Presented by: Garry Russ
Date: Tuesday Friday 4th July 2014
Seminar type: CoralCoE symposium
Presentation given at the ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies 2014 Symposium: The Future of Coral Reefs.
Biography: Garry is a Chief Investigator in the ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies and a Professor in Marine Biology at James Cook University. Garry studies the biology of reef fish of commercial and recreational fishing significance. A major area of his applied research involves population and community dynamics of reef fish of commercial significance. In the Coral Triangle region and Australia, he is undertaking long-term (25 year) studies of reef fish populations inside and outside marine reserves. Garry has published over 75 papers in international journals. In 1999, he received a prestigious Pew Fellowship in Marine Conservation jointly with his long-time colleague Dr Angel Alcala.