Research Fellow, Griffith University

Andrew is a marine ecologist with expertise in the fields of marine conservation, fisheries, spatial ecology and the impacts of global change on marine ecosystems. He has experience with conservation, fisheries and environmental management projects in tropical and subtropical estuaries and coastal waters, and has led multidisciplinary research teams in Australia and across the western Pacific. Andrew has held research, extension and management positions at Australian universities, government agencies and private consultancies.

He took up a research fellowship at the University of the Sunshine Coast in early 2014.

Experience

  • 2014–present
    Research Fellow, University of the Sunshine Coast
  • 2012–2014
    Research Fellow, Griffith University
  • 2004–2012
    Senior Marine Ecologist, Frc Environmental

Education

  • 2013 
    Griffith University, PhD
  • 2003 
    University of Queensland, BSc (Honours)
  • 2000 
    University of Queensland, BSc

Publications

  • 2014
    Incorporating surrogate species and seascape connectivity to improve marine conservation outcomes, Conservation Biology
  • 2014
    Phenotypic plasticity promotes persistence following extreme events: physiological and morphological responses of seagrass to flooding, Journal of Ecology
  • 2014
    Seascape ecology of fishes on coral reefs, Ecology of Fishes on Coral Reefs
  • 2014
    Marine reserves help coastal ecosystems cope with extreme weather, Global Change Biology
  • 2014
    Moreton Bay and its estuaries: a sub-tropical system under pressure from rapid population growth, Estuaries of Australia in 2050 and Beyond, Estuaries of the World
  • 2013
    Mangrove-reef connectivity promotes the effectiveness of marine reserves across the western Pacific, Global Ecology and Biogeography
  • 2012
    Primacy of seascape connectivity effects in structuring coral reef fish assemblages, Marine Ecology Progress Series
  • 2012
    Habitat connectivity improves reserve performance, Conservation Letters
  • 2012
    Synergistic effects of reserves and connectivity on ecological resilience, Journal of Applied Ecology
  • 2005
    The value of patches of intertidal seagrass to prawns depends on their proximity to mangroves, Marine Biology