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Researcher: Jordan, AR (Dr Alan Jordan)

Fields of Research

Marine and estuarine ecology (incl. marine ichthyology)
Fisheries sciences
Aquaculture and fisheries stock assessment
Conservation and biodiversity
Wildlife and habitat management
Natural resource management
Photogrammetry and remote sensing
Environmental assessment and monitoring
Environmental management
Invertebrate biology
Population ecology
Fisheries management
Animal systematics and taxonomy
Molecular evolution
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander environmental knowledges
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander marine environment science
Geospatial information systems and geospatial data modelling
Cartography and digital mapping
Other environmental sciences
Analytical biochemistry
Fish pests and diseases
Environment and resource economics

Research Objectives

Fisheries - wild caught
Assessment and management of terrestrial ecosystems
Marine biodiversity
Coastal or estuarine biodiversity
Rehabilitation or conservation of marine environments
Other environmental management
Assessment and management of benthic marine ecosystems
Measurement and assessment of estuarine water quality
Wild caught fin fish (excl. tuna)
Fisheries - recreational freshwater
Coastal and estuarine systems and management
Rehabilitation or conservation of coastal or estuarine environments
Control of pests, diseases and exotic species in marine environments
Ecological economics

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

4. Marine sampling field manual for autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs)
A field and video annotation guide for baited remote underwater stereo-video surveys of demersal fish assemblages; Methods in Ecology and Evolution
Acoustic classification of nearshore seabed habitats based on echo-integration and visualisation; GEOHAB 2004 Conference
Age, growth and spatial and interannual trends in age composition of jackass morwong, Nemadactylus macropterus, in Tasmania; Marine and Freshwater Research
Assessment of inshore habitats around Tasmania for life-history stages of commercial finfish species
Assessment of nutrients and habitats in North West Bay - supporting sustainable management
Assessment of seabed habitats and heavy metals in Cornelian Bay
Assessment of seabed habitats and heavy metals in Cornelian Bay
Biological and habitat feature descriptions for the continental shelves of Australia’s temperate-water marine parks- including collation of existing mapping in all AMPs
Description and genetic identification of the early life-stages of Notolabrus fucicola and N. tetricus from Tasmanian waters, Australia, with notes on their newly-settled juveniles; New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research
Developing methods for monitoring temperate seagrass at the landscape scale using a combination of optical sensing, diver observations and benthic videography; Seagrass 2004
Effects of human footprint and biophysical factors on the body-size structure of fished marine species; Conservation Biology
Embryonic development of southern calamary (Sepioteuthis australis) within the constraints of an aggregated egg mass; Marine and Freshwater Research
Environmental Assessment of Proposed Marine Farming Region at Electrona Wharf, North West Bay
Estuarine Habitat Mapping in the Derwent - Integrating Science and Management
Estuarine habitat mapping in the Derwent - integrating science and management
Fisheries Biology and Assessment of Striped Trumpeter
Habitat mapping in the Kent Group of Islands
Increased connectivity and depth improve the effectiveness of marine reserves; Global Change Biology
Inter-annual changes in population structure and life-history characteristics of the temperate squid Sepioteuthis australis; Cephalopod International Advisory Committee (CIAC) 2003 International Symposium
Inter-annual plasticity of squid life history and population structure: ecological and management implications; Oecologia
Linking habitat mapping with fisheries assessment in key commercial fishing grounds
Linking habitat mapping with fisheries in key commercial fishing grounds
Mapping and characterising reef habitat and fish assemblages of the Hunter Marine Park
Mapping of coastal seabed habitats in Tasmania: development and integration of remote sensing techniques within a hierarchical framework; GeoHab 2004: Fifth International Symposium
Mapping of Estuarine and Marine Habitats in the Southern NRM Region
Mapping of Estuarine and Marine Habitats in the Southern NRM Region
Mapping of inshore marine habitats in south-eastern Tasmania for marine protected area planning and marine management
Mapping of seabed habitat in south-east and north-east abalone fishing blocks - an update on SEAMAP Tasmania
Marine habitat mapping of the Bruny-bioregion for Marine Protected Planning
Marine sampling field manual for towed underwater camera systems. In: Field Manuals for Marine Sampling to Monitor Australian Waters
Panel session 6: marine biodiversity and environmental change; Climate Adaptation 2013
Reproductive biology, early life-history and settlement distribution of sand flathead (Platycephalus bassensis) in Tasmania; Marine and Freshwater Research
Role of habitat mapping in marine protected area planning - a case study in the Bruny Bioregion, Tasmania; World Congress on Aquatic Protected Areas
Satellite and Airborne Imagery Including Aerial Photography for Benthic Habitat Mapping; Mapping the Seafloor for Habitat Characterization
Seabed habitat mapping in the Kent Group of islands and its role in Marine Portect Area Planning; Coast to Coast 2004
Seabed habitat mapping in the Kent Group of islands and its role in marine protected area planning; Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems
Seagrass as Fish Habitat
SEAMAP Tasmania - an update on mapping seabed habitats of Tasmania
Spatial and temporal variations in abundance and distribution of juvenile and adult jackass morwong, Nemadactylus macropterus, in south-eastern Tasmania; Marine and Freshwater Research
Tasmanian Scalefish fishery assessment - 1998
Tasmanian Scalefish Fishery Assessment - 1999
The application of seabed habitat mapping for multiple marine resource management in Tasmanian coastal waters; Coastal GIS 2003 - an integrated approach to Australian coastal issues
The biology and fishery for wrasse in Tasmania
The Biology and Fishery of Sea Garfish in Tasmania
The Life-history ecology of Platycephalus bassensis and Nemadactylus macropterus
Validation of age and growth estimates using thin otolith sections from the purple wrasse, Notolabrus fucicola; Marine and Freshwater Research

Research Projects

Assessment and Monitoring of Nutrients and Habitats in North West Bay Supporting Sustainable Management; Kingborough Council (KC)
Biological Status of the Derwent and Huon Estuaries; Natural Heritage Trust (NHT)
Estuarine Habitat Mapping in the Derwent - Integrating Science and Management; Natural Heritage Trust (NHT)
Linking habitat mapping with fisheries assessment in key commercial fishing grounds; Fisheries Research & Development Corporation (FRDC)
Marine Biodiversity Hub; Department of Environment and Energy (Cwth) (DoEE)
NESP2 Marine and Coastal Hub (Southern Node); Department of Agriculture Water and the Environment (DAWE)
DNP funding for UWA projects undertaken through the NESP Marine Biodiversity Hub in relation to Australian Marine Parks
Review of Marine Habitatmapping of Victoria Marine Protected Areas

Research Candidate Supervision

Development and Application of a Single Beam Acoustics and Underwater Videography in Marine Benthic Habitat Assessment and Mapping
Ecology of Moon Jellyfish Aurelia Sp, in Southern Tasmania in Relation to Atlantic Salmon Farming
Embryonic development and early life history of the southern calamary, Sepioteuthis Australis Quoy & Gammaird, 1832
Small Format Digital Aerial Photography for Mapping and Monitoring Seagrass Habitats in Shallow Temperate Marine Waters
Spatial and temporal variation in growth and age composition of the temperate wrasse Notolabrus fucicola in Tasmanian waters
Spatial Uncertainty Estimation Techniques For Shallow Coastal Seabed Mapping
Temporal and Spatial Variability of the Life History Characteristics of Sand Flathead, Platycephalus bassensis