Originally from Mozambique, Kátya is an aquatic ecologist with experience working in rivers and estuaries of Australia, East Africa and the Pacific Islands.
Her research is mostly related to the identification and quantification of impacts of different human activities (such as urbanization, deforestation, flow regulation, agriculture, introduction of exotic species) on the aquatic ecology.
She also studies questions relating to animal movement, including:
Thursday 26 May 2016
Australia once had extensive shellfish reefs across its coastlines, but they are now largely destroyed and NESP Marine Biodiversity Hub researchers from James Cook University (JCU) and The Nature Conservancy (TNC) have identified what needs to be done to repair and conserve them.
Their report released today - "Shellfish reef habitats: a synopsis to underpin the repair and conservation of Australia’s environmentally, socially and economically important bays...