacts of climate change for key marine species in South Eastern Australia. Part 1: fisheries and aquaculture risk assessment
Rock Lobster Exploitation and Biomass Estimation
Rock lobster research in the Crayfish Point Reserve at Taroona
Scoping study into the relationship between oceanography and harvest of bull kelp Durvillaea potatorum) beach casts on King Island, Tasmania
Seasonal occurrence and population structure of the broadnose sevengill shark Notorynchus cepedianus in coastal habitats of south-east Tasmania; Journal of Fish Biology
Selectivity of rock lobster posts: Is further research necessary? Part 2 (Issue 6)
Selectivity of rock lobster pots: Is further research necessary? (Issue 5)
Selectivity of rock lobster pots: Is further research necessary? Part 2; Fishing Today
Selectivity of rock lobster pots: Part 3 - Is further research necessary?; Fishing Today
Sensitivity analysis and pattern-oriented validation of TRITON, a model with alternative community states: insights on temperate rocky reefs dynamics; Ecological Modelling
September 2000 Rock Lobster Fishery; Fishing Today
Should giant crab quota be based on the number of animals landed or the weight landed?
Simultaneous enhancement of rock lobster fisheries and provision of puerulus for aquaculture; Fisheries Research
South Pacific Integrated Ecosystem Studies meeting: toward conservation and sustainable use of marine resources in the South Pacific; Fisheries Oceanography
Southern Rock Lobsters; Under Southern Seas: The ecology of Australia's rocky reefs
Space-time variation in catchability of southern rock lobster Jasus edwardsii in Tasmania explained by environmental, physiological and density-dependent processes; Fisheries Research
Spatial patterns in impacts of fishing on temperate rocky reefs: Are fish abundance and mean size related to proximity to fisher access points?; Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology
Spatial variation in mortality by in-pot predation in the Tasmanian rock lobster fishery; Fisheries Oceanography
Spatial variation in size at onset of maturity of female southern rock lobster Jasus edwardsii around Tasmania, Australia; Scientia Marina
Species traits and climate velocity explain geographic range shifts in an ocean-warming hotspot; Ecology Letters
Species–area relationships as indicators of human impacts on demersal fish communities; Diversity and Distributions
Statistical solutions for error and bias in global citizen science datasets; Biological Conservation
Strategies for improving the precision of fishing and natural mortality estimates from multiyear tagging models: a case study; Marine and Freshwater Research
Summary of the 1999/2000 rock lobster assessment
Summary of the 2001/2001 rock lobster assessment
Symposium: Climate Change, Changing Oppourtunities - Effects on Southern Temperate Coastal Ecosystems; International Ecology Congress (INTERCOL)
Tagging Draughtboard Sharks and Conger Eels
Tasmanian Rock Lobster Fishery 1998
Tasmanian Rock Lobster Fishery 1999/2000
Tasmanian Rock Lobster Fishery 2000/2001
Tasmanian Rock Lobster Fishery 2001/2002
Tasmanian Rock Lobster Fishery 2002/03
Team award for creative partnerships
Telomere dynamics in the Sydney rock oyster (Saccostrea glomerata) : an investigation into the effects of age, tissue type, location and time of sampling; Marine Biology
Telomere length analysis in crustacean species: Metapenaeus macleayi, Sagmariasus verreauxi, and Jasus edwardsii; ICES Journal of Marine Science
Testing blue sky ideas beneath the surface
The 2000/2001 rock lobster assessment
The Centrostephanus project - update on long-spined sea urchin research
The east coast Tasmanian rock lobster fishery - vulnerability to climate change impacts and adaptation response options
The east coast Tasmanian rock lobster fishery: vulnerability to climate change impacts and adaptation response options; Climate Adaptation Futures
The Effect of Cooking on Carapace Length of Southern Rock Lobster, Jasus Edwardsii (Hutton, 1875) (Decapoda, Palinuridae); Crustaceana: International Journal of Crustacean Research
The effect of quota trading limitation in a fishery management through individual transferable quotas; The Fifteenth Biennial Conference of the International Institute of Fisheries Economics & Trade (IIFET)
