Web Access Research Portal

Researcher: Hardie, SA (Dr Scott Hardie)

Fields of Research

Freshwater ecology
Conservation and biodiversity
Environmental assessment and monitoring
Landscape ecology
Biosecurity science and invasive species ecology
Pollution and contamination
Environmental management
Natural resource management
Biogeography and phylogeography

Research Objectives

Fresh, ground and surface water biodiversity
Assessment and management of benthic marine ecosystems
Terrestrial biodiversity
Evaluation, allocation, and impacts of land use
Effects of climate change on Australia (excl. social impacts)
Assessment and management of Antarctic and Southern Ocean ecosystems
Fisheries - wild caught
Rehabilitation or conservation of fresh, ground and surface water environments

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Galaxias auratus, Golden Galaxias
A survey of the freshwater fish fauna of the Tarkine region, north-west Tasmania
Australian endangered species: Tasmanian galaxiids
Collaborative water management in the Ringarooma River catchment Tasmania, Australia; 9th Australian Stream Management Conference
Comparison of day and night fyke netting, electrofishing and snorkelling for monitoring a population of the threatened golden galaxias (Galaxias auratus); Hydrobiologia
Compounding effects of agricultural land use and water use in free-flowing rivers: confounding issues for environmental flows; Environmental Management
Compounding effects of agricultural land use and water use in free-flowing rivers: confounding issues for water management; 11th International Symposium on Ecohydraulics
Conservation Biology of the Golden Galaxias (Galaxias auratus) (Pisces: Galaxiidae)
Current Status and Ecology of the Golden Galaxias (Galaxias auratus)
Current Status of the Macroinvertebrate Communities in Lakes Crescent and Sorell
Ecological impacts of water availability for Tasmania: A report to the Australian Government from the CSIRO Tasmania Sustainable Yields Project
Enhancing conservation of Australian freshwater ecosystems: Identification of freshwater flagship fishes and relevant target audiences; Fish and Fisheries
Errata: Reproductive biology of the threatened golden galaxias; Journal of Fish Biology
Evaluation and redirection of a long-term, broad-scale river health monitoring program in Tasmania, Australia; 9th Australian Stream Management Conference
Examination of Fish and Invertebrate Fauna in Seven Lakes in the Swan Hill - Kerang Region, Northern Victoria
Further examination of the life histories of galaxiid fishes in Great Lake and other lentic waters in central Tasmania, and the influence of lake hydrology on the viability of their populations
Further examination of the life history attributes of galaxiid fishes in Arthurs Lake and Great Lake, central Tasmania, and the influence of lake hydrology on the viability of their populations
Hydrological manipulation to assist spawning of a threatened galaxiid fish in a highland lake system; Marine and Freshwater Research
Implementing environmental flows in semi-regulated and unregulated rivers using a flexible framework: case studies from Tasmania, Australia; Rivers Research and Applications
Inland and Wet
Interaction between non-native predatory fishes and native galaxiids (Pisces: Galaxiidae) shapes food web structure in Tasmanian lakes; Inland Waters
Lakes Sorell and Crescent Rehabilitation Project: Ecosystem Dynamics and Ecological Modelling
Life histories of galaxiid fishes in Arthurs Lake and Great Lake, Tasmania, and effects of water level fluctuations on their populations
Macroinvertebrate and water quality responses to low flows in Tasmanian rivers
Mt Kinabalu adventure: a Tasmanian perspective from the roof of Borneo
Reproductive biology of the threatened golden galaxias Galaxias auratus Johnston and in the influence of lake hydrology; Journal of Fish Biology
Spawning of Paragalaxias species in yingina/Great Lake, central Tasmania during 2017/18 and the influence of water levels
Spawning of Paragalaxias species in Great Lake, central Tasmania during 2015/16 and the influence of water levels
Spawning of Paragalaxias species in yingina / Great Lake, central Tasmania during 2018/19 and the influence of water levels
Spawning of Paragalaxias species in Great Lake, central Tasmania during 2016/17 and the influence of water levels
Spawning related seasonal variation in fyke net catches of golden galaxias (Galaxias auratus): implications for monitoring lacustrine galaxiid populations; Fisheries Management and Ecology
Spawning-related fungal infection of golden galaxias Galaxias auratus (Galaxiidae); Journal of Fish Biology
Status of galaxiid fishes in Tasmania, Australia: conservation listings, threats and management issues; Aquatic Conservation: marine and freshwater ecosystems
The ecology of rivers with contrasting flow regimes: identifying indicators for setting environmental flows; Freshwater Biology
The golden galaxias: an endemic freshwater fish under threat
Threatened fish profile: Golden galaxias (Galaxias auratus Johnston 1883)
Threatened fishes of the world: Galaxias auratus Johnston, 1883 (Galaxiidae); Environmental Biology of Fishes
Transport pathways shape the biogeography of alien freshwater fishes in Australia; Diversity and Distributions
Water levels - the golden key
Water levels in a highland lake control the quantity and quality of spawning habitat for a littoral-spawning galaxiid fish; Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems

Research Projects

Research Candidate Supervision