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Researcher: Cottrell, RS (Dr Richard Cottrell)

Fields of Research

Aquaculture
Aquaculture and fisheries stock assessment
Fisheries management
Fisheries sciences
Marine and estuarine ecology (incl. marine ichthyology)
Food sustainability
Environmental education and extension
Environmental assessment and monitoring
Ecology
Environmental biogeochemistry
Ecological applications
Environmental management
Climate change impacts and adaptation

Research Objectives

Fisheries - aquaculture
Social impacts of climate change and variability
Environmentally sustainable animal production
Assessment and management of coastal and estuarine ecosystems
Aquaculture fin fish (excl. tuna)
Expanding knowledge in the environmental sciences
Primary products from animals
Environmentally sustainable construction activities
Marine systems and management
Environmental lifecycle assessment
Ecosystem adaptation to climate change
Climate change adaptation measures (excl. ecosystem)

Career Best Publications

Considering land-sea interactions and trade-offs for food and biodiversity; Global Change Biology
Food production shocks across land and sea; Nature Sustainability
Global adoption of novel aquaculture feeds could substantially reduce forage fish demand by 2030; Nature Food
Linked sustainability challenges and trade-offs among fisheries, aquaculture and agriculture; Nature Ecology and Evolution
Putting all foods on the same table: achieving sustainable food systems requires full accounting; Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of The United States of America
The overlooked importance of food disadoption for the environmental sustainability of new foods; Environmental Research Letters
Time to rethink trophic levels in aquaculture policy; Reviews in Aquaculture

Research Publications

Climate impacts on the ocean are making the Sustainable Development Goals a moving target travelling away from us; People and Nature
Considering land-sea interactions and trade-offs for food and biodiversity; Global Change Biology
Early effects of COVID-19 on US fisheries and seafood consumption; Fish and Fisheries
Emerging COVID-19 impacts, responses, and lessons for building resilience in the seafood system; Global Food Security
Expert perceptions of seaweed farming for sustainable development; The Journal of Cleaner Production
Feeding fish with fumes; Nature Sustainability
Food production shocks across land and sea; Nature Sustainability
Global adoption of novel aquaculture feeds could substantially reduce forage fish demand by 2030; Nature Food
Governing the land-sea interface to achieve sustainable coastal development; Frontiers in Marine Science
Historical food consumption declines and the role of alternative foods; Environmental Research Letters
Integrating life cycle and impact assessments to map food’s cumulative environmental footprint; One Earth
Linked sustainability challenges and trade-offs among fisheries, aquaculture and agriculture; Nature Ecology and Evolution
Mapping the spatial distribution of global mariculture production; Aquaculture
Progress in integrating natural and social science in marine ecosystem-based management research; Marine and Freshwater Research
Putting all foods on the same table: achieving sustainable food systems requires full accounting; Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of The United States of America
Securing a sustainable future for US seafood in the wake of a global crisis; Marine Policy
Substantial gaps in the current fisheries data landscape; Frontiers in Marine Science
The influence of organic material and temperature on the burial tolerance of the blue mussel, Mytilus edulis: considerations for the management of marine aggregate dredging; PLoS ONE
The long and narrow path for novel cell-based seafood to reduce fishing pressure for marine ecosystem recovery; Fish and Fisheries
The overlooked importance of food disadoption for the environmental sustainability of new foods; Environmental Research Letters
The search for blue transitions in aquaculture-dominant countries; Fish and Fisheries
Time to rethink trophic levels in aquaculture policy; Reviews in Aquaculture

Research Projects

Seaweed Aquaculture: Greening Blue Growth in Australia

Research Candidate Supervision