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Researcher: Rizzari, J (Dr Justin Rizzari)

Fields of Research

Behavioural Ecology
Conservation and Biodiversity
Fisheries Management
Natural Resource Management

Research Objectives

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

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
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