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Dr Eric Treml



Senior Lecturer, Fisheries Science


Faculty of Sci Eng & Built Env


School of Life & Env. Sciences


Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus

+61 3 522 78756


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Ocean currents and the population genetic signature of fish migrations

Nils Krueck, Eric Treml, David Innes, Jennifer Ovenden

(2020), pp. 1-33, Ecology, Hoboken, N.J., C1


Operationalizing ecological connectivity in spatial conservation planning with Marxan Connect

R Daigle, A Metaxas, A Balbar, J McGowan, E Treml, C Kuempel, H Possingham, M Beger

(2020), pp. 1-10, Methods in Ecology and Evolution, London, Eng., C1


Estimating the potential for coral adaptation to global warming across the Indo-West Pacific

M Matz, E Treml, B Haller

(2020), pp. 1-9, Global Change Biology, London, England, C1-1


Using species distribution models to assess the long-term impacts of changing oceanographic conditions on abalone density in south east Australia

M Young, E Treml, J Beher, M Fredle, H Gorfine, A Miller, S Swearer, D Ierodiaconou

(2020), pp. 1-13, Ecography, Chichester, Eng., C1


Strategies in scheduling marine protected area establishment in a network system

Stuart Kininmonth, Rebecca Weeks, Rene Abesamis, Lawrence Bernardo, Maria Beger, E Treml, David Williamson, Robert Pressey

(2019), Vol. 29, pp. 1-10, Ecological applications, Washington, D.C., C1


Identifying 'firebreaks' to fragment dispersal networks of a marine parasite

Francisca Samsing, Ingrid Johnsen, Eric Treml, Tim Dempster

(2019), Vol. 49, pp. 277-286, International journal for parasitology, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1


The molecular biogeography of the Indo-Pacific: testing hypotheses with multispecies genetic patterns

E Crandall, C Riginos, C Bird, L Liggins, E Treml, M Beger, P Barber, S Connolly, P Cowman, J DiBattista, J Eble, S Magnuson, J Horne, M Kochzius, H Lessios, S Liu, W Ludt, H Madduppa, J Pandolfi, R Toonen, Contributing Members of the Diversity of the Indo-, M Gaither

(2019), Vol. 28, pp. 943-960, Global ecology and biogeography, Chichester, Eng., C1


Local and regional scale habitat heterogeneity contribute to genetic adaptation in a commercially important marine mollusc (Haliotis rubra) from southeastern Australia

Adam Miller, Ary Hoffmann, Mun Tan, Mary Young, Collin Ahrens, Michael Cocomazzo, Alex Rattray, Daniel Ierodiaconou, Eric Treml, Craig Sherman

(2019), Vol. 28, pp. 3053-3072, Molecular ecology, Chichester, Eng., C1


Dispersal and population connectivity are phenotype dependent in a marine metapopulation

Emily Fobert, Eric Treml, Stephen Swearer

(2019), Vol. 286, pp. 1-9, Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, London, Eng., C1


A review of biophysical models of marine larval dispersal

S Swearer, E Treml, J Shima

(2019), Vol. 57, pp. 325-356, Oceanography and marine biology : an annual review, Boca Raton, Flo., B1


Reserve sizes needed to protect coral reef fishes

N Krueck, C Legrand, G Ahmadia, Estradivari, A Green, G Jones, C Riginos, E Treml, P Mumby

(2018), Vol. 11, pp. 1-9, Conservation letters, Chichester, Eng., C1-1


Historical divergences associated with intermittent land bridges overshadow isolation by larval dispersal in co-distributed species of Tridacna giant clams

J Keyse, E Treml, T Huelsken, P Barber, T DeBoer, M Kochzius, A Nuryanto, J Gardner, L Liu, S Penny, C Riginos

(2018), Vol. 45, pp. 848-858, Journal of biogeography, Chichester, Eng., C1-1


Networks for quantifying and analysing seascape connectivity

E Treml, J Kool

(2018), pp. 293-318, Seascape ecology, Hoboken, N.J., B1-1


Potential and limits for rapid genetic adaptation to warming in a Great Barrier Reef coral

M Matz, E Treml, G Aglyamova, L Bay

(2018), Vol. 14, pp. 1-19, PLoS genetics, San Francisco, Calif., C1-1


The Eastern Tropical Pacific coral population connectivity and the role of the Eastern Pacific Barrier