The impact of climate change on Exploited Lobster Stocks; Lobsters, Biology, Management, Aquaculture and Fisheries
The influence of mark-recapture sampling effort on estimates of rock lobster survival; PLoS ONE
The short history of research in a marine climate change hotspot: from anecdote to adaptation in south-east Australia; Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries
The use of acoustic technology to track animal movements in south eastern Tasmania
Transformation of coastal communities: where is the marine sector heading?; Australasian Journal of Regional Studies
Trophic effects of fishing southern rock lobster Jasus edwardsii shown by combined fatty acid and stable isotope analyses; Marine Ecology Progress Series
Understanding the effects of fishing on rock lobster (Jasus edwardsii) foraging behaviour and habitat utilisation via radio acoustic tracking; Workshop on cutting-edge technologies in fish and fisheries science, Annual Conference of the Australian Society for Fish Biology
Understanding the Impact of Tagging - New Approaches and Does it Matter?; Advances in Fish Tagging & Marking Technology: International Symposium
Understanding the Socio-economic and Biological Impacts of a Change in Management from Input to Output Controls; 7th International Conference and Workshop on Lobster Biology and Management
Use of acoustic technology to track animal movements in S-E Tasmania
Using acoustic tracking data to support planning and assessment of closed areas: determining effective size, boundaries and location; Australian Marine Science Association
Using DNA to explore cephalopod diet; Cephalopod International Advisory Commmittee (CIAC) 2006 International Symposium "Cephalopod Life Cycles"
Using DNA to explore lobster diet; 8th International Conference and Workshop on Lobster Biology and Management
Using molecular prey detection to quantify rock lobster predation on barrens-forming sea urchins; Molecular Ecology
Where have all the puerulus gone?
Will the removal of closed seasons from the management system of the Tasmanian rock lobster fishery harm the resource?
Workshop on post-settlement processes affecting the southern rock lobster, Jasus edwardsii in Southern Australia
World First Tagging Methods Tested in Tasmania

Research Projects

2003-051 Developing tagging models and validating key assumptions for estimating crucial fishery assessment parameters in the Tasmanian rock lobster fisheries; Fisheries Research & Development Corporation (FRDC)
2004-013 Towards Integrated Multi-Species Management of Australia's SE Reef Fisheries: A Tasmanian Example; Fisheries Research & Development Corporation (FRDC)
2009 R1 - International Conference on Recent Advances in Lobster Biology, Aquaculture and Management; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
2009/016 and 2007/045 Rebuilding Ecosystem Resilience: Assessment of Management Options to Minimise Formation of 'Barrens' Habitat by the Long-Spined Sea Urchin (Centrostephanus rodgersii) in Tasmania; Fisheries Research & Development Corporation (FRDC)
2009/067 - Nutrient and Phytoplankton Data from Storm Bay to Support Sustainable Resource Planning; Fisheries Research & Development Corporation (FRDC)
A Climate Change Adaptation Blueprint for Coastal Regional Communities; Dept of Climate Change, Energy & Efficiency and FRDC (DCCEE-FRDC)
Acoustic tagging of the draughtboard shark (Cephaloscyllium laticeps); University of Tasmania (UTAS)
An Examination of Ageing Techniques for Octopus; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Assessing effectiveness of refuge areas for conservation of coastal sharks; Save our Seas Foundation (SOS)
Assessing the Effectiveness of Shark Nursery Area Closures for the Protection and Conservation of Coastal Shark Species; Winifred Violet Scott Charitable Trust (WVS)
Assessment of Broad Scale Exploitation Rates and Biomass Estimates for the Tasmanian Southern Rock Lobster Fishery; Fisheries Research & Development Corporation (FRDC)
Building Economic Capability to Improve the Management of Marine Resources in Australia; Fisheries Research & Development Corporation (FRDC)
