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Researcher: Smith, D (Dr David Smith)

Fields of Research

Fisheries Management
Aquatic Ecosystem Studies and Stock Assessment
Marine and Estuarine Ecology (incl. Marine Ichthyology)
Environmental Management
Environmental Science and Management
Environmental Monitoring
Natural Resource Management
Fisheries Sciences
Public Policy
Conservation and Biodiversity

Research Objectives

Fisheries - Wild Caught
Ecosystem Assessment and Management of Marine Environments
Expanding Knowledge in the Environmental Sciences
Fisheries - Aquaculture
Coastal and Marine Management Policy
Ecosystem Assessment and Management at Regional or Larger Scales
Marine Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity
Wild Caught Fin Fish (excl. Tuna)
Expanding Knowledge in the Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A whole of systems approach to improved understanding of the environmental, economic and social values of a frontier marine oil and gas field: establishment, success factors and lessons learnt; Deep-Sea Research Part II
Among-stock comparisons for improving stock assessments of data-poor stocks: the 'Robin Hood' approach; ICES Journal of Marine Science
Assessing a multilevel tier system: The role and implications of data quality and availability; Fisheries Research
Decision trade-offs for cost-constrained fisheries management; ICES Journal of Marine Science
Decline and partial recovery of a trawl fishery in South-eastern Australia; Rebuilding of marine fisheries Part 2: Case studies
Determining primary and companion species in a multi-species fishery: implications for TAC setting; Marine Policy
Developing Integrated Performance Measures for Spatial Management of Marine Systems
Developing risk equivalent data-rich and data-limited harvest strategies; Fisheries Research
Enhancing the robustness of a national assessment of the marine environment; Marine Policy
From low- to high-value fisheries: Is it possible to quantify the trade-off between management cost, risk and catch?; Marine Policy
Human behaviour: the key source of uncertainty in fisheries management; Fish and Fisheries
Implementing marine ecosystem-based management: lessons from Australia; ICES Journal of Marine Science
Integrated modelling to support decision-making for marine social-ecological systems in Australia; ICES Journal of Marine Science
International perceptions of an integrated, multi-sectoral, ecosystem approach to management; ICES Journal of Marine Science
Is risk consistent across tier-based harvest control rule management systems? A comparison of four case-studies; Fish and Fisheries
Lessons in modelling and management of marine ecosystems: The Atlantis experience; Fish and Fisheries
Selecting relative abundance proxies for BMSY and BMEY; ICES Journal of Marine Science
Using ecologically or biologically significant marine areas (EBSAs) to implement marine spatial planning; Ocean & Coastal Management
Workshop on the ecosystem and fisheries of the Coral Sea: an Australian perspective on research and management; Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries

Research Projects

Research Candidate Supervision