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Researcher: Smith, A (Dr Tony Smith)

Fields of Research

Fisheries management
Aquaculture and fisheries stock assessment
Conservation and biodiversity
Marine and estuarine ecology (incl. marine ichthyology)
Environmental management
Environment policy
Natural resource management
Community ecology (excl. invasive species ecology)
Public policy
Population ecology

Research Objectives

Fisheries - wild caught
Assessment and management of terrestrial ecosystems
Expanding knowledge in the environmental sciences
Fisheries - aquaculture
Other environmental management
Marine biodiversity
Management of greenhouse gas emissions from animal production
Ecosystem adaptation to climate change
Wild caught rock lobster
Environmentally sustainable animal production
Expanding knowledge in the mathematical sciences
Assessment and management of coastal and estuarine ecosystems
Expanding knowledge in the agricultural, food and veterinary sciences
Wild caught fin fish (excl. tuna)
Expanding knowledge in the biological sciences

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A comparative review of fisheries management experiences in the European Union and in other countries worldwide: Iceland, Australia, and New Zealand; Fish and Fisheries
A practical framework for implementing and evaluating integrated management of marine activities; Ocean and Coastal Management
A stepwise-selected spline approximation to time-varying parameters, with application to occupancy modelling; Methods in Ecology and Evolution
Among-stock comparisons for improving stock assessments of data-poor stocks: the 'Robin Hood' approach; ICES Journal of Marine Science
An integrated approach is needed for ecosystem based fisheries management: insights from ecosystem-level management strategy evaluation; PLoS ONE
Building ecological-economic models and scenarios of marine resource systems: Workshop report; Marine Policy
Can catch share fisheries better track management targets?; Fish and Fisheries
Case studies demonstrate capacity for a structured planning process for ecosystem-based fisheries management; Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences
Complementarity of No-Take Marine Reserves and Individual Transferable Catch Quotas for Managing the Line Fishery of the Great Barrier Reef; Conservation Biology
Contributions of body size, habitat and taxonomy to predictions of temperate Australian fish diets; Marine Ecology Progress Series
Decline and partial recovery of a trawl fishery in South-eastern Australia; Rebuilding of marine fisheries Part 2: Case studies
Development and evaluation of a cpue-based harvest control rule for the southern and eastern scalefish and shark fishery of Australia; ICES Journal of Marine Science
Ecological risk assessments for the effects of fishing: A comparison and validation of PSA and SAFE; Fisheries Research
Ending overfishing while catching more fish; Fish and Fisheries
Environmental derivatives, risk analysis, and conservation management; Conservation Letters
Evaluating impacts of fishing on benthic habitats: A risk assessment framework applied to Australian fisheries; Fisheries Research: An International Journal on Fishing Technology, Fisheries Science and Fisheries Management
Expanding the concept of sustainable seafood using Life Cycle Assessment; Fish and Fisheries
Experience with quantitative ecosystem assessment tools in the northeast Pacific; Fish and Fisheries
Fisheries for the future: greenhouse gas emission consequences of different fishery reference points; ICES Journal of Marine Science
Fishery development and exploitation in South East Australia; Frontiers in Marine Science
Fishery management: Contrasts in the Mediterranean and the Atlantic; Current Biology
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
Identifying historical baseline at the onset of exploitation to improve understanding of fishing impacts; Aquatic Conservation
Impacts of depleting forage species in the California Current; Environmental Conservation
Impacts of spatial uncertainty on performance of age structure-based harvest strategies for blue eye trevalla (Hyperoglyphe antarctica); Fisheries Research: An International Journal on Fishing Technology, Fisheries Science and Fisheries Management
Implementing marine ecosystem-based management: lessons from Australia; ICES Journal of Marine Science
Introduction to some alternative methods for providing scientific information for management; Management Science in Fisheries: An introduction to simulation-based methods
Jellyfication of marine ecosystems as a likely consequence of overfishing small pelagic fishes: lessons from the Benguela; Bulletin of Marine Science
Key issues and drivers affecting coastal and marine resource decisions: Participatory management strategy evaluation to support adaptive management; Ocean & Coastal Management
Lessons in modelling and management of marine ecosystems: The Atlantis experience; Fish and Fisheries
Modelling climate-change effects on Australian and Pacific aquatic ecosystems: A review of analytical tools and management implications; Marine and Freshwater Research
Multispecies fisheries management and conservation: Tactical applications using models of intermediate complexity; Fish and Fisheries
Predictions from simple predator-prey theory about impacts of harvesting forage fishes; Ecological Modelling
Quantitative ecological risk assessment for fishing effects on diverse data-poor non-target species in a multi-sector and multi-gear fishery; Fisheries Research: An International Journal on Fishing Technology, Fisheries Science and Fisheries Management
Retrospective investigation of assessment uncertainty for fish stocks off southeast Australia; Fisheries Research
Selecting relative abundance proxies for BMSY and BMEY; ICES Journal of Marine Science
Shaping sustainability of seafood from capture fisheries integrating the perspectives of supply chain stakeholders through combining systems analysis tools; ICES Journal of Marine Science
Species-area relationships as indicators of human impacts on demersal fish communities; Diversity and Distributions
The ecosystem approach to fisheries: Management at the dynamic interface between biodiversity conservation and sustainable use; Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences
Trends and management implications of human-influenced life-history changes in marine ectotherms; Fish and Fisheries
Trends in productivity of southern rock lobster Jasus edwardsii, across south-eastern Australia: evidence of a regime shift?; Fisheries Research
Using ecologically or biologically significant marine areas (EBSAs) to implement marine spatial planning; Ocean & Coastal Management
Which design elements of individual quota fisheries help to achieve management objectives?; Fish and Fisheries

Research Projects

Research Candidate Supervision