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Researcher: Semmens, JM (Associate Professor Jayson Semmens)

Research Fields

Aquatic Ecosystem Studies and Stock Assessment
Fisheries Management
Marine and Estuarine Ecology (incl. Marine Ichthyology)
Fisheries Sciences
Fish Physiology and Genetics
Invertebrate Biology
Population Ecology
Aquaculture
Population, Ecological and Evolutionary Genetics
Ecological Impacts of Climate Change
Environmental Sciences
Environmental Impact Assessment
Natural Resource Management
Biological Oceanography
Wildlife and Habitat Management
Animal Physiological Ecology
Computer Vision
Synchrotrons; Accelerators; Instruments and Techniques
Image Processing
Freshwater Ecology
Ecological Physiology
Conservation and Biodiversity
Impacts of Tourism
Post-Harvest Fisheries Technologies (incl. Transportation)
Behavioural Ecology
Physiology
Global Change Biology
Physical Oceanography
Ecosystem Function

Research Impact

Fisheries - Wild Caught
Wild Caught Edible Molluscs
Ecosystem Assessment and Management of Marine Environments
Wild Caught Fin Fish (excl. Tuna)
Marine Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity
Fisheries - Recreational
Coastal and Estuarine Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity
Ecosystem Assessment and Management of Coastal and Estuarine Environments
Aquaculture Fin Fish (excl. Tuna)
Fisheries - Aquaculture
Expanding Knowledge in the Environmental Sciences
Ecosystem Assessment and Management of Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic Environments
Effects of Climate Change and Variability on Australia (excl. Social Impacts)
Protected Conservation Areas in Marine Environments
Wild Caught Rock Lobster
Tourism
Information Processing Services (incl. Data Entry and Capture)
Occupational Health
Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity
Wild Caught Prawns
Natural Hazards in Marine Environments
Aquaculture Molluscs (excl. Oysters)
Environmentally Sustainable Mineral Resource Activities
Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity at Regional or Larger Scales
Environmentally Sustainable Animal Production
Climate Change Adaptation Measures
Wild Caught Tuna
Marine Oceanic Processes (excl. climate related)
Oil and Gas Extraction
Expanding Knowledge in the Earth Sciences
Expanding Knowledge in the Biological Sciences
Ecosystem Adaptation to Climate Change
Climate Change Mitigation Strategies
Effects of Climate Change and Variability on Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic Environments (excl. Social Impacts)

Career Best Publications

A multilevel approach to examining cephalopod growth using Octopus pallidus as a model; Journal of Experimental Biology
A new method for resolving uncertainty of energy requirements in large water breathers: the ‘mega-flume’ seagoing swim-tunnel respirometer; Methods in Ecology and Evolution
Accelerometry estimates field metabolic rate in giant Australian cuttlefish Sepia apama during breeding; Journal of Animal Ecology
An examination of the role of the digestive gland of two loliginid squids, with respect to lipid: storage or excretion?; Royal Society of London. Proceedings. Series B - Biological Sciences
Approaches to resolving cephalopod movement and migration patterns; Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries
Assessing the validity of stylets as ageing tools in Octopus pallidus; Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology
Automated acoustic tracking of aquatic animals: scales, design and deployment of listening station arrays; Marine and Freshwater Research
Breeding durations as estimators of adult sex ratios and population size; Oecologia
Cephalopod hatchling growth: the effects of initial size and seasonal temperatures; Marine Biology
Determining the age and growth of wild octopus using stylet increment analysis; Marine Ecology Progress Series
Effects of temperature on energetics and the growth pattern of benthic octopuses; Marine Ecology Progress Series
Feeding requirements of white sharks may be higher than originally thought; Scientific Reports
From physiology to physics: are we recognizing the flexibility of biologging tools?; Journal of Experimental Biology
In situ measurement of coastal ocean movements and survival of juvenile Pacific salmon; Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
Integrating acoustic telemetry into mark–recapture models to improve the precision of apparent survival and abundance estimates; Oecologia
Interpreting diel activity patterns from acoustic telemetry: the need for controls; Marine Ecology Progress Series
Markov models and network analysis reveal sex-specific differences in the space-use of a coastal apex predator; Oikos
Network analysis of acoustic tracking data reveals the structure and stability of fish aggregations in the ocean; Animal Behaviour
Non-lethal method to obtain stomach samples from a large marine predator and the use of DNA analysis to improve dietary information; Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology
