CURRENT PROJECTS

Fabrice's current research explores the following themes through various active collaborations, grants and student supervision:

IMOS Animal Tracking Facility

2016 - present

Continental-scale tracking of movements of Australian marine species to examine population structure and climate change impacts as part of Australia's Integrated Marine Observing System (IMOS, www.imos.org).

Distribution and Foraging Ecology of Australian Cownose Rays

2019 - present

A pilot project investigating the trends in sightings and foraging ecology of elusive Australian cownose rays (Rhinoptera neglecta) off the coast of New South Wales, Australia. A collaboration between Macquarie University, SIMS, NSW Department of Primary Industries (Fisheries Research) and Newcastle University.

Manta and Devil Rays

2009 - present

Population and movement ecology of manta and devil rays in Australia and globally.

Movements and Ecology of Yellowtail Kingfish in New South Wales waters

2020 - 2021

Filling knowledge gaps about the ecology and movements of Yellowtail Kingfish (Seriola lalandi) in NSW waters, and connectivity with other jurisdictions.

Pelagic Vertebrates of the Lord Howe Island Marine Park

2020 - present

Diversity and use of Marine Protected Areas by pelagic marine vertebrates via environmental DNA metabarcoding. A collaboration between SIMS, the Australian Museum and the NSW Department of Primary Industries (Marine Parks). Funded by the Sea World Research and Rescue Foundation.

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