Adam Barnett - Biopixel Oceans



  1. Gallagher AJ, Papastamatiou Y, Barnett A (accepted, 6th March 18) Apex predatory sharks and crocodiles simultaneously scavenge a whale carcass Journal of Ethology

46. Daley et al. + 11 & Barnett A (accepted Feb 2018) Refuges and risks for a mobile apex predator in the West Indian Ocean. Diversity &                                        Distribution

  1. Abrantes KG, Brunnschweiler JM, Barnett A (accepted 3rd Jan 18) You are what you eat: Does Provisioning Tourism Affect Shark Diets? Biological Conservation

44. Payne, N.L., C.G. Meyer, J.A. Smith, J.D.R. Houghton, A. Barnett, B.J. Holmes, I. Nakamura, Y.P. Papastamatiou, M.A. Royer, D.M. Coffey, J.M.                    Anderson, M.R. Hutchinson, K. Sato & L.G. Halsey (2018). Combining abundance and performance data reveals how temperature regulates coastal                 occurrences and activity of a roaming apex predator. Global Change Biology.

43. McAllister JD, Barnett A, Lyle J, Stehfest K, Semmens JM (2018) Examining trends in abundance of an over-exploited elasmobranch species in a                 nursery area closure. Marine and Freshwater Research. 69: 376-384

