SENIOR SCIENTISTS AND POSTDOCS

CORALFISH: Reef Fish Coloration
Trond Amundsen and Sebastian Wacker, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway

Coral demography
Andrew Baird and Sean Connolly, ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies and James Cook University
Maria Dornelas, University of St Andrews, UK

Shelter use on coral reefs: an acoustic study
David Bellwood, ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies and James Cook University

Do parasites affect the cognitive abilities of their fish hosts?
Sandra Binning, University of Neuchatel, Switzerland

The behavioural basis of UV vision in mantis shrimp
Michael Bok, Lund University, Sweden

Cooperative and cognitive aspects of cleaning symbiosis
Redouan Bshary, University of Neuchatel, Switzerland

The lifespan and behavioural repertoire of Acanthaster planci larvae, responses to haloclines, food patches, temperature and predator cues. Does A. planci produce eternal larvae?
Maria Byrne, University of Sydney

Stomatopod behaviour
Roy Caldwell, University of California Berkeley, USA

Seagrass monitoring
Katie Chartrand, Jaclyn Davies, Emma Scott, Alysha Sozou and Paul York, James Cook University

Colour and chemical diversity in nudibranchs
Karen Cheney, University of Queensland

Functional anatomy of feeding in parrotfish and surgeonfish
Howard Choat, James Cook University

Movement of Varanus panoptes using accelerometry
Christofer Clemente, University of Queensland

Colour vision in coral reef fishes - from molecule to behaviour
Fabio Cortesi, University of Queensland

Trematode parasites of Great Barrier Reef fishes
Thomas Cribb and Scott Cutmore, University of Queensland
Rod Bray, Natural History Museum, UK

Corals in space: mapping spatial distribution of coral species
Maria Dornelas, University of St Andrews, UK
Mia Hoogenboom, James Cook University

Halocline boundaries defining Crown-of-Thorns Starfish larval migration and movement
Symon Dworjanyn, Southern Cross University

Photonic structures in the eyes of stomatopod larvae
Kate Feller, University of Bristol, UK

3D models of table corals: quantifying growth and erosion
Renata Ferrari Legorreta, University of Sydney

Understanding the movements of marine fishes for management
Rebecca Fox, University of Technology Sydney

Circular polarisation behaviour
Yakir Gagnon, University of Queensland

Polarimetry of stomatopods
Yakir Gagnon, University of Queensland

Linking physiological effects of high CO2 to animal behaviour
Martin Grosell, University of Miami, USA

High speed colour polarisation cameras for underwater behavioural studies
Viktor Gruev, Washington University St Louis, USA

What happens to reefs without cleaner fish?
Alexandra Grutter, University of Queensland

Reproductive behaviour of Crown-of-Thorns Starfish
Andrew Hoey, ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies and James Cook University

Effect of sediment and algae on coral settlement
Andrew Hoey, ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies and James Cook University

Crustose coralline algae as indicators of ocean acidification
Emma Kennedy , Griffith University

Schooling of coral reef fish
Shaun Killen, University of Glasgow, UK

Physiology of jumping snails
Sjannie Lefevre Nilsson, Kristian Gunderson and Goran Nilsson, University of Oslo, Norway

Neuroanatomy of stomatopods
Chan Lin, University of Maryland Baltimore County, USA

Predatory ecology of lionfish
Oona Lonnstedt, Uppsala University, Sweden

Effects of microplastic pollution on larval fish ecology
Oona Lonnstedt, Uppsala University, Sweden

Mapping damage and recovery of Cyclone Ita
Joshua Madin and Osmar Luiz, Macquarie University
Oscar Pizarro and Ariell Friedman, University of Sydney

Biodiversity and habitat complexity consequences of physical disturbance
Joshua Madin, Macquarie University

Polarisation on the reef
Justin Marshall and Fanny de Busserolles, University of Queensland

The influence of risk history on fish lateralisation
Mark McCormick and Bridie Allan, ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies and James Cook University
Doug Chivers, Maud Ferrari and Mathew Mitchell, University of Saskatchewan, Canada

