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Details of Dr. Chris Fulton   


Gender male
Job title Senior Lecturer
Department Evolution, Ecology & Genetics
The Australian National University (
Research School of Biology, The Australian National University Canberra 2601
The Australian National University Research School of Biology, The Australian National University
Regions Sea of Azov
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Website http://biology.anu.edu.au/chris_fulton/
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Degree PhD
Job type Research
Research Area(s) Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology
Research Activities Fish biology & ecology Fish swimming performance Flow tank experiments Coral reefs Biomechanics Behavioral ecology Macroecology Biophysical coupling Oceanography
Research Region 71, 100, 53, 93, 95, 55, 84
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Dr. Chris FULTON)

Noble, M.M., Pratchett, M.S., Coker, D.J., Cvitanovic, C., Fulton, C.J. 2014. Foraging in corallivorous butterflyfish varies with wave exposure. Coral Reefs 33, 351-361.
Fulton, C.J., Depczynski, M., Holmes, T.H., Noble, M.M., Radford, B., Wernberg, T.H., Wilson, S.K. 2014. Sea temperature shapes seasonal fluctuations in seaweed biomass within the Ningaloo coral reef ecosystem. Limnology & Oceanography 59, 156-166.
Fulton, C.J., Johansen, J.L., Steffensen, J.F. 2013. Energetic extremes in aquatic locomotion by coral reef fishes. PLoS ONE 8, e54033.
Cvitanovic, C., Wilson, S.K., Fulton, C.J. et al. 2013. Critical research needs for managing coral reef Marine Protected Areas: perspectives of academics and managers. Journal of Environmental Management 114, 84-91.
Fulton, C.J., Binning, S.A., Wainwright, P.C., Bellwood, D.R. 2013. Wave-induced abiotic stress shapes phenotypic diversity in a coral reef fish across a geographical cline. Coral Reefs 32, 685-689.
Noble, M.M., van Laake, G., Berumen, M., Fulton, C.J. 2013. Community change within a Caribbean coral reef marine protected area following two decades of local management. PLoS ONE 8, e54069.
Donaldson, J.A., Ebner, B.C., Fulton, C.J. 2013. Flow velocity underpins microhabitat selection by gobies of the Australian Wet Tropics. Freshwater Biology 58, 1038-1051.
Heatwole, S.J., Fulton, C.J. 2013. Behavioural flexibility in coral reef fishes responding to a rapidly changing environment. Marine Biology 160, 677-689.
Fulton, C.J. 2010. The role of swimming in reef fish ecology. In: Domenici, P., Kapoor, B.G. (eds) Fish swimming: an etho-ecological perspective. Chapter 12, Science Publishers, Enfield.
Bellwood, D.R., Fulton, C.J. 2008. Sediment-mediated suppression of herbivory on coral reefs: Decreasing resilience to rising sea levels and climate change? Limnology and Oceanography 53, 2695-2701.
Fulton CJ. 2007. Swimming speed performance in coral reef fishes: field validations reveal distinct functional groups. Coral Reefs doi 10.1007/s00338-007-0195-0
Johansen JL, Fulton CJ, Bellwood DR. 2007. Estimating the sustained swimming ability of coral reef fishes. Marine and Freshwater Research 58: 233-239.
Bellwood DR, Wainwright PC, Fulton CJ, Hoey AS. 2006. Functional versatility supports coral reef biodiversity. Proceedings of the Royal Society London B 273, 101-107.
Fulton CJ, Bellwood DR, Wainwright PC. 2005. Wave energy and swimming performance shape coral reef fish assemblages. Proceedings of the Royal Society London B 272, 827-832.
Fulton CJ, Bellwood DR. 2004. Wave exposure, swimming performance, and the structure of tropical and temperate reef fish assemblages. Marine Biology 144, 429-437.
Fulton CJ, Bellwood DR. 2002. Ontogenetic habitat use in labrid fishes: an ecomorphological perspective. Marine Ecology Progress Series 236, 255-262.
Bellwood, DR, Wainwright PC, Fulton CJ, Hoey AS. 2002. Assembly rules and functional groups at global biogeographical scales. Functional Ecology 16, 557-562.
Fulton CJ, Bellwood DR. 2002. Patterns of foraging in labrid fishes. Marine Ecology Progress Series 226, 135-142.

Created: 2007-05-29 Last Updated: 2014-06-04 by Chris FULTON