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Dr Samantha Sherman

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Senior Lecturer, Fisheries

Faculty

Faculty of Sci Eng & Built Env

Department

School of Life & Env Sciences

Campus

Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus

Research interests

Tropical stingray biology and ecology

Coral reef ecology

Fisheries management of sharks and rays

International management and trade of sharks and rays

Shark and ray extinction risk

Units taught

SLE134 - Introduction to Fisheries

SLE327 - Fisheries Science 

Publications

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2024

Fishing for oil and meat drives irreversible defaunation of deepwater sharks and rays

Brittany Finucci, Nathan Pacoureau, Cassandra Rigby, Jay Matsushiba, Nina Faure-Beaulieu, C Sherman, Wade VanderWright, Rima Jabado, Patricia Charvet, Paola Mejía-Falla, Andrés Navia, Danielle Derrick, Peter Kyne, Riley Pollom, Rachel Walls, Katelyn Herman, Bineesh Kinattumkara, Charles Cotton, Juan-Martín Cuevas, Ross Daley, Dharmadi, David Ebert, Daniel Fernando, Stela Fernando, Malcolm Francis, Charlie Huveneers, Hajime Ishihara, David Kulka, Robin Leslie, Francis Neat, Alexei Orlov, Getulio Rincon, Glenn Sant, Igor Volvenko, Terence Walker, Colin Simpfendorfer, Nicholas Dulvy

(2024), Vol. 383, pp. 1135-1141, Science, Washington, D.C., C1-1

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Directed conservation of the world's reef sharks and rays

J Goetze, M Heithaus, M MacNeil, E Harvey, C Simpfendorfer, M Heupel, M Meekan, S Wilson, M Bond, C Speed, L Currey-Randall, R Fisher, C Sherman, J Kiszka, M Rees, V Udyawer, K Flowers, G Clementi, J Asher, O Beaufort, A Bernard, M Berumen, S Bierwagen, T Boslogo, E Brooks, J Brown, D Buddo, C Cáceres, S Casareto, V Charloo, J Cinner, E Clua, J Cochran, N Cook, B D’Alberto, M de Graaf, M Dornhege-Lazaroff, L Fanovich, N Farabaugh, D Fernando, C Ferreira, C Fields, A Flam, C Floros, V Fourqurean, L Barcia, R Garla, K Gastrich, L George, R Graham, V Hagan, R Hardenstine, S Heck, P Heithaus, A Henderson, H Hertler, R Hueter, M Johnson, S Jupiter, M Kaimuddin, D Kasana, M Kelley, S Kessel, B Kiilu, F Kyne, T Langlois, J Lawe, E Lédée, S Lindfield, J Maggs, B Manjaji-Matsumoto, A Marshall, P Matich, E McCombs, D McLean, L Meggs, S Moore, S Mukherji, R Murray, S Newman, O O’Shea, K Osuka, Y Papastamatiou, N Perera, B Peterson, F Pina-Amargós, A Ponzo, A Prasetyo, L Quamar, J Quinlan, C Razafindrakoto, F Rolim, A Ruiz-Abierno, H Ruiz, M Samoilys, E Sala, W Sample, M Schärer-Umpierre, S Schoen, A Schlaff

(2024), Vol. 8, pp. 1118-1128, Nature Ecology and Evolution, Berlin, Germany, C1-1

journal article
2023

Guitarfishes are plucked: Undermanaged in global fisheries despite declining populations and high volume of unreported international trade

C Sherman, Colin Simpfendorfer, Alifa Haque, Eric Digel, Patrick Zubick, Jonathan Eged, Jay Matsushiba, Glenn Sant, Nicholas Dulvy

(2023), Vol. 155, pp. 1-9, Marine Policy, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Widespread diversity deficits of coral reef sharks and rays

