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Researcher: Rizzari, J (Dr Justin Rizzari)

Fields of Research

Behavioural Ecology
Fisheries Management
Conservation and Biodiversity
Natural Resource Management

Research Objectives

Forest and Woodlands Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity
Wild Caught Rock Lobster
Fisheries - Wild Caught
Ecosystem Assessment and Management at Regional or Larger Scales

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A test of trophic cascade theory: fish and benthic assemblages across a predator density gradient on coral reefs; Oecologia
Anemonefish depletion reduces survival, growth, reproduction and fishery productivity of mutualistic anemone–anemonefish colonies; Coral Reefs
Cooperative hunting and gregarious behaviour in the zebra lionfish, Dendrochirus zebra; Marine Biodiversity
Decadal den fidelity of a highly mobile reef lobster; Marine Biodiversity
Decadal-scale effects of benthic habitat and marine reserve protection on Philippine goatfish (F: Mullidae); Coral Reefs
Developing cost-effective industry based techniques for monitoring puerulus settlement in all conditions: Phase2
Diversity, abundance, and distribution of reef sharks on outer-shelf reefs of the Great Barrier Reef, Australia; Marine Biology
Effects of spearfishing on reef fish populations in a multi-use conservation area; PLoS One
Experimental bleaching of a tropical sea anemone in situ; Marine Ecology
How robust are estimates of coral reef shark depletion?; Biological Conservation
Impact of conservation areas on trophic interactions between apex predators and herbivores on coral reefs; Conservation Biology
Key aspects of the biology, fisheries and management of coral grouper; Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries
Long-term no-take marine reserve and benthic habitat effects on coral reef fishes; Marine Ecology Progress Series
Not worth the risk: apex predators suppress herbivory on coral reefs; Oikos
Observations of marine wildlife tourism effects on a non-focal species; Journal of Fish Biology
Off-reef planktivorous reef fishes respond positively to decadal-scale no-take marine reserve protection and negatively to benthic habitat change; Marine Ecology
Partitioning no-take marine reserve (NTMR) and benthic habitat effects on density of small and large-bodied tropical wrasses; PLoS One
Reassessing the trophic role of reef sharks as apex predators on coral reefs; Coral Reefs
The parrotfish–coral relationship: refuting the ubiquity of a prevailing paradigm; Marine Biology

Research Projects

Research Candidate Supervision