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Publications produced and/or co-authored by lab staff and students since 2019

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Clark-Shen, N., Xu Tingting, K., Rao, M., Cosentino-Roush, S., Sandrasegeren, R., Gajanur, A.R., Chapman, D.D., Lee Xin Ying, E., Flowers, K.I., Feldheim, K.A., Manjaji-Matsumoto, B.M. & Ng Zheng Hui, S. (2021) The sharks and rays at Singapore’s fishery ports. Fisheries Research, 235, 105805.

Baje, L., Chin, A., White, W.T., and Simpfendorfer, C.A. (2021) Ecological risk assessment of elasmobranchs caught in the Gulf of Papua prawn fishery. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems 

Dulvy, N.K., Pacoureau, N., Rigby, C.L., Pollom, R.A., Jabado, R.W., Ebert, D.A., Finucci, B., Pollock, C.M., Cheok, J., Derrick, D.H., Herman, K.B., Sherman, C.S., VanderWright, W.J., Lawson, J.M., Walls, R.H.L., Carlson, J.K., Charvet, P., Bineesh, K.K., Fernando, D., Ralph, G.M., Matsushiba, J.H., Hilton-Taylor, C., Fordham, S.V., and Simpfendorfer, C.A. (2021) Overfishing drives over one-third of all sharks and rays toward a global extinction crisis. Current Biology

Emmons, S.M., D'Alberto, B.M., Smart, J.J., and Simpfendorfer, C.A. (2021) Age and growth of tiger shark (Galeocerdo cuvier) from Western Australia. Marine and Freshwater Research 72(7), 950-963. 

Grant, M.I., White, W.T., Amepou, Y., Appleyard, S.A., Baje, L., Devloo-Delva, F., Feutry, P., Ibana, D., Jogo, D.J., Jogo, S., Kyne, P.M., Mana, R., Mapmani, N., Nagul, A., Roeger, D., Simpfendorfer, C.A., and Chin, A. (2021) Papua New Guinea: A Potential Refuge for Threatened Indo–Pacific River Sharks and Sawfishes. Frontiers in Conservation Science 2(48).

Grant, M.I., White, W.T., Amepou, Y., Baje, L., Diedrich, A., Ibana, D., Jogo, D.J., Jogo, S., Kyne, P.M., Li, O., Mana, R., Mapmani, N., Nagul, A., Roeger, D., Simpfendorfer, C.A., and Chin, A. Local knowledge surveys with small-scale fishers indicate challenges to sawfish conservation in southern Papua New Guinea. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems

Kyne, P.M., Oetinger, M., Grant, M.I. & Feutry, P. (2021) Life history of the Critically Endangered largetooth sawfish: a compilation of data for population assessment and demographic modelling. Endangered Species Research, 44, 79-88.

Meyer, L., Barry, C., Araujo, G., Barnett, A., Brunnschweiler, J.M., Chin, A., Gallagher, A., Healy, T., Kock, A., Newsome, D., Ponzo, A., and Huveneers, C. (2021) Redefining provisioning in marine wildlife tourism. Journal of Ecotourism, 1-20. 

Mukherji, S., Smart, J., D’Alberto, B., Baje, L., Chin, A., White, W., and Simpfendorfer, C.A. (2021) Preliminary age and growth estimates of the blue shark (Prionace glauca) from Papua New Guinea. Environmental Biology of Fishes

Pacoureau, N., Rigby, C.L., Kyne, P.M., Sherley, R.B., Winker, H., Carlson, J.K., Fordham, S.V., Barreto, R., Fernando, D., Francis, M.P., Jabado, R.W., Herman, K.B., Liu, K.-M., Marshall, A.D., Pollom, R.A., Romanov, E.V., Simpfendorfer, C.A., Yin, J.S., Kindsvater, H.K., and Dulvy, N.K. (2021) Half a century of global decline in oceanic sharks and rays. Nature 589(7843), 567-571. doi: 10.1038/s41586-020-03173-9

Raoult, V., Grant, M.I., Barbosa Martins, A.P., Feitosa, L.M., Braccini, M., Cardeñosa, D., Carlson, J., Chin, A., Curtis, T., Carvalho Costa, L.F., Rodrigues Filho, L.F., Giarrizzo, T., Nunes, J.L.S., Sales, J.B.L., Williamson, J.E., and Simpfendorfer, C.A. (2021) Assigning shark fin origin using species distribution models needs a reality check. Biology Letters 17(7), 20200907. 


