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Researcher: Oellermann, M (Dr Michael Oellermann)

Fields of Research

Fish physiology and genetics
Fisheries management
Other environmental sciences
Ecological physiology
Ecological impacts of climate change and ecological adaptation
Animal physiology - systems
Behavioural ecology
Community ecology (excl. invasive species ecology)
Marine and estuarine ecology (incl. marine ichthyology)
Systems biology
Natural resource management

Research Objectives

Wild caught rock lobster
Control of pests, diseases and exotic species in marine environments
Aquaculture rock lobster
Marine systems and management
Coastal or estuarine biodiversity
Fisheries - aquaculture
Ecosystem adaptation to climate change
Expanding knowledge in the biological sciences

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A cross-scale framework to support a mechanistic understanding and modelling of marine climate-driven species redistribution, from individuals to communities; Ecography
Can we trust southern rock lobsters to control range-expanding, habitat-destroying longspined sea urchins in Tasmania?; World Fisheries Congress
Connecting to the oceans: supporting ocean literacy and public engagement; Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries
Metabolic plasticity improves lobsterís resilience to ocean warming but not to climate-driven novel species interactions; Scientific Reports
Mismatch of thermal optima between performance measures, life stages and species of spiny lobster; Scientific Reports
Resident lobsters dominate food competition with range-shifting lobsters in an ocean warming hotspot; Marine Ecology Progress Series
Spiny lobsters prefer native prey over range-extending invasive urchins; ICES Journal of Marine Science
Thermal sensitivity links to cellular cardiac decline in three spiny lobsters; Scientific Reports

Research Projects

Lose home or eat more: comparative prey choice and consumption of different rock lobster species on barren forming sea urchins; Holsworth Wildlife Research Endowment (HWRE)
The impacts of climate change on behaviour and physiology of key elasmobranch species in Southeast Tasmania; Holsworth Wildlife Research Endowment (HWRE)

Research Candidate Supervision