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Researcher: Tarbath, D (Mr David Tarbath)

Fields of Research

Aquaculture and fisheries stock assessment
Fisheries management
Marine and estuarine ecology (incl. marine ichthyology)
Fisheries sciences
Environmental management
Invertebrate biology

Research Objectives

Fisheries - wild caught
Wild caught edible molluscs
Assessment and management of terrestrial ecosystems
Fisheries - recreational freshwater
Aquaculture crustaceans (excl. rock lobster and prawns)
Information systems, technologies and services
Marine biodiversity
Effects of climate change on Australia (excl. social impacts)

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A population assessment of blacklip abalone (Haliotis rubra) in the Hogan and Kent groups, Bass Strait; University of Tasmania
Abalone Tagging Study at the Actaeons
August 2002 Interim Stock Assessment: Discussion Paper
Could harvest from abalone stocks be increased through better management of the size limit/quota interaction
East Coast Abalone Assessment: 2001
Estimates of growth and natural mortality of the blacklip abalone (Haliotis rubra) in Tasmania; University of Tasmania
Fishery Assessment Report: Tasmanian Abalone Fishery 2004
Fishery Assessment Report: Tasmanian Abalone Fishery 2005
Fishery Assessment Report: Tasmanian Abalone Fishery 2006
Limited evidence for ecosystem-level change on reefs exposed to Haliotis rubra ('blacklip abalone') exploitation; Austral Ecology
Population parameters of the blacklip abalone (Haliotis rubra Leach) at the Acteons in south-east Tasmania
Report on greenlip abalone found near Fulham Point, Norfolk Bay
Size limits and yields for blacklip abalone in northern Tasmania
Small bivalve fishery - 2015: Vongole (Katelysia scalarina, Ansons Bay)
Small bivalve fishery 2013: Venerupis largillierti - Southern Zone, Georges Bay; Ostrea angasi - Georges Bay
Tasmanian Abalone Fishery - 2010
Tasmanian Abalone Fishery - 2011
Tasmanian Abalone Fishery -2012
Tasmanian Abalone Fishery 2001
Tasmanian Abalone Fishery 2002
Tasmanian Abalone Fishery 2003
Tasmanian Abalone Fishery 2004
Tasmanian Abalone Fishery 2007
Tasmanian abalone fishery 2008
Tasmanian Abalone Fishery 2009
Tasmanian abalone fishery assessment 2014
The relative suitability of the von Bertalanffy,Gompertz and inverse logistic models for describing growth in blacklip abalone populations (Haliotis rubra) in Tasmania, Australia; Fisheries Research: An International Journal on Fishing Technology, Fisheries Science and Fisheries Management
Using an inverse-logistic model to describe growth increments of blacklip abalone (Haliotis rubra) in Tasmania; Fishery Bulletin

Research Projects

2004-013 Towards Integrated Multi-Species Management of Australia's SE Reef Fisheries: A Tasmanian Example; Fisheries Research & Development Corporation (FRDC)
Could harvests from abalone stocks be increased through better management of the size limit/quota interaction?; Australian Seafood Cooperative Research Centre (ASCRC)
Periwinkle fishery of Tasmania: supporting management and a profitable industry; Fisheries Research & Development Corporation (FRDC)
Understanding East Coast recruitment collapse - development of pre-recruitment monitoring, simulation of recruitment variation and predicting the impact of climate variation; Fisheries Research & Development Corporation (FRDC)

Research Candidate Supervision