  1. Brunnschweiler JM, Payne NL, Barnett A   (2018) Hand feeding can periodically fuel a major portion of bull shark energy requirements at a provisioning site in Fiji. Animal Conservation
  2. Bird C + 72 et al. (2018) A global perspective on the trophic geography of sharks. Nature Ecology and Evolution 10.1038/s41559-017-0432-z
  3. Barnett A, Braccini M, Dudgeon CL, Payne NL, Abrantes K, Sheaves M, Snelling NE (2017) The utility of bioenergetics modelling in quantifying predation rates of marine apex predators: Ecological and fisheries implications. Scientific Reports 7:12982 
  4. Macdonald CC, Gallagher AJ, Brunnschweiler JM, Barnett A, Shiffman DS, Hammerschlag N (2017) Conservation potential for apex predator tourism Biological Conservation
  5. Ferreira LC, Thums M, Heithaus MR, Barnett A + 11 et al. (2017) The trophic role of a large marine predator, the tiger shark Galeocerdo cuvier Scientific Reports
  6. Trave C, Brunnschweiler J, Sheaves M, Diedrich A, Barnett A (2017) Are we killing them with kindness? Evaluation of sustainable marine wildlife tourism. Biological Conservation 209: 211-222
  7. Hammerschlag N, Bell I, Fitzpatrick R, Gallagher AJ, Hawkes LA, Meekan MG, Stevens JD, Thums M, Witt MJ, Barnett A (2016) Behavioural evidence suggests facultative scavenging by a marine apex predator during a food pulse. Behavioural Ecology and Sociobiology DOI 10.1007/s00265-016-2183-2
  8. Payne NL, Iosilevskii G, Barnett A, Fischer C, Gleiss AC, Graham RT, Watanabe YY (accepted) Great hammerhead sharks swim on their side to reduce transport costs. Nature Communications 7:12289. DOI: 10.1038/ncomms12289
  9. Barnett A, Payne NL, Semmens JM, Fitzpatrick R (2016) Ecotourism increases the field metabolic rate of whitetip reef sharks. Biological Conservation 199:132-136
  10. Barnett A, Abrantes KG, Baker R, Diedrich AS, Farr M, Kuilboer A, Mahony T, McLeod I, Moscardo G, Prideaux M, Stoeckl N, van Luyn A, Sheaves M (2016) Sport fisheries, conservation and sustainable livelihoods: a multidisciplinary guide to developing best practice. Fish & Fisheries
  11. Sheaves M, Baker, McLeod I, R Abrantes K, Wani J, Barnett A (2016) The conservation status of Niugini black bass: can the world’s toughest sports fish thrive in a time of rapid change in Papua New Guinea? Fisheries Management and Ecology
  12. McAllister JD, Barnett A, Semmens JM (2015) Examining the functional role of current area closures used for the conservation of an overexploited fishery species. ICES Journal of Marine Science, 72: 2234-2244
  13. Abrantes K, Barnett A, Baker R, Sheaves M (2015) Habitat-specific food webs and trophic interactions supporting Australia’s coastal-dependent fishery species. Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries. 25:337-363
  14. Payne NL, Snelling EP, Fitzpatrick R, Seymour J, Courtney R, Barnett A, Watanabe YY, Sims DW, Squire LJr, Semmens JM (2015) A new method for resolving uncertainty of energy requirements in large water-breathers: the ‘mega-flume’ seagoing swim-tunnel respirometer. Methods in Ecology and Evolution. 6:668-677
  15. Dudgeon CL, Pollock KH, Braccini JM, Semmens JM, Barnett A (2015). Integrating acoustic telemetry into mark-recapture models to improve the precision of apparent survival and abundance estimates. Oecologia 178:761-772.
  16. Stehfest KM, Patterson TA, Barnett A, Semmens JM (2015) Markov models and network analysis of acoustic telemetry data: Sex-specific differences in the space-use of a coastal apex predator. Oikos 124: 307-318
  17. Awruch CA, Jones SM, García Asorey M, Barnett A (2014) Non-lethal assessment of the reproductive status of sevengill sharks Notorynchus Cepedianus to determine the significance of habitat use in coastal areas. Conservation Physiology 2: doi:10.1093/conphys/cou013.
  18. Brunnschweiler JM, Abrantes KG, Barnett A (2014) Long-term changes in species composition and relative abundances of sharks at a provisioning site. PLOS ONE 9: e86682
  19. Stehfest KM, Patterson TA, Barnett A, Semmens JM (2014) Intraspecific differences in movement, dive behaviour and vertical habitat preferences of a key marine apex predator. Marine Ecology Progress Series 495:249-262
  20. Abrantes KG, Barnett A, Bouillon S (2014). Stable isotope-based community metrics as a tool to identify patterns in food web structure in east African estuaries. Functional Ecology 28:270-282
  21. Barnett A, Yick JL, Abrantes KG, Awruch CA (2013) The trophic ecology of an abundant predator and its relationship with fisheries. Marine Ecology Progress Series 494: 241-248
  22. Brunnschweiler JM, Barnett A (2013) Opportunistic visitors: long-term behavioural response of bull sharks to food provisioning in Fiji. PLOS ONE 8:e58522
  23. Abrantes KG, Barnett A, Marwick TR, Bouillon S (2013). Importance of terrestrial subsidies for estuarine food webs in contrasting east African catchments. Ecosphere 4(1):14
  24. Fitzpatrick R, Thums M, Bell I, Meekan MG, Stevens JD, Barnett A (2012). A comparison of the seasonal movements of tiger sharks and green turtles provides insight into their predator-prey relationship. PLOS ONE 7:e51927
  25. Barnett A, Abrantes KG, Seymour J, Fitzpatrick R (2012) Residency and spatial use by reef sharks of an isolated seamount and its implications for conservation. PLOS ONE 7: e36574
  26. Yick JL, Barnett A, Tracey SR (2012) The trophic ecology of two abundant mesopredators in south-east coastal waters of Tasmania, Australia. Marine Biology 159:1183-1196
  27. Hoey AS, Bellwood DR, Barnett A (2012) To feed or to breed: morphological constraints of mouthbrooding in coral reef cardinalfishes. Proceedings of the Royal Society B. 279, 2426–2432
  28. Barnett A, Braccini JM, Awruch CA, Ebert DA (2012) An overview on the role of Hexanchiformes in marine ecosystems: biology, ecology and conservation status of a primitive order of modern sharks. Journal of Fish Biology 80:966-990 (review for special issue, the current status of elasmobranchs: biology, fisheries and conservation).
  29. Barnett A, Semmens JM (2012) Sequential movement into coastal habitats and high spatial overlap of predator and prey suggest high predation pressure in protected areas. Oikos 121: 882-890
  30. Awruch C A, Frusher S D. Stevens J D, Barnett A (2012) Movement patterns of the draughtboard shark Cephaloscyllium laticeps determined by passive tracking and conventional tagging. Journal of Fish Biology 80:1417-1435
  31. Abrantes K, Barnett A (2011) Intrapopulation variations in diet and habitat use in a marine apex predator, the broadnose sevengill shark Notorynchus cepedianus. Marine Ecology Progress Series 442: 133-148
  32. Fitzpatrick R, Abrantes K, Seymour J, Barnett A (2011) Variation in depth of whitetip reef sharks: do shark feeds change their behaviour? Coral Reefs 30: 569-577
  33. Barnett A, Abrantes K , Stevens JD, Semmens JM (2011) Site fidelity, habitat partitioning and sex-specific migrations in a large mobile apex predator: implications for protected area management and ecosystem dynamics. Animal Behaviour 81: 1039-1048
  34. Barnett A, Abrantes K , Stevens JD, Bruce B, Semmens JM (2010) Fine-scale movements of the broadnose sevengill shark, and its main prey, the gummy shark. PloS ONE 5: e15464.
  35. Barnett A, Stevens JD, Abrantes K, Yick J, Frusher SD, Semmens JM (2010) Predator-prey relationships and foraging ecology of a marine apex predator with a wide temperate distribution. Marine Ecology Progress Series 416: 189-200.
  36. Barnett A, Redd K, Stevens JD, Frusher SD, Semmens JM (2010) Non-lethal method to obtain stomach samples from large marine predators and the use of DNA analysis to improve dietary information. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 393:188-192.
  37. Barnett A, Stevens JD, Frusher SD, Semmens JM (2010) Seasonal occurrence and population structure of the broadnose sevengill shark (Notorynchus cepedianus) in coastal habitats of south east Tasmania. Journal of Fish Biology 77: 1688-1701.
  38. Braccini JM, Troynikov VS, Walker TI, Mollet HF, Ebert DA, Barnett A & Kirby N (2010) Embracing growth heterogeneity of wild and captive broadnose sevengill sharks, Notorynchus cepedianus, at a global scale. Aquatic Biology 9:131-138.
  39. Barnett A, Stevens JD, & Yick JL (2010) The occurrence of the bluntnose sixgill shark Hexanchus griseus (Hexanchiformes: Hexanchidae) in a river in south-eastern Tasmania. Marine Biodiversity Records 3 e24.
  40. Barnett A, Bellwood DR & Hoey A (2006) Trophic ecomorphology of cardinalfish (Apogonidae). Marine Ecology Progress Series 322: 249-257.
  41. Konow N, Fitzpatrick R & Barnett A (2006) Adult emperor angelfish (Pomacanthus imperator) clean giant sunfishes (Mola mola) at Nusa Lambongan, Indonesia. Coral Reefs 25(2): 208.
  42. Barnett A & Bellwood DR (2005) Sexual dimorphism in the buccal cavity of paternal mouthbrooding cardinalfishes (Pisces: Apogonidae). Marine Biology 148(1): 205-212.