Mauricio Romero-Torres, Eric Treml, Alberto Acosta, David Paz-Garca

(2018), Vol. 8, Scientific reports, London, Eng., C1


Modelling and mapping regional-scale patterns of fishing impact and fish stocks to support coral-reef management in Micronesia

A Harborne, A Green, N Peterson, M Beger, Y Golbuu, P Houk, M Spalding, B Taylor, E Terk, E Treml, S Victor, L Vigliola, I Williams, N Wolff, P zu Ermgassen, P Mumby

(2018), Vol. 24, pp. 1729-1743, Diversity and distributions, Chichester, Eng., C1


Genetic and biophysical models help define marine conservation focus areas

L Mertens, E Treml, S von der Heyden

(2018), Vol. 5, Frontiers in marine science, Lausanne, Switzerland, C1


The regional structure of spawning phenology and the potential consequences for connectivity of coral assemblages across the Eastern Tropical Pacific

M Romero-Torres, A Acosta, E Treml

(2017), Vol. 74, pp. 613-624, ICES journal of marine science, Oxford, Eng., C1-1


Network analysis reveals strong seasonality in the dispersal of a marine parasite and identifies areas for coordinated management

F Samsing, I Johnsen, T Dempster, F Oppedal, E Treml

(2017), Vol. 32, pp. 1953-1967, Landscape ecology, Dordrecht, The Netherlands, C1-1


Marine reserve targets to sustain and rebuild unregulated fisheries

N Krueck, G Ahmadia, H Possingham, C Riginos, E Treml, P Mumby

(2017), Vol. 15, pp. 1-20, PLoS biology, San Francisco, Calif., C1-1


Incorporating larval dispersal into MPA design for both conservation and fisheries

N Krueck, G Ahmadia, A Green, G Jones, H Possingham, C Riginos, E Treml, P Mumby

(2017), Vol. 27, pp. 925-941, Ecological applications, Chichester, Eng., C1-1


The DNA of coral reef biodiversity: predicting and protecting genetic diversity of reef assemblages

K Selkoe, O Gaggiotti, E Treml, J Wren, M Donovan, Hawai?i Reef Connectivity Consortium, R Toonen

(2016), Vol. 283, pp. 1-10, Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, London, Eng., C1-1


Seascape features, rather than dispersal traits, predict spatial genetic patterns in co-distributed reef fishes

L Liggins, E Treml, H Possingham, C Riginos

(2016), Vol. 43, pp. 256-267, Journal of biogeography, Chichester, Eng., C1-1


Integrating multiple species connectivity and habitat quality into conservation planning for coral reefs

R Magris, E Treml, R Pressey, R Weeks

(2016), Vol. 39, pp. 649-664, Ecography, Chichester, Eng., C1-1


Navigating the currents of seascape genomics: how spatial analyses can augment population genomic studies

C Riginos, E Crandall, L Liggins, P Bongaerts, E Treml

(2016), Vol. 62, pp. 581-601, Current zoology, Oxford, Eng., C1-1


No reef is an island: integrating coral reef connectivity data into the design of regional-scale marine protected area networks

S Schill, G Raber, J Roberts, E Treml, J Brenner, P Halpin

(2015), Vol. 10, pp. 1-24, PLoS one, San Francisco, Calif., C1-1


Latitude-wide genetic patterns reveal historical effects and contrasting patterns of turnover and nestedness at the range peripheries of a tropical marine fish

L Liggins, D Booth, W Figueira, E Treml, L Tonk, T Ridgway, D Harris, C Riginos

(2015), Vol. 38, pp. 1212-1224, Ecography, Chichester, Eng., C1-1


Integrating regional conservation priorities for multiple objectives into national policy

M Beger, J McGowan, E Treml, A Green, A White, N Wolff, C Klein, P Mumby, H Possingham

(2015), Vol. 6, pp. 1-8, Nature communications, London, Eng., C1-1


Analyzing the (mis)fit between the institutional and ecological networks of the Indo-West Pacific

E Treml, P Fidelman, S Kininmonth, J Ekstrom, Bodin

(2015), Vol. 31, pp. 263-271, Global environmental change, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1


Exploring the role of Micronesian islands in the maintenance of coral genetic diversity in the Pacific Ocean

