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Details of Dr. Stephen John Newman   


Gender male
Job title Principal Research Scientist
Department Fisheries Research Division
Western Australian Fisheries and Marine Research Laboratories, Department of Fisheries, Government of Western Australia PO Box 20
North Beach
Western Australia
Regions Sea of Azov
Tel 61 (8) 9203 0111
Fax 61 (8) 9203 0199
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Website http://www.fish.wa.gov.au/, http://www.fish.wa.gov.au/Sustainability-and-Environment/Fisheries-Science/Pages/staff-profiles/Dr-Stephen-J-Newman.aspx
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Degree BSc (Hons), PhD
Job type Research
Research Area(s) Fisheries, Aquaculture , Fisheries, Aquaculture
Research Activities Currently undertaking research in fisheries in Western Australia, including fishery monitoring, stock assessment, design and implementation of research projects in the tropical regions of Western Australia. Research interests include understanding the nature and causes of spatial and temporal variability in the distribution and abundance of tropical multi-species fish stocks. fish taxonomy. Stock identity of tropical fish. Determination of age, growth and mortality parameters and the reproductive biology of fishes of commercial and recreational fishing significance. Causes of spatial variability in the demographic parameters of tropical fish stocks. Selectivity of fishing gears and fishery assessment techniques.
Research Region 71, 72, 84
Skills/Expertise Fisheries ecology, fisheries research and management

Group(s): GLODIR
Created: 1998-02-25 Last Updated: 2015-06-08 by Stephen NEWMAN