Rain reverses diel activity rhythms in an estuarine teleost; Proceedings of the Royal Society B Biological Sciences
The Ocean Tracking Network; OceanObs’09: Sustained Ocean Observations and Information for Society
Tolerance limit for fish growth exceeded by warming waters; Nature Climate Change
Understanding octopus growth: patterns, variability and physiology; Marine and Freshwater Research

Research Publications

2008 Commonwealth Bass Strait central zone scallop fishery survey
2009 Victorian scallop fishery survey final report
2012 Victorian scallop fishery survey report
A multilevel approach to examining cephalopod growth using Octopus pallidus as a model; Journal of Experimental Biology
A new method for resolving uncertainty of energy requirements in large water breathers: the ‘mega-flume’ seagoing swim-tunnel respirometer; Methods in Ecology and Evolution
A synopsis of scallop surveys in 2002
Accelerometry estimates field metabolic rate in giant Australian cuttlefish Sepia apama during breeding; Journal of Animal Ecology
Addressing spatial management issues of mobile species with acousitc telemetry; 6th Conference on Fish Telemetry held in Europe
Addressing spatial management issues of mobile species with acoustic telemetry; Australian Marine Sciences Association Annual Conference
Age determination in merobenthic optopuses using stylet increment analysis: assessing future challenges using Macroctopus maorum as a model; I C E S Journal of Marine Science: (International Council for The Exploration of The Sea)
Age no barrier for octopus researchers
An examination of the role of the digestive gland of two loliginid squids, with respect to lipid: storage or excretion?; Royal Society of London. Proceedings. Series B - Biological Sciences
An examination of variable growth in the loliginid squid Sepioteuthis lessoniana: a whole animal and reductionist approach; Marine Ecology Progress Series
Analysis of the perception of population trends for six shark species in the Galapagos Marine Reserve; Galapagos Report 2013-2014
Approaches to resolving cephalopod movement and migration patterns; Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries
Assessing connectivity and movement at different scales with a multi-faceted approach; Advances in Fish Tagging and Marking Technology, International Symposium
Assessing population linkages in a mobile inshore squid species using a combination of acoustic tracking, t-bar tagging and trace element analysis; Australian Society of Fish Biology 2006 Conference and Workshop
Assessing the short-term impact of seismic surveys on adult commercial scallops (Pecten fumatus) in Bass Strait
Assessing the stock status of holobenthic octopus fisheries: is catch per unit effort sufficient?; I C E S Journal of Marine Science: (International Council for The Exploration of The Sea)
Assessing the validity of stylets as ageing tools in Octopus pallidus; Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology
Assessing the validity of stylets as ageing tools in Octopus pallidus; Cephalopod International Advisory Committee (CIAC) 2006 International Symposium "Cephalopod Life Cycles"
Australian & International Acoustic Telementry Workshop
Automated acoustic tracking of aquatic animals: scales, design and deployment of listening station arrays; Marine and Freshwater Research
Automated Intelligent Abundance Analysis of Scallop Survey Video Footage; AJCAI
Bass Strait central zone scallop fishery: 2009 scallop surveys final report
Bass Strait Central Zone Scallop Survey
Bass Strait Central Zone Scallop Survey, June 2000
Bass Strait Central Zone Scallop Survey, June 2001
Bass Strait central zone scallop survey, March 2003. AFMA Final Report
Bass Strait central zone scallop survey, March 2004. AFMA Final Report
Bass Strait central zone scallop survey, March 2005. AFMA Final Report
Blue blood on ice: modulated blood oxygen transport facilitates cold compensation and eurythermy in an Antarctic octopod; Frontiers in Zoology
Body size, growth and life span: implications for the polewards range shift of Octopus tetricus in south-eastern Australia; PLoS One
Breeding durations as estimators of adult sex ratios and population size; Oecologia
Can biochemical methods determine if salmonids feed and thrive after escaping from aquaculture cages? A pilot study
Cephalopod hatchling growth: the effects of initial size and seasonal temperatures; Marine Biology
Changes in digestive gland structure and function during the lift cycle of Sepioteuthis lessoniana; Tropical Cephalopod Fisheries - Biology and Ecology Forum
Changes in the digestive gland of the loliginid squid Sepioteuthis lessoniana (Lesson 1830) associated with feeding; Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology
Commercial Scallop Pecten fumatus
Comparison of dredged benthic fauna from areas of different fishing intensity: examining the effects of fishing disturbance; 15th International Pectinid Workshop
