Dr Armagan Sabetian (Applied Ecology)


Senior Lecturer

Phone: +64 9 921 9999 extn 8004

Email: armagan.sabetian@aut.ac.nz

Physical Address:
WU303 (46 Wakefield Street)

Postal Address:

School of Applied Sciences
Auckland University of Technology
Private Bag 92006 (Postcode C44)
Auckland 1142, New Zealand

Links to relevant web pages:

Institute for Applied Ecology New Zealand

The International Society for Reef Studies

New Zealand Marine Sciences Society


  • PhD (James Cook University, Australia)
  • MSc (Otago University, New Zealand)

Memberships and Affiliations:

The International Society for Reef Studies

New Zealand Marine Sciences Society

Teaching Areas:

At the undergraduate level I teach the following papers; Plants and Animals 775318, Fish and Aquatic Plants 776326 and Environmental Risk Assessment 776317. At the postgraduate level I teach the paper Marine Ecosystems 778038

Research Areas:

I am interested in ecosystem functions, conservation, fisheries management in New Zealand and the Pacific Islands, phylogenetic systematics, and sustainable aquaculture.

I am currently supervising postgraduate projects on biochemical properties of Snapper Chrysophrys auratus gametes, mangrove fish biodiversity and habitat utilization. Prospective postgraduate students interested in any of the above areas should contact me via email with a research profile and academic CV. (note: students interested in tropical research in the Pacific Islands must acquire own funding)


I’ll be attending the 2016 NZ Marine Sciences Society conference between 4-7 July in Wellington, and the NZ Freshwater Sciences Society conference between 5-8 December in Invercargill.


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Last updated: 19-Feb-2016 12.45pm

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