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Researcher: Morton, AJ (Mr Alastair Morton)

Fields of Research

Fisheries Sciences
Marine and Estuarine Ecology (incl. Marine Ichthyology)
Aquatic Ecosystem Studies and Stock Assessment
Fisheries Management

Research Objectives

Fisheries - Recreational
Protected Conservation Areas in Marine Environments
Marine Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A baseline survey for ecosystem monitoring in the Jervis Bay Marine Park
A baseline survey for ecosystem monitoring within the proposed Jurien Bay Marine Park
A decade of study in Tasmanian MPAS - Part 2
Biases associaated with the use of underwater visual census techniques to quantify the density and size-structure of fish populations; Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology
Characterisation of the recreational fishery for southern rock lobster Jasus edwardsii, in Tasmania, Australia: implications for management; New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research
Effects of algal canopy clearance on plant, fish and macroinvertebrate communities on eastern Tasmanian reefs; Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology
Effects of hooking damage and hook type on post-release survival of sand flathead (Platycephalus bassensis); Marine and Freshwater Research
Monitoring of Tasmania Inshore Reef Ecosystems. An assessment of the potential for volunteer monitoring programs and summary of change within the Maria Island Marine Reserve from 1992-2002
Patterns of fish movement on eastern Tasmanian rocky reefs; Environmental Biology of Fishes
Preliminary assessment of the recreational gamefish fishery in Tasmania, with particular reference to southern bluefin tuna
Recreational rock lobster and abalone fisheries: 2002/03 season update
Recreational scallop fishery - 2006 season in review
Recreational scallop season a success on all fronts
Seasonal update for recreational fisheries
Species and Size Composition of Recreational Catches Based on 2000/2001 Creel Surveys
Survey of the 2002/03 Tasmanian recreational rock lobster and abalone fisheries
Survey of the 2005 Tasmanian crecreational scallop fishery
Survey of the 2006 Tasmanian recreational scallop fishery
Tasmanian charterboat fishery: voluntary logbook summary
Tasmanian recreational rock lobster and abalone fisheries - 2004/05 fishing season

Research Projects

Research Candidate Supervision