Araujo, G., Legaspi, C., Matthews, K., Ponzo, A., Chin, A., and Manjaji-Matsumoto, B.M. Citizen science sheds light on the cryptic ornate eagle ray Aetomylaeus vespertilio. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems, Online version. 

Chin, A., and Hari, K. (2020) 'Predicting the impacts of mining of deepsea polymetallic nodules in the Pacific Ocean: A review of Scientific literature.' Deep Sea Mining Campaign and MiningWatch Canada, 52pp.

Healy, T.J., Hill, N.J., Barnett, A. and Chin, A. (2020) A global review of elasmobranch tourism activities, management and risk. Marine Policy 118, 103964.

Heupel, M., Simpfendorfer, C., Chin, A., Appleyard, S., Barton, D., Green, M., Johnson, G., McAuley, R. & White, W. (2020) Examination of connectivity of hammerhead sharks in northern Australia. Report to the National Environmental Science Program, Marine Biodiversity Hub. Australian Institute of Marine Science, Townsville.

Huerlimann, R., Cooper, M.K., Edmunds, R.C., Villacorta-Rath, C., Le Port, A., Robson, H.L.A., Strugnell, J.M., Burrows, D. & Jerry, D.R. Enhancing tropical conservation and ecology research with aquatic environmental DNA methods: an introduction for non-environmental DNA specialists. Animal Conservation 

Johnson, J.E., Allain, V., Basel, B., Bell, J.D., Chin, A., et al. (2020) Impacts of climate change on marine resources in the Pacific Island region, In Climate change and impacts in the Pacific. (Springer: Switzerland). 

McClean, N., van Putten, I.E., Sbrocchi, C., Chin, A. & Pillans, S. (2020) Reducing risk in human-shark interactions in NSW: Trialling a participatory approach to understanding beachgoer behaviour - summary report. Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, UTS, Sydney.

MacNeil, M.A, Chapman, D.D., Heupel, M., Simpfendorfer, C.A., et al. (2020) Global status and conservation potential of reef sharks. Nature 583, 801-806.

Martins, A.P.B., Heupel, M.R., Bierwagen, S.L., Chin, A., and Simpfendorfer, C. (2020) Diurnal activity patterns and habitat use of juvenile Pastinachus ater in a coral reef flat environment. PLOS ONE 15, e0228280.

Martins, A.P.B., Heupel, M.R., Bierwagen, S.L., Chin, A., and Simpfendorfer, C.A. (2020) Tidal–diel patterns of movement, activity and habitat use by juvenile mangrove whiprays using towed-float GPS telemetry. Marine and Freshwater Research, Online first. 

Sherman, C.S., Heupel, M.R., Johnson, M., Kaimuddin, M., Qamar, L.M.S., Chin, A. & Simpfendorfer, C.A. (2020) Repeatability of baited remote underwater video station (BRUVS) results within and between seasons. Plos One, 15, e0244154.

Sherman, C.S., Heupel, M.R., Moore, S.K., Chin, A., and Simpfendorfer, C.A. (2020) When sharks are away, rays will play: effects of top predator removal in coral reef ecosystems. Marine Ecology Progress Series 641, 145-157.

Schlaff, A.M., Heupel, M.R., Udyawer, V., and Simpfendorfer, C.A. (2020) Sex-based differences in movement and space use of the blacktip reef shark, Carcharhinus melanopterus. PLOS ONE 15, e0231142.

Smart, J.J., White, W.T., Baje, L., Chin, A., D'Alberto, B.M., Grant, M.I., Mukherji, S., and Simpfendorfer, C.A. (2020) Can multi-species shark longline fisheries be managed sustainably using size limits? Theoretically, yes. Realistically, no. Journal of Applied Ecology 57 (9), 1847-1860. 


