Deakin Media Release: Warrnambool lecturer wins seafood research award

Daniel I. and Jaala Pulford (minister for agriculture and regional development )

Daniel I. and Jaala Pulford (Minister for Agriculture and Regional Development )

Dr Daniel Ierodiaconou, a  researcher and a senior lecturer from Deakin’s Centre for Integrative Ecology has won a Victorian award for his habitat mapping work that has helped to protect reef systems and seafood stocks. He has been awarded the Victorian Seafood Industry’s research, development and extension award for 2015.

Dr Ierodiaconou is the principal scientist for the Victorian Marine Habitat Mapping Program. His team has developed techniques to map biological communities on the seafloor ,and for the first time provided an accurate and comprehensive picture of life and the diversity of marine habitats along the Victorian coast.

Want to read more about Daniel’s work? Go to Deakin 2015 media releases.