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My main research interests are the behavioural ecology and social systems of elasmobranch species, particularly manta rays


I am a PhD candidate at Macquarie University, working with the Fish Lab (Behavioural Ecology and Evolution of Fishes research group- PhD supervisor Prof. Culum Brown). I conduct fieldwork on manta rays in Raja Ampat, Indonesia, working with the Marine Megafauna Foundation

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Research Outputs 2019 2019

  • 1 Citations
  • 1 h-Index
  • 1 Article

Social preferences and network structure in a population of reef manta rays

Perryman, R. J. Y., Venables, S. K., Tapilatu, R. F., Marshall, A. D., Brown, C. & Franks, D. W., 22 Aug 2019, In : Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 73, 8, p. 1-18 18 p., 114.

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population structure
species conservation
social network