Mark Meekan

Dr

  • The University of Western Australia (M470), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth

    Australia

  • 3064 Citations
  • 32 h-Index
20092020

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A boundary current drives synchronous growth of marine fishes across tropical and temperate latitudes

Ong, J. J. L., Rountrey, A. N., Black, B. A., Nguyen, H. M., Coulson, P. G., Newman, S. J., Wakefield, C. B., Meeuwig, J. J. & Meekan, M. G., 1 May 2018, In : Global Change Biology. 24, 5, p. 1894-1903 10 p.

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8 Citations (Scopus)

A Comparison of Measures of Boldness and Their Relationships to Survival in Young Fish

White, J. R., Meekan, M., Mccormick, M. I. & Ferrari, M. C. O., 2013, In : PLoS One. 8, 7, p. 11pp

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25 Citations (Scopus)

A comparison of the seasonal movements of tiger sharks and green turtles provides insight into their predator-prey relationship.

Fitzpatrick, R., Thums, M., Bell, I., Meekan, M., Stevens, J. D. & Barnett, A., 2012, In : PLoS One. 7, p. pp11

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38 Citations (Scopus)

Adaptive Avoidance of Reef Noise

Simpson, S. D., Radford, A. N., Tickle, E. J., Meekan, M. & Jeffs, A. G., 2011, In : PLoS One. 6, p. 5pp

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41 Citations (Scopus)

Aerobic scope predicts dominance during early life in a tropical damselfish

Killen, S. S., Mitchell, M. D., Rummer, J. L., Chivers, D. P., Ferrari, M. C. O., Meekan, M. & Mccormick, M. I., Dec 2014, In : Functional Ecology. 28, 6, p. 1367-1376

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75 Citations (Scopus)

Artificial light disrupts the nearshore dispersal of neonate flatback turtles Natator depressus

Wilson, P., Thums, M., Pattiaratchi, C., Meekan, M., Pendoley, K., Fisher, R. & Whiting, S., 30 Jul 2018, In : Marine Ecology Progress Series. 600, p. 179-192 14 p.

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5 Citations (Scopus)

Artificial light on water attracts turtle hatchlings during their near shore transit

Thums, M., Whiting, S. D., Reisser, J., Pendoley, K. L., Pattiaratchi, C. B., Proietti, M., Hetzel, Y., Fisher, R. & Meekan, M. G., 2016, In : Royal Society Open Science. 3, 5, 160142.

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26 Citations (Scopus)

Asymptotic Growth of Whale Sharks Suggests Sex-Specific Life-History Strategies

Meekan, M. G., Taylor, B. M., Lester, E., Ferreira, L. C., Sequeira, A. M. M., Dove, A. D. M., Birt, M. J., Aspinall, A., Brooks, K. & Thums, M., 16 Sep 2020, In : Frontiers in Marine Science. 7, 575683.

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Behavioral evidence suggests facultative scavenging by a marine apex predator during a food pulse

Hammerschlag, N., Bell, I., Fitzpatrick, R., Gallagher, A. J., Hawkes, L. A., Meekan, M., Stevens, J. D., Thums, M., Witt, M. J. & Barnett, A., 2016, In : Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 70, 10, p. 1777-1788

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15 Citations (Scopus)

Big data analyses reveal patterns and drivers of the movements of southern elephant seals

Rodríguez, J. P., Fernández-Gracia, J., Thums, M., Hindell, M. A., Sequeira, A. M. M., Meekan, M. G., Costa, D. P., Guinet, C., Harcourt, R. G., McMahon, C. R., Muelbert, M., Duarte, C. M. & Eguíluz, V. M., 8 Mar 2017, In : Scientific Reports. 7, 1, 112.

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20 Citations (Scopus)

Biologging tags reveal links between fine-scale horizontal and vertical movement behaviours in tiger sharks (Galeocerdo cuvier)

Andrzejaczek, S., Gleiss, A. C., Lear, K. O., Pattiaratchi, C. B., Chapple, T. & Meekan, M., 1 Jan 2019, In : Frontiers in Marine Science. 6, APR, 13 p., 229.