Colin Simpfendorfer, Michael Heithaus, Michelle Heupel, M MacNeil, Mark Meekan, Euan Harvey, C Sherman, Leanne Currey-Randall, Jordan Goetze, Jeremy Kiszka, Matthew Rees, Conrad Speed, Vinay Udyawer, Mark Bond, Kathryn Flowers, Gina Clementi, Jasmine Valentin-Albanese, M Adam, Khadeeja Ali, Jacob Asher, Eva Aylagas, Océane Beaufort, Cecilie Benjamin, Anthony Bernard, Michael Berumen, Stacy Bierwagen, Chico Birrell, Erika Bonnema, Rosalind Bown, Edward Brooks, J Brown, Dayne Buddo, Patrick Burke, Camila Cáceres, Marta Cambra, Diego Cardeñosa, Jeffrey Carrier, Sara Casareto, Jennifer Caselle, Venkatesh Charloo, Joshua Cinner, Thomas Claverie, Eric Clua, Jesse Cochran, Neil Cook, Jessica Cramp, Brooke D’Alberto, Martin de Graaf, Mareike Dornhege, Mario Espinoza, Andy Estep, Lanya Fanovich, Naomi Farabaugh, Daniel Fernando, Carlos Ferreira, Candace Fields, Anna Flam, Camilla Floros, Virginia Fourqurean, Laura Gajdzik, Laura Barcia, Ricardo Garla, Kirk Gastrich, Lachlan George, Tommaso Giarrizzo, Rory Graham, Tristan Guttridge, Valerie Hagan, Royale Hardenstine, Stephen Heck, Aaron Henderson, Patricia Heithaus, Heidi Hertler, Mauricio Padilla, Robert Hueter, Rima Jabado, Jean-Christophe Joyeux, Vanessa Jaiteh, Mohini Johnson, Stacy Jupiter, Muslimin Kaimuddin, Devanshi Kasana, Megan Kelley, Steven Kessel, Benedict Kiilu, Taratau Kirata, Baraka Kuguru, Fabian Kyne, Tim Langlois, Frida Lara, Jaedon Lawe, Elodie Lédée, Steve Lindfield, Andrea Luna-Acosta, Jade Maggs, B Manjaji-Matsumoto, Andrea Marshall, Lucy Martin, Daniel Mateos-Molina, Philip Matich, Erin McCombs, Ashlie McIvor, Dianne McLean, Llewelyn Meggs, Stephen Moore, Sushmita Mukherji, Ryan Murray, Stephen Newman, Josep Nogués, Clay Obota, Domingo Ochavillo, Owen O'Shea, Kennedy Osuka, Yannis Papastamatiou, Nishan Perera, Bradley Peterson, Caio Pimentel, Fabián Pina-Amargós, Hudson Pinheiro, Alessandro Ponzo, Andhika Prasetyo, L Quamar, Jessica Quinlan, José Reis-Filho, Hector Ruiz, Alexei Ruiz-Abierno, Enric Sala, Pelayo de-León, Melita Samoilys, William Sample, Michelle Schärer-Umpierre, Audrey Schlaff, Kurt Schmid, Sara Schoen, Nikola Simpson, Adam Smith, Julia Spaet, Lauren Sparks, Twan Stoffers, Akshay Tanna, Rubén Torres, Michael Travers, Maurits van Zinnicq Bergmann, Laurent Vigliola, Juney Ward, Joseph Warren, Alexandra Watts, Colin Wen, Elizabeth Whitman, Aaron Wirsing, Aljoscha Wothke, Esteban Zarza-González, Demian Chapman

(2023), Vol. 380, pp. 1155-1160, Science, Washington, D.C., C1-1

journal article

High overexploitation risk due to management shortfall in highly traded requiem sharks

C Sherman, E Digel, P Zubick, J Eged, A Haque, J Matsushiba, C Simpfendorfer, G Sant, N Dulvy

