Professor Russ is a Professor in the School of Marine and Tropical Biology at JCU. His research interests on the Great Barrier Reef include studies of the biology and fisheries of reef fish of commercial and recreational fishing value (mostly serranids, lutjanids and lethrinids). Specific areas of research include age and growth, reproduction, mortality, movements, fish traps as sampling devices, catch per unit effort and stock assessment.

Dr. Dan Metcalfe is Research Program Leader for the Ecology Program at CSIRO Ecosystem Sciences. He completed fieldwork for his PhD in the rainforests of South-east Asia before taking up a post-doctoral position in Australia working on the ecology and physiology of rainforest seedlings. He then returned to the UK for eight years working in academia before returning to Australia in 2004 to work with CSIRO Atherton.

Professor Helene Marsh is Distinguished Professor of Environmental Science and the Dean of Graduate Research Studies at James Cook University. She is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering and Co-Leader of the Species of Conservation Concern program of the Australian Government’s National Environmental Research Program (NERP) Tropical Ecosystems Hub.

Dr. Hamann is a Principal Research Fellow and Senior Lecturer in James Cook University’s School of Earth and Environmental Sciences. He is also a member of the IUCN Marine Turtle Specialist Group and serves as a Regional Vice Co-Chair for the Australasia region. He also has an active role in developing marine turtle conservation programs in Viet Nam and Malaysia.

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