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Researcher: Mitchell, I (Ms Iona Mitchell)

Fields of Research

Marine and Estuarine Ecology (incl. Marine Ichthyology)
Aquaculture
Environmental Impact Assessment
Natural Resource Management
Fisheries Management
Agricultural Hydrology (Drainage, Flooding, Irrigation, Quality, etc.)
Aquatic Ecosystem Studies and Stock Assessment
Fisheries Sciences

Research Objectives

Marine Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity
Environment
Ecosystem Assessment and Management of Coastal and Estuarine Environments
Fisheries - Aquaculture
Animal Production and Animal Primary Products
Ecosystem Assessment and Management of Marine Environments
Environmentally Sustainable Animal Production
Ecosystem Assessment and Management of Urban and Industrial Environments
Physical and Chemical Conditions of Water in Coastal and Estuarine Environments
Coastal and Estuarine Land Management
Environmental and Natural Resource Evaluation

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Baseline Environmental data for proposed Marine Farm Zones in Pittwater Estuary
Distribution of feral Pacific oysters and environmental conditions
Effects of shellfish farming on the benthic environment; Aquaculture
Environmental assessment of proposed marine farm zones in Blackman Bay
Environmental Assessment of Proposed Marine Farm Zones in Blackmans Bay
Environmental Assessment of Proposed Marine Farming Region at Electrona Wharf, North West Bay
Environmental assessment of the proposed marine farm zone at Long Reach, Tamar River
Environmental Flow Assessment of the Lower Coal River and Pitt Water Estuary
Evaluation of Sediment Recovery after Removal of Finfish Cages from Marine Farm Lease No. 76 (Gunpowder Jetty), North West Bay
Evaluation of sediment recovery after removal of finfish cages from marine farm lease No. 76 (Gunpowder Jetty), North West Bay
Evaluation of techniques for environmental monitoring of salmon farms in Tasmania
Evaluation of techniques for environmental monitoring of salmon farms in Tasmania
Fallowing: Some environmental considerations for sustainable Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) aquaculture in Tasmania; World Aquaculture Society Conference
Fin Fish farming in Tasmania: Environmental Effects 2. Spatial and temporal changes in macrobenthic community structure as a technique for monitoring environmental impacts of aquaculture; Australian Society For Fish Biology Conference
Flat oyster Ostrea angasi growth and survival rates at Georges Bay, Tasmania (Australia); Aquaculture
How Much Do We Need To Know? The Significance of Taxonomic Level in the Assessment of Fin-Fish Farming Impacts on the Marine Benthos; Aquafest Conference
Physical and chemical parameters of several oyster growing areas in Tasmania
Physical and chemical parameters of several oyster growing areas in Tasmania; University of Tasmania
Relationship between water quality parameters (nutrients, seston, chlorophylla), hydrodynamics and oyster growth in three major pacific oyster (Crassostrea gigas) growing areas in southern Tasmania (Australia)
The degradation of fish-cage waste in sediments during fallowing; Aquaculture
Video assessment of environmental impacts of salmon farms; I C E S Journal of Marine Science
What can sedimentation rate tell us about the environmental impact of marine finfish culture in Tasmania; Australian Marine Science Association Conference

Research Projects

Distribution of Feral Pacific Oysters and Environmental Conditions; Natural Heritage Trust (NHT)
Impact of Catchment Changes on the Ecology of the Pitt Water Estuary; Australian Institute of Nuclear Science & Engineering (AINSE)
Impacts of hydrological changes on estuarine molluscan composition and saltmarsh habitats within the Pitt Water Ramsar region; Australian Institute of Nuclear Science & Engineering (AINSE)
Development of an Environmental Flow Regime for the Coal River and Pittwater

Research Candidate Supervision