Comparison of population structuring in sympatric octopus species with and without a pelagic larval stage; Marine Ecology - Progress Series
Determining the age and growth of wild octopus using stylet increment analysis; Marine Ecology Progress Series
Determining the potential impacts of fishing activity on rock lobster (Jasus edwardsii) behaviour and habitat utilisation via the application of radio acoustic positioning; 8th International Conference and Workshop on Lobster Biology and Management
Developing a permanent continental-scale acoustic tracking array for marine fisheries research: the goal and the strategy; Annual Conference of the Australian Marine Sciences Association
Dive characteristics can predict foraging success in Australian fur seals (Arctocephalus pusillus doriferus) as validated by animal-borne video; Biology Open
Do exotic salmonids feed on native fauna after escaping from aquaculture cages in Tasmania, Australia?; Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences
Dr Jayson Semmens discusses new research into great whites
Early life-history processes in benthic octopus: Relationships between temperature, feeding, food conversion, and growth in juvenile Octopus pallidus; Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology
Early post-settlement mortality of the scallop Pecten fumatus and the role of algal mats as a refuge from predation; ICES Journal of Marine Science
Ecotourism increases the field metabolic rate of whitetip reef sharks; Biological Conservation
Effect of feeding on the structure of the digestive gland of the tropical sepioid Idiosepius pygmaeus; Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the UK
Effects of a cage-diving operation on the fine-scale movement of white sharks (Carcharodon carcharias): Final report
Effects of an Electric Field on White Sharks: In Situ Testing of an Electric Deterrent; Plos One
Effects of temperature on energetics and the growth pattern of benthic octopuses; Marine Ecology Progress Series
Effects of the Shark Shield TM electric deterrent on the behaviour of white sharks (Carcharodon carcharias): Final report
Elemental Signatures in Stylets: Are They Useful for Determining Population Structure in Octopus?; Advances in Fish Tagging & Marking Technology: International Symposium
Elemental uptake via immersion: a mass-marking technique for the early life-history stages of cephalopods; Marine Ecology - Progress Series
Establishing fine-scale industry based spatial management and harvest strategies for the commercial scallop in South east Australia
Evaluation of biochemical indices for assessing growth and condition of the deepwater squid Moroteuthis ingens; Marine Ecology Progress Series
Examination of giant Australian cuttlefish Sepia apama breeding behaviour through acoustic telemetry; The South Australian Naturalist
Examining the effect of seasonal temperature changes on octopus growth; Cephalopod Biology, Recruitment and Culture International Symposium and Workshop
Examining the functional role of current area closures used for the conservation of an overexploited and highly mobile fishery species; ICES Journal of Marine Science
Facilitating Industry Self-Management for Spatially Managed Stocks: A Scallop Case Study
Feeding requirements of white sharks may be higher than originally thought; Scientific Reports
Fine structure and function of the digestive gland of the tropical sepioid Idiosepius pygmaeus; Joint Scientific Conference on Science, Management and Sustainability of Marine Habitats in the 21st Century
Fine-scale movements of the broadnose sevengill shark and its main prey, the gummy shark; PLoS ONE
Fishery Assessment Report: Tasmanian Rock Lobster Fishery 2004/05
From physiology to physics: are we recognizing the flexibility of biologging tools?; Journal of Experimental Biology
From video recordings to whisker stable isotopes: a critical evaluation of timescale in assessing individual foraging specialisation in Australian fur seals; Oecologia
Genetic stock structure of Octopus pallidus in Tasmania
Global proliferation of cephalopods; Current Biology
Great white shark bite off far more than believed: new study
Great white sharks are even HUNGRIER than thought, new study claims
Great white sharks eat far more than thought
Great white sharks eat four times as much as previously estimated
Great white sharks feed three to four times as often as originally estimated
Great white sharks may eat a lot more baby seals than we once thought
Great white sharks: world's largest predatory fish eat far more than previously thought
Great whites bite more often than thought
Great whites have whale of an appetite
Growth in recovering beds of Tasmanian scallops (Pecten fumatus); 15th International Pectinid Workshop
Growth in recovering Tasmanian scallop beds; World Congress of Malacology
Habitat characteristics predicting distribution and abundance patterns of scallops in D'Entrecasteaux Channel, Tasmania; PLos ONE
Habitat use of sevengill sharks (Notorynchus cepedianus) in coastal systems of South-East Tasmania: Preliminary work; Oceania Chondichthyan Society First workshop and conference