Can production in the southern rock lobster fishery be improved? Linking juvenile growth, survival and density dependence to sustainable yield?; Fisheries Research & Development Corporation (FRDC)
Coastal Climate Change Range Extension Database & Mapping Project (CCC REDMAP); Tasmanian Community Fund (TasCF)
Currents, nutrients and plankton in coastal waters of southeastern Tasmanian and responses to changing weather patterns; Fisheries Research & Development Corporation (FRDC)
Determining local population size and survival rates of scalloped hammerhead sharks around Darwin Island, Galapagos Marine Reserve; Holsworth Wildlife Research Endowment (HWRE)
Developing Analytical Skills and Tools for Incorporating Multidisciplinary Approaches into Marine and Climate Change Research - An Example of Capacity Building at the Disciplinary Boundaries; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Developing cost-effective industry based techniques for monitoring puerulus settlement in all conditions: Phase 2; Fisheries Research & Development Corporation (FRDC)
Developing cost-effective industry based techniques for monitoring puerulus settlement in all conditions: trails in southern and western Australia; Fisheries Research & Development Corporation (FRDC)
Developing non-destructive sampling methods for the conservation and management of chondrickthlyans; Winifred Violet Scott Charitable Trust (WVS)
Development of a DNA Based Aging Technique for Use in Fisheries Assessments; Fisheries Research & Development Corporation (FRDC)
Ecosystem Model Analysis to Address Fisheries Management Issues in South Eastern Australia and the Implications of Climate Change; Department of Environment (Cwth) (DoE)
Extending the Redmap pilot to South East Australia: using citizen science for engagement and early indication of potential new opportunties; Fisheries Research & Development Corporation (FRDC)
Extending the Success of Redmap with New Website Sections and Communication Materials; Tasmanian Community Fund (TasCF)
Funds to purchase an Underwater Infra-red Video System; Ian Potter Foundation (IPF)
Growth opportunities and critical elements in the value chain for wild fisheries and aquaculture in a changing climate; Dept of Climate Change, Energy & Efficiency and FRDC (DCCEE-FRDC)
Impact of Management change to an Individual Transferable Quota system in the Tasmanian Rock Lobster Fishery; Fisheries Research & Development Corporation (FRDC)
Increasing reporting capacity to detect shifting marine species and the development of a qualitative report card for resource managers; Tasmanian Climate Change Office (TCCO)
Integrated Simulation Tools for the Bio-economic Assessment of Renewable Resource Systems; Department of Industry and Science (DoIS)
Issues in marine science: developing sustainable strategies for range-shifting species ; Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations (DEEWR)
Life History and Ecology of Octopus Maorum and Minimisation of its Impact on the Rock Lobster Fishery in Tasmania; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Maintain and Improve the Management and Use of Aquatic Natural Resources to Ensure their Sustainability; Fisheries Research & Development Corporation (FRDC)
Modelling predator/prey interaction under climate change: Implications for a target fishery in Tasmania; Holsworth Wildlife Research Endowment (HWRE)
National Climate Change Adaptation Research Network in Marine Biodiversity and Resources; Department of Climate Change (DOCC)
Preparing fisheries for climate change: identifying adaptation options for four key fisheries in south eastern Australia; Dept of Climate Change, Energy & Efficiency and FRDC (DCCEE-FRDC)
Preparing for climate change on marine systems in Australia and India; Department of Industry and Science (DoIS)
Rebuilding Ecosystem Resilience: Assessment of Management Options to Minimise Formation of 'Barrens' Habitat by the Long-Spined Sea Urchin (Centrostephanus rodgersii) in Tasmania; Natural Heritage Trust (NHT)
Rebuilding Ecosystem Resilience: Assessment of Management Options to Minimise Formation of 'Barrens' Habitat by the Long-Spined Sea Urchin (Centrostephanus rodgersii) in Tasmania; Natural Heritage Trust (NHT)