The influence of reef degradation of predator-prey interactions
Mark McCormick and Bridie Allan, ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies and James Cook University
Doug Chivers, Maud Ferrari and Mathew Mitchell, University of Saskatchewan, Canada

Effects of boat noise on predator-prey interactions in reef fish
Mark McCormick and Bridie Allan, ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies and James Cook University
Emanuel Goncalves, Instituto Superior de Psicologia Aplicada, Portugal

Sclerosponges as climate recorders
Malcolm McCulloch and Jim Falter, ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies and University of Western Australia

Influence of predator models on cleaning interactions
Mark Meekan, Australian Institute of Marine Science
Stephen Simpson, University of Exeter, UK
Alexandra Grutter, University of Queensland

Predation and regeneration of Crown-of-Thorns Starfish
Vanessa Messmer, ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies and James Cook University

Seasonal differences in thermal sensitivity of coral trout

Vanessa Messmer, ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies and James Cook University

Ecological significance of coral disease on the Great Barrier Reef
Cathie Page as field leader for Bette Willis, ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies and James Cook University

Visual detection of coral reefs by the Crown-of Thorns Starfish
Ronald Petie, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

Neurochemistry of aggression in stomatopods
Megan Porter, University of Hawaii, USA

Reproductive behaviour of Crown-of-Thorns Starfish
Morgan Pratchett, ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies and James Cook University

Polarisation vision in fish
Nick Roberts, University of Bristol, UK

Colour and polarisation vision in stomatopods
Elise Roberts, University of Queensland

Patterns of activity and movement in parasitized coral reef fishes
Dominique Roche, University of Neuchatel, Switzerland

Intestinal carbonate production by fish
Michael Salter, University of Exeter, UK

Vision in reef fish and stomatopods
Sara Stieb, University of Queensland
Brian Dalton, University of Maryland College Park, USA

Comparative brain organisation in Stomatopoda and Platyhelminthes
Nick Strausfeld, University of Arizona, USA

Polarised vision in fish, cephalopods and crustaceans
Shelby Temple, University of Bristol, UK

Colour and polarisation vision in stomatopods
Hanne Thoen,University of Queensland

Trematode parasites of GBR fishes
Andrea Waeschenbach, University of Queensland

Effects of ocean acidification on invertebrate behaviour and ecological interactions in coral reef ecosystems
Sue-Ann Watson, ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies and James Cook University

Seasonal differences in thermal sensitivity of coral trout
Simon Wever, James Cook University

POSTGRADUATE RESEARCH STUDENTS

Coexistence-promoting mechanisms in reef-coral communities (PhD)
Mariana Alvarez Noriega, James Cook University

Will fish mucus cocoons still act as "mosquito nets" in future seas? (PhD)
Miguel Baptista, University of Lisbon, Portugal

Using household products to control Crown-of-Thorns Starfish (PhD)
Lisa Bostrom-Einarsson, ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies and James Cook University

Niche partitioning among herbivorous reef fishes (PhD)
Simon Brandl, ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies and James Cook University

Effects of citric acid on Crown-of-Thorns Starfish (MSc)
Alexander Buck, James Cook University

Crown-of-Thorns Starfish reproduction and dispersal (PhD)
Ciemon Caballes, ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies and James Cook University

Quantifying the effect of climate change on the fish-coral symbiosis (PhD)
Tory Chase, James Cook University

Effects of the immune response on fish physiology, personality and learning (MSc)
Simona Colosio, University of Neuchatel, Switzerland

The role of predation in population regulation of Crown-of-Thorns Starfish (PhD)
Zara-Louise Cowan, ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies and James Cook University

Does changes in the biological market of marine cleaning mutualism impact on the clients' physiology and behaviour? (MSc)
Camille Demaire, University of Neuchatel, Switzerland

Carbonate production estimates of large benthic foraminifera (PhD)
Steve Doo, University of Sydney

Crown-of-Thorns Starfish development along a thermal gradient representing the East Australian Current (PhD)
Mailie Gall, University of Sydney