Hi-tech quest for secrets of the octopus
High survivorship after catch-and-release fishing suggests physiological resilience in the endothermic shortfin mako shark (Isurus oxyrinchus); Conservation Physiology
Impacts of size and seasonal temperatures on octopus growth; Australian Society for Fish Biology
In situ measurement of coastal ocean movements and survival of juvenile Pacific salmon; Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
Integrating Acoustic Telemetry Data and Benthic Tarrain Models to Understand Spatial and Temporal Patters in Rock Lobster (Jasus edwardsii) Movement and Habitat Utilisation; Advances in Fish Tagging & Marking Tachnology: International Symposium
Integrating acoustic telemetry into mark–recapture models to improve the precision of apparent survival and abundance estimates; Oecologia
Interpreting diel activity patterns from acoustic telemetry: the need for controls; Marine Ecology Progress Series
Intraspecific differences in movement, dive behavior and vertical habitat preferences of a key marine apex predator; Marine Ecology - Progress Series
Juvenile scallop discard rates and bed dynamics: testing the management rules for scallops in Bass Strait
Le grand requin blanc est bien une machine à dévorer
Limited use of stored energy reserves for reproduction by the tropical loliginid squid Photololigo sp; Journal of Zoology
Little suckers' deep secrets
Markov models and network analysis reveal sex-specific differences in the space-use of a coastal apex predator; Oikos
Mechanisms of population structuring in giant Australian cuttlefish Sepia apama ; Plos One
Microsatellite DNA markers and morphometrics reveal a complex population structure in a merobenthic octopus species (Octopus maorum) in south-east Australia and New Zealand; Marine Biology
Modeling the predator-prey interaction between maori octopus Octopus maorum, and Tasmanian rock lobster, Jasus edwardsii; 7th International Conference and Workshop on Lobster Biology and Management
Modelling size-at-age in wild immature female octopus: a bioenergetics approach; Marine Ecology - Progress Series
Movement of Octopus maorum in relation to the unique Eaglehawk Neck fishery; Cephalopod Biology, Recruitment and Culture, International Symposium and Workshop
Movement patterns of the draughtboard shark (Cephaloscyllium laticeps) combining acoustic telemetry and conventional tagging information; 6th Conference on Fish Telemetry held in Europe
Movement, habitat utilisation and population status of the endangered Maugean skate and implications for fishing and aquaculture operations in Macquarie Harbour
Network analysis of acoustic tracking data reveals the structure and stability of fish aggregations in the ocean; Animal Behaviour
Non-lethal method to obtain stomach samples from a large marine predator and the use of DNA analysis to improve dietary information; Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology
Normalisation models for accounting for fat content in stable isotope measurements in salmonid muscle tissue; Marine Biology
Octopus ageing comes out of its shell
Pass the salt: physiological consequences of ecologically relevant hyposmotic exposure in juvenile gummy sharks (Mustelus antarcticus) and school sharks (Galeorhinus galeus); Conservation Physiology
Physiological responses to hypersalinity correspond to nursery ground usage in two inshore shark species (Mustelus antarcticus and Galeorhinus galeus); Journal of Experimental Biology
Pittwater pup index, in Review of proposed indicators of abundance for school shark
Predation of pot caught Southern Rock Lobsters, Jasus edwardsii, by octopus maorum: spatial and temporal interactions; 7th International Conference & Workshop on Lobster Biology & Management
Predation of trap-caught southern rock lobsters, Jasus edwardsii (Hutton, 1875), in Tasmanian waters by the Maori octopus, Octopus maorum (Hutton, 1880): Spatial and temporal trends; Fisheries Research
Predator-prey relationships and foraging ecology of a marine apex predator with a wide temperate distribution; Marine Ecology Progress Series
Preliminary results of the TAFI scallop survey of Bass Strait waters in the Tasmanian scallop fishery
Pulling or drilling, does size or species matter? An experimental study of prey handling in Octopus dierythraeus; Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology
Quantification of the age-pigment lipofuscin in known-age octopus (Octopus pallidus): A potential tool for age determination; Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology
Quantitative elemental imaging of octopus stylets using PIXE and the nuclear microprobe; Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research B
Rain reverses diel activity rhythms in an estuarine teleost; Proceedings of the Royal Society B Biological Sciences
Recruitment and retention of commercial scallops in the D'Entrecasteaux Channel: is there a relationship with scallop density?