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Open Access
5 Citations (Scopus)

Bioturbation by stingrays at Ningaloo Reef, Western Australia

O'Shea, O., Thums, M., Van Keulen, M. & Meekan, M., 2011, In : Marine and Freshwater Research. 63, 3, p. 189-197

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32 Citations (Scopus)

Caught in the Middle: Combined Impacts of Shark Removal and Coral Loss on the Fish Communities of Coral Reefs

Ruppert, J. L. W., Travers, M. J., Smith, L. L., Fortin, M-J. & Meekan, M., 2013, In : PLoS One. 8, 9, p. 9pp

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96 Citations (Scopus)

Changes in size distributions of commercially exploited sharks over 25 years in northern Australia using a Bayesian approach

Field, IC., Buckworth, RC., Yang, JG., Meekan, M., Johnson, G., Stevens, JD., Pillans, RD., Mcmahon, CR. & Bradshaw, CJA., 2012, In : Fisheries Research. 125-126, p. 262–271

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11 Citations (Scopus)

Cleaner wrasse influence habitat selection of young damselfish

Sun, D., Cheney, K. L., Werminghausen, J., Mcclure, E. C., Meekan, M., Mccormick, M. I., Cribb, T. H. & Grutter, A. S., Jun 2016, In : Coral Reefs. 35, 2, p. 427-436

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5 Citations (Scopus)
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Climatic effects on the growth of a temperate reef fish from the Southern Hemisphere: a biochronological approach

Gillanders, BM., Black, BA., Meekan, M. & Morrison, MA., 2012, In : Marine Biology. 159, p. 1327-1333

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27 Citations (Scopus)

Contrasting environmental drivers of adult and juvenile growth in a marine fish: Implications for the effects of climate change

Ong, J., Rountrey, A., Meeuwig, J., Newman, S., Zinke, J. & Meekan, M., 2015, In : Scientific Reports. 5, p. 10859

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28 Citations (Scopus)

Contrasting patterns of residency and space use of coastal sharks within a communal shark nursery

Oh, Z. L. B., Thums, M., Babcock, R., Meeuwig, J. J., Pillans, R. D., Speed, C. W. & Meekan, M. G., 5 Apr 2017, In : Marine and Freshwater Research. 68, 8, p. 1501 1517 p.

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10 Citations (Scopus)

Convergence of marine megafauna movement patterns in coastal and open oceans

Sequeira, A. M. M., Rodríguez, J. P., Eguíluz, V. M., Harcourt, R., Hindell, M., Sims, D. W., Duarte, C. M., Costa, D. P., Fernández-Gracia, J., Ferreira, L. C., Hays, G. C., Heupel, M. R., Meekan, M. G., Aven, A., Bailleul, F., Baylis, A. M. M., Berumen, M. L., Braun, C. D., Burns, J., Caley, M. J. & 38 others, Campbell, R., Carmichael, R. H., Clua, E., Einoder, L. D., Friedlaender, A., Goebel, M. E., Goldsworthy, S. D., Guinet, C., Gunn, J., Hamer, D., Hammerschlag, N., Hammill, M., Hückstädt, L. A., Humphries, N. E., Lea, M-A., Lowther, A., Mackay, A., McHuron, E., McKenzie, J., McLeay, L., McMahon, C. R., Mengersen, K., Muelbert, M. M. C., Pagano, A. M., Page, B., Queiroz, N., Robinson, P. W., Shaffer, S. A., Shivji, M., Skomal, G. B., Thorrold, S. R., Villegas-Amtmann, S., Weise, M., Wells, R., Wetherbee, B., Wiebkin, A., Wienecke, B. & Thums, M., Mar 2018, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 115, 12, p. 3072-3077 6 p.

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35 Citations (Scopus)

Cross-continent comparisons reveal differing environmental drivers of growth of the coral reef fish, Lutjanus bohar

Ong, J. J. L., Rountrey, A. N., Marriott, R. J., Newman, S. J., Meeuwig, J. J. & Meekan, M. G., 1 Mar 2017, In : Coral Reefs. 36, 1, p. 195-206 12 p.

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5 Citations (Scopus)

Crucial knowledge gaps in current understanding of climate change impacts on coral reef fishes

Wilson, S. K., Adjeroud, M., Bellwood, D. R., Berumen, M. L., Booth, D., Bozec, Y. M., Chabanet, P., Cheal, A., Cinner, J., Depczynski, M., Feary, D. A., Gagliano, M., Graham, N. A. J., Halford, A. R., Halpern, B. S., Harborne, A. R., Hoey, A. S., Holbrook, S. J., Jones, G. P., Kulbiki, M. & 13 others, Letourneur, Y., De Loma, T. L., Mcclanahan, T., Mccormick, M. I., Meekan, M., Mumby, P. J., Munday, P. L., Ohman, M. C., Pratchett, M. S., Riegl, B., Sano, M., Schmitt, R. J. & Syms, C., 2010, In : The Journal of Experimental Biology. 213, p. 894-900

