Discovery Projects - Grant ID: DP170101722 [ 2017 - 2023 ]

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Researchers A/Prof Ivan Nagelkerken; Prof David Booth; Prof Corey Bradshaw; A/Prof David Schoeman; Prof Bronwyn Gillanders

Brief description This project aims to forecast climate-related changes in the diversity, distribution and abundance of fisheries species. In a changing world where many people depend on oceans for food and livelihood, predicting the future distribution of fisheries species is a challenge. Native invasions and ocean warming are stressing inshore fisheries species, but rigorous empirical data and models that can reliably forecast these effects are lacking. This project intends to reveal the drivers of successful native invasions, evaluate their effect on fish diversity and productivity, and develop holistic models that forecast their effects on inshore fisheries species’ near-future distribution and stocks.

Funding Amount $374,500

Funding Scheme Discovery Projects

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