S Davies, E Treml, C Kenkel, M Matz

(2015), Vol. 24, pp. 70-82, Molecular ecologoy, Chichester, Eng., C1-1


The emergent geography of biophysical dispersal barriers across the Indo-West Pacific

E Treml, J Roberts, P Halpin, H Possingham, C Riginos

(2015), Vol. 21, pp. 465-476, Diversity and distributions, Chichester, Eng., C1-1


Identifying the key biophysical drivers, connectivity outcomes, and metapopulation consequences of larval dispersal in the sea

E Treml, J Ford, K Black, S Swearer

(2015), Vol. 3, pp. 1-16, Movement ecology, London, Eng., C1-1


Evaluating the metapopulation consequences of ecological traps

R Hale, E Treml, S Swearer

(2015), Vol. 282, pp. 1-10, Proceedings of the Royal Society B: biological sciences, London, Eng., C1-1


Dispersal capacity predicts both population genetic structure and species richness in reef fishes

C Riginos, Y Buckley, S Blomberg, E Treml

(2014), Vol. 184, pp. 52-64, American naturalist, Chicago, Ill., C1-1


The scope of published population genetic data for Indo-Pacific marine fauna and future research opportunities in the region

J Keyse, E Crandall, R Toonen, C Meyer, E Treml, C Riginos

(2014), Vol. 90, pp. 47-78, Bulletin of marine science, Miami, Fla., C1-1


Evolving coral reef conservation with genetic information

M Beger, K Selkoe, E Treml, P Barber, S Von Der Heyden, E Crandall, R Toonen, C Riginos

(2014), Vol. 90, pp. 159-185, Bulletin of marine science, Miami, Fla., C1-1


Return of the ghosts of dispersal past: historical spread and contemporary gene flow in the blue sea star Linckia laevigata

E Crandall, E Treml, L Liggins, L Gleeson, N Yasuda, P Barber, G Wrheide, C Riginos

(2014), Vol. 90, pp. 399-425, Bulletin of marine science, Miami, Fla., C1-1


A novel widespread cryptic species and phylogeographic patterns within several giant clam species (Cardiidae: Tridacna) from the Indo-Pacific Ocean

T Huelsken, J Keyse, L Liggins, S Penny, E Treml, C Riginos

(2013), Vol. 8, PloS one, San Francisco, Calif., C1-1


Does fish larval dispersal differ between high and low latitudes?

J Leis, J Caselle, I Bradbury, T Kristiansen, J Llopiz, M Miller, M O'Connor, C Paris, A Shanks, S Sogard, S Swearer, E Treml, R Vetter, R Warner

(2013), Vol. 280, Proceedings of the royal society b: biological sciences, London, Eng., C1-1


Taking the plunge: an introduction to undertaking seascape genetic studies and using biophysical models

L Liggins, E Treml, C Riginos

(2013), Vol. 7, pp. 173-196, Geography compass, Chichester, Eng., C1-1


Population connectivity: recent advances and new perspectives

J Kool, A Moilanen, E Treml

(2013), Vol. 28, pp. 165-185, Landscape ecology, Berlin, Germany, C1-1


Migratory connectivity magnifies the consequences of habitat loss from sea-level rise for shorebird populations

T Iwamura, H Possingham, I Chads, C Minton, N Murray, D Rogers, E Treml, R Fuller

(2013), Vol. 280, Proceedings of the royal society b: biological sciences, London, Eng., C1-1


Coalescent and biophysical models of stepping-stone gene flow in neritid snails

E Crandall, E Treml, P Barber

(2012), Vol. 21, pp. 5579-5598, Molecular ecology, Chichester, Eng., C1-1


Marine population connectivity identifies ecological neighbors for conservation planning in the Coral Triangle

E Treml, P Halpin

(2012), Vol. 5, pp. 441-449, Conservation letters, Chichester, Eng., C1


Reproductive output and duration of the pelagic larval stage determine seascape-wide connectivity of marine populations

E Treml, J Roberts, Y Chao, P Halpin, H Possingham, C Riginos

(2012), Vol. 52, pp. 525-537, Integrative and comparative biology, Oxford, Eng., C1-1


How do dispersal costs and habitat selection influence realized population connectivity?

