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Alison King is an Associate Professor in RIEL, specialising in Aquatic Ecology. She is interested in the ecology of floodplain rivers, flow-ecology relationships and particularly in fish ecology, early life history of fish, life history adaptations and environmental flows. Alison is a well cited, international research, who has won numerous professional awards. She has a strong background in working collaboratively with a range of stakeholders to ensure improved management through knowledge generation and adaptive management. When not at work, Alison can be found being a mum to two wonderful children.

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fish Earth & Environmental Sciences
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Research Output 2008 2019

Biocontrol in Australia: Can a carp herpesvirus (CyHV-3) deliver safe and effective ecological restoration?

Kopf, R. K., Boutier, M., Finlayson, C. M., Hodges, K., Humphries, P., King, A., Kingsford, R. T., Marshall, J., McGinness, H. M., Thresher, R. & Vanderplasschen, A., 18 Mar 2019, In : Biological Invasions. 21, 6, p. 1857-1870 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articleResearchpeer-review

Cyprinid herpesvirus 3
ecological restoration

Does a bigger mouth make you fatter? Linking intraspecific gape variability to body condition of a tropical predatory fish

Luiz, O. J., Crook, D. A., Kennard, M. J., Olden, J. D., Saunders, T. M., Douglas, M. M., Wedd, D. & King, A. J., Nov 2019, In : Oecologia. 191, 3, p. 579-585 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

tropical fish
body condition
dry season
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Dry season habitat use of fishes in an Australian tropical river

Keller, K., Allsop, Q., Brim Box, J., Buckle, D., Crook, D. A., Douglas, M. M., Jackson, S., Kennard, M. J., Luiz, O. J., Pusey, B. J., Townsend, S. A. & King, A. J., 5 Apr 2019, In : Scientific Reports. 9, p. 1-15 15 p., 5677.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
habitat use
dry season

Effects of fish kills on fish consumers and other water-dependent fauna: Exploring the potential effect of mass mortality of carp in Australia

McGinness, H. M., Paton, A., Gawne, B., King, A. J., Kopf, R. K., Mac Nally, R. & McInerney, P. J., 24 May 2019, In : Marine and Freshwater Research.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

fish kills
mass mortality

Flow-mediated predator–prey dynamics influence fish populations in a tropical river

Turschwell, M. P., Stewart-Koster, B., King, A. J., Pusey, B., Crook, D., Boone, E., Douglas, M., Allsop, Q., Jackson, S. & Kennard, M. J., Aug 2019, In : Freshwater Biology. 64, 8, p. 1453-1466 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Lates calcarifer
strength (mechanics)


Dry season habitat use of fishes in an Australian tropical river

King, A. (Creator), Douglas, M. (Creator), Springer Nature, 2019