Dirk Zeller

Professor, PhD (JCU), BSc Hons (JCU), BSc (JCU)

  • The University of Western Australia (M092), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth

    Australia

  • 8064 Citations
  • 39 h-Index
1988 …2020
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Research Output 1988 2020

2020

Using harmonized historical catch data to infer the expansion of global tuna fisheries

Coulter, A., Cashion, T., Cisneros-Montemayor, A. M., Popov, S., Tsui, G., Sy, E., Le Manach, F., Palomares, M. L. D., Zeller, D. & Pauly, D., 2020, In : Fisheries Research. 221, 105379.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2019
3 Citations (Scopus)

Agreeing with FAO: Comments on SOFIA 2018

Pauly, D. & Zeller, D., Feb 2019, In : Marine Policy. 100, p. 332-333 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Open Access
FAO
Food and Agricultural Organization
fishery
aquaculture
fisheries

Corrigendum: Reconstructed Russian fisheries catches in the Barents Sea: 1950-2014

Popov, S. & Zeller, D., 2019, In : Frontiers in Marine Science. 6, p. 1-2 2 p., 33.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Open Access
3 Citations (Scopus)

Global trends in carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from fuel combustion in marine fisheries from 1950 to 2016

Greer, K., Zeller, D., Woroniak, J., Coulter, A., Winchester, M., Palomares, M. L. D. & Pauly, D., Sep 2019, In : Marine Policy. 107, 103382.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
marine fisheries
combustion
fishery
carbon dioxide
trend
2 Citations (Scopus)
marine fisheries
fishing effort
combustion
fishery
carbon dioxide

The hidden value of artisanal fisheries in Honduras

Canty, S., Funes, M., Box, S., Zylich, K., Derrick, B., Divovich, E., Lindop, A., Pauly, D. & Zeller, D., 1 Jun 2019, In : Fisheries Management and Ecology. 26, 3, p. 249-259 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

artisanal fishing
artisanal fishery
Honduras
fishery
fisheries

The making of a global marine fisheries catch database for policy development

Pauly, D. & Zeller, D., 2019, World seas: An environmental evaluation : Volume III: Ecological issues and environmental impacts. Sheppard, C. (ed.). 2nd ed. London: Academic Press, p. 221-235

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

policy development
fishery
catch statistics
Food and Agricultural Organization
marine fishery

Viewpoint: Back to the future for fisheries, where will we choose to go?

Zeller, D. & Pauly, D., 2019, In : Global Sustainability. 2, 8 p., e11.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
fishery
fishery science
fishing industry
seafood
overfishing
2018
5 Citations (Scopus)

Climate change impacts on marine biodiversity, fisheries and society in the Arabian Gulf

Wabnitz, C. C. C., Lam, V. W. Y., Reygondeau, G., Teh, L. C. L., Al-Abdulrazzak, D., Khalfallah, M., Pauly, D., Deng Palomares, M. L., Zeller, D. & Cheung, W. W. L., 1 May 2018, In : PLoS One. 13, 5, e0194537.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Fisheries
Persian Gulf
Climate Change
Biodiversity
Climate change
1 Citation (Scopus)

Establishing company level fishing revenue and profit losses from fisheries: A bottom-up approach

Cashion, T., de la Puente, S., Belhabib, D., Pauly, D., Zeller, D. & Rashid Sumaila, U., 20 Nov 2018, In : PLoS One. 13, 11, 20 p., e0207768.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Fisheries
profits and margins
Profitability
income
fisheries
12 Citations (Scopus)

Far from home: Distance patterns of global fishing fleets

Tickler, D., Meeuwig, J., Palomares, M. L. D., Pauly, D. & Zeller, D., 2018, In : Science Advances. 4, 8, p. eaar3279 8.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
2 Citations (Scopus)

Fisheries in Somali waters: reconstruction of domestic and foreign catches for 1950-2015

Cashion, T., Glaser, S., Persson, L., Roberts, PM. & Zeller, D., Jan 2018, In : Marine Policy. 87, p. 275-283

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

fishery
reconstruction
fisheries
water
Food and Agriculture Organization

Future of fishing for a vulnerable atoll: Trends in catch and catch-per-unit-effort in tokelau's domestic marine fisheries 1950-2016

