Prof. Mark Hamann

Profile: Professor Mark Hamann works with James Cook University. His research group focuses on two main themes; Biology and conservation of threatened marine and freshwater species – in particular marine and freshwater turtles, animal tracking, human dimensions and Understanding impacts of plastic pollution and other human-based threats on marine systems. His areas of interest are Marine wildlife biology and management, Plastic pollution impacts & solutions and Protected area management.
Recent Publications
  • Barrios-Garrido H, Wildermann N, Diedrich A and Hamann M (2019) Conflicts and solutions related to marine turtle conservation initiatives in the Caribbean basin: identifying new challenges. Ocean and Coastal Management, 171. pp. 19-27
  • Barrios-Garrido H, Palmar J, Wildermann N, Rojas-Cañizales D, Diedrich A and Hamann M (2018) Marine turtle presence in the traditional pharmacopoeia, cosmovision, and beliefs of Wayuú indigenous people. Chelonian Conservation and Biology, 17 (2). pp. 177-186
  • Bauer-Civiello A, Loder J and Hamann M (2018) Using citizen science data to assess the difference in marine debris loads on reefs in Queensland, Australia. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 135. pp. 458-465
  • D’Lima C, Everingham Y, Diedrich A, Mustika P, Hamann M and Marsh H (in press) Using multiple indicators to evaluate the sustainability of dolphin-based wildlife tourism in rural India. Journal of Sustainable Tourism,
  • Duncan E, Broderick A, Fuller W, Galloway T, Godfrey M, Hamann M, Limpus C, Lindeque P, Mayes A, Omeyer L, Santillo D, Snape R and Godley B (in press) Microplastic ingestion ubiquitous in marine turtles. Global Change Biology,
  • Hays G, Alcoverro T, Christianen M, Duarte C, Hamann M, Macreadie P, Marsh H, Rasheed M, Thums M, Unsworth R, York P and Esteban N (2018) New tools to identify the location of seagrass meadows: marine grazers as habitat indicators. Frontiers in Marine Science, 5.
  • Jones K, Jensen M, Burgess G, Leonhardt J, van Herwerden L, Hazel J, Hamann M, Bell I and Ariel E (2018) Closing the gap: mixed stock analysis of three foraging populations of green turtles (Chelonia mydas) on the Great Barrier Reef. PeerJ, 6.
  • Miller R, Marsh H, Cottrell A and Hamann M (2018) Protecting migratory species in the Australian marine environment: a cross-jurisdictional analysis of policy and management plans. Frontiers in Marine Science, 5.
  • Riskas K, Tobin R, Fuentes M and Hamann M (2018) Evaluating the threat of IUU fishing to sea turtles in the Indian Ocean and Southeast Asia using expert elicitation. Biological Conservation, 217. pp. 232-239
  • Zeh D, Heupel M, Hamann M, Jones R, Limpus C and Marsh H (2018) Evidence of behavioural thermoregulation by dugongs at the high latitude limit to their range in eastern Australia. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 508. pp. 27-34
  • Barrios-Garrido H, Espinoza-Rodriguez N, Rojas-Cañizales D, Palmar J, Wildermann N, Montiel-Villalobos M and Hamann M (2017) Trade of marine turtles along the Southwestern Coast of the Gulf of Venezuela. Marine Biodiversity Records, 10.
  • Cleguer C, Garrigue C, Fuentes M, Everingham Y, Hagihara R, Hamann M, Payri C and Marsh H (2017) Drivers of change in the relative abundance of dugongs in New Caledonia. Wildlife Research, 44 (4). pp. 365-376

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