Peer-reviewed papers

Please get in contact if you would like a copy. For our most recent publications please visit Matt’s and Lachlan’s google scholar page here and here.

Wong MY, Gordon P, Paijmans KC and Rees MJ (2019). Finding rockpool fishes: a quantitative comparison of non-invasive and invasive methods for assessing abundance, species richness and assemblage structure. Environmental Biology of Fishes, 1-14.

Rees MJ, Knott NA and Davis AR (2018) Habitat and seascape patterns drive spatial variability in temperate fish assemblages: implications for marine protected areas. Marine Ecology Progress Series 607:171-186.

Rees MJ, Knott NA, Neilson J, Linklater M, Osterloh I, Jordan A and Davis AR (2018). Accounting for habitat structural complexity improves the assessment of performance in no-take marine reserves. Biological Conservation, 224, 100-110.

Fetterplace LC, Turnbull JW, Knott NA & Hardy NA (2018). The devil in the deep: expanding the known habitat of a rare and protected fish. European Journal of Ecology. 4(1), 22-29. doi: Open Access.

Adams KR, Fetterplace LC, Davis AR, Taylor MD and Knott NA (2018). Sharks, rays and abortion: The prevalence of capture-induced parturition in elasmobranchsBiological Conservation 217: 11-27.

Fetterplace LC, Davis AR, Neilson JM, Taylor MD, Knott NA (2016). Active acoustic tracking suggests that soft sediment fishes can show site attachment: a preliminary assessment of the movement patterns of the blue-spotted flathead (Platycephalus caeruleopunctatus). Animal Biotelemetry, 4(1):15. Open Access.

Rees MJ, Knott N, Fenech GV, Davis AR (2015) Rules of attraction: enticing pelagic fish to mid-water remote underwater video systems (RUVS). Marine Ecology Progress Series 529:213-218.

Ferguson AM, Harvey ES, Rees MJ, Knott NA (2015) Does the abundance of girellids and kyphosids correlate with cover of the palatable green algae, Ulva spp.? A test on temperate rocky intertidal reefs. Journal of Fish Biology 86 (1), 375-384.

Rees MJ, Jordan A, Price OF, Coleman MA, Davis AR (2014) Abiotic surrogates for temperate rocky reef biodiversity: implications for marine protected areasDiversity and Distributions 20, 284-296. Open Access.

Kelaher BP, Coleman MA, Broad A, Rees MJ, Jordan A, Davis AR (2014) Changes in fish assemblages following the establishment of a network of no-take marine reserves and partially-protected areas. PLoS ONE 9(1): e85825. Open Access.

Industry publications, reports and published data sets

Fetterplace LC, Gibbs LM, Rees MJ (2018). Shark Meshing (Bather Protection) Program, NSW, Australia: Catch and Effort Data 1950–2017. figshare. Open Access (CC BY 4.0).

Bouchet P, Meeuwig J, Huveneers C, Langlois T, Letessier T, Lowry M, Rees M, Santana-Garcon J, Scott M, Taylor M, Thompson C, Vigliola L, Whitmarsh S (2018). Marine sampling field manual for pelagic BRUVS (Baited Remote Underwater Videos). In Field Manuals for Marine Sampling to Monitor Australian Waters, Przeslawski R, Foster S (Eds). National Environmental Science Programme (NESP). pp. 105-132.

Fetterplace LC, Knott NA (2018). Dataset: Offshore Reef Fishes of South Coast NSW. figshare. Fileset. Open Access (CC BY 4.0).

Fetterplace LC, Taylor MD, Knott NA (2016). Data from: Jervis Bay Marine Park: Active Tracking of Blue-spotted Flathead. Open Access (CC BY 3.0).

Fetterplace LC, & Knott NA. (2015) “Standard Operating Procedure for Field Based Surgical Implantation of Acoustic Transmitters in Fish: Jervis Bay Marine Park”. Huskisson, NSW.

Knott NA, Ferguson A, Fetterplace LC (2014). Coastal Erosion Remediation: Environmental Baseline Study, Final Report – Initial Sampling Round. NSW Department of Primary Industries Fisheries Research, Marine Ecosystems. Huskisson, NSW.

Fetterplace LC, DeMestre C, & Rees MJ (2014). UoW Research Vessel Pot Puller Risk Assessment, Guidelines and Safe Work Procedure.

Page Last Updated: 5/2/19

For a full publication & presentation list for Fetterplace see here (or ORCID & Google Scholar) and for Rees see here (or Google Scholar).

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