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Researcher: Alderslade, P (Dr Phil Alderslade)

Fields of Research

Animal systematics and taxonomy
Conservation and biodiversity
Marine and estuarine ecology (incl. marine ichthyology)

Research Objectives

Other environmental management
Marine biodiversity
Expanding knowledge in the biological sciences

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A new genus and species of the family Isididae (Coelenterata: Octocorallia) from a CMAR Biodiversity study, and a discussion on the subfamilial placement of some nominal isidid genera; Zootaxa
A taxonomic revision of the genus Primnoisis Studer [& Wright], 1887 (Coelenterata: Octocorallia: Isididae) using morphological and molecular data; Zootaxa
Digitate and capitate soft corals (Cnidaria: Octocorallia: Alcyoniidae) from Western Australia with reports on new species and new Australian geographical records; Zootaxa
Marine benthic flora and fauna of Gourdon Bay and the Dampier Peninsula in the Kimberley region of North-Western Australia; Royal Society of Western Australia. Journal
Molecular systematics of the deep-sea bamboo corals (Octocorallia: Isididae: Keratoisidinae) from New Zealand with descriptions of two new species of Keratoisis; Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution
Strong depth-related zonation of megabenthos on a rocky continental margin (∼700-4000 m) off Southern Tasmania, Australia; PLoS ONE
Three new species of pennatulacean octocorals with the ability to attach to rocky substrata (Cnidaria: Anthozoa: Pennatulacea); Zootaxa

Research Projects

Revision of Chrysogorgia (Coelenterata: Octocorallia: Alcyonacea: Chrysogorgiidae): morphological and molecular diversity; Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University (MCZ)

Research Candidate Supervision