New paper on variations in coral reef fish trophic strategies (Cybulski et. al., Ecol. Evol.)

Improving stable isotope assessments of inter- and intra-species variation in coral reef fish trophic strategies Jonathon D. Cybulski1,2, Christina Skinner3, Zhongyue Wan2, Carmen K. M. Wong4, Robert J. Toonen5, Michelle R. Gaither6, Keryea Soong7, Alex S.J. Wyatt3, David M. Baker1,2 1The Swire Institute of Marine | Click for More →

Grant success: RGC General Research Fund

Dr Wyatt has been awarded a General Research Fund (GRF) grant by the Research Grants Council (RGC) of Hong Kong to explore diet variations in valuable marine species using tissue isotope analyses. Title: Individual- and species-level feeding specialisations and resource dependencies of valuable marine species | Click for More →

Postdoctoral Research Associate(s) in coral reef ecology and oceanography / isotope ecology

An opening is available for one or more outstanding postdoctoral researchers wishing to continue their research on coral reef ecology or oceanography, or isotope ecology, focusing on efforts to enhance understanding and stewardship of marine ecosystems and associated species. The successful candidate will be a | Click for More →

New paper on stable isotope biases in shark tissues (Bennett-Williams et. al., Front. Mar. Sci.)

A Multi-Tissue, Multi-Species Assessment of Lipid and Urea Stable Isotope Biases in Mesopredator Elasmobranchs Joshua Bennett-Williams1, Christina Skinner1, Alex S. Wyatt1,2, Rona A. R. McGill3 and Trevor J. Willis4 1Department of Ocean Science, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong | Click for More →

RGC Postdoctoral Fellowship Scheme (PDFS) for 2022/23

An opening is available for an outstanding postdoctoral researcher wishing to continue their research on marine biogeochemistry and trophic ecology in collaboration with Dr Alex S.J. Wyatt and the Oceanographic Ecology Laboratory. The successful candidate will join the Department of Ocean Science at The Hong Kong University | Click for More →

Postdoctoral Research Associate in marine biogeochemistry / trophic ecology

An opening is available for an outstanding postdoctoral researcher wishing to continue their research on marine biogeochemistry and trophic ecology, focusing on efforts to enhance understanding and stewardship of tropical coral reef ecosystems and associated species. The successful candidate will be a Research Associate in | Click for More →

Global analysis reveals how sharks travel the oceans to find food

A major international collaboration, including AORI researcher Dr. Alex Wyatt and authors from 20 other countries, could help global efforts to overturn recent declines in the world’s shark population by providing greater insight into the feeding habits of the world’s most misunderstood fish. Led by | Click for More →

New paper on the trophic geography of sharks (Bird et al., Nature Ecology & Evolution)

A global perspective on the trophic geography of sharks Christopher S. Bird 1,71*, Ana Veríssimo2,3, Sarah Magozzi1, Kátya G. Abrantes4, Alex Aguilar5, Hassan Al-Reasi6, Adam Barnett4, Dana M. Bethea7,72, Gérard Biais8, Asuncion Borrell 5, Marc Bouchoucha9, Mariah Boyle10, Edward J. Brooks11, Juerg Brunnschweiler12, Paco Bustamante | Click for More →