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PERSONAL DATA

Gender male
Job title Research Associate
Department Research and Conservation
Institution
Bermuda Aquarium, Museum & Zoo ( BAMZ)
Bermuda Zoological Society P.O. Box FL 145 Flatts FLBX
Address
Bermuda Aquarium, Museum & Zoo Bermuda Zoological Society P.O. Box FL 145
Flatts
FLBX
Bermuda
Tel (441) 505 8424
Email
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Website http://www.bzs.org, http://www.bermudabream.org
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PROFESSIONAL DATA

Degree PhD
Job type Research
Research Area(s) Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Chemical Oceanography , Physical Oceanography , Fisheries, Aquaculture , Pollution , Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Chemical Oceanography , Physical Oceanography , Fisheries, Aquaculture , Pollution
Research Activities Chief Scientist of the Bermuda Reef Ecosystem Analysis and Monitoring Programme. Owner of Murdoch Marine Ltd - marine environmental consultants in Bermuda

ReefCheck coordinator for Bermuda (pending)
Research Region 36, 35, Gulf of Mexico
Skills/Expertise Marine Ecology, Coral Reefs, Benthic, Fishes, GIS, boat pilot, graphic design, underwater photography, underwater videography
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Dr. Thaddeus MURDOCH)

Precht WF, Aronson RB, Deslarzes KPJ, Robbart ML, Murdoch TJT, Gelber A, Evans DJ, Gearheart B, Zimmer B (20060 Long-term monitoring at the East and West Flower Garden Banks, 2002-2003: Final report. U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Minerals Management Service, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region, New Orleans, Louisiana. OCS Study MMS 2006-035. 182pp. Murdoch TJT (2006) Population outbreak of the Tritonia hamnerorum nudibranch, an obligate grazer on the purple sea fan Gorgonia ventalina, across Bermuda?s northern reefs in 2005. BBP Special Publication 2006-003 Aronson RB, Precht WF, Murdoch TJT, Robbart ML (2005) Long-term persistence of coral assemblages on the Flower Garden Banks, northwestern Gulf of Mexico: Implications for science and management. Gulf of Mexico Science 1:84-94. Miller MW, Aronson RB, Murdoch TJT (2003) Monitoring coral reef macroalgae: Different pictures from different methods. Bulletin of Marine Science. 72(1):199-206.
Aronson, RB, Macintyre IG, Precht WF, Murdoch TJT, Wapnick CM [2002] The expanding scale of species turnover events on coral reefs in Belize. Ecological Monographs, 72(2), 233-249
Aronson RB, Precht WP, Macintyre IG, and Murdoch TJT [2000] Coral Bleach-Out in Belize Nature, 405, 36
Murdoch TJT, Aronson RB [1999] Scale-dependent spatial variability of coral assemblages along the Florida Reef Tract Coral Reefs, 18, 341-351
Do no-take reserves benefit Florida?s corals? 14 years of change and stasis in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary LT Toth, R van Woesik, TJT Murdoch, SR Smith, JC Ogden, WF Precht, ... Coral Reefs, 1-13
Threats to coral reefs of Bermuda SR Smith, S Sarkis, TJT Murdoch, E Weil, A Croquer, NR Bates, ... Coral Reefs of the United Kingdom Overseas Territories, 173-188
Murdoch TJT, Glasspool AF, Outerbridge M, Ward J, Manuel S, Gray J, Nash A, Coates KA, Pitt J, Fourqurean JW, Barnes PA, Vierros M, Holzer K, Smith SR (In Press) Large-scale decline of offshore seagrass meadows in Bermuda. Marine Ecology Progress Series
Bermuda A Logan, T Murdoch Encyclopedia of Modern Coral Reefs, 118-123
Biology and ecology of corals and fishes on the Bermuda Platform SR Smith, S de Putron, TJT Murdoch, JM Pitt, I Nagelkerken Coral Reefs of the United Kingdom Overseas Territories, 135-151


Created: 2003-03-27 Last Updated: 2014-07-09 by Thaddeus MURDOCH