White, R., Coghlan, A. R., Coulter, A., Palomares, M. L. D., Pauly, D. & Zeller, D., 10 Dec 2018, In : Frontiers in Marine Science. 5, DEC, 476.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
marine fisheries
Fisheries
atoll
catch per unit effort
Pacific Ocean Islands
42 Citations (Scopus)

Global marine fisheries discards: A synthesis of reconstructed data

Zeller, D., Cashion, T., Palomares, MLD. & Pauly, D., Jan 2018, In : Fish and Fisheries. p. 30-39 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
fishery discard
marine fisheries
fishery
fisheries
synthesis
5 Citations (Scopus)

Modern slavery and the race to fish

Tickler, D., Meeuwig, J. J., Bryant, K., David, F., Forrest, J. A. H., Gordon, E., Larsen, J. J., Oh, B., Pauly, D., Sumaila, U. R. & Zeller, D., 1 Dec 2018, In : Nature Communications. 9, 1, 4643.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Slavery
fisheries
Fisheries
fishes
slavery
1 Citation (Scopus)

Reconstructed Russian fisheries catches in the Barents Sea: 1950-2014

Popov, S. & Zeller, D., 2018, In : Frontiers in Marine Science. 5, 266.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
8 Citations (Scopus)

Reconstructing global marine fishing gear use: Catches and landed values by gear type and sector

Cashion, T., Al-Abdulrazzak, D., Belhabib, D., Derrick, B., Divovich, E., Moutopoulos, D. K., Noël, S. L., Palomares, M. L. D., Teh, L. C. L., Zeller, D. & Pauly, D., 1 Oct 2018, In : Fisheries Research. 206, p. 57-64 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

fishing gear
bycatch
fishery
fishing
bottom trawling
26 Citations (Scopus)

The economics of fishing the high seas

Sala, E., Mayorga, J., Costello, C., Kroodsma, D., Palomares, M. L. D., Pauly, D., Rashid Sumaila, U. & Zeller, D., 6 Jun 2018, In : Science Advances. 4, 6, eaat2504.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Oceans and Seas
Economics
Government Financing
Costs and Cost Analysis
Fisheries
7 Citations (Scopus)
153 Downloads (Pure)

The ’presentist bias’ in time-series data: implications for fisheries science and policy

Zeller, D. & Pauly, D., Apr 2018, In : Marine Policy. 90, p. 14-19

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
fishery policy
fishery science
fishery
time series
time series analysis
2017
2 Citations (Scopus)
172 Downloads (Pure)

An improved reconstruction of total marine fisheries catches for the New Hebrides and the Republic of Vanuatu, 1950-2014

Léopold, M., David, G., Raubani, J., Kaltavara, J., Hood, L. & Zeller, D., 6 Oct 2017, In : Frontiers in Marine Science. 4, OCT, 306.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Vanuatu
marine fisheries
Fisheries
fishery
food security
39 Citations (Scopus)

Comments on FAOs State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture (SOFIA 2016)

Pauly, D. & Zeller, D., Mar 2017, In : Marine Policy. 77, p. 176-181 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
3 Citations (Scopus)

Evidence of bias in assessment of fisheries management impacts

Slooten, E., Simmons, G., Dawson, SM., Bremner, G., Thrush, S., Whittaker, H., McCormack, F., Robertson, B., Haworth, N., Clarke, P., Pauly, D. & Zeller, D., 2017, In : PNAS. 114, 25, p. E4901-E4902 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

33 Citations (Scopus)

Most fish destined for fishmeal production are food-grade fish

Cashion, T., Le Manach, F., Zeller, D. & Pauly, D., Sep 2017, In : Fish and Fisheries. 18, 5, p. 837–844

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

food grades
food production
fish meal
fish
marine fisheries
147 Downloads (Pure)

Reconstructed marine fisheries catches at a remote island group: Pitcairn Islands (1950–2014)

Coghlan, AR., White, R., Dawson, TP., Irving, RA., Zeller, D. & Palomares, MLD., 2017, In : Frontiers in Marine Science. 4, 320, p. 1-9 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
6 Citations (Scopus)

Reconstruction of marine fisheries catches for the Republic of Malta (1950-2014)

Khalfallah, M., Dimech, M., Ulman, A., Zeller, D. & Pauly, D., 2017, In : Mediterranean Marine Science. 18, 2, p. 241-250

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Malta
marine fisheries
Fisheries
fishery
subsistence
4 Citations (Scopus)

