|Dr Steven Purcell|
|Current Appointment:||Senior Lecturer|
|Organisational Unit:||National Marine Science Centre|
|Telephone:||int +61 2 6648 3924|
|Facsimile:||+61 2 6651 6580|
|Mobile:||int+ 687 748882|
|Location:||Coffs Harbour, NSW|
|Campus:||NMSC, Coffs Harbour|
Steve is a Senior Research Fellow within the School of Environment, Science and Engineering through SCU’s National Marine Science Centre at Coffs Harbour. He is a member of the Marine Ecology Research Centre (MERC) at SCU.
Steve's research specialises on aquaculture, fisheries management, fisheries ecology and trade of sea cucumbers in the Indo-Pacific, in partnership with agencies including ACIAR, FAO, and the SPC. He is responsible for developing and leading research projects in fisheries ecology. His current project, funded by ACIAR, is testing the impacts of helping artisanal fishers in Pacific Islands to improve the postharvest processing of sea cucumbers for export. His responsibilities include supervision of post-graduate students.
Steve’s research spans a range of ecological and biological fields, published in several books, book chapters and over 40 scientific research articles.
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Steve is an Associate Editor for the journal Frontiers in Marine Science
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