Researcher, PhD Candidate
Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)

Person details


Current activities

Tyson is currently completing his PhD at the Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies (UTAS) on the critically endangered red handfish. As part of this work, regular SCUBA surveys are taken to search for this cryptic fish in the hope to provide the first popualtion estimate for the species. This project will collect basic biological and ecological information that will guide future conservation of red handfish.


Tyson was born and grew up in Hobart, Tasmania. His background is in marine science and biology. His academic interests include conservation, underwater visual census, SCUBA surveys, and photo-identification.

Academic qualifications

2018 - Bachelor of Marine and Antarctic Science (Honours)

2017 - Bachelor of Marine and Antarctic Science

Membership of key national committees

National Handfish Recovery Team member

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