Underwater polarisation recording (PhD)
Missael Garcia, Washington University St Louis, USA

Female social and territorial behaviour in Chrysiptera cyanea (MSc)
Ashley Gilbreath, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway

Reef fish learning and generalisation of nudibranch warning signals (Hons)
Naomi Green, University of Queensland

Observation and classification of bucephalid parasites from piscivorous teleosts (PhD)
Michael Hammond with supervisor Nathan Bott, RMIT University

Effects of future coral assemblages on associated fish communities (PhD)
Tessa Hempson , James Cook University

Linking physiological effects of high CO2 to animal behaviour (PhD)
Rachael Heuer, University of Miami, USA

Evolution of sociality in coral reef associated fishes (PhD)
Martin Hing, University of Wollongong

Larval trematodes of the Ceritidae: use of molecular matching to solve complex life cycles (PhD)
Daniel Huston, University of Queensland

Spatial ecology and shelter use of large coral reef fishes (Hons)
Joanna Khan, James Cook University

Visual system adaptations in apogonids (PhD)
Martin Luehrmann, University of Queensland

Taxonomy, host specificity and evolutionary expansion of opecoelids in carnivorous tropical fishes (PhD)
Storm Martin, University of Queensland

Dynamics of tropical fish interactions across latitudes: implications for range expansion (PhD)
Paloma Matis, University of Technology Sydney

Pulse of a coral reef (PhD)
Jamie McWilliam, Curtin University

Breaking chromatic and achromatic camouflage by the Picasso Triggerfish (MSc)
Laurie Mitchell, University of Auckland, New Zealand

Anti-predator colouration and behaviour in tropical marine organisms (PhD)
Sara Mynott, University of Exeter, UK

Schooling behaviour in coral reef fish (PhD)
Lauren Nadler, ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies and James Cook University

Post-disturbance foraging patterns of herbivorous reef fish (MSc)
Danielle Nembhard, James Cook University

Male-male competition and territoriality in Chrysiptera cyanea (MSc)
Miriam Horstad Ness, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway

Functional examination of neurochemistry of pairing in butterflyfish (PhD)
Jess Nowicki, ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies and James Cook University

Controlling mesopredators: importance of intraguild behavioural interactions in trophic cascades (PhD)
Maria Del Mar Palacios, ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies and James Cook University

Retinal development in Pullosquilla thomasini (MSc)
Sitara Palecanda, University of Hawaii, USA

Cleaning stations in a changing world (PhD)
Jose Paula, University of Lisbon, Portugal

The function of reef fish colour patterns: how did the coral trout get its spots? (PhD)
Genevieve Phillips, University of Queensland

Prior residency effects and the dynamics of fish communities in a changing environment (PhD)
Davina Poulos, ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies and James Cook University

Development of underwater polarisation video camera (PhD)
Samuel Powell, Washington University St Louis, USA

Cognitive abilities of coral reef fishes: an evaluation of anti-predatory strategies (MSc)
Fausto Quattrini, University of Neuchatel, Switzerland

Variation in fish assemblage and structure and function among coral habitats (PhD)
Laura Richardson, ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies and James Cook University

Mechanisms of behavioural thermoregulation in coral trout (PhD)
Molly Scott, James Cook University

Spatial ecology and use of space in browsing herbivorous reef fishes (PhD)
Robert Streit, James Cook University

Sediment mediated suppression of herbivory on coral reefs (Hons)
Sterling Tebbett, James Cook University

Polarisation vision in stomatopod crustaceans (PhD)
Rachel Templin, University of Queensland

Linking cognition and brain physiology to marine cleaning mutualism (PhD)
Zegni Triki, University of Neuchatel, Switzerland

Effects of increased temperature on competitive interactions in reef damselfish (PhD)
Donald Warren, James Cook University

Sensitivity heritability under elevated CO2 in a coral reef fish (PhD)
Megan Welch, James Cook University

Extraocular photoreception in stomatopod crustaceans (PhD)
Mary Willard with supervisor Tom Cronin, University of Maryland Baltimore County, USA