He started his PhD at Macquarie University in 2003 on the biology and ecology of wobbegong sharks in relation to the commercial fishery in NSW. In 2007, he started running the Australian Acoustic Tagging and Monitoring System (AATAMS) part of the Integrated Marine Observing System program (IMOS) during which he deployed acoustic receivers around Australia and created a national network of acoustic telemetry users. He joined MISA through a joint position between SARDI - Aquatic Sciences and Flinders University where he acted as shark ecologist and Lecturer between 2009 and 2014. Since 2014, he has been at Flinders University full-time.
Over the years, A/Prof Huveners has worked on a wide range of species including wobbegongs, Port Jackson sharks, grey reef sharks, bronze whalers, dusky sharks, blacktip reef sharks, nervous sharks, smooth rays, fiddler rays, manta rays, and white sharks.
Winner of the OCS annual conference Student presentation - OCT 2012
SciSc Rapid Fire Awards - SEP 2016
Flinders Univeristy overseas travel scholarship - OCT 2012
Commendation for the OCS annual conference Student presentation - OCT 2012
OCS Best presentation award - SEP 2016
Science and Technology Award Channel 9 Young Achiever Awards Semi-Finalist - JUN 2017
AMSA SA student presentation award (Honours) - JUL 2017
OCS Best presentation award - FEB 2018
AES Gruber Award for Best Oral presentation - JUN 2018
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