Relating catchability of flathead to their seasonal activity and movement
Remote bioenergetics measurements in wild fish: opportunities and challenges; Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology. Part A
Reproduction in the deepwater squid Moroteuthis ingens, what does it cost?; Marine Biology
Reproductive capacity of a marine species (Octopus tetricus) within a recent range extension area; Marine and Freshwater Research
Reproductive status of Octopus pallidus, and its relationship to age and size; Marine Biology
Reproductive strategies and energy sources fuelling reproductive growth in a protracted spawner; Marine Biology
Research Excellence Grants Scheme
Role of density in aggregation patterns and synchronization of spawning in the hermaphroditic scallop Pecten fumatus; Marine Biology
Seasonal occurrence and population structure of the broadnose sevengill shark Notorynchus cepedianus in coastal habitats of south-east Tasmania; Journal of Fish Biology
Seasonality and site fidelity of the zebra shark, Stegostoma fasciatum, in south east Queensland, Australia; Animal Behaviour
Seismic air gun exposure during early-stage embryonic development does not negatively affect spiny lobster Jasus edwardsii larvae (Decapoda:Palinuridae); Scientific Reports
Seismic testing study to measure fishery impact
Sequential movement into coastal habitats and high spatial overlap of predator and prey suggest high predation pressure in protected areas; Oikos
Sharks have appetite for more food
Shedding light on growth variability in octopus: an experimental individual based approach; Australian Society for Fish Biology 2006 conference
Site fidelity and sex-specific migration in a mobile apex predator: implications for conservation and ecosystem dynamics; Animal Behaviour
Spatial and temporal use of spawning aggregation sites by the tropical sciaenid Protonibea diacanthus; Marine Ecology Progress Series
Spatial Distribution of commercial dredge fishing effort: application to survey design and the spatial management of a patchily distributed benthic bivalve species; Marine and Freshwater Research
Spatial Management of Reef Fisheries and Ecosystems: Understanding the Importance of Movement
Spatial Management of Reef Fisheries: Understanding the importance of Movement; Advances in Fish Tagging & Marking Technology: International Symposium
Status of key Australian fish stocks reports 2014 - 4. Commercial Scallop Pecten fumatus
Stirred but not shaken: population and recruitment genetics of the scallop (Pecten fumatus) in Bass Strait, Australia; ICES Journal of Marine Science
Structure and function of the loliginid digestive system: a comparative study of two tropical squids; Functional Morphology of Cephalopods Symposium, Twelfth International Malacological Congress
Stylet elemental signatures indicate population structure in a holobenthic octopus species, Octopus pallidus; Marine Ecology Progress Series
Tas Scientists help NT understand jewfish
Testing optimal foraging theory models on benthic divers; Animal Behaviour
The effects of cage-diving activities on the fine-scale swimming behaviour and space use of white sharks; Marine Biology
The effects of commercial fishing on Octopus pallidus populations in northern Tasmanian waters
The influence of environmental parameters on the performance and detection range of acoustic receivers; Methods in Ecology and Evolution
The Maori octopus and its impact on the Tasmanian Rock Lobster Fishery
The Ocean Tracking Network; OceanObs’09: Sustained Ocean Observations and Information for Society
The role of initial hatchling size and temperature on the growth captive pale octopus; Cephalopod International Advisory Council International Symposium
The role of initial hatchling size and temperature on the growth of captive pale octopus (Octopus pallidus); Cephalopod International Advisory Commmittee (CIAC) 2006 International Symposium "Cephalopod Life Cycles"
The role of the loliginid digestive gland: lipid storage or lipid excretion; Cephalopod Biodiversity, Ecology and Evolution, International Symposium and Workshops
The scallop paddocks
The use of acoustic accelerometer tags to determine seasonal changes in activity and catchability of a recreationally caught marine teleost; ICES Journal of Marine Science
The use of acoustic technology to track animal movements in south eastern Tasmania
Tolerance limit for fish growth exceeded by warming waters; Nature Climate Change
Triton: Spatial analysis software for interpretation of acoustic telementry data in marine fisheries; 7th International Conference & Workshop on Lobster Biology & Management
