Ellen Barrowclift-Mahon

Thesis submitted

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Host Organisation

Newcastle University

Primary Supervisor

Prof Per Berggren (Newcastle University)


Prof A R Hoelzel (Durham University)

Thesis Title

Life history of rays (Batoidea), intrinsic sensitivity to fishing, and implications for conservation and management.


E. Barrowclift, S. M. Gravel, S. A. Pardo, J. S. Bigman, P. Berggren, N. K. Dulvy 5 2022 ‘Tropical rays are intrinsically more sensitive to overfishing than the temperate skates’, Biological Conservation 281 , doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biocon.2023.110003

A. J. Temple, S. M. Stead, N. Jiddawi, N. Wambiji, N. K. Dulvy, E. Barrowclift, P. Berggren 6 2019 ‘Life-history, exploitation and extinction risk of the data-poor Baraka's whipray (Maculabatis ambigua) in small-scale tropical fisheries’, Journal of Fish Biology , doi: https://doi.org/10.1111/jfb.14425

S. Weigmann , O. Gon, R. H. Leeney, E. Barrowclift, P. Berggren, N. Jiddawi, A. J. Temple 3 2019 ‘Revision of the sixgill sawsharks, genus Pliotrema (Chondrichthyes, Pristiophoriformes), with descriptions of two new species and a redescription of P. warreni Regan’, PLoS ONE , doi: https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0228791

E. Barrowclift, A.J. Temple, S. Stead, N.S. Jiddawi, P. Berggren 10 2017 ‘Social, economic and trade characteristics of the elasmobranch fishery on Unguja Island, Zanzibar, East Africa’, Marine Policy 83 , 128-136, doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpol.2017.06.002