Dr Alastair Hirst




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Experimental test of N-limitation for Zostera nigricaulis seagrass at three sites reliant upon very different sources of N

A Hirst, G Jenkins

(2017), Vol. 486, pp. 204-213, Journal of experimental marine biology and ecology, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1


The impact of burial on the survival and recovery of the subtidal seagrass Zostera nigricaulis

A Hirst, S McGain, G Jenkins

(2017), Vol. 142, pp. 10-15, Aquatic botany, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1


Determination of the physical drivers of Zostera seagrass distribution using a spatial autoregressive lag model

A Hirst, K Giri, D Ball, R Lee

(2017), Vol. 68, pp. 1752-1763, Marine and freshwater research, Clayton, Vic., C1


Decadal decline in demersal fish biomass coincident with a prolonged drought and the introduction of an exotic starfish

G Parry, A Hirst

(2016), Vol. 544, pp. 37-52, Marine ecology progress series, Oldendorf, Germany, C1


Linking nitrogen sources utilised by seagrass in a temperate marine embayment to patterns of seagrass change during drought

A Hirst, A Longmore, D Ball, P Cook, G Jenkins

(2016), Vol. 549, pp. 79-88, Marine ecology: progress series, Oldendorf, Germany, C1


Multiple dispersal vectors drive range expansion in an invasive marine species

M Richardson, C Sherman, R Lee, N Bott, A Hirst

(2016), Vol. 25, pp. 5001-5014, Molecular ecology, Chichester, Eng., C1


Evidence of abalone (Haliotis rubra) diet from combined fatty acid and stable isotope analyses

M Guest, P Nichols, S Frusher, A Hirst

(2008), Vol. 153, pp. 579-588, Marine Biology, C1-1


Modern estuarine siliceous spiculites, Tasmania, Australia: A non-polar link to Phanerozoic spiculitic cherts

C Reid, N James, T Kyser, N Barrett, A Hirst

(2008), Vol. 36, pp. 107-107, Geology, C1-1


Surrogate measures for assessing cryptic faunal biodiversity on macroalgal-dominated subtidal reefs

Alastair Hirst

(2008), Vol. 141, pp. 211-220, Biological Conservation, C1-1


Spatial and temporal variation in the structure of estuarine macroinvertebrate assemblages: implications for assessing the health of estuaries

A Hirst, R Kilpatrick

(2007), Vol. 58, pp. 866-866, Marine and Freshwater Research, C1-1


Vertical stratification of mobile epiphytal arthropod assemblages between the canopy and understorey of subtidal macroalgae

Alastair Hirst

(2007), Vol. 150, pp. 427-441, Marine Biology, C1-1


Classification of macroinvertebrate communities across drainage basins in Victoria, Australia : consequences of sampling on a broad spatial scale for predictive modelling

R Marchant, A Hirst, R Norris, L Metzeling

(1999), Vol. 41, pp. 253-268, Freshwater biology, Chichester, England, C1-1


Classification and prediction of macroinvertebrate assemblages from running waters in Victoria, Australia

R Marchant, A Hirst, R Norris, R Butcher, L Metzeling, D Tillier

(1997), Vol. 16, pp. 664-681, Journal of the North American Benthological Society, Charlottetown, Canada, C1-1


Funded Projects at Deakin

Other Public Sector Funding

Improving sustainability of sand flathead stocks in Port Phillip Bay and Victoria

Dr Alastair Hirst

  • 2014: $27,272
  • 2013: $54,545

Equipping managers with the tools to build resilience in seagrass ecosystems in Port Phillip Bay

Dr Alastair Hirst

  • 2015: $45,000
  • 2014: $30,000
  • 2013: $80,000

Agreement for the provision of statistical support services (modelling and analysis of fisheries data)

Dr Alastair Hirst

  • 2014: $15,820

Marine pest monitoring of the Gippsland Lakes

Dr Alastair Hirst, Dr Nathan Bott

  • 2015: $56,295
  • 2014: $20,000

Supply of Services Agreement to provide scientific consulting services to Fisheries Victoria (modelling and statistical analysis of fisheries data)

Dr Alastair Hirst

  • 2015: $24,440

Development of a long-term fisheries habitat restoration program in Port Phillip Bay

Dr Alastair Hirst

  • 2015: $5,000


No completed student supervisions to report