Australian Institute of Marine Sciences, Indian Ocean Marine Research Centre, The University of Western Australia (M096), Crawley WA 6009
Luciana is a postdoctoral reasearcher at the Australian Institute of Marine Science. She is currently working as part of the species mapping and modelling component of the Northern Seascapes project (A12).
Luciana's research interests fall mainly within the spatial and movement ecology of marine megafauna (sharks, turtles, whales) and the application of ecological and statistical models to describe and predict movement and distribution of species, and to determine environmental drivers and overlap with potential threats.
Bachelor of Science (Oceanography) from Universidade Federal do Rio Grande
Master of Science (Oceanography) from Universidade Federal de Pernambuco
Doctor of Philosophy (Marine Ecology) from University of Western Australia
Membership of key national committees
One of the most endangered fish on the planet could receive a lifeline through a research project about to begin in Northern Australia.
Coinciding with International Sawfish Day on 17 October, Charles Darwin University (CDU) and the Northern Prawn Fishery (NPF) are launching a project to study the Narrow Sawfish across Northern Australia.
Sawfish numbers have...
Sawfish Day is an annual event to raise awareness of these vulnerable animals and to highlight the threats they face in order to safeguard their future. Now in its second year, help raise awareness of this special day and of these magnificent marine animals,by sharing these links with your social networks:
A Marine Biodiversity Hub study led by Geoscience Australia (GA) has used satellite...
In early 2017, a 2.7-metre Largetooth Sawfish was caught by local woman Lisa Smiler at Wattie Creek, a tributary of the Victoria River near...