Mr Daniel Alex Alder

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Doctoral Candidate - Doctor of Philosophy

Biography

BSc University of Iowa

Honors Thesis Title: The Impact of Hunting on Invasive Lionfish (Pterois volitans  & Pterois miles) at Roatan, Honduras

MSc University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

Thesis Title: 'Another Brick in the Mud: Investigating the Impact of Small Low-Profile Artificial Patch Reefs on juvenile Fish Recruitment and Implications for Adaptive Fisheries Management'

 

Research | Current

My project is concerned with optimizing the process related to large-scale restoration of green-lipped mussel (Perna canaliculus) beds throughout the Hauraki Gulf. Research interests include community ecology, applied ecological studies, restoration, conservation, and socio-ecological systems.

Postgraduate supervision

Dr. Andrew Jeffs 

Dr. Jenny Hillman

Areas of expertise

Field Biology/Ecology, habitat engineering, environmental sampling

Contact details

Primary office location

LEIGH MARINE RESEARCH LABORATORY - Bldg 604
Level 2, Room 201
160 GOAT ISLAND RD
LEIGH
AUCKLAND 0985
New Zealand