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

    6009 Perth


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I’m a Marine Scientist, Spatial Ecologist and Postdoctoral Research Associate at the University of Western Australia, with a keen interest in sharks and conservation. I completed my PhD at Murdoch University with the co-affiliations at the Monterey Bay Aquarium, California and the Dyer Island Conservation Trust, South Africa. I have a broad interest in marine megafauna and have specialised in tracking their movements using a variety of techniques. My most prominent study species have been Great White Sharks (Honours, Masters and PhD) and Tiger Sharks (Postdoc), although I've also worked with other sharks, rays, fish, turtles, mammals and benthos at various locations in Western Australia, South Africa, Europe and California. 

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 14 - Life Below Water

Education/Academic qualification

Conservation Science, PhD, Murdoch University

18 Jun 201716 Nov 2021

Award Date: 12 Feb 2022

Zoology, MSc, University of Pretoria

Award Date: 19 Apr 2013

Oceanography, BSc (Hons), University of Southampton

Award Date: 9 Jul 2008

External positions

Oceans Lead, Environment Committee, WA, UNAA

20 Feb 2022 → …

Research expertise keywords

  • Biologging
  • Telemetry
  • Movement Ecology


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  • Global seascape ecology of the white shark

    Jewell, O., 12 Feb 2022, 139 p.

    Research output: ThesisNon-UWA Thesispeer-review

    Open Access
  • Sex and Size Influence the Spatiotemporal Distribution of White Sharks, With Implications for Interactions With Fisheries and Spatial Management in the Southwest Indian Ocean

    Kock, A. A., Lombard, A. T., Daly, R., Goodall, V., Meÿer, M., Johnson, R., Fischer, C., Koen, P., Irion, D., Gennari, E., Towner, A., Jewell, O. J. D., da Silva, C., Dicken, M. L., Smale, M. J. & Photopoulou, T., 7 Apr 2022, In: Frontiers in Marine Science. 9, 811985.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

    Open Access
    3 Citations (Scopus)
  • Ancillary data from animal-borne cameras as an ecological survey tool for marine communities

    Chapple, T. K., Tickler, D., Roche, R. C., Bayley, D. T. I., Gleiss, A. C., Kanive, P. E., Jewell, O. J. D., Jorgensen, S. J., Schallert, R., Carlisle, A. B., Pilly, J. S., Andrzejaczek, S., Wikelski, M., Hussey, N. E. & Block, B. A., Jul 2021, In: Marine Biology. 168, 7, 13 p., 106.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

    Open Access
    1 Citation (Scopus)
  • Animal-borne video from a sea turtle reveals novel anti-predator behaviors

    Hounslow, J. L., Jewell, O. J. D., Fossette, S., Whiting, S., Tucker, A. D., Richardson, A., Edwards, D. & Gleiss, A. C., Apr 2021, In: Ecology. 102, 4, 4 p., e03251.

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorialpeer-review

    5 Citations (Scopus)
  • Reply to: Caution over the use of ecological big data for conservation

    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., & 126 othersBerumen, M. L., Lion, S. B., Bezerra, N. P. A., Blaison, A. V., Block, B. A., Bond, M. E., Bonfil, R., Braun, C. D., Brooks, E. J., Brooks, A., Brown, J., 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., 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., Meÿer, M. A., Morris, J. J., Nelson, E. R., Papastamatiou, Y. P., Peñaherrera-Palma, C., 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., 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., 8 Jul 2021, In: Nature. 595, 7866, p. E20-E28

    Research output: Contribution to journalLetterpeer-review

    3 Citations (Scopus)