Favourite papers?

Simpfendorfer, C. A., Heupel, M. R., White, W. T., and Dulvy, N. K. 2011. The importance of research and public opinion to conservation management of sharks and rays: a synthesis. Marine and Freshwater Research, 62: 518-527.

Dulvy, N. K., Fowler, S. L., Musick, J. A., Cavanagh, R. D., Kyne, P. M., Harrison, L. R., ... & Pollock, C. M. (2014). Extinction risk and conservation of the world’s sharks and rays. elife, 3, e00590.

Katelyn Hari

Masters student
BSc University of the Fraser Valley (Canada)
MSc James Cook University

Katelyn is originally from Vancouver, Canada and has called Townsville home for the last 4 years. She initially came to Townsville to complete her undergrad in marine science and will be continuing her education with gaining her masters by research starting in 2021. Her research project is to look into finding a better way to fish in the commercial net fisheries. In doing so, bycatch of sharks, turtles and dugongs will be decreased. 

Katelyn's current projects include:

  • Creating a shark and ray checklist for the Shark Search Indo-Pacific project for The Republic of Palau along with Fiji 

  • A scientific review of the impacts of deep-sea mining

  • Better Way to Fish Project which will hopefully reduce bycatch of sharks, turtles and dugongs in commercial net fisheries

Favourite species? Tiger shark Galecerdo cuvier