Redmap - Australian Research Data Capture (ARDC) & EIF project ; Department of Education and Training (Commonwealth) (DoEdT (Cwth))
Seventh international conference and workshop on lobster biology and management; Fisheries Research & Development Corporation (FRDC)
Species on the Move International Conference; Ian Potter Foundation (IPF)
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)
The importance of ecological baselines in developing ecosystem models; CSIRO-Commonwealth Scientific & Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)
The Role of Higher Tropic Level Predators on Inshore Ecosystems and their Interactions with Fisheries: A Case Study examining Sevengill Sharks (Notorynchus cepedianus); Winifred Violet Scott Charitable Trust (WVS)
The Role of Higher Tropic Level Predators on Inshore Ecosystems and their Interactions with Fisheries: A Case Study examining Sevengill Sharks (Notorynchus cepedianus); Save our Seas Foundation (SOS)
The Role of Higher Tropic Level Predators on Inshore Ecosystems and their Interactions with Fisheries: A Case Study examining Sevengill Sharks (Notorynchus cepedianus) ; Holsworth Wildlife Research Endowment (HWRE)
Uptake and Impact of Electronic Commerce in the Tasmanian Rock Lobster Industry; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Utilization of quantitative molecular prey detection techniques to better understand ecosystem resilience and the role of rock lobsters in shaping benthic community structure; Holsworth Wildlife Research Endowment (HWRE)
Wave to Plate: establishing a market for Tasmanian aboriginal cultural fisheries; Fisheries Research & Development Corporation (FRDC)
Workshop on Post Settlement Processes Affecting the Southern Rock Lobster, Jasus Edwardsii in Southern Australia; Fisheries Research & Development Corporation (FRDC)
Evaluating the potential of artificial reefs for temperate rock lobsters.
Preliminary Study of Relationships Between Oceanography and Abundance of Bull Kelp (Durvillaea potatorum) Casts on King Island
SEDAR 12 Review
University WA (FRDC)-RockLobster Project: Leg Loss

Research Candidate Supervision

A Daily Tag Return Model for Lobster Fisheries
Abundance, Distribution and Conservation Value of Sharks in the Galapagos Marine Reserve
Bio-economic Analysis of the Response of a Fishery to Changes in Access Regulation- The Case of Individual Transferable Quotas in the Tasmanian Rock Lobster Fishery
Catchability of rock lobster Jasus edwardsii
Climate Change and a Range-extending Sea Urchin- Catastrophic-shifts and Resilience in a Temperate Reef Ecosystem
Climate Forcing and Sudden Change in Marine Ecosystems
Disentangling the Climate Change Impacts on Productivity and Availability in Two Macruronus Species off Tasmania and Patagonian Waters off Chile
Ecological and Economic Viability for the Sustainable Management of Mixed Fisheries
Ecosystems-based Fisheries Management- A Model for Managing Tasmania's Wild Capture Fisheries?
Image Recognition Techniques, Incorporating Deformable Shape Models, for Automated Data Collection in Fisheries Applications
Lobster Enhancement- Can Artificial Reefs Play a Role?
Methods for Monitoring the Abundance of the Northern Australian Mud Crab Scylla serrata
Modelling Predator/Prey Interactions under Climate Change and Implications for a Target Fishery in Tasmania
Quantitative and Qualitative Analysis on Historical Data to Determine the Most Reliable Baseline for Exploited Marine Communities, Considering Two Different Spatial Scales- Tasmania and South East Australia
The Reproductive Biology and Movemnet Patterns of the Draughtboard Shark, (Cephaloscyllium laticeps)- Implications for Bycatch Management
The Role of Apex Predators in Coastal Ecosystems- A Case Study Examining the Broadnose Sevengill Shark Notorynchus cepedianus
The Role of Information Systems and Technology- An Integrative Approach to Managing the Tasmanian Rock Lobster Industry
Towards Ecosystem-based Management of Tasmanian Temperate Rocky Reefs- Community Dynamics Models Indicate Alternative Community States and Management Strategies
Using DNA to Explore Lobster Diet and the Impacts of Lobster Fishing on Southern Temperate Reefs