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Researcher: Peron, C (Dr Clara Peron)

Fields of Research

Marine and estuarine ecology (incl. marine ichthyology)
Fisheries management
Conservation and biodiversity
Behavioural ecology
Population ecology
Ecological impacts of climate change and ecological adaptation
Fisheries sciences

Research Objectives

Expanding knowledge in the biological sciences
Wild caught fin fish (excl. tuna)
Fisheries - wild caught
Expanding knowledge in the environmental sciences
Marine biodiversity

Career Best Publications

Conserving pelagic habitats: seascape modelling of an oceanic top predator; Journal of Applied Ecology
Importance of coastal Marine Protected Areas for the conservation of pelagic seabirds: the case of Vulnerable yelkouan shearwaters in the Mediterranean Sea; Biological Conservation
Interdecadal changes in at-sea distribution and abundance of subantarctic seabirds along a latitudinal gradient in the Southern Indian Ocean; Global Change Biology
Projected poleward shift of king penguins' (Aptenodytes patagonicus) foraging range at the Crozet Island, southern Indian Ocean; Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B
Space partitioning without territoriality in gannets; Science
Tracking through life stages: adult, immature and juvenile autumn migration in a long-lived seabird; Plos One

Research Publications

Adult and juvenile European seabirds at risk from marine plundering off West Africa; Biological Conservation
At-sea distribution and diet of an endangered top predator: relationship between white-chinned petrels and commercial longline fisheries; Endangered Species Research
Conserving pelagic habitats: seascape modelling of an oceanic top predator; Journal of Applied Ecology
Contrasting changes in at-sea distribution and abundance of subantarctic seabirds in the Southern Ocean; 2010 BOU Conference - Climate Change and Birds
Designing observational biologging studies to assess the causal effect of instrumentation; Methods in Ecology and Evolution
Development of robust assessment methods and harvest strategies for spatially complex, multi-jurisdictional Toothfish fisheries in the Southern Ocean - Final Report
Development of the Patagonian toothfish (Dissostichus eleginoides) tagging program in Division 58.5.2, 1997-2014; CCAMLR 2014
Exploring marine habitats of two shearwater species breeding on French Mediterranean islands; 13th Medmaravis Pan-Mediterranean Symposium
Extreme climate events and individual heterogeneity shape life history traits and population dynamics; Ecological Monographs
Importance of coastal Marine Protected Areas for the conservation of pelagic seabirds: the case of Vulnerable yelkouan shearwaters in the Mediterranean Sea; Biological Conservation
Interdecadal changes in at-sea distribution and abundance of subantarctic seabirds along a latitudinal gradient in the Southern Indian Ocean; Global Change Biology
Irreplaceable area extends marine conservation hotspot off Tunisia: insights from GPS-tracking Scopoliís shearwaters from the largest seabird colony in the Mediterranean; Marine Biology
Modelling spatial distribution of Patagonian toothfish through life-stages and sex and its implications for the fishery on the Kerguelen Plateau; Progress in Oceanography
Opportunistic predation by small fishes on epibiota of jetty pilings in urban waterways; Journal of Fish Biology
Progress report on the Australian Fisheries Research and Development Corporation project to develop robust assessment methods and harvest strategies for spatially complex, multi-jurisdictional toothfish fisheries in the Southern Ocean
Projected poleward shift of king penguins' (Aptenodytes patagonicus) foraging range at the Crozet Island, southern Indian Ocean; Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B
Report on fish by-catch on exploratory fishing in Divisions 58.4.1 and 58.4.2; Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources
Seabirds in the Bay of Bengal Large Marine Ecosystem: current knowledge and research objectives; Open Journal of Ecology
Seasonal variation in oceanographic habitat and behaviour of white-chinned petrels Procellaria aequinoctialis from Kerguelen Island; Marine Ecology Progress Series
Seeing the ocean through the eyes of seabirds: a new path for marine conservation?; Marine Policy
Space partitioning without territoriality in gannets; Science
Starving seabirds: unprofitable foraging and its fitness consequences in Cape gannets competing with fisheries in the Benguela upwelling ecosystem; Marine Biology
The King Penguin: Life History, Current Status and Priority Conservation Action; Penguins: Natural History and Conservation
Tracking through life stages: adult, immature and juvenile autumn migration in a long-lived seabird; Plos One
Updated models of the habitat use of Patagonian toothfish (Dissostichus eleginoides) on the Kerguelen Plateau around Heard Island and the McDonald Islands (Division 58.5.2); CCAMLR 2014
Variable selection and accurate predictions in habitat modelling: a shrinkage approach; Ecography
Windscape and tortuosity shape the flight costs of northern gannets; Journal of Experimental Biology

Research Projects

Research Candidate Supervision