(2023), Vol. 16, pp. 1-10, Conservation Letters, London, Eng., C1-1

journal article

Half a century of rising extinction risk of coral reef sharks and rays

C Sherman, Colin Simpfendorfer, Nathan Pacoureau, Jay Matsushiba, Helen Yan, Rachel Walls, Cassandra Rigby, Wade VanderWright, Rima Jabado, Riley Pollom, John Carlson, Patricia Charvet, Ahmad Bin Ali, Fahmi, Jessica Cheok, Danielle Derrick, Katelyn Herman, Brittany Finucci, Tyler Eddy, Maria Palomares, Christopher Avalos-Castillo, Bineesh Kinattumkara, María-del-Pilar Blanco-Parra, Dharmadi, Mario Espinoza, Daniel Fernando, Alifa Haque, Paola Mejía-Falla, Andrés Navia, Juan Pérez-Jiménez, Jean Utzurrum, Ranny Yuneni, Nicholas Dulvy

(2023), Vol. 14, pp. 1-11, Nature Communications, London, Eng., C1-1

journal article

Conservation successes and challenges for wide-ranging sharks and rays

Nathan Pacoureau, John Carlson, Holly Kindsvater, Cassandra Rigby, Henning Winker, Colin Simpfendorfer, Patricia Charvet, Riley Pollom, Rodrigo Barreto, C Sherman, Brendan Talwar, Daniel Skerritt, U Sumaila, Jay Matsushiba, Wade VanderWright, Helen Yan, Nicholas Dulvy

(2023), Vol. 120, pp. 1-10, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of USA, Washington, D.C., C1-1

journal article
2022

M-Risk: A framework for assessing global fisheries management efficacy of sharks, rays and chimaeras

C Sherman, G Sant, C Simpfendorfer, E Digel, P Zubick, G Johnson, M Usher, N Dulvy

(2022), Vol. 23, pp. 1383-1399, Fish and Fisheries, London, Eng., C1-1

journal article

A trait-based framework for assessing the vulnerability of marine species to human impacts

Nathalie Butt, Benjamin Halpern, Casey O'Hara, A Allcock, Beth Polidoro, Samantha Sherman, Maria Byrne, Charles Birkeland, Ross Dwyer, Melanie Frazier, Bradley Woodworth, Claudia Arango, Michael Kingsford, Vinay Udyawer, Pat Hutchings, Elliot Scanes, Emily McClaren, Sara Maxwell, Guillermo Diaz-Pulido, Emma Dugan, Blake Simmons, Amelia Wenger, Christi Linardich, Carissa Klein

(2022), Vol. 13, pp. 1-17, Ecosphere, Washington, D.C., C1-1

journal article
2021

Overfishing drives over one-third of all sharks and rays toward a global extinction crisis

Nicholas Dulvy, Nathan Pacoureau, Cassandra Rigby, Riley Pollom, Rima Jabado, David Ebert, Brittany Finucci, Caroline Pollock, Jessica Cheok, Danielle Derrick, Katelyn Herman, C Sherman, Wade VanderWright, Julia Lawson, Rachel Walls, John Carlson, Patricia Charvet, Kinattumkara Bineesh, Daniel Fernando, Gina Ralph, Jay Matsushiba, Craig Hilton-Taylor, Sonja Fordham, Colin Simpfendorfer

(2021), Vol. 31, pp. 4773-5119, Current Biology, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article
2020

When sharks are away, rays will play: Effects of top predator removal in coral reef ecosystems

C Sherman, M Heupel, S Moore, A Chin, C Simpfendorfer

(2020), Vol. 641, pp. 145-157, Marine Ecology: Progress Series, Amelinghausen, Germany, C1-1