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67 Citations (Scopus)

Decoding fingerprints: elemental composition of vertebrae correlates to age-related habitat use in two morphologically similar sharks

Tillett, B. J., Meekan, M., Parry, D., Munksgaard, N., Field, I. C., Thorburn, D. & Bradshaw, C. J. A., 2011, In : Marine Ecology-Progress Series. 434, p. 133-142

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32 Citations (Scopus)

Depth-dependent dive kinematics suggest cost-efficient foraging strategies by tiger sharks

Andrzejaczek, S., Gleiss, A., Lear, K. O., Pattiaratchi, C., Chapple, T. K. & Meekan, M., 19 Aug 2020, In : Royal Society Open Science. 7, 8, 14 p., 200789.

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Diet and condition of mesopredators on coral reefs in relation to shark abundance

Barley, S. C., Meekan, M. G. & Meeuwig, J. J., 1 Apr 2017, In : PLoS One. 12, 4, e0165113.

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10 Citations (Scopus)
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Dietary partitioning by five sympatric species of stingray (Dasyatidae) on coral reefs

O'Shea, O., Thums, M., Van Keulen, M., Kempster, R. M. & Meekan, M., 2013, In : Journal of Fish Biology. 82, 6, p. 1805-1820

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32 Citations (Scopus)
39 Citations (Scopus)

Does a snapshot show the whole picture? Intrinsic limitations to growth inference of the short lived and fast growing

Grist, E. P. M., Jackson, G. D. & Meekan, M., 2011, In : Environmental Biology of Fishes. 90, p. 111-120

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4 Citations (Scopus)

Does provisioning for tourism harm whale sharks at Oslob? A review of the evidence and reply to Ziegler et al. (2018)

Meekan, M. & Lowe, J., 1 Dec 2019, In : Tourism Management. 75, p. 626-629 4 p.

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2 Citations (Scopus)

Effectiveness of Biological Surrogates for Predicting Patterns of Marine Biodiversity: A Global Meta-Analysis

Mellin, C., Delean, S., Caley, J., Edgar, G., Meekan, M., Pitcher, R., Przeslawski, R., Williams, A. & Bradshaw, C., 2011, In : PLoS One. 6, p. 11pp

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78 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of ocean acidification on learning in coral reef fishes

Ferrari, M., Manassa, R., Dixson, D., Munday, P., Mccormick, MI., Meekan, M., Sih, A. & Chivers, D., 2012, In : PLoS One. 7, 2, p. 1-10

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99 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of ocean acidification on visual risk assessment by coral reef fishes

Ferrari, M., Mccormick, MI., Munday, P., Meekan, M., Dixson, D., Lonnstedt, O. & Chivers, D., 2012, In : Functional Ecology. 26, 3, p. 553-558

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81 Citations (Scopus)

Environmental and spatial predictors of species richness and abundance in coral reef fishes

Mellin, C., Bradshaw, C. J. A., Meekan, M. & Caley, M. J., 2010, In : Global Ecology and Biogeography. 19, 1, p. 212-222

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73 Citations (Scopus)

Environmental predictors of foraging and transit behaviour in flatback turtles Natator depressus

Thums, M., Waayers, D., Huang, Z., Pattiaratchi, C., Bernus, J. & Meekan, M., 4 May 2017, In : Endangered Species Research. 32, p. 333-349 17 p.

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8 Citations (Scopus)

Error and bias in size estimates of whale sharks: Implications for understanding demography

Sequeira, A. M. M., Thums, M., Brooks, K. & Meekan, M. G., 2016, In : Royal Society Open Science. 3, 3, p. 1-12 12 p., 150668.

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10 Citations (Scopus)
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2 Citations (Scopus)
342 Downloads (Pure)

Evidence for behavioural thermoregulation by the world's largest fish

Thums, M., Meekan, M., Stevens, J., Wilson, S. & Polovina, J., 2013, In : Journal of the Royal Society Interface. 10, p. 20120477

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52 Citations (Scopus)

Evidence for climate-driven synchrony of marine and terrestrial ecosystems in northwest Australia

Ong, J., Rountrey, A. N., Zinke, J., Meeuwig, J., Grierson, P., O'Donnell, A., Newman, S. J., Lough, J. M., Trougan, M. & Meekan, M., 2016, In : Global Change Biology. 22, 8, p. 2776-2786

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21 Citations (Scopus)

Evidence for rapid recovery of shark populations within a coral reef marine protected area

Speed, C. W., Cappo, M. & Meekan, M. G., 1 Apr 2018, In : Biological Conservation. 220, p. 308-319 12 p.

