Megafauna Interactions with Industry
Monday, 29 November 2021
Theme 3 – Megafauna Interactions with Industry
Chairs - Michele Thums - Australian Institute for Marine Science & Rob Harcourt - Macquarie University
Exposure of marine megafauna to industry and other anthropogenic threats in the North-west
Luciana Ferreira, Australian Institute of Marine Science
The Continental IMOS Acoustic Network
Fabrice Jaine, Sydney Institute of Marine Science
Whale shark interactions with oil platforms
Paul Thomson, University of Western Australia
Animals as Oceanographers, data delivery and accessibility
Clive McMahon, Sydney Institute of Marine Science
Impact of environmental variability on the Patagonian Toothfish (Dissostichus eleginoides) fishery
Stuart Corney, University of Tasmania
Panel Discussion with Panel Chair – Luke Smith (University of Western Australia) and Rob Harcourt (Macquarie University, Integrated Marine Observing System - Animal Tracking Facility)
Scientific gaps – how do we support and manage industry to ensure these gaps are not serious impediments
Good quantitative understanding of spatial use in a timely fashion – where are the actual interactions?
How individual species respond to stressors such as noise, debris, habitat loss?
How do adverse impacts on individuals' feedback to populations?