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Timothy J. Alexander

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JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS

Alexander, T.J. 2013. Cryptic invertebrates on subtidal rocky reefs vary with microhabitat structure and protection from fishing. Marine Ecology Progress Series 481: 93–104 [abstract]

Alexander, T.J., Gladstone, W. 2013. Assessing the effectiveness of a long-standing rocky intertidal protected area and its contribution to the regional conservation of species, habitats and assemblages. Aquatic conservation: marine and freshwater ecosystems 23: 111–123. [abstract]

Cohen, P.J., Alexander, T.J. 2013. Catch Rates, composition and fish size from reefs managed with periodically-harvested closures PLoS ONE 8(9): e73383. [abstract]

Alexander, T.J., Barrett, N.S., Haddon, M., Johnson, C.R., Edgar, G.J. 2009. Responses of mobile macroinvertebrates to reef structure and fishing in a temperate marine protected area. Marine Ecology Progress Series 389: 31-44. [abstract]

Gladstone, W., Alexander, T.J. 2005. A test of the higher-taxon approach in the identification of candidate sites for marine reserves. Biodiversity and Conservation 14: 3151-3168. [abstract]



MANUSCRIPTS IN PREPARATION AND REVIEW

Alexander, T.J., Johnson, C.R., Haddon, M., Barrett, N.S., Edgar, G.J. In review. Exploited invertebrate species in marine reserves show declining links with habitat structure through time. PloS One.

Alexander, T.J., Edgar, G.J., Barrett, N.S. Prep to re-submit. Influences of reef habitat structure, fish predators and macroalgae on spatial patterns of mobile macroinvertebrates on temperate Australian reefs. Journal of Biogeography.

Alexander, T.J., Thomson, R., Dawson, T., Hill, N., Bernard, A., McKininmonth, S., Stuart-Smith, R., Edgar, G.J. In prep. Global trends of multivariate spatial autocorrelation in fish assemblages. Global Ecology and Biogeography.

Alexander, T.J. In prep. Quantifying and characterizing reef habitat structure. Continental Shelf Research.

Alexander, T.J., Fowles, A., Edgar, G.J. In prep. Human impacts on cryptic invertebrates of subtidal rocky reefs. Marine Environmental Research.

Andrew, N.L., Schwarz, A-M.J., Alexander, T.J., Ramofafia, C., Boso, D., Kame, P., Bale, A., Hilly, Z. In prep. Resilience in practice:  building a participatory diagnosis and adaptive management programme for inshore resources in Solomon Islands. Global Environmental Change.

Mills, D., Pietukowski, A.,  Alexander, T.J., et al. In prep. Fisheries management principles in a poverty context. Fisheries Research.

Cameron, M., Edgar, G.J., Alexander, T.J., Barrett, N.S. In prep. Effects of physical habitat structure on temperate marine reef-fish community structure across inter and intra-bioregional scales. Journal of Biogeography.

Zupo, V., Alexander, T.J., Gambi, M.G., Buia, M.C. In prep. Biodiversity and food availability in shallow marine habitats. PloS One.

Cohen, P.J., Alexander, T.J., Hilly, Z., Oeta, J., Posala, R., Schwarz, A-M.J. In prep. Preserving culture: traditional language names for fish and marine invertebrates of Solomon Islands. Traditional Marine Resource Management and Knowledge Information Bulletin.



THESES

Alexander, T.J. 2002. Assessing the effectiveness of a long-standing rocky intertidal protected area and its contribution to the regional conservation of species, habitats and assemblages. B.Sc Hons. Thesis (Sustainable Resource Management). University of Newcastle, Australia.

Alexander, T.J. 2010. Responses of temperate mobile macroinvertebrates to reef habitat structure and protection from fishing. PhD thesis (Zoology / Quantitative Marine Science). University of Tasmania and CSIRO, Australia.



REPORTS

WorldFish 2013. Community-based marine resource management in Solomon Islands: A facilitators guide. CGIAR Research Program on Aquatic Agricultural Systems, Manual: AAS-2013-17. [report]

Alexander, T.J., Schwarz, A-M. 2011. Designing an institutional support strategy for community-based resource management. Coral Triangle Support Program Workshop Report, Solomon Islands.

