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Favourite papers?

Walker, T.I. (1998) Can shark resources be harvested sustainably? A question revisited with a review of shark fisheries. Marine and Freshwater Research 49(7), 553-572. 

White, W.T., Appleyard, S.A., Sabub, B., Kyne, P.M., Harris, M., Lis, R., Baje, L., Usu, T., Smart, J.J., Corrigan, S., Yang, L., and Naylor, G.J.P. (2015) Rediscovery of the threatened river sharks, Glyphis garricki and G. glyphis, in Papua New Guinea. PLoS ONE 10(10), e0140075. 

Jaiteh, V.F., Loneragan, N.R., and Warren, C. (2017) The end of shark finning? Impacts of declining catches and fin demand on coastal community livelihoods. Marine Policy 82, 224-233. 

Darcie Heaven

JCU Undergraduate - Student intern
BSc (Hons) Central Queensland University
Ph.D. James Cook University

Darcie grew up in the small country town of Stanthorpe QLD, and moved 18 hours away to Townsville in 2018 to study Marine Biology, with a minor in conservation. Darcie has been volunteering at the James Cook University Turtle Research Facility since the start of 2019, where she assists with the husbandry and care of Green Sea turtles and Hawksbill turtles. She has been doing volunteer work for the fish and fisheries lab since July 2019. Darcie is currently doing her professional placement with the lab and is working on a project to determine the pattern of shark bite clusters across Australia. The project aims to determine if shark bites predominately occur in clusters, and if so do these clusters travel in a wave from Western Australia across the Australian Bight and up the east coast. Darcie is mainly interested in the area of shark conservation research and hopes to expand her knowledge and understanding during placement about the roles of
sharks in the marine environment, how sharks interact with people in their environment and how this can be used to better educate the public, and the conservation efforts in place for sharks.

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