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Research associate, Murdoch University

Australian marine mammal biologist. PhD on the behavioural ecology of bottlenose dolphins (habitat use, abundance and distribution, home range, climate change), through Murdoch University, Australia. Post-doctorate on anthropogenic noise impacts on humpback whales, as a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellow in the Marine Bioacoustics Lab, Aarhus University, Denmark.

Experience

  • –present
    Research associate, Murdoch University Cetacean Research Unit
  • 2018–2020
    Postdoctoral fellow, Aarhus University

Education

  • 2015 
    Murdoch University, PhD
  • 2008 
    University of Queensland, Honours

Publications

  • 2020
    Silver gull harassment of humpback whales in Exmouth Gulf, Western Australia,
  • 2020
    Vessel noise levels drive behavioural responses of humpback whales with implications for whale-watching, eLife
  • 2020
    Variation in outer blubber lipid concentration does not reflect morphological body condition in humpback whales,
  • 2020
    Behavioural responses of migrating humpback whales to swim-with-whale activities in the Ningaloo Marine Park, Western Australia, Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology
  • 2019
    Behavioural development in southern right whale calves,
  • 2019
    Morphological differences between coastal bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops aduncus) populations identified using non-invasive stereo-laser photogrammetry,
  • 2019
    Food-provisioning negatively affects calf survival and female reproductive success in bottlenose dolphins,
  • 2018
    El Niño Southern Oscillation influences the abundance and movements of a marine top predator in coastal waters,
  • 2018
    Frequency and temporal trends of shark predation attempts on bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops aduncus) in temperate Australian waters,
  • 2018
    Implications of survey effort on estimating demographic parameters of a long‐lived marine top predator,
  • 2018
    Sex-specific differences in the seasonal habitat use of a coastal dolphin population,
  • 2017
    Complex prey handling of octopus by bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops aduncus),
  • 2016
    Noninvasive unmanned aerial vehicle provides estimates of the energetic cost of reproduction in humpback whales, Ecosphere
  • 2016
    Sex-specific patterns in abundance, temporary emigration and survival of Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops aduncus) in coastal and estuarine waters,
  • 2016
    Home range size of adult Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops aduncus) in a coastal and estuarine system is habitat and sex-specific,
  • 2016
    Seasonal feeding on giant cuttlefish (Sepia apama) by Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops aduncus) in south-western Australia,