journal article

Global status and conservation potential of reef sharks

M MacNeil, Demian Chapman, Michelle Heupel, Colin Simpfendorfer, Michael Heithaus, Mark Meekan, Euan Harvey, Jordan Goetze, Jeremy Kiszka, Mark Bond, Leanne Currey-Randall, Conrad Speed, C Sherman, Matthew Rees, Vinay Udyawer, Kathryn Flowers, Gina Clementi, Jasmine Valentin-Albanese, Taylor Gorham, M Adam, Khadeeja Ali, Fabián Pina-Amargós, Jorge Angulo-Valdés, Jacob Asher, Laura Barcia, Océane Beaufort, Cecilie Benjamin, Anthony Bernard, Michael Berumen, Stacy Bierwagen, Erika Bonnema, Rosalind Bown, Darcy Bradley, Edd Brooks, J Brown, Dayne Buddo, Patrick Burke, Camila Cáceres, Diego Cardeñosa, Jeffrey Carrier, Jennifer Caselle, Venkatesh Charloo, Thomas Claverie, Eric Clua, Jesse Cochran, Neil Cook, Jessica Cramp, Brooke D’Alberto, Martin de Graaf, Mareike Dornhege, Andy Estep, Lanya Fanovich, Naomi Farabaugh, Daniel Fernando, Anna Flam, Camilla Floros, Virginia Fourqurean, Ricardo Garla, Kirk Gastrich, Lachlan George, Rory Graham, Tristan Guttridge, Royale Hardenstine, Stephen Heck, Aaron Henderson, Heidi Hertler, Robert Hueter, Mohini Johnson, Stacy Jupiter, Devanshi Kasana, Steven Kessel, Benedict Kiilu, Taratu Kirata, Baraka Kuguru, Fabian Kyne, Tim Langlois, Elodie Lédée, Steve Lindfield, Andrea Luna-Acosta, Jade Maggs, B Manjaji-Matsumoto, Andrea Marshall, Philip Matich, Erin McCombs, Dianne McLean, Llewelyn Meggs, Stephen Moore, Sushmita Mukherji, Ryan Murray, Muslimin Kaimuddin, Stephen Newman, Josep Nogués, Clay Obota, Owen O’Shea, Kennedy Osuka, Yannis Papastamatiou, Nishan Perera, Bradley Peterson, Alessandro Ponzo, Andhika Prasetyo, L Quamar, Jessica Quinlan, Alexei Ruiz-Abierno, Enric Sala, Melita Samoilys, Michelle Schärer-Umpierre, Audrey Schlaff, Nikola Simpson, Adam Smith, Lauren Sparks, Akshay Tanna, Rubén Torres, Michael Travers, Maurits van Zinnicq Bergmann, Laurent Vigliola, Juney Ward, Alexandra Watts, Colin Wen, Elizabeth Whitman, Aaron Wirsing, Aljoscha Wothke, Esteban Zarza-Gonzâlez, Joshua Cinner

(2020), Vol. 583, pp. 801-821, Nature, London, Eng., C1-1

journal article

Repeatability of baited remote underwater video station (BRUVS) results within and between seasons

C Sherman, Michelle Heupel, Mohini Johnson, Muslimin Kaimuddin, L Qamar, Andrew Chin, Colin Simpfendorfer

(2020), Vol. 15, pp. 1-18, PLoS One, San Francisco, Calif., C1-1

journal article
2019

Shark futures: A report card for Australia's sharks and rays

Colin Simpfendorfer, Andrew Chin, Cassandra Rigby, Samantha Sherman, William White

(2019), [Canberra, A.C.T.], A6-1

research report/technical paper
2018

Are we underestimating elasmobranch abundances on baited remote underwater video systems (BRUVS) using traditional metrics?

C Sherman, A Chin, M Heupel, C Simpfendorfer

(2018), Vol. 503, pp. 80-85, Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article

Funded Projects at Deakin

Australian Competitive Grants

Grey Nurse Shark Aggregations

Dr Samantha Sherman, A/Prof Daniel Ierodiaconou

National Environmetal Science Program 2

  • 2024: $19,500

Other Public Sector Funding

Movement patterns of Port Phillip Bay's sharks and rays

Dr Ty Matthews, Dr Samantha Sherman, A/Prof Daniel Ierodiaconou

DELWP Port Phillip Bay Fund

  • 2022: $100,000

Industry and Other Funding

Missing Sharkes 2

Dr Samantha Sherman

CITES Secretariat

  • 2024: $17,254
  • 2023: $8,389

Supervisions

No completed student supervisions to report