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19 Citations (Scopus)

Evidence of increased economic benefits from shark-diving tourism in the Maldives

Zimmerhackel, J. S., Kragt, M. E., Rogers, A. A., Ali, K. & Meekan, M. G., 1 Feb 2019, In : Marine Policy. 100, p. 21-26 6 p.

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5 Citations (Scopus)

Extreme climatic events reduce ocean productivity and larval supply in a tropical reef ecosystem

Lo-Yat, A., Simpson, S. D., Meekan, M., Lecchini, D., Martinez, E. & Galzin, R., 2011, In : Global Change Biology. 17, p. 1695-1702

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58 Citations (Scopus)

First insights into the fine-scale movements of the sandbar shark, Carcharhinus plumbeus

Andrzejaczek, S., Gleiss, A. C., Pattiaratchi, C. B. & Meekan, M. G., 10 Dec 2018, In : Frontiers in Marine Science. 5, DEC, 483.

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4 Citations (Scopus)

Genetic structure of populations of whale sharks among ocean basins and evidence for their historic rise and recent decline

Vignaud, T. M., Maynard, J. A., Leblois, R., Meekan, M., Vázquez-Juárez, R., Ramírez-Macías, D., Pierce, S. J., Rowat, D., Berumen, M., Beeravolu, C. R., Baksay, S. & Planes, S., 2014, In : Molecular Ecology. 23, 10, p. 2590-2601

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40 Citations (Scopus)

Global spatial risk assessment of sharks under the footprint of fisheries

Queiroz, N., Humphries, N. E., Couto, A., Vedor, M., da Costa, I., Sequeira, A. M. M., Mucientes, G., Santos, A. M., Abascal, F. J., Abercrombie, D. L., Abrantes, K., Acuña-Marrero, D., Afonso, A. S., Afonso, P., Anders, D., Araujo, G., Arauz, R., Bach, P., Barnett, A., Bernal, D. & 133 others, Berumen, M. L., Bessudo Lion, S., Bezerra, N. P. A., Blaison, A. V., Block, B. A., Bond, M. E., Bonfil, R., Bradford, R. W., Braun, C. D., Brooks, E. J., Brooks, A., Brown, J., Bruce, B. D., Byrne, M. E., Campana, S. E., Carlisle, A. B., Chapman, D. D., Chapple, T. K., Chisholm, J., Clarke, C. R., Clua, E. G., Cochran, J. E. M., Crochelet, E. C., Dagorn, L., Daly, R., Cortés, D. D., Doyle, T. K., Drew, M., Duffy, C. A. J., Erikson, T., Espinoza, E., Ferreira, L. C., Ferretti, F., Filmalter, J. D., Fischer, G. C., Fitzpatrick, R., Fontes, J., Forget, F., Fowler, M., Francis, M. P., Gallagher, A. J., Gennari, E., Goldsworthy, S. D., Gollock, M. J., Green, J. R., Gustafson, J. A., Guttridge, T. L., Guzman, H. M., Hammerschlag, N., Harman, L., Hazin, F. H. V., Heard, M., Hearn, A. R., Holdsworth, J. C., Holmes, B. J., Howey, L. A., Hoyos, M., Hueter, R. E., Hussey, N. E., Huveneers, C., Irion, D. T., Jacoby, D. M. P., Jewell, O. J. D., Johnson, R., Jordan, L. K. B., Jorgensen, S. J., Joyce, W., Keating Daly, C. A., Ketchum, J. T., Klimley, A. P., Kock, A. A., Koen, P., Ladino, F., Lana, F. O., Lea, J. S. E., Llewellyn, F., Lyon, W. S., MacDonnell, A., Macena, B. C. L., Marshall, H., McAllister, J. D., McAuley, R., Meÿer, M. A., Morris, J. J., Nelson, E. R., Papastamatiou, Y. P., Patterson, T. A., Peñaherrera-Palma, C., Pepperell, J. G., Pierce, S. J., Poisson, F., Quintero, L. M., Richardson, A. J., Rogers, P. J., Rohner, C. A., Rowat, D. R. L., Samoilys, M., Semmens, J. M., Sheaves, M., Shillinger, G., Shivji, M., Singh, S., Skomal, G. B., Smale, M. J., Snyders, L. B., Soler, G., Soria, M., Stehfest, K. M., Stevens, J. D., Thorrold, S. R., Tolotti, M. T., Towner, A., Travassos, P., Tyminski, J. P., Vandeperre, F., Vaudo, J. J., Watanabe, Y. Y., Weber, S. B., Wetherbee, B. M., White, T. D., Williams, S., Zárate, P. M., Harcourt, R., Hays, G. C., Meekan, M. G., Thums, M., Irigoien, X., Eguiluz, V. M., Duarte, C. M., Sousa, L. L., Simpson, S. J., Southall, E. J. & Sims, D. W., 22 Aug 2019, In : Nature. 572, p. 461-466

