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Researcher: Bessell, TJ (Mr Tyson Bessell)

Fields of Research

Marine and estuarine ecology (incl. marine ichthyology)
Population ecology
Ecological physiology
Conservation and biodiversity

Research Objectives

Coastal or estuarine biodiversity
Marine biodiversity
Marine systems and management
Rehabilitation or conservation of marine environments
Assessment and management of coastal and estuarine ecosystems
Terrestrial biodiversity

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Assessment of conservations actions for the critically endangered spotted handfish (Brachionichthyidae), following curation of data collected by multiple investigators into a long-term time-series; Journal for Nature Conservation
Conservation challenges for the most threatened family of marine bony fishes (handfishes: Brachionichthyidae); Biological Conservation
Conservation of handfishes and their habitats - Final Report 2020
Conservation of handfishes and their habitats - Final Report 2020
Prioritising conservation actions for extremely data-poor species: a risk assessment for one of the world's rarest marine fishes; Biological Conservation

Research Projects

Baby steps: head-starting captive juvenile Red handfish to urgently recover a wild population on the brink of extinction; National Geographic Society (NGS)
Habitat restoration for red handfish; Department of Agriculture Water and the Environment (DAWE)

Research Candidate Supervision