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Researcher: Heupel, MR (Dr Michelle Heupel)

Fields of Research

Marine and estuarine ecology (incl. marine ichthyology)
Other biological sciences
Other environmental sciences
Other chemical sciences
Behavioural ecology
Other physical sciences
Physical oceanography
Fisheries management
Population ecology
Conservation and biodiversity
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander mathematical, physical and chemical sciences (excl. astronomy and cosmology)
Microbial ecology
Biological oceanography
Aquaculture and fisheries stock assessment

Research Objectives

Other environmental management
Marine biodiversity
Expanding knowledge in the biological sciences
Freshwater assimilative capacity
Assessment and management of terrestrial ecosystems
Climate change models
Assessment and management of benthic marine ecosystems
Wild caught fin fish (excl. tuna)

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Acoustic tracking of a large predatory marine gastropod, Charonia tritonis, on the Great Barrier Reef; Marine Ecology Progress Series
Effects of human footprint and biophysical factors on the body-size structure of fished marine species; Conservation Biology
Intra-specific variation in movement and habitat connectivity of a mobile predator revealed by acoustic telemetry and network analyses; Marine Biology
Moray eels are more common on coral reefs subject to higher human pressure in the greater Caribbean; iScience
Optimal soak times for Baited Remote Underwater Video Station surveys of reef-associated elasmobranchs; PLoS ONE
Prioritising search effort to locate previously unknown populations of endangered marine reptiles; Global Ecology and Conservation
Sex-based differences in movement and space use of the blacktip reef shark, Carcharhinus melanopterus; PLoS ONE
Updated connectivity assessment for the scalloped hammerhead (Sphyrna lewini) in Pacific and Indian Oceans using a multi-marker genetic approach; Fisheries Research

Research Projects

Global Ocean Observing System (GOOS) Marine Biology and Ecosystems Panel (MBEP); Marine Mammal Commission (MMC)
IMOS Queensland Research Infrastructure Collaboration Fund (RICF); Queensland Research Infrastructure Co-Investment Fund (RICF)
Integrated Marine Observing System (IMOS) 2013-2019; Department of Education, Skills and Employment (DESE)
Marine Biodiversity Hub; Department of Environment and Energy (Cwth) (DoEE)
Administration and operation of the IMOS headquarters in Tasmania
AIMS Gliders Pigmy Whales
IMOS DEFENCE MARINE ANIMAL REMOTE SENSING
IMOS Glider Missions for the Department of Defence in 2017-18
STATE GOVERNMENT CO-INVESTMENT FOR NCRIS RESEARCH INFRASTRUCTURE FOR THE INTEGRATED MARINE OBSERVING SYSTEM IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA

Research Candidate Supervision