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32 Citations (Scopus)
261 Downloads (Pure)

Global status and conservation potential of reef sharks

MacNeil, M. A., Chapman, D. D., Heupel, M., Simpfendorfer, C. A., Heithaus, M., Meekan, M., Harvey, E., Goetze, J., Kiszka, J., Bond, M. E., Currey-Randall, L. M., Speed, C. W., Sherman, C. S., Rees, M. J., Udyawer, V., Flowers, K. I., Clementi, G., Valentin-Albanese, J., Gorham, T., Adam, M. S. & 103 others, Ali, K., Pina-Amargós, F., Angulo-Valdés, J. A., Asher, J., Barcia, L. G., Beaufort, O., Benjamin, C., Bernard, A. T. F., Berumen, M. L., Bierwagen, S., Bonnema, E., Bown, R. M. K., Bradley, D., Brooks, E., Brown, J. J., Buddo, D., Burke, P., Cáceres, C., Cardeñosa, D., Carrier, J. C., Caselle, J. E., Charloo, V., Claverie, T., Clua, E., Cochran, J. E. M., Cook, N., Cramp, J., D’Alberto, B., de Graaf, M., Dornhege, M., Estep, A., Fanovich, L., Farabough, N. F., Fernando, D., Flam, A. L., Floros, C., Fourqurean, V., Garla, R., Gastrich, K., George, L., Graham, R., Guttridge, T., Hardenstine, R. S., Heck, S., Henderson, A. C., Hertler, H., Hueter, R., Johnson, M., Jupiter, S., Kasana, D., Kessel, S. T., Kiilu, B., Kirata, T., Kuguru, B., Kyne, F., Langlois, T., Lédée, E. J. I., Lindfield, S., Luna-Acosta, A., Maggs, J., Manjaji-Matsumoto, B. M., Marshall, A., Matich, P., McCombs, E., McLean, D., Meggs, L., Moore, S., Mukherji, S., Murray, R., Kaimuddin, M., Newman, S. J., Nogués, J., Obota, C., O’Shea, O., Osuka, K., Papastamatiou, Y. P., Perera, N., Peterson, B., Ponzo, A., Prasetyo, A., Quamar, L. M. S., Quinlan, J., Ruiz-Abierno, A., Sala, E., Samoilys, M., Schärer-Umpierre, M., Schlaff, A., Simpson, N., Smith, A. N. H., Sparks, L., Tanna, A., Torres, R., Travers, M. J., van Zinnicq Bergmann, M., Vigliola, L., Ward, J., Watts, A. M., Wen, C., Whitman, E., Wirsing, A. J., Wothke, A., Zarza-Gonzâlez, E. & Cinner, J. E., 30 Jul 2020, In : Nature. 583, 7818, p. 801-806 6 p.

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2 Citations (Scopus)

Heat-seeking sharks: support for behavioural thermoregulation in reef sharks Source

Speed, C. W., Meekan, M., Field, I., Mcmahon, C. R., Corey, J. & Bradshaw, A., 2012, In : Marine Ecology-Progress Series. 463, p. 231-244

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39 Citations (Scopus)
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High predation of marine turtle hatchlings near a coastal jetty

Wilson, P., Thums, M., Pattiaratchi, C., Whiting, S., Pendoley, K., Ferreira, L. C. & Meekan, M., 14 May 2019, In : Biological Conservation.

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2 Citations (Scopus)

How shark conservation in the Maldives affects demand for dive tourism

Zimmerhackel, J. S., Rogers, A. A., Meekan, M. G., Ali, K., Pannell, D. J. & Kragt, M. E., 1 Dec 2018, In : Tourism Management. 69, p. 263-271 9 p.

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6 Citations (Scopus)

Human activities as a driver of spatial variation in the trophic structure of fish communities on Pacific coral reefs

Ruppert, J. L. W., Vigliola, L., Kulbicki, M., Labrosse, P., Fortin, M. J. & Meekan, M. G., 1 Jan 2018, In : Global Change Biology. 24, 1, p. e67-e79

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13 Citations (Scopus)