Dr Armagan Sabetian

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Senior Lecturer

Email: armagan.sabetian@aut.ac.nz

ORCID: ORCID logo https://orcid.org/0000-0001-6690-6903

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Academic appointments:

  • Programme Leader of Marine Biology, Auckland University of Technology (2013 - 2020)

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.

Teaching summary:

BIOL502 Plants & Animals, BIOL602 Fish & Aquatic Plants, ENVS701 Ecosystem Management, ECOL732 Pacific Island Ecosystems (field paper), MASC802 Fisheries Science.

Fields of research:

  • Marine and Estuarine Ecology (Incl. Marine Ichthyology)

Professional activities:

Appointment, affiliation, and membership

  • Member, New Zealand Marine Sciences Society (2020)
  • Member, Australian Coral Reef Society (2020)
  • Head of Department of Applied Ecology, Auckland University of Technology (2014 - 2016)
  • Programme Leader of Marine Biology, Auckland University of Technology (2013 - 2020)

    Contribution to academic environment

    • Pacific Island Ecosystems ECOL732, Auckland University of Technology (2016 - ongoing)

Research outputs:

Featured research outputs

  • Hoang, L. H., Lilkendey, J., & Sabetian, A. (2020). The effects of broodstock generation on ova fatty acid profile in Giant Kokopu Galaxias argenteus. New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research. doi:10.1080/00288330.2020.1760323

  • Sabetian, A., Cullen, D., Hoang, L. H., & Lilkendey, J. (2020). Diversified bet-hedging explains the batch effect in New Zealand snapper Chrysophrys auratus. Aquaculture, 522. doi:10.1016/j.aquaculture.2020.735135

Journal articles

  • Hoang, L. H., Lilkendey, J., & Sabetian, A. (2020). The effects of broodstock generation on ova fatty acid profile in Giant Kokopu Galaxias argenteus. New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research. doi:10.1080/00288330.2020.1760323

  • Sabetian, A., Cullen, D., Hoang, L. H., & Lilkendey, J. (2020). Diversified bet-hedging explains the batch effect in New Zealand snapper Chrysophrys auratus. Aquaculture, 522. doi:10.1016/j.aquaculture.2020.735135

  • 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., Wheeler, P., Sands, L., Wakefield, S., Visconti, V., & Banda, F. (2015). 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

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

  • Breen, D., Vavia, A., Chan, C., Garofe, W., Robinson, M., Misiga, S., . . . White, L. (2019). GIS decision support tools for sustainable seaweed aquaculture planning in the Solomon Islands. In Annual meeting of the British Ecological Society 2019. Belfast: British Ecological Society. Retrieved from https://www.britishecologicalsociety.org/events/annual-meeting-2019/

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).

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