Dr Armagan Sabetian

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Senior Lecturer

Email: armagan.sabetian@aut.ac.nz

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Academic appointments:

  • Programme Leader of Marine Biology, Auckland University of Technology (2011 - ongoing)

Qualifications:

  • PhD, James Cook University

Overview:

I am interested in fish ecology, ecosystem functions, reproductive biology and fisheries management.

Research interests:

Reproductive energetics, population demography, habitat utilisation, otolith chemistry,

Fields of research:

  • Marine and Estuarine Ecology (Incl. Marine Ichthyology)

Research outputs:

Featured research outputs

  • Allen, H., Sabetian, A., Bader, M., & Rowlands, T. (2018). Influence of age, size and condition factor on lipid concentration in the snapper Chrysophrys auratus. New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research, 52(2), 295-307. doi:10.1080/00288330.2017.1421236

Journal articles

  • Allen, H., Sabetian, A., Bader, M., & Rowlands, T. (2018). Influence of age, size and condition factor on lipid concentration in the snapper Chrysophrys auratus. New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research, 52(2), 295-307. doi:10.1080/00288330.2017.1421236

  • Pearce, J., Sabetian, A., Keyser, L., Wang, S. K., & Lu, J. (2018). Assessing sperm membrane viability using flow cytometry in farmed New Zealand giant kokopu Galaxias argenteus. New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research, 52(3), 362-371. doi:10.1080/00288330.2017.1394883

  • Sabetian, A., Trip, E. D. L., Wheeler, P., Sands, L., Wakefield, S., Visconti, V., & Banda, F. (2014). Biological plasticity of non-native European perch (Perca fluviatilis) populations and the implications for management in northern New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research, 49(1). doi:10.1080/00288330.2014.958089

  • Hirt-Chabbert, J., Sabetian, A., & Young, O. A. (2014). Effect of size grading on the growth performance of shortfin eel (Anguilla
    australis) during its yellow stage. New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research, 48(3). doi:10.1080/00288330.2014.924538

  • Aswani, S., & Sabetian, A. (2010). Implications of urbanization for artisanal parrotfish fisheries in the Western Solomon islands. Conservation Biology, 24(2), 520-530. doi:10.1111/j.1523-1739.2009.01377.x

  • Aswani, S., & Sabetian, A. (2010). Implications of Urbanization for Artisanal Parrotfish Fisheries in the Western Solomon Islands. Conservation Biology, 24(2).

  • Aswani, S., Albert, S., Sabetian, A., & Furusawa, T. (2007). Customary management as precautionary and adaptive principles for protecting coral reefs in Oceania. Coral Reefs, 26.

  • Sabetian, A., & Foale, S. (2006). Evolution of the Artisanal fisher; case-studies from Solomon Islands and Papua New Guinea. Traditional Marine Knowledge and Resource Management Information Bulletin, 20.

  • Sabetian, A. (2003). The association of physical and environmental factors with abundance and distribution patterns of groupers around Kolombangara Island, Solomon Islands. Environmental Biology of Fishes, 68(1), 93-99. doi:10.1023/A:1026048115070

  • Sabetian, A. (2003). The association of physical and environmental factors with abundance and distribution patterns of groupers. Environmental Biology of Fishes, 68(1).

  • Sabetian, A. (2002). The importance of ethnographic knowledge to fishery research design and management in the South Pacific. SPC Traditional Marine Knowledge and Resource Management Bulletin, 14.

Book chapters

  • Sabetian, A., & Afzal, D. (2004). Status of coral reefs in the Solomon Islands. In Status of Coral Reefs of the World 2004. Global Coral Reef Monitoring Network.

Conference contributions

  • Visconti, V., Li-shu, C., & Sabetian, A. (2017). Age, growth and reproductive characteristics of the blue-barred parrotfish Scarus ghobban. In 50th Anniversary Symposium of the Fisheries Society of the British Isles. Exeter. Retrieved from http://www.exeter.ac.uk/

Reports

  • Breen, D., Vavia, A., Chan, C., Garofe, W., Misiga, S., Robinson, M., . . . White, L. (2019). SINOPSIS - The Solomon Islands National Ocean Planning Spatial Information System: Spatial decision support tools for seaweed aquaculture planning in the Solomon Islands. Retrieved from https://www.nzipr.ac.nz/2019/06/03/sinxopsis/

Theses

  • Sabetian, A. (2010). Parrotfish fisheries and population dynamics; a case-study from Solomon Islands. (James Cook University, Townsville, Australia).