Thailand's missing marine fisheries catch (1950-2014)

Derrick, B., Noranarttragoon, P., Zeller, D., Teh, L. C. L. & Pauly, D., 12 Dec 2017, In : Frontiers in Marine Science. 4, 11 p., 402.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Exclusive Economic Zone
marine fisheries
Fisheries
Thailand
fishing effort
16 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
FAO
catch statistics
Food and Agricultural Organization
fishery
aquaculture
2 Citations (Scopus)

The marine fisheries in Bulgaria's Exclusive Economic Zone, 1950-2013

Keskin, Ç., Ulman, A., Zylich, K., Raykov, V., Daskalov, G. M., Pauly, D. & Zeller, D., 2017, In : Frontiers in Marine Science. 4, 53.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Exclusive Economic Zone
marine fisheries
Fisheries
Bulgaria
Landing
10 Citations (Scopus)

War, fish, and foreign fleets: The marine fisheries catches of Sierra Leone 1950–2015

Seto, K., Belhabib, D., Mamie, J., Copeland, D., Vakily, J. M., Seilert, H., Baio, A., Harper, S., Zeller, D., Zylich, K. & Pauly, D., 1 Sep 2017, In : Marine Policy. 83, p. 153-163 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sierra Leone
marine fisheries
fishery
marine resource
fish
2016

Catch reconstruction: concepts, methods, and data sources

Zeller, D. & Pauly, D., 28 Apr 2016, Vancouver, Canada: Online Publication. Sea Around Us (www.seaaroundus.org). 45 p.

Research output: Book/ReportOther output

328 Citations (Scopus)

Catch reconstructions reveal that global marine fisheries catches are higher than reported and declining

Pauly, D. & Zeller, D., 19 Jan 2016, In : Nature Communications. 7, 10244.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
fisheries
Fisheries
agriculture
Agriculture
food
1 Citation (Scopus)

Conched out: Total reconstructed fisheries catches for the turks and caicos islands uncover unsustainable resource usage

Ulman, A., Burke, L., Hind, E., Ramdeen, R. & Zeller, D., 2016, In : Frontiers in Marine Science. 3, MAY, p. 1-9 71.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Panulirus argus
Fisheries
Hooks
fishery
fisheries
7 Citations (Scopus)

Cutting a lifeline to maritime crime: marine insurance and IUU fishing

Miller, D. D., Sumaila, U. R., Copeland, D., Zeller, D., Soyer, B., Nikaki, T., Leloudas, G., Fjellberg, S. T., Singleton, R. & Pauly, D., 1 Sep 2016, In : Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. 14, 7, p. 357-362 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

crime
insurance
fishing
vessel
fishing vessel
5 Citations (Scopus)

Filling a blank on the map: 60 years of fisheries in Equatorial Guinea

Belhabib, D., Hellebrandt da Silva, D., Allison, E. H., Zeller, D. & Pauly, D., 2016, In : Fisheries Management and Ecology. 23, 2, p. 119-132 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Equatorial Guinea
fishery
fisheries
food security
political conflict

Fisheries catch data reconstructions 1950-2010: Data forward carry methods to 2010

Zylich, K., Ang, M., Knip, D., Harper, S. & Zeller, D., 2016, Vancouver: University of British Columbia. 28 p. (Report of the Sea Around Us, Global Fisheries Cluster )

Research output: Book/ReportOther output

16 Citations (Scopus)

Fisheries catch under-reporting in The Gambia, Liberia and Namibia and the three large marine ecosystems which they represent

Belhabib, D., Mendy, A., Subah, Y., Broh, N. T., Jueseah, A. S., Nipey, N., Boeh, W. W., Willemse, N., Zeller, D. & Pauly, D., 1 Jan 2016, In : Environmental Development. 17, p. 157-174 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gambia
Liberia
Namibia
Food and Agricultural Organization
marine ecosystem

Global Atlas of Marine Fisheries: A critical appraisal of catches and ecosystem impacts

Pauly, D. (ed.) & Zeller, D. (ed.), 2016, Washington, D.C.: Island Press. 520 p.

