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Dr Matias Braccini

Dr Matias BracciniDr Matias Braccini’s background is in marine biology and fisheries science, with a strong emphasis on shark and ray biology, ecology, bycatch and population dynamics.

 He did his undergraduate studies at the University of Buenos Aires, Argentina, then a PhD at Adelaide University, Australia, and post-doctorate work at the University of British Columbia, Canada.

Dr Braccini’s research ranges from age and growth, reproductive biology and feeding ecology to the study of movement through conventional and acoustic tagging, abundance surveys, fishery risk assessments, recreational fishing surveys, and the development of complex population dynamics models and management strategy evaluations. 

He has extensive fieldwork experience on small and large vessels (tagging, sampling) and computer programming and modelling skills (e.g. R, ADMB). 

He has presented at several national and international conferences, published over 30 papers in peer-reviewed journals and several technical reports, and supervised Honours, Masters and PhD students.

Dr Matias Braccini PhD
Research Scientist, Finfish
T: (08) 9203 0131​

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