Understanding octopus growth: patterns, variability and physiology; Marine and Freshwater Research
Understanding the effects of fishing on rock lobster (Jasus edwardsii) foraging behaviour and habitat utilisation via radio acoustic tracking; Workshop on cutting-edge technologies in fish and fisheries science, Annual Conference of the Australian Society for Fish Biology
Use of acoustic technology to track animal movements in S-E Tasmania
Use of acoustic telemetry for spatial management of southern calamary Sepioteuthis australis, a highly mobile inshore squid species; Marine Ecology Progress Series
Use of anthropogenic sea floor structures by Australian fur seals: potential positive ecological impacts of marine industrial development?; PLoS ONE
Using acoustic tracking data to support planning and assessment of closed areas: determining effective size, boundaries and location; Australian Marine Science Association
Using age-based life history data to investigate the life cycle and vulnerability of Octopus cyanea; PLoS One
Using DNA to explore cephalopod diet; Cephalopod International Advisory Commmittee (CIAC) 2006 International Symposium "Cephalopod Life Cycles"
Using stylet elemental signatures to determine the population structure of Octopus maorum; Marine Ecology Progress Series
Utilising passive and real-time telemetry to examine the movement of Octopus maorum in relation to a unique fishery; 17th International Sumposium on Biotelemetry
Why won't my octopus come back: Utilising passive telemetry to understand the dynamics of an octopus population; Annual Conference of the Australian Marine Sciences Association

Research Projects

2004-002 Spatial Management of Reef Fisheries and Ecosystems: Understanding the Importance of Movement; Fisheries Research & Development Corporation (FRDC)
2004-013 Towards Integrated Multi-Species Management of Australia's SE Reef Fisheries: A Tasmanian Example; Fisheries Research & Development Corporation (FRDC)
2005-027 Facilitating Industry Self-Management for Spatially Managed Stocks: A Scallop Case Study; Fisheries Research & Development Corporation (FRDC)
2008/022 Establishing Fine-scale Industry Based Spatial Management and Harvest Strategies for the Commercial Scallop Fishery in South East Australia; Fisheries Research & Development Corporation (FRDC)
2012: 51st Annual Meeting of the Canadian Society of Zoologists, Canada; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Acoustic Tracking Key Marine Species in Tasmania using new Technology; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Activity Patterns of Reef Sharks Assessed from Accelerometer Telemetry: Contributing to Understanding the Potential Impacts of Tourist Diving on Shark Behaviour; Winifred Violet Scott Charitable Trust (WVS)
Assessing effectiveness of refuge areas for conservation of coastal sharks; Save our Seas Foundation (SOS)
Assessing the Effectiveness of Shark Nursery Area Closures for the Protection and Conservation of Coastal Shark Species; Winifred Violet Scott Charitable Trust (WVS)
Assessing the effectiveness of spatial management strategies for the protection and conservation of coastal shark species; Holsworth Wildlife Research Endowment (HWRE)
Assessing the impact of marine seismic surveys on southeast Australian fisheries; Fisheries Research & Development Corporation (FRDC)
Automated video analysis system for assessing marine animal populations in ocean environments; Winifred Violet Scott Charitable Trust (WVS)
Bass Strait Central Scallop Fishery Survey 2001; Australian Fisheries Management Authority (AFMA)
Bass Strait Central Zone Scallop Fishery; Australian Fisheries Management Authority (AFMA)
Bass Strait Scallop Residual Risk Data; Australian Fisheries Management Authority (AFMA)
Conference-Travel Attendance: Marine Laboratory IMAT Workshop - University of Auckland; CASS Foundation (Contributing to Australian Scholarship and Science) (CASSF)
Determining local population size and survival rates of scalloped hammerhead sharks around Darwin Island, Galapagos Marine Reserve; Holsworth Wildlife Research Endowment (HWRE)
Determining when and where to fish: Linking scallop spawning, settlement, size and condition to collaborative spatial harvest and industry in-season management strategies; Fisheries Research & Development Corporation (FRDC)
Developing conservation management strategies for vulnerable deepwater sharks off south-eastern Australia; CSIRO-Commonwealth Scientific & Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)
Genetic Stock Structure of Octopus Pallidus in Tasmania; Winifred Violet Scott Charitable Trust (WVS)
International Acoustic Telemetry Workshop; CASS Foundation (Contributing to Australian Scholarship and Science) (CASSF)
