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Details of  Russell John Shiel   


Gender male
Job title Visiting Research Fellow
University of Adelaide, Faculty of Science (
Faculty of Sciences Ground Floor, Darling Building (entrance opposite the Barr Smith Library) North Terrace Campus The University of Adelaide 5005
Tel 61-8-8313-5689
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Website http://www.adelaide.edu.au/directory/russell.shiel
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Job type Teaching/Education , Research , Technical Advice & Consulting
Research Area(s) Fisheries, Aquaculture , Limnology , Fisheries, Aquaculture , Limnology
Research Activities Plankton ecology and taxonomy, freshwater, estuarine, marine. Consultant work in environmental impact, aquaculture (food items) and ecotoxicology.
Skills/Expertise Invertebrate zoologist, training in Protista, Rotifera, Microcrustacea (Copepoda, Cladocera, Ostracoda)
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Russell SHIEL)

Kobayashi, T., T.J. Ralph, D.S. Ryder, S.J. Hunter, R.J. Shiel & H. Segers. (2015) Spatial dissimilarities in plankton structure and function during flood pulses in a semi-arid wetland system. Hydrobiologia 747(1): 19-31. DOI: 10.1007/s10750-014-2119-7
Furst, D.J., K.T. Aldridge, R.J. Shiel, G.G. Ganf, S. Mills & J.D. Brookes. (2014) Floodplain connectivity facilitates significant export of zooplankton to the main River Murray channel during a flood event. Inland Waters 4(4): 413-424.
Wedderburn, S.D., K.A. Hillyard & R.J. SHIEL. (2013) Zooplankton response to flooding of a drought refuge and implications for the endangered fish species Craterocephalus fluviatilis cohabiting with alien Gambusia holbrooki. Aquatic Ecology on line 08 June 2013: DOI 10.1007/s10452-013-9442-3.
Sinev, A.Y. & R.J. SHIEL. (2012) Extremalona timmsi gen. nov., sp. nov., a new cladoceran (Cladocera: Anomopoda: Chydoridae) from an acid saline lake in southwest Western Australia. J. Nat. Hist. 46: 2845-2865.
Meisterfeld, R., S.L. Stephenson, R.J. SHIEL, L.-W. Tan & W.A. Charleston. (2012) Ch. 7: Phylum Amoebozoa ? amoebas, pelobionts, slime moulds, and kin. in D.P. Gordon, D. (Ed.) New Zealand Inventory of Biodiversity. Vol. 3. Kingdoms Bacteria, Protozoa, Chromista, Plantae, Fungi. Canterbury University Press, Christchurch, New Zealand: 91-105.
Storey, A.W., S.A Halse, R.J SHIEL & S. Creagh. (2011). Aquatic fauna and water chemistry of the mound springs and wetlands of Mandora Marsh, north-western Australia. Journal of the Royal Society of Western Australia, 94: 455?473
Pinder, A.M., S.A. Halse, R.J. Shiel & J.M. McRae (2010). An arid zone awash with diversity: patterns in the distribution of aquatic invertebrates in the Pilbara region of Western Australia. In A.S. George, N.L. McKenzie and P. Doughty (Eds) ?A Biodiversity Survey of the Pilbara Region of Western Australia, 2002 ? 2007?. Records of the Western Australian Museum, Supplement 78, 205-246. W.A. Museum, Perth.
Webber, R.W., G.D. Fenwick, J.M. Bradford-Grieve, S.H. Eagar, J.S. Buckeridge, G.C.B. Poore, E.W. Dawson, L. Watling, J.B. Jones, J.B.J. Wells, N.L. Bruce, S.T. Ahyong, K. Larsen, M.A. Chapman, J. Olesen, J-S.Ho, J.D. Green, R.J. SHIEL, C.E.F. Rocha, A.-N. Lörz, G.J. Bird, & W.A. Charleston. (2010) Ch. 8 Phylum Arthropoda, Subphylum Crustacea - shrimps, crabs, lobsters, barnacles, slaters, and kin. In. Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) New Zealand Inventory of Biodiversity Volume 2. Chaetognatha, Ecdysozoa, Ichnofossils. Canterbury University Press, Christchurch, New Zealand: 98-232.
SHIEL, R.J., J.F. Costelloe, J.R.W. Reid, P. Hudson & J. Powling (2006). Zooplankton diversity and assemblages in arid zone rivers of the Lake Eyre Basin, Australia. Marine and Freshwater Research 57, 49-60. Van Damme, K., R.J. SHIEL & H.J. Dumont (2007). Notothrix halsei gen. n., sp. n., representative of a new family of freshwater cladocerans (Branchiopoda, Anomopoda) from SW-Australia, with a discussion of ancestral traits and a preliminary molecular phylogeny of the order. Zoologica Scripta 36, 465-487. Van Damme, K., R.J. SHIEL & H.J. Dumont (2007). Corrigendum. Gondwanotrichidae nom. nov. pro Nototrichidae Van Damme, Shiel & Dumont, 2007. Zoologica Scripta 36, 623. Kobayashi, T., R.J. SHIEL & H. Segers (2007). First record of the rotifer Lecane shieli Segers & Sanoamuang, 1994 from Australia. Australian Zoologist 34, 181-183. Bayly, I.A.E. & R.J. SHIEL (2008). Intersexuality in Boeckella triarticulata (Thomson) (Copepoda: Calanoida): a trap for unwary taxonomists. Crustaceana 81, 299-304. Segers, H. & R.J. SHIEL (2008). Diversity of cryptic Metazoa in Australian freshwaters: a new genus and two new species of sessile rotifer (Rotifera, Monogononta, Gnesiotrocha, Flosculariidae). Zootaxa 1750, 19-31. Sinev, A.Y & R.J. SHIEL (2008). Redescription of Alona macracantha Smirnov and Timms, 1983 and its assignment to Maraura gen. n. (Cladocera: Anomopoda: Chydoridae). J. Nat. Hist. 42, 2809-2824. Kobayashi, T., R.J. SHIEL, A.J. King, & A.G. Miskiewicz (2009). Chapter 7

Created: 2006-11-04 Last Updated: 2016-06-16