Mr Craig Marsh

Masters in Marine Science

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Doctoral Candidate - Doctor of Philosophy

Biography

I completed my Masters in 2015 Victoria University of Wellington (I think that is still it's name) on the topic of modelling the spatial variablity of albacore tuna catch rates around New Zealand. After my Masters I worked as a stock assessment scientist at the crown research institute National Institute of Water and Atmosphere (NIWA). My role involved developing software used to quantify and assess exploited fish populations. I also lead the assessments of the southern Paua  (Haliotis iris) stocks around New Zealand. When I was undertaking assessments I saw scope for improvements in the statistical methods and so am here doing my PhD investigating statistical age-structured stock assessment models.

Research | Current

My current research area is state-space population models for representing exploited fisheries and calculating sustainable harvest levels for managment advice. For this research I am also developing a generalised agent based model https://github.com/Craig44/IBM to test the robustness and properties for this class of models on this application.

Areas of expertise

My area of expertise is in population assessment of exploited fish populations. Specifically providing managment advice on sustainable harvest levels.

Contact details

Alternative contact

craig.marsh10@gmail.com (personal)

Craig.Marsh@bigbluedata.co.nz (work related)

Primary office location

SCIENCE CENTRE 303S - Bldg 303S
Level 3, Room 361
38 PRINCES ST
AUCKLAND CENTRAL
AUCKLAND 1010
New Zealand

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