Research output: Book/ReportEdited book/Anthology

Global catches of large pelagic fishes, with emphasis on the High Seas

Le Manach, F., Chavance, P., Cisneros-Montemayor, A. M., Lindop, A., Padilla, A., Schiller, L., Zeller, D. & Pauly, D., 2016, Global Atlas of Marine Fisheries: A critical appraisal of catches and ecosystem impacts. Pauly, D. & Zeller, D. (eds.). Washington, D.C.: Island Press, p. 34-45 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

Marine fisheries catch reconstruction: Definitions, sources, methods, and challenges

Zeller, D. & Pauly, D., 2016, Global Atlas of Marine Fisheries: A critical appraisal of catches and ecosystem impacts. Pauly, D. & Zeller, D. (eds.). Washington, D.C.: Island Press, p. 12-29 18 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

129 Citations (Scopus)

Nutrition: Fall in fish catch threatens human health

Golden, C. D., Allison, E. H., Cheung, W. W. L., Dey, M. M., Halpern, B. S., McCauley, D. J., Smith, M., Vaitla, B., Zeller, D. & Myers, S. S., 15 Jun 2016, In : Nature. 534, 7607, p. 317-320 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Pollutants in the Seas Around Us

Booth, S., Cheung, W. W. L., Coombs-Wallace, A. P., Lam, V. W. Y., Zeller, D., Christensen, V. & Pauly, D., 2016, Global Atlas of Marine Fisheries: A critical appraisal of catches and ecosystem impacts. Pauly, D. & Zeller, D. (eds.). Washington, D.C. : Island Press, p. 152-170 19 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

1 Citation (Scopus)

Reconstruction of domestic marine fisheries catches for Oman (1950-2015)

Khalfallah, M., Zylich, K., Zeller, D. & Pauly, D., 2016, In : Frontiers in Marine Science. 3, AUG, 152.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
marine fisheries
Oman
Fisheries
Food and Agricultural Organization
bycatch
37 Citations (Scopus)

Still catching attention: Sea Around Us reconstructed global catch data, their spatial expression and public accessibility

Zeller, D., Palomares, M. L. D., Tavakolie, A., Ang, M., Belhabib, D., Cheung, W. W. L., Lam, V. W. Y., Sy, E., Tsui, G., Zylich, K. & Pauly, D., 1 Aug 2016, In : Marine Policy. 70, p. 145-152 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
catch statistics
spatial data
accessibility
fisheries
fishery

The Sea Around Us catch database and its spatial expression

Lam, V. W. Y., Tavakolie, A., Zeller, D. & Pauly, D., 2016, Global Atlas of Marine Fisheries: A critical appraisal of catches and ecosystem impacts. Pauly, D. & Zeller, D. (eds.). Washington, D.C. [in press]: Island Press, p. 59-67 9 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

Toward a comprehensive estimate of global marine fisheries catches

Pauly, D. & Zeller, D., 2016, Global Atlas of Marine Fisheries: A critical appraisal of catches and ecosystem impacts. Pauly, D. & Zeller, D. (eds.). Washington, D.C.: Island Press, p. 171-181 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

14 Citations (Scopus)

Unreported catch and tourist demand on local fisheries of small island states: The case of the Bahamas, 1950-2010

Smith, N. S. & Zeller, D., Jan 2016, In : Fishery Bulletin. 114, 1, p. 117-131 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

small island state
Bahamas
tourists
Food and Agricultural Organization
tourism
2015

An estimate of the total catch in the Spanish Mediterranean Sea and Gulf of Cadiz regions (1950-2010)

Coll, M., Carreras, M., Cornax, M. J., Massutí, E., Morote, E., Pastor, X., Quetglas, A., Sáez, R., da Silva, L., Sobrino, I., Torres, M. A., Tudela, S., Harper, S., Zeller, D. & Pauly, D., 2015.

Research output: Working paper

An update of the reconstructed marine fisheries catches of Tanzania with taxonomic breakdown

Bultel, E., Doherty, B., Herman, A., Le Manach, F. & Zeller, D., 2015, Fisheries catch reconstructions in the Western Indian Ocean, 1950-2010. Le Manach, F. & Pauly, D. (eds.). Vancouver: University of British Columbia, p. 151-161 11 p. (Fisheries Centre Research Reports ; vol. 23, no. 2).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

A Reconstruction of Colombia’s marine fisheries catches

Lindop, A., Chen, T., Zylich, K. & Zeller, D., 2015.

Research output: Working paper

A reconstruction of marine fish catches in the Republic of Guatemala

Lindop, A., Ixquiac-Cabrera, M., Zylich, K. & Zeller, D., 2015.

Research output: Working paper