Professor Steve Swearer

Research interests

Marine ecology, evolution, and environmental

  • Fish and fisheries ecology
  • Eco-evolutionary dynamics
  • Aquaculture
  • Ecological engineering and habitat restoration
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Marine and coastal biogeochemistry

Research projects

  • Maximizing the benefits of aquatic habitat restoration for animals
  • Unravelling the biomolecular and biochemical mechanisms of fish otolith and eye lens formation and growth (with Dr Oliver Thomas and Dr Berin Boughton
  • Assessing ecosystem service co-benefits of nature-based coastal defence (with Dr Becki Morris)
  • Fishing and climate change impacts on fish growth (with Dr John Morrongiello)

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