International Conference on Cephalapods in Thailand, trip to Canada; Ian Potter Foundation (IPF)
International Symposium on Cephalopod Lifecycles: Biology, Management and Conservation; Fisheries Research & Development Corporation (FRDC)
Juvenile scallop trashing rates and bed dynamics: testing the management rules for scallops.; Fisheries Research & Development Corporation (FRDC)
Life History and Ecology of Octopus Maorum and Minimisation of its Impact on the Rock Lobster Fishery in Tasmania; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Life History and Population Dynamics of the Range Extending Octopus tetricus in south-eastern Australia; Ecological Society of Australia Incorporated (ESAI)
Movement of Octopus maorum in Relation to the Eaglehawk Bay Fisheries; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Movement, habitat utilisation and population status of the endangered Maugean skate and implications for fishing and aquaculture operations in Macquarie Harbour; Fisheries Research & Development Corporation (FRDC)
Pilot Study into the Application of Stable Isotopes Analysis in Atlantic Salmon Dietary Investigations; Natural Heritage Trust (NHT)
Population ecology and genetic variability of the endangered Maugean skate in Macquarie Harbour; Winifred Violet Scott Charitable Trust (WVS)
Population ecology and genetic variability of the endangered Maugean skate in Macquarie Harbour; Holsworth Wildlife Research Endowment (HWRE)
Population Structure and Dispersal in Two Commercial Octopus Species: a Comparison between Benthic and Planktonic Early Life Histories; Winifred Violet Scott Charitable Trust (WVS)
Post release survival of captured Mako sharks: Contributing to developing best practice for catch and release game fishing; Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water & Environment (DPIPWE)
Post-release survival of captured mako sharks: contributing to developing best-practice for catch and release game fishing; Holsworth Wildlife Research Endowment (HWRE)
Post-settlement processes affecting commercial scallop recruitment in D'Entrecasteaux Channel; Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water & Environment (DPIPWE)
Predatory-prey Relationships and their Effects on Ecosystem Dynamics and Commercial Fishery Species; Winifred Violet Scott Charitable Trust (WVS)
Putting potential environmental risk of Australia's trawl fisheries in landscape perspective: exposure of seabed assemblages to trawling, and inclusion in closures and reserves; Fisheries Research & Development Corporation (FRDC)
Rebuilding Ecosystem Resilience: Assessment of Management Options to Minimise Formation of 'Barrens' Habitat by the Long-Spined Sea Urchin (Centrostephanus rodgersii) in Tasmania; Natural Heritage Trust (NHT)
Rebuilding Ecosystem Resilience: Assessment of Management Options to Minimise Formation of 'Barrens' Habitat by the Long-Spined Sea Urchin (Centrostephanus rodgersii) in Tasmania; Natural Heritage Trust (NHT)
Recruitment and retention of commercial scallops in the D'Entrecasteaux Channel: is there a relationship with scallop destiny; Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water & Environment (DPIPWE)
Relating catchability of flathead to their seasonal catchability and movement; Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water & Environment (DPIPWE)
Scallop Bed Dynamics in the Bass Strait Central Zone 2002 - 2003; Australian Fisheries Management Authority (AFMA)
Stock Structure and Dispersal in Two Commercial Octopus Species: a Comparison Between Benthic and Planktonic Early Life Histories; Unitas Malacological Society (UMS)
Stock Structure and Dispersal of Octopus Maorum with Emphasis on the Eaglehawk Bay Aggregation; Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water & Environment (DPIPWE)
Stock Structure and Dispersal of Two Commercial Octopus Species with Emphasis on Early Life History: a Multi-disciplinary Approach; Holsworth Wildlife Research Endowment (HWRE)
Stock Structure and Dispersal of Two Commercial Octopus Species: A Comparison between Benthic and Planktonic Early Life Histories; Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water & Environment (DPIPWE)
The impact of fish aggregating devices (FADs) on the movement and behaviour of tropical tuna (Thunnus obesus, Katsuwonus pelamis and Thunnus elbacares); Holsworth Wildlife Research Endowment (HWRE)
The Provision of a Scientific Survey to Measure Changes in the Life Status and/or Behaviour of Commercial Scallops in the Bass Strait Central Zone Scallop Fishery; Australian Fisheries Management Authority (AFMA)
