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Researcher: Johnson, OJ (Miss Olivia Johnson)

Fields of Research

Marine and estuarine ecology (incl. marine ichthyology)
Fisheries management
Ecological physiology
Infectious agents
Community ecology (excl. invasive species ecology)

Research Objectives

Marine biodiversity
Assessment and management of coastal and estuarine ecosystems
Control of pests, diseases and exotic species in marine environments
Measurement and assessment of marine water quality and condition
Effects of climate change on Australia (excl. social impacts)
Assessment and management of pelagic marine ecosystems
Rehabilitation or conservation of marine environments
Coastal or estuarine biodiversity
Assessment and management of terrestrial ecosystems

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Assessment of reef condition in the southern D’Entrecasteaux Channel
Can commercial harvest of the long-spined sea urchin, Centrostephanus rodgersii, reduce the impact of destructive urchin grazing on macroalgae communities and associated fisheries?; Australian Society of FIsheries Biology
Establishment of a fishery for a range extending species; SE Australia MCIA symposium
Identifying Reefs at Risk: Modelling Local Ecological Knowledge of a range-extending sea urchin; SE Australia MCIA symposium

Research Projects

Effects of urchin fishing on urchin populations and recovery; Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water & Environment (DPIPWE)
Safeguarding Threatened Reef Species; Holsworth Wildlife Research Endowment (HWRE)
Derwent Estuary Program Reef Monitoring

Research Candidate Supervision