Publications: Hesp, Alex
Hallett, C.S., Valesini, F.J., Clarke, K.R., Hesp, S.A. and Hoeksema, S.D. (2012) Development and validation of fish-based, multimetric indices for assessing the ecological health of Western Australian estuaries. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 104-105 (1 June). pp. 102-113.
Lek, E., Fairclough, D.V., Hall, N.G., Hesp, S.A. and Potter, I.C. (2012) Do the maximum sizes, ages and patterns of growth of three reef-dwelling labrid species at two latitudes differ in a manner conforming to the metabolic theory of ecology? Journal of Fish Biology, 81 (6). pp. 1936-1962.
Hesp, S.A., Tweedley, J.R., McAuley, R., Tink, C.J., Campbell, R.A., Chuwen, B.M. and Hall, N.G. (2012) Informing risk assessment through estimating interaction rates between Australian sea lions and Western Australia’s temperate demersal gillnet fisheries. Centre for Fish and Fisheries Research, Murdoch University.
Langlois, T.J., Fitzpatrick, B.R., Fairclough, D.V., Wakefield, C.B., Hesp, A., McLean, D.L., Harvey, E.S. and Meeuwig, J.J. (2012) Similarities between line fishing and baited stereo-video estimations of length-frequency: Novel application of Kernel Density Estimates. PLoS ONE, 7 (11). e45973.
Sulin, E., Hesp, A., Hall, N.G. and Chaplin, J.A. (2012) Size and age compositions and growth of King George Whiting (Sillaginodes punctata) in south-western Australia. In: ASFB & OCS 2012 Joint Conference & Symposium, 15 - 18 July, Adelaide, Australia.
Valesini, F.J., Hallett, C.S., Cottingham, A., Hesp, S.A., Hoeksema, S.D., Hall, N.G., Linke, T.E. and Buckland, A.J. (2011) Development of biotic indices for establishing and monitoring ecosystem health of the Swan-Canning Estuary. Centre for Fish and Fisheries Research, Murdoch University, Perth, Western Australia.
Potter, I.C., Chuwen, B.M., Hesp, S.A., Hall, N.G., Hoeksema, S.D., Fairclough, D.V. and Rodwell, T.M. (2011) Implications of the divergent use of a suite of estuaries by two exploited marine fish species. Journal of Fish Biology, 79 (3). pp. 662-691.
Gardner, M.J., Cottingham, A., Phillips, N.M., Hesp, S.A., Chaplin, J.A. and Jenkins, G.I. (2010) Biological performance and genetics of restocked and wild bream in the Blackwood River Estuary. Report to the West Australian Fish Foundation. Project funded by the Department of Fisheries, Western Australia.
Cossington, S., Hesp, S.A., Hall, N.G. and Potter, I.C. (2010) Growth and reproductive biology of the foxfish Bodianus frenchii, a very long-lived and monandric protogynous hermaphroditic labrid. Journal of Fish Biology, 77 (3). pp. 600-626.
Platell, M.E., Hesp, S.A., Cossington, S.M., Lek, E., Moore, S.E. and Potter, I.C. (2010) Influence of selected factors on the dietary compositions of three targeted and co-occurring temperate species of reef fishes: implications for food partitioning. Journal of Fish Biology, 76 (6). pp. 1255-1276.
Coulson, P.G., Hesp, S.A., Potter, I.C. and Hall, N.G. (2010) Life cycle characteristics of the Blue Morwong Nemadactylus valenciennesi, compared with those of other species of Cheilodactylidae. Marine and Freshwater Research, 61 (1). pp. 104-118.
Gardner, M.J., Chaplin, J., Hesp, S.A. and Potter, I.C. (2009) Comparisons between the biological performance and genetic composition of restocked versus wild black bream, Acanthopagrus butcheri, in the Blackwood Rivery Estuary. In: 8th Indo Pacific Fish Conference & 2009 ASFB Workshop and Conference, 31 May - 5 June, Fremantle, western Australia.
Coulson, P.G., Hesp, S.A., Hall, N.G. and Potter, I.C. (2009) The western blue groper (Achoerodus gouldii), a protogynous hermaphroditic labrid with exceptional longevity, late maturity, slow growth, and both late maturation and sex change. Fishery Bulletin, 107 (1). pp. 57-75.
Hesp, A., Loneragan, N.R., Hall, N., Kobryn, H., Hart, A.M., Fabris, F.P. and Prince, J. (2008) Biomass and commercial catch estimates for abalone stocks in areas proposed as sanctuary zones for the Capes Marine Park. WA Fisheries and Marine Research Laboratories, North Beach, Western Australia.
Potter, I.C., French, D.J.W., Jenkins, G.I., Hesp, S.A., Hall, N.G. and de Lestang, S. (2008) Comparisons of the growth and gonadal development of Otolith-stained, cultured black bream, Acanthopagrus butcheri, in an estuary with those of its wild stock. Reviews in Fisheries Science, 16 (1-3). pp. 303-316.
Muhling, B.A., Beckley, L.E., Gaughan, D.J., Jones, C.M., Miskiewicz, A.G. and Hesp, S.A. (2008) Spawning, larval abundance and growth rate of Sardinops sagax off southwestern Australia: influence of an anomalous eastern boundary current. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 364 . pp. 157-167.
Moore, S.E., Hesp, S.A., Hall, N.G. and Potter, I.C. (2007) Age and size compositions, growth and reproductive biology of the breaksea cod Epinephelides armatus, a gonochoristic serranid. Journal of Fish Biology, 71 (5). pp. 1407-1429.
Coulson, P.G., Potter, I.C., Hesp, S.A. and Hall, N.G. (2007) Biological parameters required for managing Western Blue Groper, Blue Morwong and Yellowtail Flathead. Murdoch University, Centre for Fish and Fisheries Research, Perth, Western Australia.
Mant, J.C., Moran, M.J., Newman, S.J., Hesp, S.A., Hall, N.G. and Potter, I.C. (2006) Biological characteristics and mortality of western butterfish (Pentapodus vitta), an abundant bycatch species of prawn trawling and recreational fishing in a large subtropical embayment. Fishery Bulletin, 104 (4). pp. 512-520.
Coulson, P.G., Hesp, S.A., Potter, I.C. and Hall, N.G. (2005) Comparisons between the biology of two co-occurring species of whiting (Sillaginidae) in a large marine embayment. Environmental Biology of Fishes, 73 (2). pp. 125-139.
Fairclough, D.V., Hesp, S.A., Potter, I.C. and Hall, N.G. (2004) Determination of the biological parameters required for managing the fisheries of four tuskfish species and western yellowfin bream. Centre for Fish & Fisheries Research, Murdoch University, Murdoch, Western Australia.
Hesp, Sybrand Alexander (2003) Biology of two species of sparid on the west coast of Australia. PhD thesis, Murdoch University.