The Role of Higher Tropic Level Predators on Inshore Ecosystems and their Interactions with Fisheries: A Case Study examining Sevengill Sharks (Notorynchus cepedianus); Winifred Violet Scott Charitable Trust (WVS)
The Role of Higher Tropic Level Predators on Inshore Ecosystems and their Interactions with Fisheries: A Case Study examining Sevengill Sharks (Notorynchus cepedianus); Save our Seas Foundation (SOS)
The Role of Higher Tropic Level Predators on Inshore Ecosystems and their Interactions with Fisheries: A Case Study examining Sevengill Sharks (Notorynchus cepedianus) ; Holsworth Wildlife Research Endowment (HWRE)
Tracking Squids from Embryos to Adults - Novel Approaches and New Directions; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Travel for Attendance at 7th Conference on Fish Telemetry - Denmark, Europe.; CASS Foundation (Contributing to Australian Scholarship and Science) (CASSF)
Travel Grant to Attend the 7th Conference on Fish Telemetry held in Europe - Denmark June 2007; Ian Potter Foundation (IPF)
Uncoupling oceanographic and life history drivers to alternate foraging strategies in Long-nosed fur seals; Holsworth Wildlife Research Endowment (HWRE)
Uncoupling oceanographic and life history drivers to alternate foraging strategies in Long-nosed fur seals; Field Naturalists Society of South Australia Inc (FNSSA)
Understanding climate drivers and predicting the future for coast Australian ecosystems; Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations (DEEWR)
Understanding the Vulnerability of Key Inshore and Estuarine Fish Species: New Opportunities with Electromyogram (EMG) Telemetry; Winifred Violet Scott Charitable Trust (WVS)
Using Animal-borne Cameras to Quantify Prey Field, Habitat Characteristics and Foraging Success in a Marine Top Predator; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Vulnerability of the endangered Maugean Skate population to degraded environmental conditions in Macquarie Harbour; Fisheries Research & Development Corporation (FRDC)
[2007-803] Bass Strait Central Zone Scallop Fishery Survey 2007-2008; Australian Fisheries Management Authority (AFMA)
Fishery Assessment: Commercial Scallop
Petuna Storm Bay Shark Desk-Top Study
Sense-T Stage 2: Sensing Macquarie Harbour
Status of key Australian fish stocks (SAFS) reports 2016, and further development of the SAFS production and dissemination system
Assessing the impacts of berleying from shark cage-diving operators on the swimming behaviour of the white shark (Carcharodon carcharias)
Assessing the impacts of berleying through four-dimensional modeling of the swimming behaviour of white sharks
Assessment of the implications of target fishing on black jewfish (Protonibea dicanthus) aggregations in the Northern Territory
Life History and Dispersal of Octopus pallidus
Providing a safe working environment for marine activities: risk assessment of the efficiency of the Shark Shield.
The Pacific Ocean Shelf Tracking Project

Research Candidate Supervision

Abundance, Distribution and Conservation Value of Sharks in the Galapagos Marine Reserve
An Integrative Approach to Understanding the Population Structure and Dispersal Patterns of Two Commercial Octopus Species (Octopus maorum and Octopus pallidus)
Assessing the Effectiveness of Shark Nursery Area Closures for the Protection of Conservation of Coastal Shark Species
Biology of the White Spotted Dogfish (Squalus Acanthias) in South-East Australia
Developing Conservation Management Strategies for Vulnerable Deepwater Sharks off Southeast Australia
Exploitation of Patchily Distributed Organisms- A Scallop Case Study
Fisheries Biology and Population Dynamics of the Pale Octopus (Octopus pallidus)
Influence of Reproductive and Post-settlement Processes on Recruitment in a Marine Benthic Invertebrate
Life-history and population dynamics of the range extending Octopus tetricus (Gould, 1852) in south-eastern Australia
Maternal and Paternal Influences on Growth in Cephalopods
Modelling the Population Dynamics of a Benthic Octopus Species- Exploring the Potential Impact of Environment Variation and Climate Change
Movement, habitat utilisation and population status of the endangered Maugean skate and implications for fishing and aquaculture operations in Macquarie Harbour
Novel Methods for Quantifying Movement Behaviour of Free-ranging Fish from Telemetry Data
Post-Release Survival of Captured Mako Sharks- Contributing to Developing Best-Practice for Sustainable Catch and Release Game Fishing
Stock structure and critical habitats for a key apex predator- the sevengill shark
The Role of Apex Predators in Coastal Ecosystems- A Case Study Examining the Broadnose Sevengill Shark Notorynchus cepedianus