Barnett, A., Abrantes, K., Chin, A., Fitzpatrick, R., Bradley, M., Diedrich, A. & Bennett, M.B. (2019) Prevalence and behaviour of sharks in Cid Harbour. Biopixel Oceans Foundation, James Cook University, Cairns, QLD.

Bierwagen, S.L., Pethybridge, H., Heupel, M.R., Chin, A., and Simpfendorfer, C.A. (2019) Trophic niches determined from fatty acid profiles of sympatric coral reef mesopredators. Marine Ecology Progress Series 632, 159-174.

Baje, L., Smart, J.J., Grant, M.I., Chin, A., White, W.T., et al. (2019) Age, growth and maturity of the Australian blackspot shark (Carcharhinus coatesi) in the Gulf of Papua. Pacific Conservation Biology25(4) 403-412

Chin, A., Baje, L., Donaldson, T., Gerhardt, K., Jabado, R.W., et al. (2019) The scientist abroad: Maximising research impact and effectiveness when working as a visiting scientist. Biological Conservation 238, 108231.

Chin, A., Cameron, D., and Saunders, R. (2019) Fisheries of the Great Barrier Reef. In The Great Barrier Reef: Biology, Environment and Management. (Ed. KM Hutchings P, Hoegh-Guldberg O) pp. 117-130. (CSIRO Publishing: Clayton South, VIC) 

Chin, A., Rigby, C., Short, A., and White, W.T. (2019) Verified records of Kuhl’s devil ray (Mobula kuhlii) in the Solomon Islands from citizen scientists. Pacific Conservation Biology 26 (1), 100-101.

Choat, J., Russell, B., and Chin, A. (2019) The fish assemblages of the Great Barrier Reef: their diversity and origin. In The Great Barrier Reef: biology, environment and management. (Ed. KM Hutchings P, Hoegh-Guldberg O) pp. 389-406. (CSIRO Publishing: Clayton South, VIC) 

D’Alberto, B.M., Carlson, J.K., Pardo, S.A. & Simpfendorfer, C.A. (2019) Population productivity of shovelnose rays: Inferring the potential for recovery. Plos One, 14, e0225183.

Grant, M.I., Kyne, P.M., Simpfendorfer, C.A., White, W.T., and Chin, A. (2019) Categorising use patterns of non-marine environments by elasmobranchs and a review of their extinction risk. Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries 29, 689–710.

Grant, M.I., Smart, J.J., Rigby, C.L., White, W.T., Chin, A., et al. (2019) Intraspecific demography of the silky shark (Carcharhinus falciformis): implications for fisheries management. ICES Journal of Marine Science 77, 241-255

Heupel, M.R., Munroe, S.E.M., Lédée, E.J.I., Chin, A., and Simpfendorfer, C.A. (2019) Interspecific interactions, movement patterns and habitat use in a diverse coastal shark assemblage. Marine Biology 166, 68.

Kanno, S., Schlaff, A.M., Heupel, M.R., and Simpfendorfer, C.A. (2019) Stationary video monitoring reveals habitat use of stingrays in mangroves. Marine Ecology Progress Series 621, 155-168

Martins, A.P.B., Heupel, M.R., Oakley-Cogan, A., Chin, A., and Simpfendorfer, C.A. (2019) Towed-float GPS telemetry: a tool to assess movement patterns and habitat use of juvenile stingrays. Marine and Freshwater Research 71 (1), 89-98.

Rigby, C., Appleyard, S., Chin, A., Heupel, M., Humber, F., Jeffers, V., Simpfendorfer, C., White, W., and Campbell, I.R. (2019) 'Rapid Assessment Toolkit for Sharks and Rays.' (WWF International and CSTFA, James Cook University) 

White, W.T., Baje, L., Appleyard, S.A., Chin, A., Smart, J.J., et al. (2019) Shark longline fishery of Papua New Guinea: size and species composition and spatial variation of the catches. Marine and Freshwater Research. 71 (6) 627-640

White, W.T., Baje, L., Simpfendorfer, C.A., Appleyard, S.A., Chin, A., et al. (2019) Elasmobranch bycatch in the demersal prawn trawl fishery in the Gulf of Papua, Papua New Guinea. Scientific Reports 9, 1-16.