S Burgess, E Treml, D Marshall

(2012), Vol. 93, pp. 1378-1387, Ecology, Chichester, Eng., C1-1


High connectivity among habitats precludes the relationship between dispersal and range size in tropical reef fishes

C Mora, E Treml, J Roberts, K Crosby, D Roy, D Tittensor

(2012), Vol. 35, pp. 89-96, Ecography: pattern and diversity in ecology, Chichester, Eng., C1-1


Vicariance and dispersal across an intermittent barrier: population genetic structure of marine animals across the Torres Strait land bridge

A Mirams, E Treml, J Shields, L Liggins, C Riginos

(2011), Vol. 30, pp. 937-949, Coral reefs, Berlin, Germany, C1-1


Effects of geography and life history traits on genetic differentiation in benthic marine fishes

C Riginos, K Douglas, Y Jin, D Shanahan, E Treml

(2011), Vol. 34, pp. 566-575, Ecography: pattern and diversity in ecology, Chichester, Eng., C1-1


Prioritizing land and sea conservation investments to protect coral reefs

Carissa Klein, Natalie Ban, Benjamin Halpern, Maria Beger, Edward Game, Hedley Grantham, Alison Green, Travis Klein, Stuart Kininmonth, Eric Treml, Kerrie Wilson, Hugh Possingham

(2010), Vol. 5, pp. 1-8, PLoS One, San Francisco, Calif., C1-1


Marine Geospatial Ecology Tools: an integrated framework for ecological geoprocessing with ArcGIS, Python, R, MATLAB, and C++

J Roberts, B Best, D Dunn, E Treml, P Halpin

(2010), Vol. 25, pp. 1197-1207, Environmental modelling and software, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1


Incorporating asymmetric connectivity into spatial decision making for conservation

M Beger, S Linke, M Watts, E Game, E Treml, I Ball, H Possingham

(2010), Vol. 3, pp. 359-368, Conservation letters, Chichester, Eng., C1-1


Graph models of habitat mosaics

D Urban, E Minor, E Treml, R Schick

(2009), Vol. 12, pp. 260-273, Ecology Letters, London, Eng., C1-1


Modeling population connectivity by ocean currents, a graph-theoretic approach for marine conservation

E Treml, P Halpin, D Urban, L Pratson

(2008), Vol. 23, pp. 19-36, Landscape ecology, Dordrecht, The Netherlands, C1-1


Uncertainty in spatially explicit population models

E Minor, R McDonald, E Treml, D Urban

(2008), Vol. 141, pp. 956-970, Biological Conservation, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1


Causes and consequences of land use change in the north carolina piedmont: the scope of uncertainty

D Urban, R McDonald, E Minor, E Treml

(2006), pp. 239-257, Scaling and Uncertainty Analysis in Ecology: Methods and Applications, B1-1


Spatial ecology of coral reefs: Applying geographic information science to benthic marine systems

E Treml, P Halpin, M Colgan

(2002), pp. 11-23, Marine Geography GIS for the Oceans and Seas, B1-1


Spatial Policy: Georeferencing the legal and statutory framework for integrated regional ocean management

E Treml, H Smillie, K Cohen, C Fowler, R Neely

(2002), pp. 213-230, Undersea with GIS, B1-1


Building a marine cadastral information system for the United States - a case study

C Fowler, E Treml

(2001), Vol. 25, pp. 493-507, Computers, environment and urban systems, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1


Funded Projects at Deakin

Other Public Sector Funding

Early detection and monitoring of Undaria pinnatifida in Victorian coastal waters using environmental DNA technologies.

Dr Adam Miller, A/Prof Craig Sherman, Dr Eric Treml

  • 2019: $21,874

Optimal Management of Overabundant Sea Urchins in Victoria.

Dr Paul Carnell, A/Prof Daniel Ierodiaconou, Dr Eric Treml, A/Prof Craig Sherman, Dr Adam Miller, Dr Mary Young, A/Prof Peter Macreadie

  • 2020: $97,500
  • 2019: $70,000

Industry and Other Funding

Larval Dispersal Modeling for Reserve Design in southeast Sulawesi.

Dr Eric Treml

  • 2019: $140,057
  • 2018: $100,414

Quantifying adaptation through diversity and migration in corals across the Indo-Pacific

Dr Eric Treml, Dr Maria Beger, Mr Dean Blower, A/Prof Mikhail Matz, Peter Mumby, Cynthia Riginos

  • 2018: $13,854

A 'toolbox' for tomorrow's marine biosecurity system.

Dr Eric Treml

  • 2020: $38,532


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