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Gender male
Job title Professor
Tropical Research and Conservation Centre ( TRACC)
Pom Pom Island Semporna
Tropical Research and Conservation Centre Pom Pom Island
Regions Mediterranean Sea - Western Basin
Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin
Black Sea
Sea of Azov
Tel +60198309046
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Website http://tracc-borneo.org, http://coral-planting-borneo.webs.com
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Degree PhD
Job type Research
Research Area(s) Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Fisheries, Aquaculture , Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Fisheries, Aquaculture
Research Activities Present projects Coral reef restoration and coral reef replanting after destructive fishing. Coral reef ecology especially fish populations in relation to shark conservation and management I built, managed and ran The Green Connection Public Aquarium (http://the-green-connection.com) Protem chairman shark savers malaysia Marine surveys and coastal sensitivity mapping for commercial clients. Consultancy for marine aquaculture
Research Region SE Asian seas
Working languages English
Skills/Expertise coral, Coral reef restoration,coral reef replanting,Coral reef ecology,shark conservation and management,aquariums,biosecurity,water quality,husbandry, Marine surveys, Seabed mapping and surveys, Roxann surveys,coastal sensitivity mapping,marine and coastal aquaculture, shrimp farming, seabass farming, cage culture
Comments I have worked in 28 countries, mostly carribean, africa, middle east & SE Asia.
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by professor Steve OAKLEY)

Oakley S.G., 2007 Impacts of climate change and sea level rise on UNOCAL operations in NE Kalimantan. Consultant report to UNOCAL Indonesia, 541pp.
Oakley S.G., 2007 Oil Spill Contingency Plan for NE Kalimantan. Consultant report to UNOCAL Indonesia, 98 pp
S. Holyoak, S. Oakley, J. Elder, D. Bell, and L. Miller, (2005) Understanding the environmental impact of de-commissioning; the established marine ecosystem associated with offshore platforms, Brunei Darussalam. in proceedings of SPE Asia Pacific Health, Safety and Environment Conference and Exhibition, 19-21 September 2005, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia ISBN 978-1-55563-995-2 (pdf)
Oakley S. G., (2004) Oil Spill Contingency Plan for Brunei Dar Essallam Consultant report to Brunei Shell, 112 pp
Oakley, S.G., [2004], Tropical Marine Biodiversity of the World: a Treasure Worth Preserving, inĀ  Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems (EOLSS), Developed under the Auspices of the UNESCO, EOLSS Publishers, Oxford ,UK,
Manica, A., Pilcher, N., & Oakley, S. (2002) A new Chrisiptera species from the Spratley Islands. Malayan Nature Journal 56 (3): 301-304
Oakley, S. (2001) Issues, Trends and Integrated Development in Coastal Zone Management In INTEGRATED COASTAL ZONE MANAGEMENT Published by Sarawak Development Journal : June 2001
Oakley S.G. & Pilcher N.,(2001) Integrated Coastal Zone Management plan for East Malaysia. IBEC, UNIMAS, Sarawak. Malaysia
Oakley S.G., (2000) Seas of Borneo chapter in Seas at the Millennium, Elsevier Press.
Harding. S, C. Lowery, M.Colmer & S. Oakley (2000) A preliminary species checklist of reef fish for the Banggi Channel, Pulau Banggi, Sabah. Proceedings of the Sixth Biennial Borneo Research Conference, July 2000, Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia. p. 105-125.
Harding. S, C. Lowery & S. Oakley, (2000) Comparison between complex and simple reef survey techniques using volunteers: is the effort justified. In: Moosa MK, Soemodihardjo, S, Soegiarto A, Romimohtarto K, Nontji A, Soekarno, Suharsono (eds) Proceedings of the 9th international coral reef symposium. International Coral Reef Society, Bali, p 883–889
Oakley, S. and N. Pilcher. (2000) Marine protected areas for sustainable fisheries management: Layang Layang Reef as a Source of Larvae in the South China Sea. In Cabanban, A. S. and M. Phillips (eds.). Aquaculture of coral reef fishes and sustainable fisheries. Sabah, Malaysia: Institute of development Studies, Sabah, Malaysia.
Pilcher, N., Oakley, S. and Ghazally Ismail. (1999). Layang-Layang: A Drop in the Ocean. Kota Kinabalu: Natural History Publications (Borneo) Perlius Press.
1999 Oakley S., N. Pilcher, K Atack, C Digges, S Enderby, G Mackey, R Clubb, K Stapelton, T S Mei, C Huet . Reefs under attack: the status of coral reefs of Sabah, East Malaysia in 4th International Conference on the Marine Biology of the South China Sea SCS Conference October (1999)
Ghazally I., N. Pilcher, S. Oakley, M., Murtedza & A., Lamri. 1998. Marine biodiversity conservation in Sabah: Moving past the rhetorical stages. In: Biodiversity Conservation In ASEAN: Emerging Issues & Regional Needs. I., Ghazally & M., Murtedza (Eds.). London: ASEAN Academic Press Ltd. Pp. 165 – 186.
Oakley, S. G. (1988) Settlement and growth of Antipathes pennacea on a shipwreck Coral Reefs Volume 7, Number 2, 77-79,

Created: 2011-10-18 Last Updated: 2015-05-17 by Steve OAKLEY