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Researcher: Mitchell, I (Ms Iona Mitchell)

Fields of Research

Marine and estuarine ecology (incl. marine ichthyology)
Environmental assessment and monitoring
Aquaculture
Fisheries management
Fisheries sciences
Natural resource management
Aquaculture and fisheries stock assessment
Agricultural hydrology

Research Objectives

Assessment and management of terrestrial ecosystems
Other environmental management
Marine biodiversity
Other animal production and animal primary products
Fisheries - aquaculture
Environmentally sustainable animal production
Coastal and estuarine systems and management
Measurement and assessment of estuarine water quality

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