Alexander, T.J., Manele, B., Schwarz, A-M, Topo, S., Liliqeto, W. 2011. Principles for best practice of community-based resource management in Solomon Islands. Coral Triangle Support Program, Solomon Islands. [report]

Schwarz, A.M., Alexander, T.J. 2011. Improving resilience and adaptive capacity of fisheries-dependent communities in Solomon Islands. ACIAR Final Report. Project FIS/2007/116. [report]

Alexander, T.J., Boso, D., Hilly, Z., Sibiti, S. 2010. Trialing a rapid-implementation approach to community-based marine resource management in Kariki, Shortland Islands, Solomon Islands. WorldFish Centre internal report.

Pietukowski, A., Alexander, T.J., Mills, D. In prep. Influence of net material and mesh size on catch composition for inshore gillnet fisheries in Western Region, Ghana. WorldFish Center. USAID.  Integrated Coastal and Fisheries Governance Initiative for the Western Region, Ghana.



TECHNICAL MANUALS

Alexander, T.J., Schwarz, A.M. 2011 Using catch per unit effort for community-based adaptive management: a manual for monitoring teams in Solomon Islands communities undertaking management of their marine resources.

Alexander, T.J., Schwarz, A.M. 2011 Using catch per unit effort for community-based adaptive management: a manual for trainers in CPUE methods for communities undertaking management in Solomon Islands.

Hilly, Z., Alexander, T.J. 2011. Fish handbook with local language names for reference in community-based marine resource management on Vella La Vella, Western Province Solomon Islands.



CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

Alexander, T.J., Edgar, G.E., Barrett, N.S., Haddon, M. 2009. Testing the spatial generality of invertebrate – habitat relationships in temperate Australia. Oral presentation. International Temperate Reef Symposium, Adelaide, Australia.

Alexander, T.J., Edgar, G.E., Barrett, N.S., Johnson, C.R., Haddon, M., Babcock, R.C. 2008. Responses of mobile macroinvertebrates to reef habitat structure and MPAs in temperate waters. Oral presentation. Conference of the Australian Marine Science Academy and New Zealand Marine Science Society, Christchurch, New Zealand.

Alexander, T.J., Edgar, G.E., Barrett, N.S. 2006. Responses of mobile invertebrates to reef habitat structure and fishing in temperate marine protected areas. Poster presentation. Conference of the Australian Society of Fish Biology, Hobart, Australia.

Alexander, T.J., Gladstone, W. 2001. A test of the representativeness and effectiveness of the Bouddi National Park Marine Extension for species inhabiting intertidal rocky reefs. Poster presentation. Coastal Management Conference, Newcastle, Australia.



WORKSHOPS

Conservation Biology in the 21st Century. September 2013. University of Fribourg, Fribourg, Switzerland.

Global human impacts on inshore ecosystems. November 2012. Reef Life Survey and Institute of Marine and Antarctic Studies. Maria Island, Tasmania, Australia.

Community-based resource management facilitators’ workshop. Honiara, Solomon Islands. August 2011. Organized, co-presented and facilitated four day workshop to members of national government ministries, provincial officers and non-government organizations on facilitating the implementation of community-based resource management in Solomon Islands (in Solomon Islands Pijin).

Gender analysis and mainstreaming in fisheries. May 2011. Solomon Islands Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources / WorldFish Centre. Honiara, Solomon Islands.

Basic needs for effective management of coastal fisheries and resources for Pacific Island Countries and Territories. April 2011. Secretariat of the Pacific Community. Nadi, Fiji. Shared 10 min presentation on the status of marine resource management and monitoring in Solomon Islands.

Coral Triangle Support Program workshop: designing an institutional support strategy for community-based resource management. April 2011. Solomon Islands Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources. Honiara, Solomon Islands. 15 min presentation on a trial of a rapid implementation approach to community-based resource management.

WorldFish annual internal workshop. December 2010. WorldFish Centre. Nusa Tupe, Solomon Islands. 15 min presentation in Solomon Islands Pijin on community-based marine resource management.

Nationally Relevant Environmental Monitoring: Existing Approaches and Future Opportunities. October 2009. Canberra, Australia. Commonwealth Environment Research Facilities (CERF) program, CSIRO. [media coverage]